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Monday, December 15 2008

The Best of Sexology, ed. Craig Yoe

In1933 Gernsback published a pseudo-intellectual, pseudo-scientific magazine devoted to sex and all its mysteries, vagaries, varieties -- not to mention all its anxieties.


Thursday, November 13 2008

Los Cenzontles with David Hidalgo: Songs of Wood & Steel

This album is a worthy experiment that needs more work.


Sunday, October 19 2008

Yokai Attack!: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt

To understand yokai is to understand the central fears and hazards of Japanese culture, be it feudal or futuristic.


Tuesday, September 30 2008

Wall of America by Thomas M. Disch

An important and dutiful volume that catches readers up on just about everything Disch was doing, at least in science fiction, over the past few years.


Friday, September 12 2008

Techno wizard also pens best-selling science fiction


Tuesday, September 2 2008

Gearbox readies two new games: ‘Borderlands’ and ‘Aliens’


Tuesday, July 29 2008

The Host

Having covered inter-species romance between humans, vampires and werewolves in her popular Twilight series, Meyer turns to new territory in her latest novel: aliens.


Thursday, May 22 2008

Improv comedy meets wrestling in Mexican ‘Impro Lucha’


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