FlashFic: Malware

I found this image on Deviant Art from user Shinzen 1102 the other day and was very inspired by it. Often, art on places like DA or Artstation are cool, but not very action or emotionally driven (to me, anyway). This piece, however, did something for me. There is a …

Weekly NerdArt Picks | 2-8-17

So, I want to try to do something a little different. I’m going to head out into the wild Internets and grab my favorite geeky images for, curating them into a semi-weekly collection. I’ll start with three categories: Sci Fi, Fantasy and Horror. I might branch out from there, but …

What If Aliens Are Really…

As a kid, I was always interested with the idea of The Greys. You know, those aliens with the triangular head, big-ass bug eyes and skin more pale and grey than a 500-year-old vampire? It’s really no wonder. I was a fairly avid reader of OMNI magazine. Though, to be …

Why I’m Not Bothered by Remakes and Sequels (Usually)

In 1999, novelist/journalist Anna Quindlen said, “Every story has already been told. Once you’ve read Anna Karenina, Bleak House, The Sound and the Fury, To Kill a Mockingbird and A Wrinkle in Time, you understand that there is really no reason to ever write another novel. Except that each writer …

*Archive* Pre-Crime: The Science Fact-ion of Minority Report

 Crime. The social aspects of it, the repercussions from it and the simple fear of it are major factors in people’s lives. Local politicians like to talk about how they’ll crack down on crime. Inner-city economically impoverished people tend to get sucked into it by necessity. And most recently, corporations …

*Archive* Science Fact-ion: Human Popscicles, a.k.a. Cryonics

Cryosleep, cryonics, cryogenics, space sleep… whatever you call it, freezing people for later reanimation has been a staple of science fiction for… forever. From Star Wars to Star Trek to Red Dwarf to Doctor Who and a whole slew more, humanity has had a love affair with the idea of …