Help for Crowdfunding Addicts

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Do you spend money on things and then forget that you’ve purchased them until they arrive on your doorstep? Do you frequently pester your family, friends, and even total strangers to patronize the arts? Does your heart beat a little faster at the mention of unfinished prototypes?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be suffering from turbafiscitis. Fortunately, there’s a solution! Continue reading

Are Any Comic Books Romantic Enough to Be Valentine’s Day Gifts?

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With Valentine’s Day later this week, you might want to cuddle up with your significant other and a comic. Check out this list for some good books. Continue reading

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With a Friend-Love Giveaway

I Think I Am in Friend-Love With You by Yumi Sakugawa

Valentine’s Day is this week, and maybe you’ve got plans to have a romantic night out with a special somebody. But you most likely also have friends that you really love in a totally platonic way. That’s what Yumi Sakugawa’s book is for. Continue reading

A Resolution for the New Year: Unfinished Business

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Looking back at 2013, I see a lot of unfinished business: books I haven’t read (or have read but haven’t reviewed), board games I haven’t played, more apps on my iPad than I want to count. My first impulse is: I should DO ALL THE THINGS. But as we enter the new year, I’m thinking maybe a new approach is in order. Continue reading

10 Things Sci-fi Promised Us That DID Happen in 2013 (or Thereabout)

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Last week I published a list of top 10 things science fiction promised us that didn’t happen in 2013. So, lest you think I’m completely negative, let’s take a look at a few things that did happen in 2013… Continue reading

10 Things Science Fiction Promised Us That DIDN’T Happen in 2013

The Jetson’s flying car is never going to happen. Deal with it.

Science fiction makes a lot of predictions about the future — that’s really the point, isn’t it? The best science fiction looks at the future, trying to see where we are headed and what it will be like when we get there. Continue reading