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