The MT Void

Evelyn C. Leeper
Mark R. Leeper

1978-

Newsletter

Mt. Holz Science Fiction Society

Mark and Evelyn Leeper: leepers@optonline.net

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Vol. 36, No. 2 07/14/2017 • James Bond (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Notes From My Recent Trip to San Juan (Mostly the NASFIC) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• TOO LIGHT THE LIGHTNING by Ada Palmer (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• DEATH'S END by Cixin Liu (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• Sikhs (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letter of comment by Gerald Ryan)
• This Week's Reading ("There Was a Crooked Man, He Flipped a Crooked House" and LIMITLESS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 3 07/21/2017 • Corrections
• National Parks Senior (public service announcement by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• The Newark Steam Man (comments by Tom Russell)
• Notes From My Recent Trip to San Juan (Mostly the Food) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Tights (letters of comment by Paul Dormer and Kevin R)
• TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING / SEVEN SURRENDERS (letters of comment by David Goldfarb, Gary McGath, and Paul Dormer)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letters of comment by Philip Chee, Kevin R, and Scott Dorsey)
• This Week's Reading (EVOLUTION and WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 4 07/28/2017 • Up To (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• GALAXY and AMAZING Magazines Available Free On-Line
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies for August (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• VALERIAN: CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (film review by Dale L. Skran)
• A CLOSED AND COMMON ORBIT by Becky Chambers (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• THE GOD WAVE by Patrick Hemstreet (book review by Dale L. Skran)
• DUNKIRK (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Scholastic Aptitude Test (letters of comment by Dale L. Skran and Jim Susky)
• Jumpers and Pinafores (letter of comment by xx)
• This Week's Reading (THE GREAT GOD PAN, VACATION GUIDE TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM, and THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 5 08/04/2017 • NorthAmeriCon '17 (NASFIC 2017) Convention Report (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Today's "West Wing" (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Shape of Places to Come (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Greece and RHINOCEROS (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• Henry Ward Beecher (letter of comment by Sam Long)
• This Week's Reading (THE ASSIMILATED CUBAN'S GUIDE TO QUANTUM SANTERIA and THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 6 08/11/2017 • What to Look for in the Eclipse
• Bottled Water (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• A Cyber-Crime Too Big to Fail? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• STAR-BEGOTTEN: A LIFE LIVED IN SCIENCE FICTION by James Gunn (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• 1944 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• 6 DAYS (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• "West Wing" (letter of comment by Philip Chee)
• This Week's Reading (SYLVIE AND BRUNO, COUNTER-CLOCK WORLD, CRYPTOZOIC!, TIME'S ARROW, and "What Has Passed Shall in Kinder Light Appear") (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 7 08/18/2017 • Hugo Award Winners 2017
• Insurance Catch-17 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• What is Happening to the Mainstream Film Industry? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Hugo Awards Rules Changes (Again!)
• HIDDEN FIGURES and Hugo Eligibility (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Relativity (comments by Gregory Frederick)
• AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL (film review by Art Stadlin)
• THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE by James Bryce (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE MARTIAN) (book and film comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 8 08/25/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies for September (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Universal Monster Universe (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• THE MARTIAN (letters of comment by Kevin R and Keith F. Lynch)
• Time Reversal Stories (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch and R. Looney)
• The Shape of Places to Come (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch and Peter Trei)
• This Week's Reading (SAPIENS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 9 09/01/2017 • Greece Trip Report and Philcon Convention Reports (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Grocery of the Living Dead (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Of Kangaroos and Thinking Cars (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ANTI-MATTER (a.k.a. WORMS) (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE (The Interdependency #1) by John Scalzi (audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• NEVER LET GO (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• 1977, TAFF, Worldcon, Television Shows, HAROLD AND LILLIAN, and THE MARTIAN (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 10 09/08/2017 • Slow Adopter (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Highest Recommendations for Ten Years (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• INFINITY WARS (The Infinity Project) edited by Jonathan Strahan (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (HOLLYWOOD ENLISTS!
