Monthly Archives: November 2010


Occasionally, I pick up a book without knowing a thing about it — because it looks interesting, because I’ve heard about the author, or because it’s a handsome edition. After my Id-devastating experience with Semiotext(e) SF, I was eager for … Continue reading

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Artistic Education: Jim Burns

I judge books by their covers. In the realm of science fiction — where voluptuous green-skinned babes and slimy androids roam free — an illustration can make or break the experience of a novel. The good ones build a tangible … Continue reading

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Dr. Bloodmoney

Dawn of society: happened once, then Repeated. Bombs, Limbs, Obscurity, Oh, nuclear Destruction! Gone are Marin, San Francisco, Berkeley… One by one, the people along this Newly Emptied coast Yoke together to survive. Of course, they are all Radioactive. Haplessly, … Continue reading

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