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The Color out of Space

Review: The Color out of Space (2019 film)

So, the first part of the announced Lovecraftian trilogy has been released on DVD, which meant: I got a chance to watch it. I went into the experience with mixed feelings. I am not too fond of most adaptions of Lovecraft’s work, my favourites so far being the films produced …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #58: Reviews – The Rise of Skywalker and The Witcher (Netflix)

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean57Reviews.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:37 — 27.1MB) | EmbedThe final part of the third Star Wars trilogy has dropped, I went to watch it and enjoyed it immensely. A very fitting finale to an epic story arch. Two thing I want to stress in this …

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 …