Vol. 36, No. 11 09/15/2017 • Going the Distance (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Love for the 20,000 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• COLD MOON (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE DISAPPEARING SPOON by Sam Kean (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE SHEPHERD'S LIFE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 12 09/22/2017 • Wilmington and Brandywine River Art Museums Report (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Cassini, RIP (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Keep Away, Boys (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Fooling with Infinity (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ARTEMIS by Andy Weir (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (PARTNERS IN COMMAND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 13 09/29/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• NASA Flight Directors (comment by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Alternate Universes (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in October (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE 13TH FRIDAY (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Mathematics and Taxes (letter of comment by Peter Rubinstein)
• ARTEMIS (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• Infinity (letters of comment by Keith F. Lynch, Radovan Garabik, and Tim Merrigan)
• This Week's Reading (QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS and MY FRIEND MR CAMPION) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 14 10/06/2017 • Kazuo Ishiguro Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
• I Was Amazed (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Comments on THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Seven Movies Everyone Should See (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• REALIVE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MEDUSA CHRONICLES by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds (an audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• Alternate Worlds (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• This Week's Reading (GREEK FIRE, POISON ARROWS & SCORPION BOMBS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 15 10/13/2017 • Personal Realities (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• STARLINGS by Jo Walton (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• REALIVE (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• MEDUSA (letter of comment by Gregory Benford)
• This Week's Reading (SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SHADWELL SHADOWS and HIEROGLYPH: STORIES AND VISIONS FOR A BETTER FUTURE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 16 10/20/2017 • Correction
• Leadership (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• A 221B Drabble (by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• TRANSFORMATION: A NOVEL (THE TRANSCENDENTAL MACHINE) by James Gunn (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• Cryonics (letter of comment by Gregory Benford)
• Alternate Realities, STARLINGS, and SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SHADWELL SHADOWS (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• Ulysses S. Grant (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• This Week's Reading (READINGS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 17 10/27/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in November (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• TOMORROW'S KIN by Nancy Kress (an audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• 221B Drabbles (letter of comment by Robert L. Mitchell)
• World Leadership Correspondence School, 221B Drabble, TRANSFORMATION, CHILLER (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (STAR BEAST and THE POLITICALLY INCORRECT GUIDE TO THE CIVIL WAR) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 18 11/03/2017 • Chain Mail (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Motive (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BLADE RUNNER 2049 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE (film review by Dale Skran)
• Benoit B. Mandelbrot (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• This Week's Reading (MOBY DICK annotations) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 19 11/10/2017 • Correction (THE GHOST IN THE SHELL)
• Philcon Convention Reports
• End of Year 2017 Space Development Preview (comments by Dale Skran)
• Bell Labs (HO) Science Fiction Club News (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• DAGUERREOTYPE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• LET IT FALL: 1982-1992 (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Motives and BLADE RUNNER 2049 (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• 1987, BLADE RUNNER 2049, THE GHOST IN THE SHELL, and Guns (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• Ethnicity in Anime (letter of comment by Kevin R)
• This Week's Reading (MICRO) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 20 11/17/2017 • Trip Report for Our Road Trip to the Southwest
• The New WONDER WOMAN (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THOR: RAGNAROK (film review by Dale Skran)
