Monthly Archives: April 2012

Avengers Assemble – no really, they built this movie from a kit.

From the moment I saw The Ultimates graphic novel, in which Nick Fury was re-imagined as Samuel L. Jackson, I have been waiting for this film to arrive. I have loyally trekked to the local multiplex to watch just about … Continue reading

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Anne McCaffrey interview, Albedo One issue #10 1996

Anne McCaffrey The Encyclopedia of SF says that your first published work was a short story in 1953 and your first novel was in 1967.1 thought that said something about those times. Yes. I was raising children. I remem­ber they … Continue reading

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Book reviews from Albedo One issue #3 1993.

Index of first lines Enlightenment came to Patera Silk on the ball court; nothing could ever be the same after that. So runs the first line of NIGHTSIDE THE LONG SUN (NEL, HARDBACK, UK £15.99, 333 pp) the new novel, … Continue reading

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Book Reviews from Albedo One issue #1 1993

Fanfare of trumpets and a drumroll please, maestro. The new Stephen King novel is here and despite the regularity with which his books now appear – second only to Dean R. Koontz retreads – the event still causes a flutter … Continue reading

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Namedropping in Dublin – an interview with Clive Barker

This is an interview with Clive Barker that featured in Albedo One #3 from Winter 1993. Hopefully it gives an interesting snapshot of his thoughts and opinions at that point in his career. This is the first time that it … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Genre – Steve Rasnic Tem Speaks

Born Stephen Rasnic, Steve Rasnic Tem grew up in the relatively isolated rural community of Jonesville, Virginia, in the heart of Appalachia, and in his opinion one of the most beautiful areas of the US.  He went to college at … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones at their best, at last.

When I was a kid (hint: it was a long time ago) there was a split in musical taste along the lines of Beatles vs. Stones. Coming down firmly on the side of the Beatles at the time I kind … Continue reading

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