Robert Heinlein’s short story “All You Zombies” (and the later film adaptation Predestination) starts with the classic “grandfather paradox” trope and ties it in knots.
We open with an audio production of “Kill Switch,” cover story of Constellary Tales Issue #1, narrated by Mark Linsenmayer.
A smart house outlasts humanity in Ray Bradbury’s 1950 short story “There Will Come Soft Rains.”
Also: Tex Thompson describes the annual “experience camp” for authors, Writers in the Field.
Octavia Butler’s “Bloodchild” is (among other things) a successful example of a certain kind of pregnancy story.
Also: Brian puts Ken to the test about films nominated both for the Hugo and the Oscar, and some spoiler-free recommendations.