• UNDENIABLE (EVOLUTION AND THE SCIENCE OF CREATION) by Bill Nye (book review by Greg Frederick)
• This Week's Reading (THE FOREVER WAR, book sales) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 21 11/24/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• "How Great Science Fiction Works" by Gary K. Wolfe (audio course review by Joe Karpierz)
• JANE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Just Eleven Light Years Away (comments by Gregory Frederick)
• Convention Reports (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• THOR: RAGNAROK (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• WONDER WOMAN (letter of comment by Peter Trei)
• This Week's Reading (BEOWULF ON THE BEACH, THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 22 12/01/2017 • Correction (letter of comment by George Phillies)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Unanswered Question (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BREATHE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• GIFTED (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME and "How Great Science Fiction Works" (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• Hertz Van Rental (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• This Week's Reading (UNQUIET SPIRITS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 23 12/08/2017 • Illustration (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Kirk-Spock (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ME-163 (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE SHAPE OF WATER (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE POST (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA and "All You Zombies" (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• Sine Wave Length (letters of comment by Dan Ritter, Neil Ostrove, and Gregory Benford)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME and "Reader's Digest Condensed Books" (letters of comment by Philip Chee and Paul Dormer)
• This Week's Reading (BURNING PARADISE and FROM HOLMES TO SHERLOCK) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 24 12/15/2017 • Free Science Fiction Anthology About the Future of Space Exploration (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Philcon 2014 Convention Report
• Mad Men (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• King Kong vs. Godzilla and Why Do We Love Our Childhood Monsters (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• 19th Animation Show of Shows (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE STONE SKY by N. K. Jemisin (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• ME-163 and Hannah Reitsch (letter of comment by Peter Trei)
• Sine Wave Length (letter of comment by Andre Kuzniarek)
• THE SHAPE OF WATER and THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA/"All You Zombies" (letter of comment by Sam Long)
• THE WHEEL OF TIME (letter of comment by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (TESTAMENT OF YOUTH) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 25, No. Number 02/06/1996 • Correction
• Take the Plunge
• The Opposition (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Mini Reviews, Part 1 (MOLLY'S GAME, IN THE FADE, FREE STATE OF JONES, and INFILTRATOR) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS by Ursula K. Le Guin (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS by Ursula K. Le Guin (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• INGRID GOES WEST (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• UNAMERICAN STRUGGLE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• TESTAMENT OF YOUTH (letter of comment by Fred Lerner and Peter Rubinstein) This Week's Reading (FINDERS KEEPERS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 26 12/29/2017 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• Bread Magic (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in January (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• IT DEVOURS by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• The MT VOID, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, and THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (ALICE'S PUZZLES IN WONDERLAND) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 27 01/05/2018 • Brought to You by the NFA (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• My Top Ten Films of 2017 (film comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Answers to the Puzzles from ALICE'S PUZZLES IN WONDERLAND (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• ORPHAN BLACK (Season 5) (television review by Dale Skran)
• STAR WARS--THE LAST JEDI (letter of comment by George MacLachlan)
• THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX (letter of comment by Joseph T. Major)
• This Week's Reading (THE THIRD MAN) (book and movie comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 28 01/12/2018 • Noise on the Line (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Mini Reviews, Part 2: THE DINNER, VICTORIA & ABDUL, and DARKEST HOUR (comment by Mark R. Leeper)
• NEW YORK 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson (audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• ABE & PHIL'S LAST POKER GAME (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• CRAZY FAMOUS (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE GIFTED (television review by Dale Skran)
