Brian, Erica, and Mark reflect on this weird sci-fi HBO Max series by Aaron Guzikowski and Ridley Scott. How much are we supposed to understand? Can we identify with any of the android and/or wild child and/or murdering characters? Is the imagery too heavy handed? How does it compare with Westworld, The Walking Dead, etc.? Warning: Spoilers ahoy! So watch it yourself or let us reveal its craziness to you.
SFWA Grand Master and multiple Hugo and Nebula winner Joe Haldeman talks about The Forever War, The Twilight Zone, and his next novel in an exclusive Constellary Tales interview.
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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.