Women of Awesomeness: Pandora

The myth of Pandora’s Box is one of the more well known ones. For those of you who might not be as familiar with it I’ll give you a brief summary. In Greek mythology Pandora is the very first woman placed on the Earth by the gods; she is given a box by the gods […]

Warp Factor 9! Engage!

In the series Star Trek, the ships of the Federation, and their many friends and foes, are able to traverse great interstellar distances at speeds many ”factors” beyond the speed of light. In the original Star Trek Tech Manual there is a bizarre method of calculating these speeds that actually takes the speed of galactic […]

Doctor Who – The Master (Part 3 : A New Body, At Last)

  Today we present to you the third installment (Part One and Part Two proceeded) of our analysis of Doctor Who’s arch-nemesis, The Master. Having taken over the body of Tremas (wait… that’s an anagram for something, innit?), the Master has been given a renewed life dedicated to destruction, chaos, and humiliating the Doctor. Gone […]

Happy Meal the Motion Picture

Let me tell you why Star Trek and McDonalds are inseparably linked in my mind. It was December 1979, my father was going to take my brother and I to see a movie. We had never heard about Star Trek until he told us about the movie, but when we saw commercials on TV we […]

Urban Fantasy 101

Urban fantasy really seemed to blossom around the early 80’s. Authors like Emma Bull and Mercedes Lackey wrote stories about people who appeared fairly mundane being thrust into fantastical situations. Emma Bull’s War for the Oaks (1987) was about a rock musician pulled into the middle of a Faerie war. Mercedes Lackey introduced several books during […]

Calamity’s Creative Mixology

Let me start out by saying that I am not real expert in the art of mixology. I kind of stumbled into the title; one might even say I drunkenly staggered into it. That being said, I have done a fair bit of research on the subject, and I’ve conducted numerous experiments in the field. […]

Of Prose and Cons

Please allow me to introduce myself. Now, I am not a man of wealth and fame, I am Brian. However, you may know me in the Steampunk Universe as the Rev. Gonz O’Lager and as a correspondent with the Radio Rassilon podcast. I am an actual reverend and I am here to evangelize about a […]

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