• The Traveling Money (letters of comment by David Goldfarb and Dorothy J. Heydt)
• The NFA, Top Ten Films of 2017, and ORPHAN BLACK (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (LETTERS ON LITERATURE AND POLITICS 1912-1972) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 29 01/19/2018 • Correction
• Two Lesser-Known Sherlock Holmes Television Series
• Hand-Written Computer Fonts (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• OPERA (1987) (a.k.a. TERROR AT THE OPERA) (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING by Ada Palmer (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• The Traveling Money (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• Edmund Wilson and J. R. R. Tolkien (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• Emoticons and Morse Code (letter of comment by Keith F. Lynch)
• Writing from 2312 (letters of comment by Philip Chee, Tim Merrigan, Keith F. Lynch, David Goldfarb, and Peter Trei) This Week's Reading (THE FIRST WORLD WAR) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 30 01/26/2018 • Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018)
• Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• Excerpt from the Film LUCKY LOGAN
• Science Fiction for Beginners (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in February (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• HOSTILES (film reviews by Mark R. Leeper)
• LIFE IN A MEDIEVAL CITY by Joseph and Frances Gies (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• Philip K. Dick Television Series (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING (letters of comment by John Jetzt, Fred Lerner, and John Purcell)
• Navajo Code Talkers (letter of comment by Fred Lerner)
• Writing from 2312 (letters of comment by George Phillies, Jim Susky, and John Purcell)
• Sherlock Holmes and Fonts (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: INTO THE AMAZON, COLONEL ROOSEVELT, and INTO THE BRAZILIAN WILDERNESS) (book and television comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 31 02/02/2018 • MT VOID #2000 (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• The History of Illustration in the MT VOID (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Mashed Potatoes Still in Crisis (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Now They Dun It--THE NLACKLIST (Season 5) (television review by Dale Skran)
• CASANOVA VARIATIONS (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Ionic Moments (letter of comment by Charles S. Harris)
• Ulysses S. Grant (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• This Week's Reading (A DOLL HOUSE) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 32 02/09/2018 • John Campbell's Map (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ENTANGLEMENT (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Immortal Naked Mole Rats!!! (comments by Dale Skran)
• THE MT VOID Issue 2000 (letters of comment by Jay Carter, Sam Long, and others)
• Mashed Potatoes (letters of comment by Jim Susky, Kevin R, and Keith F. Lynch)
• This Week's Reading (THE GREAT DETECTIVE and THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 33 02/16/2018 • That's the Way to Get Ratings (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Fire Birds (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• PERSEPOLIS RISING by James S.A. Corey (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• PERSEPOLIS RISING by James S.A. Corey (audio book review by Joe Karpierz)
• RAVEN STRATAGEM by Yoon Ha Lee (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• 7 GUARDIANS OF THE TOMB (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MUSIC OF SILENCE (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MT VOID Issue 2000 and Mashed Potatoes (letter of comment by Bill Higgins)
• Exapno Mapcase (letter of comment by Kip Williams)
• Scientists and Applications (letter of comment by Dorothy J. Heydt)
• Mashed Potatoes (letter of comment by Robert K. Shull, Joy Beeson, Jay E. Morris, Scott Dorsey, Dorothy J. Heydt, and Keith F. Lynch)
• This Week's Reading (ARTEMIS and THE MARTIAN) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 34 02/23/2018 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in March (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Nebula Award Nominees
• THE SECT (a.k.a. THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER) (1991) (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MILLIONAIRES' UNIT (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE MT VOID Issue 2000, Mashed Potatoes, Computer Fonts, THE BERLIN PROJECT, "By the Red Giant's Light", MY JOURNEY TO THE STARS, and ENDURANCE (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• This Week's Reading (synchronicity, A NUMERATE LIFE, and THE HISTORICAL FILM: HISTORY AND MEMORY IN MEDIA) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 35 03/02/2018 • Movies for Grownups (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Do Squirrels Play Sports? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• ANNIHILATION (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• MOBY DICK (letters of comment by Paul Dormer, Kerr-Mudd John, and Keith F. Lynch)
