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The More Things Change: A Review of Persepolis Rising


Persepolis Rising (2017) Written by: James S. A. Corey (pen name used by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck) Genre: Science Fiction Pages: 549 (Hardcover) Series: Book Seven of The Expanse Publisher: Orbit Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Orbit for the purpose of review. Why I Chose It: I have read, and loved, all of the…

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Top 10 Spec Fic Actresses For Whom I’m Most Grateful


In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve compiled a list of the speculative fiction actresses for whom I’m most grateful, which means I’m pulling from some of my favorite speculative fiction movies, tv shows, and video games for the most talented actresses. So I guess you could say this is also a list of my favorite things, making it double the fun. Really,…

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One Small Step For Man: A Review of The Long Earth


The Long Earth (2012) Written by: Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter Genre: Science Fiction Pages: 341 (Hardcover) Series: The Long Earth Book 1 Publisher: Harper Why I Chose It: It’s been on my list for awhile, actually. Mostly because I’m a sucker for a good cover and I really liked the look of this one, but also because Terry Pratchett…

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Tales Like Midnight Dust: Five Episodes to Reignite Your Love For Are You Afraid of the Dark?


Are You Afraid of the Dark? was a crown jewel in 1990s Nickelodeon programming. As part of the Saturday Night Nick (SNICK) lineup from inception, it usually followed Ren & Stimpy as the last show of the night. When that wacky, wonderful Ren & Stimpy credit music started playing, my entire body would bristle. I knew I’d see that rocking…

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Sound Off! Geostorm


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, check the weather report and discuss Geostorm, which premiered in the United States on Friday, October 20, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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Sound Off! Blade Runner 2049


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, revisit a favorite dystopian cityscape and discuss Blade Runner 2049, which premiered in the United States on Friday, October 6, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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