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About Yesteryear's Future

About Yesteryear's Future

What is Yesteryear's Future all about?

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History of Science Fiction

History of Science Fiction

Posts focused on the history of science fiction.

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Sociology of Science Fiction

Sociology of Science Fiction

Posts focused on the sociology and culture of science fiction.

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U.F.O.

Semi-Off Topic Pet Peeve

Have you noticed a growth in the number of T.V. shows about U.F.O.s lately? They seem to be proliferating in the wake of the ghost-related shows. Anyway, I was watching one in the background the other day and I noticed a bit of poor word usage that seems to be common among the, for the […]

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956

Science Fiction and Fear

A lot of science fiction stories explore different aspects of fear, most especially the fear of loss: loss of self or identity, loss of autonomy or freedom, loss of values held dear, and more. One of the classics that has been reinterpreted numerous times, including last year’s Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig film, The Invasion, […]

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Musings on Science Fiction TV

Musings on Science Fiction TV

Each Fall I eagerly await the new slate of Science Fiction TV shows. Which ones will I enjoy and keep up with? Which ones will I enjoy and they’ll get cut anyway? Which ones will I pass on in disgust, only to discover they are a big hit? With each passing year, I’ve noticed an increasing number of science fiction and other genre-themed TV shows. But I’ve also noticed another trend — the “mundaning” of science fiction.

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