A Wrinkle in Time

NOV / DEC 2017: BY CAROL STARKEY I’ve loved science fiction for as long as I can remember. From Flight of the Navigator to E. T. to Aliens, to the countless novels and short-story collections, to TV shows like Star Trek and Quantum Leap, sci-fi has surrounded me pretty much since birth. I wish I... Continue Reading →

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Forever Trapped

NOV/ DEC 2017: BY VERONICA LEIGH A day is 24 hours long, but we often feel that isn’t enough. We try to manage our minutes wisely, to accomplish as much as possible every day. I fall short. More than once I have wished to have more time or I could somehow do something different, to... Continue Reading →

Back to the… Present?

NOV / DEC 2017: BY RACHEL SEXTON Time travel is a well-used and familiar trope of science-fiction narratives. It is such a useful plot device that the concept of time travel has appeared in stories with no other science-fiction elements in them. Often, the characters operate under the rule that any changes to the past... Continue Reading →

Shades of Evil: The Man in the High Castle

NOV / DEC 2017: BY CHARITY BISHOP Amazon’s series The Man in the High Castle is many things… a sci-fi adventure with an alternate timeline, a mind-bending glimpse into a different history, a philosophical exploration of abstract concepts and themes, and… a heart-wrenching story of love, loss, and struggle within different households. The series’ inability... Continue Reading →

The Theories of Donnie Darko

NOV / DEC 2017: BY SCARLET GRANT A family friend first recommended Donnie Darko (2001) when I was a moody teenager. At first I brushed off this initial introduction, and it wasn’t until I happened upon the film playing late at night a year later that I watched it. Guess what, I loved it. Donnie... Continue Reading →

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