Submissions: A Blast from the Past

A crazy thing happened last week. Out of nowhere I received an email from a complete stranger saying they had stumbled across my blog. Not this one, but a previous incarnation of it that was still floating around the internet. She had apparently enjoyed some of my writing and asked if I would like to […]

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It’s All Meaningless! A Review of Annihilation

It’s taken me days to figure out how to talk about Annihilation. Alex Garland’s sci-fi follow-up to his 2015 Ex Machina left me reeling even hours after I left the theater. It’s been a long time since a movie has done that to me. I’ve come to the conclusion that this is a movie best discussed […]

Dune by Frank Herbert (Book Review)

There was a lot of hype built up around my reading of the Sci-Fi classic Dune. Ostensibly labelled the greatest science fiction novel of all time, Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel about the transformation of a young Duke’s heir into a legendary leader know as Muad’Dib on the desert planet Arrakis certainly lived up to expectations. That […]

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Everyone has one of those books that they are constantly seeing referenced or recommended. It’s the one that is always at the top of your reading list but whenever you’re at the library you find yourself skipping over it in favor of more flashy titles below. For me – Sci-Fi nerd to the core – […]