FORGOTTEN BOOK: EARTHMAN’S BURDEN by Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson, 1957
This is the 137th in my series of Forgotten Books.
Hoka! If you recognize that word you know what fun is. If not, I envy you. Great humorous science fiction is hard to come by. Particularly since humor is very subjective. I do not [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Iron Sky (2012)
This is the 106th in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
As I mentioned with SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, some local SF fans had a potential Hugo nominees viewing party so they could decide how to nominate, this was one of the films screened. It did not get the [Read it all...]
LOST GIRL OF THE LAKE by Joe McKinney and Michael McCarty, 2012
This is the 136th in my series of Forgotten Books.
It has been a while since I did a review of San Antonio’s Stoker winning novelist Joe McKinney. I believe I reviewed QUARANTINED about two years ago. Joe is a writer many of you [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
This is the 105th in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films.
It starts simply enough with an ad in a magazine:
WANTED: Someone to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: DOC SAVAGE: SKULL ISLAND by Will Murray, 2013
This is the 135th in my series of Forgotten Books.
OK, this is not really a forgotten book. It’s a new book and several of my friends have reviewed this book recently so many of you may have read their takes already. If so, bear with [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: HAVE SPACESUIT, WILL TRAVEL by Robert A. Heinlein, 1958
This is the 134th in my series of Forgotten Books.
Last time, I commented on a Conan novel I read more than 40 years earlier. As I was looking for a book to do for this week, I came across a British paperback of an [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Miranda (1948)
This is the 104th in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
This week’s film is actually a relatively forgotten and obscure, or at least it was to me. Having hung around science fiction and fantasy books and films for more than 50 years I am occasionally surprised when I find [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
This is the 103rd in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
Last time, I discussed a documentary/archive of Winsor McCay films and his legendary comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. As I was typing up those thoughts, I pulled out my VHS copy of this animated [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE HOUR OF THE DRAGON by Robert E. Howard, 1936, 1977
This is the 133rd in my series of Forgotten Books.
I was out hitting the used bookstores a couple of weeks ago when I stumbled across a book club hardcover edition of Robert E. Howard’s first novel The Hour of the Dragon (AKA Conan [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Winsor McCay: The Master Edition (1911 – 1921), 2002
This is the 102nd in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films.
Before I get into this week’s film, I need to give a shout out to my friend Sam Hudson from Ft. Worth. Sam is a big fan of animation, in long [Read it all...]