April 5, 2019

Has Star Trek: Discovery become the best sci-fi show on television? I think it has, and yes, I think it has surpassed the main contender, The Orville.

Look, it’s no secret that Discovery got off to a bad start. Season 1 was a disaster and there is no shortage of article...

March 22, 2019

Is global warming a true event or one just concocted by the media to scare the living crap out of everyone?

Some say global warming is going to cause a worldwide economic collapse, destroy agriculture, reduce wildlife, impact our ecosystem, and may even lead to human ex...

March 16, 2019

I went into see Marvel's latest installment in their series with an open mind. I'd score it a B- in the Marvel Universe not making my top five favorite Marvel films. It was good without being great and here's why. 

The things I enjoyed about it were the new take on...

February 22, 2019

The Automation Revolution is coming.

Artificial Intelligence and robots have already changed the way the world works, and in the last twenty years, many jobs have been cut because AI and robots could do a job more efficiently and cheaper without the need of health insur...

February 9, 2019

Lots of people had extreme reactions when they stepped out of the theater after seeing The Last Jedi. Quite a few people loved it, but a greater number absolutely hated it. As you can guess from the title I fall in the second group. I thought The Last Jedi was a tragic...

January 26, 2019

Dear Hollywood,

Let me get right to the point: You need to stop. You think you’re doing something good and just, but you’re being lazy, and it hurts me to see you like this.

It’s the Mary Sues, Hollywood. It’s the Mary Sues. Maybe you don’t know what that mean? Maybe you...

January 12, 2019

I’m Jason Anspach, co-creator of Galaxy’s Edge and the newest member of Sci-fi Reads. Being part of this group is exciting not only because I get to join my friends in doing something really cool, but also because Sci-fi Reads is unique in the way it seeks to bring tog...

December 21, 2018

Believe it or not, there was a time in my life when "Full-Time Fiction Writer" and "Professional Starcraft Player" seemed like equally realistic career options.

I was 15 years old, and from the feedback I was getting from everyone around me, both options seemed equally...

December 15, 2018

It all started with a scare that turned more real than the United States government could have imagined.

On August 23, 1954, Aviation Week and Space Technology released this story:

“Pentagon scare over the observance of two previously unobserved satellites orbiting the e...

December 9, 2018

Two things got me into science fiction from an early age. The first was the Apollo moon landing. One of my earliest memories is watching astronauts walk on the moon, and from that point on I often daydreamed about doing the same. The second was Star Trek. If the Apollo...