Our interview with Tom Doyle is now up on our You Tube channel. Tom talks about his collection of short fiction, Clarion, and his new book series which will be coming out from Tor.Read More →
If you don’t know, we have a YouTube channel. You can find it under the name ‘Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction ‘. This is where we have been putting our interviews from the show and other special web only material. Take a look at what is there and feel free to head over and subscribe.
This special material includes (newest to oldest) –
We just saw “The Book of Mormon” at the Kennedy Center. The tickets were/are a very hot item. The demand crashed the Kennedy Center website when they went on sale. So how was it? Short version – GREAT!! The reviews of the touring company has said that this company may be better than the original Broadway cast. That may well be, everyone was spot on. Samantha Marie Ware, in particular, was perfect as the young Ugandan girl, Nabulungi . She ...Read More →
I thought I would write something abiut some of the TV I’ve been watching. I seem to be watching a bunch of British mysteries/cop shows from BBC America and WETA-UK. They are quite different for the American ones and I have been enjoying them quite a bit. No a game I’ve been playing while watching these is to look at the secondary characters and guests to see which ones might be a good Doctor Who. It won’t be one of ...Read More →
One of the things I’ve been doing in the last week is reading the new Guy Gavriel Kay book, River of Stars.
I’m around half way through (it’s a BIG book) and it is wonderful. No surprise there, it’s written by Guy Gavriel Kay. I don’t think he’s written even a mediocre book. This one is in the same Chinese inspired world as Under Heaven but four hundred years later, this time inspired by the Song Dynasty. While the book is ...Read More →
On Sunday, we went to see the matinée of Ballet Across America III at the Kennedy Center. This is something they’ve been doing for, well, three years – hence the III in the name. They bring in a bunch of ballet companies and they do an evening of short programs. There are 9 companies represented and three different programs each with three of the companies. The day we went, we got to see North Carolina Dance Theater, Ballet Austin, and ...Read More →