Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Book Review: The Human Division, by John Scalzi

John Scalzi’s latest addition to his Old Man’s War series, The Human Division, opens with a bang. A diplomatic ship skips into a system in preparation for a high level meeting with an alien race, only to get blown out of space by an ...

Hear the Latest Single from Man or Astro-man?

Man or Astro-man? went on an indefinite hiatus in 2001. Since then, the purveyors of Science Fiction Surf Rock have only played a handful of shows, most notably at the Touch and Go 25th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago in 2006. It was ...

Blu-ray/DVD review: “Iron Man: Rise of Technovore”

Even with a legion of built in fans that will no doubt knee-jerk react to this no-brainer purchase, “Iron Man: Rise of Technovore” may have been prematurely rolled off the line despite its apparent need for further testing. And although its ...

Criterion Collection Blu-ray review: Naked Lunch

Considered by many to be a sterling forerunner film to the stylized and strange hallucination interpretation, while becoming an organic template of sorts for all successive works, “Naked Lunch” deftly and defiantly draws a bold line between ...

DVD review: “John Dies At The End” is high entertainment

With an outrageous concoction made up of part ‘Men in Black,’ part ‘Beetlejuice,’ the entirety of the Bill & Ted franchise, and filtered through an intense Dali lens, “John Dies at the End” is tongue-in-cheek Sci-Fi silliness that bumps up ...