Brave New Stories: History of Science Fiction – Part 3

Here in part three we move forward to the first half of the Twentieth century. Spicy Weird Thrilling Tales: The Coming of the Pulps From the very late Victorian era to the start of WWII speculative fiction thrived in the pulp magazines. With hyperbolic titles, lurid covers, and inexpensive price, the pulps were extremely popular….

Brave New Stories: History of Science Fiction – Part 2

We continue our look at the history of science fiction. Check out our selection of scifi titles at Stela. Unbinding Prometheus and the Birth of Modern Scifi The publication of a short novel in 1818 changed the future of science fiction: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. While often associated with gothic fiction Frankenstein features a mad scientist…

Delving into the Backstock – Part 6

Here is our final post detailing our library of missed gems at Stela. Be sure to check out our earlier backstock posts. Unnatural Selection In the near future zoos have replaced actual animals with mechanical replicas. Everything works out very well until a glitch; a very dangerous glitch, hits the zoo. Codename: Ursa Minor During…

Delving into the Backstock: Part 5

Digging, digging, digging, we keep digging into the backstock. See where we started digging in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. Santos Jessica is an ex-FBI agent who comes home to bury her father and hunt for his killer; an old death cult has arisen; and a supernatural threat lurks in the shadows….

Top 10 Science Fiction Movies

This list could easily be a “Top 100” list and it was difficult to decide on just ten. Some titles like The Day the Earth Stood Still, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing, Fifth Element, 2001: A Space Odyssey and so many more were close to making the list. Here are what we think…