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The A To Z Of SFF

Sep 30, 2016

No, we're not talking about the 70s Michael York/Jenny Agutter film. Rather, we're taking a look at the source material–the William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson novel. An entirely different, much darker but much more cinematic prospect. And frankly, it's a lot more fun.
We believe the time is right to...


Sep 16, 2016

A parable on the sacrifices even the most utopian societies have to make. Does Ursula LeGuin's acclaimed story dig into a deeper truth...or is it simply stating the obvious? Worse, is it suggesting that the best we can do when faced with atrocity is walk away?

Rob and Clive try to unpick this most knotty of threads,...


Jul 15, 2016

In which Rob fanbois so hard over Ray Bradbury that he nearly breaks something.
Seriously, though, A Sound Of Thunder is a formative SF text, and hence very worth of a one over from the Curiosity Crew. Just stay away from the movie, ok?


Jul 8, 2016

A classic piece of short SF, and a landmark story in all sorts of ways. Join Rob and Clive as they look at this dark parody of masculinity, which comes to some pretty brutal conclusions about the role and future of women on this planet. 


Apr 22, 2016

Let's talk about some proper SF, with a nose around Ted Chiang's Nebula-Award winning short story Story Of Your Life. If you want discussion on the challenges of living in a deterministic universe or Fermat's Theorem of Least Time, then do we have a treat for you!

If not, don't worry, we'll be back to the zap guns and...