Yesterday I talked about how the episodes Identity parts 1 & 2 confirmed that the Orville belonged in the front row of Science Fiction by more than default, but did you notice the conservative theme in the episode that must be driving the left crazy? The episode turned on a single idea, that collective guilt … Continue reading …and did you notice The Orville’s message against collective guilt?
After very much deliberation I could not decide between the two that stand out the most in my mind so it is a tie. The first is a veritable heavyweight based on name recognition and percentage of those on the political right that have read at least one of her books. The other is much … Continue reading And the Award for the Most Libertarian Fiction Author Goes to…
by baldilocks One of the many reasons that Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was my favorite of the several Trek incarnations was its pilot episode “Emissary.” In it, we first meet Commander Benjamin Sisko, a widower, the father of a young son, Jake, and previously, the first officer of the USS Saratoga which was destroyed … Continue reading Principles, Linear Existence, and Deep Space Nine
by baldilocks This is why my novel is self-published and why my next two (three?) books will be self-published as well. From sci-fi author Nick Cole, via his fellow sci-fi scribe John C. Wright: Banned by the Publisher Or, Thank God for Jeff Bezos I launched a book this week and I went Indie with … Continue reading Battle Account in the PC Wars (Updated)
I spoke to Catholic Science Fiction Author Karina Fabian at the Catholic Marketing Trade show Half and Half I say half and half because it was a tough interview because the system crashed and burned before it could start, when I finally got the system up and began the interview the camera died half way … Continue reading Voices of the Authors Karina Fabian at the Catholic Marketing Trade Show
By the standards of Journalism the writing of , blowback to, and retraction and re-writing of Entertainment Weekly's piece on the hugo awards was rather quick, and a victory to truth vs narrative in journalism. However the internet being what it is unfortunately this story is proving the old saying that a lie gets around the world before … Continue reading Entertainment Weekly’s Sad Puppies libel gets around the world
By Timothy Imholt PhD Years ago I found a copy of a (at the time) used paperback novel in the local used bookstore that made me want to be a scientist. First there are some interesting bits about that first, it was a book not an eBook, and second I was in a … Continue reading Scientists and Future Government Acts of Violence – Drones and Rockets and Warbots, OH MY!
By John Ruberry Isaac Asimov's greatest and best-known work was the Foundation series. The plot is centered on the mathematical model created by Professor Hari Seldon--one that can scientifically predict the history of our galaxy. On the surface it appears to be a dry read, but plot twists and intriguing characters make the stories work. … Continue reading Obama and psychohistory