Category Archives: Science Fiction

Web Serial Review: 17776

17776 is kind of a weird one. It’s all online, so you can click to the beginning right here if you want. The Wikipedia page is here. It was posted in July, and I first saw it in August, but … Continue reading

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Television Review: The Orville

Seth MacFarlane, best known for Family Guy and Ted, but also the executive producer of the recent Cosmos series has a new live-action science fiction show this year that is described as a “love letter” to Star Trek. This is … Continue reading

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Television Review: Star Trek: Discovery

Sunday night marked the first return of Star Trek to television in 12 years with the release of the pilot of Star Trek: Discovery. Star Trek has always been my favorite science fiction franchise. (Yes, better than Star Wars. I … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Doctor: Jodie Whittaker

The BBC announced yesterday that next year, the thirteenth incarnation of the Doctor (not including the War Doctor) of Doctor Who after Peter Capaldi leaves the show will be Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to headline the iconic series. I … Continue reading

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Classic Sci-Fi Recommendation: A Case of Conscience by James Blish

A Case of Conscience, a 1958 novel by James Blish, is one of the few sci-fi novels that really tackles religion and theology head-on, especially in a setting with aliens. I’ll admit that the writing is not stellar, despite the … Continue reading

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Flight Training

A Short Story In a scene that looked almost like it could have been in an ordinary classroom, about fifteen middle children from the ages of five to fifteen were sitting in a lecture hall, waiting for the seminar to … Continue reading

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Television Review: Childhood’s End

So I’ve had a backlog of TV shows to watch that I’m finally catching up on, and I wanted to review a very special miniseries that Syfy ran last December: an adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End. It was … Continue reading

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