sci-fi spotlight

Sci-Fi Spotlight: Fun Times on Spaceships

I am a big fan of space.  I am particularly fond of things set in space, especially if they take place on spaceships.  Spaceships are cool and they need to show up more often.  I love all kinds of spa...

Sci-Fi Spotlight: Sometimes the Movie is Better

Snowpiercer is a 1982 French graphic novel that has both a film and a television adaptation.  I haven’t seen the TV show, but I have read the graphic novel and seen the movie.  The movie is better. I ...

Sci-Fi Spotlight: Giant Robots

One of my favorite things in sci-fi is robots.  I especially love giant robots.  There’s even a whole genre of anime dedicated to giant robots.  I’ve watched a lot of Gundam in my time.  Giant r...

Sci-Fi Spotlight: That’s my Emotional Support Alternate Dimension

In 1967 the Star Trek episode “Mirror, Mirror” aired.  In this episode a transporter malfunction sends Captain Kirk and his crew to an alternate dimension.  A dimension where all of their friends and ...

Sci-Fi Spotlight: Sci-Fi Horror and the Thing

Science fiction is a broad term that encompasses lots of different styles of storytelling.  The biggest division in sci-fi is between hard and soft.  The Jurassic park novel being what I would conside...

Sci-Fi Spotlight: The One with the Whales

I know things have been a little rough the last few weeks.  So, to try and spread a little joy in these trying times I’m going to tell you about two of my favorite things; my public library and Star T...