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PERILOUS WAIF – great military SF

In a far future Alice Long is a 14-year-old orphan on jungle planet Gaia. Her nun-like Matrons would disapprove of the body-mods she has if they knew about them. An accident reveals some, plus the fact that the brain-washing they … Continue reading

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OSCARS 2017 fashion favorites

I love women’s fashions, hate sick-looking scarecrow models. Happily, slender rather than emaciated was in evidence at the 2017 Oscars, as you can see from the Hollywood Reporter’s red-carpet slide show. I had two favorites (as opposed to last year … Continue reading

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APB: HIGH-TECH CRIME SERIES

I just finished watching the third episode of a new police crime show: APB. In it a billionaire inventor gets himself deputized and takes over a Chicago precinct, spending millions of dollars to upgrade everything: patrol cars, weapons, communications, and … Continue reading

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ELL DONSAII stories, a fun series by Laurance Dahner

I just finished reading a delightful series by Laurance Dahners. Thirteen books in all (so far) it tells of the adventure of Ell Donsaii, a scientist and athlete of near-superhuman abilities. Unlike much of SF, integral to it is the … Continue reading

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Great TV miniseries STRANGER THINGS

I much enjoyed Netflix’s miniseries “Stranger Things.” The 8 episodes are the length of three or four feature films so buying a month of Netflix for $ 8/10 was well worth it. The series has been described as Spielbergian. I … Continue reading

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THEY GIRL THEY COULDN’T SEE fun urban fantasy

Just read a fun book by Laurence E Dahners: The Girl They Couldn’t See. A young woman learns that she can cause others not to see her, rather like The Shadow of pulp fiction days. At first just using the … Continue reading

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REAL GENIUSES: What are they Like?

Science fiction writers often write about geniuses and other very bright people.  If you’re satisfied with all the stereotypes about them, read no more. But if you’d like to know what they are REALLY like, go to this newly posted … Continue reading

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