I am writing a short story which explores artificial intelligence and the very human quest for meaning. I have been writing a series of articles on Foes of Reality exploring neurobiology, religion and spirituality. As part of this series, and for your enjoyment this evening, I am sharing an excellent excerpt from the series Red Dwarf, courtesy of a Foes-fan. Red Dwarf was a British sci-fi comedy that first aired in 1988.
Author: Kelly Grant Publisher: Self-published, October 2012 Cover Illustration: Kelly Grant Genre: Historical Fantasy Evil at the Heart centers around an unlikely band of travelers who become trapped in an ancient abbey where a powerful (you guessed it) evil lurks. I’ve been fortunate enough to have been introduced to the author and her novel by a mutual friend, so for this review, I get to exchange a few words with Kelly as
The world awoke to a pretty cool event Friday morning. At least, it was Friday morning at the epicentre of the event. Yes, I am indeed speaking of the meteorite that showered the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. Thankfully, no one was killed by the meteorite. Instead, most injuries came from glass fragments: Shockwaves damaged buildings, blew out doors, collapsed walls and shattered windows. The Russian Academy of Sciences estimates that the meteorite
Science made some headway in 2012 bringing concepts and ideas hitherto reserved for the realm of make-believe into reality. The following are 9 pretty damn cool you may have read in Harry Potter or seen on Star Trek that are no longer fiction! 1. The invisibility cloak is HERE First off, in the just-plain-cool category – British Columbia company HyperStealth Biotechnology showed a functioning prototype of its new fabric to the U.S.
Retrospective/Preview: Favorite Moments of 2012 and Most Anticipated of 2013 in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Welcome one and all to the, “Damn it, I’m still dating half my checks with 2012,” portion of the New Year! With any luck, you should be writing the appropriate year on documents by April. It’s tradition! Speaking of which, we Foes decided this year to indulge in the time honored New Year’s tradition of reflecting back on our favorite science fiction and fantasy related moments of 2012, as well as looking
Author: Various – edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, & David Malki ! Publisher: Bearstache Books, October 2010 Genre: Speculative Fiction Ladies and gents, let me introduce you to one of The Coolest Short Story Anthologies you will ever read. That’s right: I`m giving it five out of five rayguns. Not only is it a brilliant showcase of talent but it is an example of marketing mastery: innovative guerilla tactics used to