Nathanial Garrod

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Re-discovering parts of the 90s that I sorta missed…

RWhen I was a kid in the late 90s, we had these neighbors who were fun, clever and eccentric – I remember them going from being incredibly distant to some … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: A People’s Future of the United States

In a beautiful intro, editor Victor LaValle describes the origin of the idea for A People’s Future of the United States – speculative fiction that derives in theme from Howard … Continue reading

January 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Review: Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell

In his debut novel, Expiration Day,  William Campbell Powell seamlessly transports his readers to London fifty-plus years into the future. This is a dangerous world, denoted by colored zones for … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: Star Trek: From History’s Shadow

One major Science Fiction trope Star Trek uses over and over again is that of time travel. We always find the crew of whatever ship visiting whatever time the show … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: Game Slaves by Gard Skinner

Gard Skinners first Young Adult title, Game Slaves, blasts open with a stunning fight scene you would play through in the middle of a video game. As team leader Phoenix … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

The 5th Wave Pulls Me In

Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave pushes us into a world much akin to that of TV’s Falling Skies. I compare only so that you can have an embarking point for … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Shining and Creepy

I felt absolutely creepy for reading this book. Thriller’s and murder mysteries are not my normal genre-of-choice, so when I was reading this, I felt like it was this terrible, … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

On-Air TV Shows I Regularly Watch

I used to only watch TV on DVD. Then I started watching a lot of shows that were on now. So while I try to not watch TV as much … Continue reading

August 16, 2010 · 3 Comments

Welcome to the Future

Science Fiction is what pushes advancing technology along. Want proof? How about cell phones? when were these crafty little devices first imaged? All through the thirties and forties. Even in … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 · Leave a Comment

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