Speculative Fiction

A Russian Masterpiece Gets An English Translation: 'The Doomed City'

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada
Jeff Rose-Martland

In 1967, the Soviet Union's top science fiction writers - brothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky - conceived a new novel. By the time they lovingly str...

How Science, Science Fiction and Progressive Politics are Connected

Justin Beach | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada
Justin Beach

I talk a lot on Twitter, Facebook and my blog about science, science fiction and progressive politics are regular topics. Some people who seem interes...

As Music Gets Apathetic, I'm Looking for Other Creative Outlets

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

Lately I've been obsessed with today's musical climate. Too long have I agonized over this sentiment, trying to reconcile whether "it's just me" or if music has evolved into a new beast with unusual behaviours I no longer understand. But I've decided: Modern music, I am done with thee. What keeps me going is the knowledge that people are still putting their souls into things. How do I know? Because it is in our human nature to create.