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What does it mean to be an action hero? Is it saving the world via a great many well-choreographed fight scenes? Or is it enough that you’ve changed the course of history, silently, sneakily? What about making sure kids don’t get typhoid? And what if you’ve been an actual action hero - a stuntman? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pornokitsch
A few lesser-known (but no less good) private investigators, courtesy of Brash Books' Lee Goldberg. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pornokitsch
Like all good thrillers, XIII has more twists than a bag of fusilli pasta in a hedge maze. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pornokitsch
"Sean Mallow stood unnoticed at the edge of the clearing and frowned as he watched the girl work." Continue reading
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"It is difficult to find good examples of disability representation in SF, but there are notable stories out there and it’s important that we acknowledge them..." Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"I admitted that I was in the habit of giving drops that would instantaneously cure both the toothache and the sea-sickness, but assured him that he would not be willing to take my remedy." Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Pornokitsch
Mathematical genius and recluse Gunther Juttahat had devoted his life to the study of π. Decades of work, alone in his university-owned house in the middle of Helsinki. His was a profession (luckily for him!) in which his solitariness and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"A story is told of a group of men and women who meet, once a decade, in one or another of London’s pubs. They have been meeting this way for just over two centuries." Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"Outer space has always been science fiction’s first choice of setting, but there have been a few sf films set in inner space..." Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"The monster came to live under my bed when I was ten years old, before we moved out of Uncle Toby’s." Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"Singing in the Rain is about as pure a science fiction story as you can get..." Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Pornokitsch
One can imagine, then, what a profound effect these massive edifices must have exerted on the minds of travellers in earlier ages. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Pornokitsch
And really, the test of any cookbook is how well the recipes turn out, right? Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Pornokitsch
""It is my theory that no one ever really makes a decision." Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"You will find some pleasant reading in this book, provided you aren't out hunting science fiction masterpieces." Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Pornokitsch
This week's Friday Five is from Sarah Lotz, author of The Three and part of many wonderful writing tandems with many different names (see: Lily Herne, S.L. Grey, Helena Paige). Sarah's been a guest here before and we're delighted to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"I’m surprised they haven’t blown themselves to pieces long before this." Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Pornokitsch
To accumulate any considerable number of really scarce books is the labour of a lifetime Continue reading
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"The new kid is crying. Someone should comfort him, but he’s the third one this week." Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Pornokitsch
From hip hop to bookstores, five influences and inspirations. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"You can stay with me forever if you like," it said, "but you'll have to see things happen. I have seen things happen." Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Pornokitsch
Perhaps knowing that the years since 2008 had not been kind to them or their game, Wizards’ designers kept their heads down and quietly designed, aware that they had to get the next iteration of D&D just right... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"A sampling of five of the U.S. parks that you should visit virtually (or even better, in person) to inspire your imagination of the otherworldly..." Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Pornokitsch
"We have the sun which has been weighed and measured, but not understood; we have the assemblage of the planets, the congregation of the stars, and the yet unshackled ministration of the winds: such is the list of our ignorance." Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Pornokitsch