• This Week's Reading (ESSAYS AND REVIEWS by Edgar Allan Poe and THE DISPATCHER) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 36 03/09/2018 • Squirrel Sports (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Gender Pay Gaps? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• FRANKENSTEIN
Vol. 36, No. 37 03/16/2018 • Kate Wilhelm (1928-2018)
• Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)
• Space Force (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Forget Something? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• A Squid By Any Other Name (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BLACK PANTHER (film review by Dale Skran)
• PRODIGY (2017) (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• BINTI by Nnedi Okorafor (book review by Joe Karpierz) MADAME (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• ANNIHILATION (letters of comment by Gregory Benford and Paul Dormer)
• Ian Stewart (letter of comment by Gregory Benford)
• FRANKENSTEIN (letters of comment by Paul Dormer, Scott Dorsey, and Keith F. Lynch)
• This Week's Reading (DROWNED WORLDS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 38 03/23/2018 • Locus Recommended Reading List for 2017
• Extreme Characters in Films (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• My Rules As a Film Reviewer (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• BINTI: HOME by Nnedi Okorafor (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• THE FORGIVEN (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• Stephen Hawking (letters of comment by Kip Williams and Keith F. Lynch)
• City Names (letters of comment by Charles S. Harris and Dale Speirs)
• Kate Wilhelm and BLACK PANTHER (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• Squid (letters of comment by John Purcell, Paul Dormer, Keith F. Lynch, Lowell Gilbert, and Tim Merrigan)
• Squirrels (letters of comment by Tim Bateman and Dorothy Heydt)
• FRANKENSTEIN (letters of comment by Tim Bateman and Tim Merrigan)
• Gender Pay Gaps (letters of comment by Tim Bateman and Dorothy Heydt) This Week's Reading (Bryn Mawr book sale) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 39 03/30/2018 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• Hugo Award Finalists to Be Announced March 31
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in April (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE FREEZE FRAME REVOLUTION by Peter Watts (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• 1177 B.C.: THE YEAR CIVILIZATION COLLAPSED by Eric H. Cline (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• Squid vs. Calamari (letter of comment by Dan Cox)
• Rules for Film Reviewing (letter of comment by Arthur T)
• This Week's Reading (WHAT UNITES US, Norton Critical Editions) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 40 04/06/2018 • Hugo Awards Finalists
• SpaceX 2018 Goals (pointer to article by Dale L. Skran)
• Obvious Language (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• I Survived a Month of an Incurable Disease (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• AUTONOMOUS by Annalee Newitz (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (comments on the Hugo Finalists) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 41 04/13/2018 • Retro Hugo Finalists Available On-Line and in Print
• New SF Podcast You Cannot Believe Your Eyes (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (letter of comment by Jim Susky)
• BAJA (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• YEAR 2018!, STAR WARS, MOBY DICK and Starbucks, Edgar Allan Poe, and FRANKENSTEIN (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• Retro Hugo Award Finalists (letters of comment by Peter Rubinstein and Kevin R)
• This Week's Reading (THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 42 04/20/2018 • Mark and Evelyn Go To India (Part 1) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Lewis and Clark and the Paradox of Induction (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS (letter of comment by Gwen Karpierz)
• This Week's Reading (EX LIBRIS) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 43 04/27/2018 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in May (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Not This August ... but Soon (comments by Dale Skran)
• India, THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS, and Libraries (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Novel finalists: BEYOND THIS HORIZON, DONOVAN'S BRAIN, ISLANDIA, SECOND STAGE LENSMAN, THE UNINVITED) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 44 05/04/2018 • FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON TV Adaption Now Online (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Mark and Evelyn Go To India (Part 2) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• DOWNSIZING (film comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• IN OTHER LANDS by Sarah Rees Brennan (book review by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• STUFF MATTERS by Mark Miodownik (book review by Gregory Frederick)
• Tarzan (letters of comment by Kip Williams and John Purcell)
• BEYOND THIS HORIZON and ISLANDIA (letter of comment by Joseph T. Major)
