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 …

The Fall of Labor

(This is Part 1 of 2 articles on The Future of Labor and The Human Race. Part 2 will be linked here as soon as it is published.) Let’s talk about the future. Of course, that’s often the topic here. I mean, science fiction is the theme, right? But, let’s …

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 …

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. …