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ORIGINAL FICTION: "Dog Days, Part 1"

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There are a zillion online Science Fiction sites, the overwhelming majority of which are simply talking in fannish fashion about Trek or Galactica or Stargate or whatever is trendy and flashy at the moment; there are fewer still who are talking about literary science fiction (I suppose because for most Trekies it's still harder to read than to ogle Jolene Blaylock's breasts); and fewer still that are contributing original Science Fiction stories online.

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FanFilm Review: Star Trek: Phase II "Blood and Fire, Part 1"

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I saw 'Blood and Fire' the day after it hit the 'nets. If the goal was to inspire thought... well, it succeeded. In fact, I'm going to hold a bit of my reactions back, because when looking at a two-part story, it's only fair to review it as a whole. So consider this a mostly spoiler-free mini review of what we have so far.

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Science Fiction Music Review #1: "Lost Horizons" by Abney Park

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Yes, I promise you, there really is such a thing as Science Fiction music, and it’s not just soundtracks to SF movies and goofy Theremin stuff (Though that is undeniably cool), and there’s scads of examples: There’s Jeff Wayne’s musical version of “War of the Worlds” which my science teacher forced us to listen to during tests in 9th grade; either of Peter Schilling’s US releases; “I Robot” by the Alan Parsons Project (Which I believe was some sort of hovercraft); “Valis,” an almost-unlistenable opera by Tod Machover and friends; Rasputina’s “Oh, Perilous World,” the B-Movie Chic of Man or

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Interesting Links of the Day

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Good morning, everyone. Hope ally’all had a good weekend. Here’s some random links of note to peruse at your leisure:

• Know your moons! This is by no means an exhaustive list, but its kind of neat for desktop wallpaper http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/Moons_of_solar_system...

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