Review of Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2312

Robinson, Kim Stanley.  2312.  New York: Orbit, 2012.  ix, 561 pp.  $25.99.  Hardback.  ISBN 978-0-316-09812-0. Robinson, already famous for his Mars and Environment Trilogies, tackles the questions of returning to a degraded environment on Earth after the human...

Anime Primer: Chihayafuru

“Naniwazuni Sakuyakonohana Fuyugomori Imawoharubeto Sakuyakonohana…” Stillness and silence but for the recital of the first half of an 800-year old poem intoned in a sing-song chant. An explosion of movement, and then all is still once again, until the next verse is...

Review, “Pilot” episode of Elementary

Review: Robert Doherty, Writer.  “Pilot.”  Elementary.  Directed by Michael Cuesta.  Originally broadcast on 27 September 2012.  Los Angeles: CBS Television Studios, 2012. Sherlock Holmes reenters the American canon of detective fiction in the new series Elementary. ...
A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

First, pictures of entrants to A-Kon 23 CosPlay JUDGES AWARDS: Ana Aesthetic (pro cosplayer, reporter and geek blogger): Walk-On #89, Rarity from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic by Holly G. Cat (owner of Pirate Kitty Crafts): Walk-On #63, Plusle and Minun from...