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Atompunk – 1950's Sci-Fi Movies

The 1950’s were a golden age for science fiction movies. The space race had begun, the world was ablaze with a fascination for space travel and exploration. This was obviously a very fertile environment for science fiction movies to flourish in. The science fiction movies of the 1950’s are, do …

Retrofuturistic Week from 11th to 16th February in Barcelona

As I mentioned in my last podcast, there is an awful lot going on in Spain. Case in point, in a few days the Semana Retrofuturista is happening in Spain. My friends there were kind enough to give me an English synopsis of the details: From 11th to 16th February, …

Review: Invaders 1938 by Terrible Spaceship

The creativity within the music section of our scene really has no bounds. The other day I opened my ætherbox to find yet another message directing me to an album of a band I had thus far not heard of before. The band is Terrible Spaceship and the album (their …

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast 12: Atompunk and Cyberpunk

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean12.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:28 — 29.9MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast is all about Atompunk and Cyberpunk, the two genres following Dieselpunk in time. Atompunk is a relatively new and obscure offshoot of Cyberpunk and Cyberpunk is by now deeply enmeshed with reality. The Internet and the …

Happy Birthday, Harrison Ford!

Harrison Ford has graced this planet with his presence for the past 70 years, now. His career has spanned almost six decades (56 years, as of 2012) and he is one, if not the, most iconic actor of his generation, portraying two of the most memorable movie characters of all …

Happy Birthday Alan Turing!

Science Holiday! Today, Alan Turing, would have celebrated his 100th birthday. He is one of the fathers of the modern age, due to his contributions to the then emerging field of computer science.     Also, the Turing-test, a method to determine the ability of a computer to think like …

How to survive a Robot Uprising

Let us presume for a minute, the evil plans of my good friend Captain Serenus have finally been turned into action and he has unleashed his robot army upon the world. Than he gets betrayed by his loyal intern, whom I will not name because her well-being could be endangered. …

Plans for asteroid mining emerge

The future has just become more Steampunk and Cyberpunk at the same time. Various billionaire entrepreneurs have come up with plans to go and mine asteroids. This is fabulous. This is so Space Opera/Mad Scientist pulp coming true. Read for yourselves: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17827347

Iron Sky Review – Watch this Movie!

At long last I got the chance to see the movie with the most effective and successful viral marketing and crowd funding campaign ever. Iron Sky – Space Nazis from the Moon on a mission to conquer the Earth. And now I have to come up with a review and …

Today in 1968 – A Science Fiction Milestone

1968 is mostly remembered in the popular conscience for the hippies. But as it usually is, more happened than what is commonly remembered. One of the great movies of 1968 and a milestone of cinema in general was Stanley Kubrick‘s 2001, which premiered April 2nd, 1968.   To commemorate this, …