• Tablets and Retro Hugo Finalists (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Novel finalists: DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 46 05/18/2018 • Mark and Evelyn Go To India (Part 4) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• WONDER WOMAN (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE NINE by Tracy Townsend (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Novelette finalists: "Bridle and Saddle", "Foundation", "Goldfish Bowl", "The Star Mouse", "There Shall Be Darkness", and "The Weapon Shop") (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 47 05/25/2018 • Nebula Award Winners
• Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in June (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• SIX WAKES by Mur Lafferty (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• A. E. van Vogt and the Weapon Shops, BEYOND THIS HORIZON, ANNIHILATION, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, and THE SHAPE OF WATER (letter of comment by Taras Wolansky)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Short Story finalists: "Etaoin Shrdlu", Mimic", "Proof", "Runaround", "The Sunken Land", and "The Twonky") (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 48 06/01/2018 • Television Memories (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Turning On the Lights (letter of comment by Kip Williams)
• Issue Numbers, GET OUT, THE SHAPE OF WATER, and Turner Classic Movies (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Dramatic Presentation--Short Form finalists: BAMBI, CAT PEOPLE, THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN, I MARRIED A WITCH, INVISIBLE AGENT, RUDYARD KIPLING'S JUNGLE BOOK) (film comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 49 06/08/2018 • Issue Numbers and Years (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• Three Days' Grace (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• THE DEVIL'S ENVOYS, HOLIDAY INN, and JUNGLE BOOK (letter of comment by Taras Wolansky)
• Radio Drama (letter of comment by Howard Lapidow)
• Television Memories (letters of comment by Paul Dormer, Kevin R, and Keith F. Lynch)
• This Week's Reading (Retro Hugo Award Best Dramatic Presentation--Long Form finalists: BLADE RUNNER 2049, GET OUT, THE SHAPE OF WATER, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, THOR: RAGNAROK, WONDER WOMAN) (film comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 50 06/15/2018 • The "Original" Batmobile in New Jersey
• The Lambeth Walk (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Wonder Woman (letter of comment by Dale Skran)
• Radio Drama (letter of comment by Kip Williams)
• This Week's Reading (THE COLLECTED STORIES OF LYDIA DAVIS, THE MARTIAN, library book sales) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 51 06/22/2018 • Triffids, Anyone? (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• Created Languages--Realistic or Not?
• Wonder Woman (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• MABEL, MABEL, TIGER TRAINER (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• The Lambeth Walk, British Television, HAMLET, and Klingon (letters of comment by Richard Looney, Paul Dormer, Dorothy J. Heydt, Keith F. Lynch, Kevin R, and Scott Dorsey)
• WONDER WOMAN (letter of comment by Dan Cox)
• This Week's Reading (the "Harry Potter" series and quidditch) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 36, No. 52 06/29/2018 • Science Fiction (and Other) Discussion Groups, Films, Lectures, etc. (NJ)
• My Picks for Turner Classic Movies in July (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• PROVENANCE by Ann Leckie (audiobook review by Joe Karpierz)
• APOCALYPSE NYX by Kameron Hurley (book review by Joe Karpierz)
• Quidditch (letter of comment by Gwendolyn Karpierz)
• Tim Merrigan, Retro-Hugos, Fanart, Word Usage, and Robert A. Heinlein (letter of comment by John Hertz)
• Giant Hogweed (letters of comment by Andre Kuzniarek, Peter Trei, Paul Dormer, and Kevin R)
• Wonder Woman (letters of comment by Peter Trei, Kevin R, Gary McGath, and Tim Merrigan)
• This Week's Reading (THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV and IN THE DEVIL'S GARDEN) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 37, No. 1 07/06/2018 • Happy Birthday, Mr. Mosca (Part 1) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• "We Are All Destined to Die Confused" (comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
• A.I. TALES (film review by Mark R. Leeper)
• This Week's Reading (DAZZLED AND DECEIVED, DEFINING MOMENTS IN BOOKS, and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN UNKNOWN INDIAN) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)
Vol. 37, No. 2 07/13/2018 • Happy Birthday, Mr. Mosca (Part 2) (comments by Mark R. Leeper)
• LIFEFORCE (1985) (film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper)
• Electronic Menus (letter of comment by Joy Beeson)
• Confusion, THE FLY, and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN UNKNOWN INDIAN (letter of comment by John Purcell)
• This Week's Reading (HISTORY'S WORST DECISIONS AND THE PEOPLE WHO MADE THEM and THE MARTIAN WAR) (book comments by Evelyn C. Leeper)

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