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The Expanse Season 4 – Official Trailer: Pop Up Edition | Prime Video

Another trailer for The Expanse, Season 4. Since I was late for the previous one, I simply share this one. And I am counting the days the first episode of season 1 goes online. It will be an early Yule…

Something utterly awesome from Poland

Last Thursday, I went on a mission to Poland. It was actually school business and connected to ERASMUS (check out the link), so the awesomeness happened more or less (well, less, to be honest) along the way. Some background-information: As some of you may remember, I spent two weeks in …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #53: The Golden Age of the Fantastic

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:21 — 18.2MB) | EmbedIf you take a look at the biggest box office hits of the last years, even decades, the most successful TV series and what else is going on around the net and in book stores, comic shops etc. …

Good Omens – The Chattering Order of St. Beryl

In a few weeks Good Omens will premiere on Amazon Prime. Based on the book of the same name by the late Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman and starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen as Crowley and Aziraphael respectively. One glorious feature of the novel and the mini series …

Book Feature: Full Throttle by Jon Heartless

It has been a while since I featured a Steampunk novel on this blog and even longer since I reviewed one, so it is about time I at least introduce you to one I foind very interesting: Full Throttle by Jon Heartless In an autocratic society that refuses to let …

Rest in Peace, Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin, one of the most famed and beloved writers of speculative fiction, has passed on. She was 88 years old so she had a good run. Still, it is sad to see another great one pass. Rest in peace, dear lady.

Mythology from the Heart of Africa – The Mwindo Epic

Several myth cycles have been featured here before, most often the Cthulhu Mythos, of course, but there have also been mentions of Norse Mythology and more recently the Epic of Gilgamesh. Now it is time for some mythology that is often, sadly, ignored by most: African mythology. The fact that …

She Walks in Shadows

Review: She Walks in Shadows

The Cthulhu Mythos, the original tales by H.P. Lovecraft and for a long time the vast majority of the stories written by his friends and successors are lacking one thing (both the stories and the successors): Women. Both the stories and the the league of authors are almost devoid of …

H P Lovecraft

Happy Birthday, Mr. Lovecraft

It is an honoured tradition on this blog to commemorate the birthday of the Master of the Macabre, H. P. Lovecraft, on this day every year. Today in 1890, Howard Philips Lovecraft was born in in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. To celebrate, I present …

Writing in an Utopian Setting is Hard!

Writing a story set in a utopian or close to utopian society is harder than I thought… This maybe because most of the stuff I have thus far written is either dark fantasy or Cthulhu Mythos related or in some Steampunk setting with some type of international conflict or the …