Exploring the Galaxy, 8-bits at a Time

What do you get when you combine a love for science fiction, a nearly endlessly explorable galaxy and a nostalgic love of old video games? My wife and I playing countless hours of Starbound, that’s what. “But … but … what is this “Starbound” of which you speak?” you ask. …

The Importance of Science Fiction (and Fantasy) to Modern Culture

Since I’m restarting my blog, I thought I’d kick it off with a post I wrote a long time ago, but never ended up posting. I’m a firm believer that science fiction (and by extension, fantasy, steampunk and most any other speculative fiction fandom out there) is an important part …

When the bad guy wins

I’m something of a traditionalist, I like it when the good guys win. Sure, sometimes I like rooting for the anti-hero or the bad-guy-gone-good. I usually like the guy who hangs on the edge of morality between the light and dark. But in the end, I want the winner to …