'Discovery' vs. 'The Orville': Who Treks Better?

Column by BH Shepherd, November 17, 2017
A comparative look at the two new shows trying to carry on the Star Trek legacy.

12 "Boring" Books That Are Way Better Than They Should Be

Column by Peter Derk
November 16, 2017
Since when is boring such a bad thing?

A Modest Pro-POE-sal: Jonathan Swift and Doonesbury in the Age of Poe's Law

Column by Bart Bishop
November 15, 2017
A look back at Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and the comic strip Doonesbury and how Poe's Law has made their satire irrelevant.

18 Football Books for Football Haters

Column by Peter Derk
November 15, 2017
Football's not my favorite. But it's spawned some good reads.

Why You Should Be More Like Andy Weir

Column by Justin Hunter
November 14, 2017
You've heard of 'The Martian,' right? Read the book, seen the movie? Well, the novel was written by Andy Weir, and you should be more like him.

What Do We Call “The Middle East”?

November 14, 2017
Author Adam Valen Levinson tells us, it depends how well you know roses.
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The Savage: An Interview with Frank Bill

Interview by David Cranmer
November 13, 2017
David Cranmer chats with Frank Bill about his latest novel, 'The Savage,' what he’s been up to since the release of 'Donnybrook'(2013), and how he feels about it being turned into a film.

World Fantasy Con 2017: A Mixed Montage

Column by JS Breukelaar
November 13, 2017
World Fantasy Con in San Antonio, Texas - a debrief.

7 Powerful & Painful Books That Will Make You A Better Person

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
November 10, 2017
Reading about difficult subjects is...difficult. Why do it? Because sometimes, they will literally change your life. For the better.

Five Tools for the Journeyman Writer

Column by Melissa F. Olson
November 9, 2017
Where are all the resources geared toward mid-career writers?

Why Art is So Important During Turbulent Times

Column by Karis Rogerson
November 9, 2017
Art is extra important during times of turbulence because it provides escapism, fosters empathy and broadens our horizons.