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March 2016

HP Lovecraft Insurance – Help, when aeons get strange!

What can you do when a shoggoth climbed out of you kitchen sink and plundered your fridge? Whom do you call if your bubble bath turnes out to be Yog Sothoth? Fear not! HP Lovecraft insurance is here to help you if aeons get strange an eldritch horrors invade your …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #37 – Muslims are Geeks, too!

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/khaalidah_interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:29 — 38.0MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast features the author, nurse, geek and lady of many talents Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali.     She was kind enough to respond to my call for Muslim geeks so we could have a chat to make one thing …

The Cloud Top Archipelago – A Study in Steampunk World Building

I so regret being nowhere near Brighton, because I am going to miss the Cloud Top Archipelago exhibition. It is one of those jewels I got informed about via my inbox. This time, the informant is the creator of the art himself, the gentlemen and artist Aaron Howdle. Before I …

When the Cthulhu Mythos and Steampunk touched Ceres

Yes, what happens, when the Cthulhu Mythos and Steampunk touch Ceres? A short story, that’s what. I just thought I do a little self-plug and give you a snippet of Reaching Out, a Steampunk/Cthulhu short story I penned a while ago and laready featured here previously, but this time I …

Today in 1937 H.P. Lovecraft began dreaming with Cthulhu

Dead but dreaming… H.P. Lovecraft left the mortal realm 79 years ago today but his memory and legacy live on, stronger than ever.     Mr Lovecraft, your fans and cultist across the planet and in the black gulfs of space salute you!

March 14th, happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day!   That’s all, have fun, eat something good and here is Pi to 1000 decimals!   3.141 59265 35897 93238 46264 33832 79502 88419 71693 99375 10582 09749 44592 30781 64062 86208 99862 80348 25342 11706 79821 48086 51328 23066 47093 84460 95505 82231 72535 94081 28481 …

Calling all Muslim Geeks, Nerds, and Gamers! Please retweet, share…

This proliferation of Islamophobia for political or other reasons only serves the plans of some bigotted fear- and warmongers and is something that is unacceptable in the company of decent humans and other intelligent life forms. So I thought I do my part to push back. I recently had the …

The Johnny Seven Toy Gun – Atompunk hurray!

Oh yes, the good ol’ days of the 1960s, when men were still real men, women were still real women and small fluffy creatures from Alpha Centauri… You get the idea. It was also the time of heavily gendered toys and a Real Boy™ needed a big gun to be …