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Doctor … Who is a Woman?

July 20, 2017
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Doctor Who fans are aghast, or deliriously happy, that the show’s main character is having a sex change. Non-Doctor Who fans are saying the same thing they always say when they hear details about the…

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A (Condensed) Perfect World

July 5, 2017
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This is a condensed version of a story called “A Perfect World.” The damned thing ended up being 1,303 words long. In fiction writing workshops we were expected to use a lot of description and…

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Is it science–or science fiction?

March 22, 2017
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As we age, we’re faced with various health issues–so it makes sense to stay on top of  medical advances that may offer us hope or, in some cases, maybe just a dose of amusement. Here…

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1/20/2017: The Day The Earth Stood Still

January 16, 2017
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As a kid I watched science fiction movies with my eyes shut. My older brother would force my my eyes open during the scariest moments of a film with threats of a noogie. For the uninitiated, a noogie is…

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Star Trek at Fifty

September 10, 2016
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One of my earliest memories was watching the Apollo Moon missions on TV. One of my other earliest memories was hiding behind my mother from a frightening image on TV: a giant, alien, disembodied head.…

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Movie Review: Credibility Is Terminated

August 11, 2015
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Well, he said he’d be back. Terminator Genisys brings back “Ahnald” Schwarzenegger as a Terminator, who is continually sent back in time to kill someone who will eventually defeat a machine revolution, or to defend…

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He was Spock

February 28, 2015
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He was Spock

I don’t idolize people in the entertainment industry. It’s so hard to make it to the top that most talented celebrities tend to be out of touch with the rest of the world, and for…

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Why Size Matters

August 3, 2014
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Why Size Matters

For the last several months I’ve been living one of those science fiction stories where the protagonist knows something that the rest of the world doesn’t. It’s time to get it off my chest, so…

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Move review: “Edge Of Tomorrow Tomorrow Tomorrow …”

July 1, 2014
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Move review: “Edge Of Tomorrow Tomorrow Tomorrow …”

I love a good time travel movie.   Wait, didn’t I already say that in a previous review?   “Edge Of Tomorrow” sounds like a daytime soap opera, but it’s actually a rollicking fun science…

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short story, short temper

March 2, 2014
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I spent a few hours yesterday trying to whittle out the fat in a 3,635 word SF short story. It’s now 3,703 words. *sigh* Mark R HunterMark R Hunter is the author of three romantic…

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