If you’re hankering for a strangely quivering slice of Lovecraftian weird fiction, check out my story “Kali Yuga” is in the latest issue of Innsmouth Free Press.
Innsmouth’s June issue is devoted to multicultural fiction that exports the Lovecraftian the weird tale out of New England so a wider variety of cultures can stare into [Read it all...]
The movie based on San Antonio kid-lit author Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” didn’t exactly burn up the multiplex box offices.
Time to see if it has a more impressive showing now that it’s been released today on DVD.
If you haven’t been following Riordan’s books — the heirs apparent [Read it all...]
Cover artwork by John Picacio for L.E. Modesitt Jr.'s collection VIEWPOINTS CRITICAL (Tor).
Last week, I was interviewed by musician/blogger John Anealio and author/blogger Patrick Hester, who together form The Functional Nerds podcast. The two describe their show as a “new podcast…focusing on science fiction and fantasy media: television, film, comics; and new media [Read it all...]
In case you missed the news, the Texas Comic Con was last weekend and friend of Missions Unknown Chris Holm attended with his new favorite toy…a video camera. We asked Chris to provide our readers with a con report, and here are his impressions:
When I first became aware of Texas Comic Con here in [Read it all...]
This is the 3rd in my series of Forgotten Books
"A Vampire Named Fred" by Bill Crider
A VAMPIRE NAMED FRED by Bill Crider (1990, Maggie Books) It’s hard to think of Bill Crider as having a Forgotten Book. I mean, the man is everywhere. His blog, BILL CRIDER’s POP CULTURE MAGAZINE, is [Read it all...]
Robert Jerdee and Kaitlin Campbell in Rossum’s Universal Robots.
The San Antonio Current has a review of The Overtime Theater’s production of R.U.R. – Rossum’s Universal Robots and reviewer Micah Clare dishes some high praise:
Isaac Asimov himself panned Karel Capek’s 1921 play, R.U.R. – Rossum’s Universal Robots, as “a terribly bad one, [Read it all...]
The South Texas Summer is heating up and we would like to give you a way to cool off, but this news is too hot for that. The City of San Antonio’s popular Movies By Moonlight series is already under way and there are some Sci-Fi gems coming up in July.
The movies, presented by [Read it all...]
"The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan, due in the Fall of 2010
Prolific San Antonio author Rick Riordan has a new series coming out and he took the time to talk about it recently with the New York Times. The series, starting with The Lost Hero, is set in the same world as his hugely [Read it all...]
Who has the special qualities to be the "Trek Babe Supreme"?
Goofa Man Productions is happy to announce a brand new online animation that dares to go where no man has gone before!
Goofa Man operatives interviewed Star Babe experts from all over the galaxy in order to determine the answer to this question: [Read it all...]
The new Jonah Hex movie shoots up the big screen this weekend and that got us thinking about one of our favorite SF subgenres…the Weird Western. San Antonio and South Texas have borne witness to hundreds of years of western weirdness so we decided to ask about your favorite Weird Western: book, movie, comic whatever. We [Read it all...]