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Space for Rent: I Am Not Straight, I Am Heterosexual


  Tweet of the Day: A Handmaid’s Tale Is a Warning to Conservative Women     “I am a Christian.” Are not Lutherans, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Mennonites, Anglicans, Eastern Orthodox, and Quakers not Christians? Or are they not the “right” kind of Christian? Which means that those other denominations are “wrong” somehow. It is true […]

TV Tropes Monday: Second Law My Ass


  Tweet of the Day: Industrial Fantasies East and West  Asimov’s Three Law of Robotic Ethics are as follows: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict […]

TV Tropes Monday: Synthwave


  Tweet of the Day: Star Trek and Nostalgia  Synthwave, what we thought the future would sound like back in the 80s, but wait…it is the far away future of 2017! I am confused. Amused? Yes, but also confused. If you remember the 80s (like old geezer me does) you remember the soft saxophones, the […]

TRAVELLER: Out of the Box–Start Small


Originally posted on Tales to Astound!:
One Planet Can Be a Whole Lot of Adventure Traveller presents a specific, terrifying possibility for the Referee based on two facts. The two facts are: Space is big The Player Characters can go anywhere The terrifying possibility is that the Referee will be responsible for creating literally hundreds of worlds…

TV Tropes Monday: Mundane Dogmatic


  Tweet of the Day: Becoming Deviant How hard is your science fiction? That is a question that lurked in the shadows of the genre since the beginning. For some anything beyond 20 minutes into the future is sci-fi, even if it had elves, psychic magic, and teleportation. For the futurist, science fiction was a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Walking Tanks


  Tweet of the Day: Doggie Keepsake  When the giant robot craze started in Japan in the 1960s, the first robots were essentially gigantic robotic super heroes, a Japanese version of Superman but with missiles, photonic rays and piloted by teenagers with strange hairdos. In reaction to that, other animated shows, went the “real robot” […]

Space for Rent: Separating the Artist from their Art


Sometimes you can not separate one from the other so what are you suppose to do about it? I discuss my take on the situation below: