Nicola Griffith’s widely-acclaimed novel, HILD, deserves the reputation it has as a masterpiece. Like any great masterpiece, it is checkered with close details like the refraction of light that seems to break sticks in a pond, along with the grand sweep… Read More ›
If you were underground, you’d look up. That’s what monsters do. They want to come up and see daylight and perch themselves on the air like birds. Ballingrud knows this. But unlike so many writers who dance with the devil… Read More ›
Cute and Electric: Detective Pikachu is fluffy and fun, but don’t think too hard, all you Psyducks out there…
Right now, just saying the words “Live Action Pokemon City” should be enough to prove that either someone is going to enjoy the latest interation of the Pikachu franchise, or not. If the prospect of a city full of realistic… Read More ›
Looking forward to reading these beauties from Word Horde!
Jennifer Marie Brissett’s short stories can be found in The Future Fire, Lightspeed Magazine, Motherboard VICE, Uncanny Magazine, Morpheus Tales, APB: Artists against Police Brutality and other publications. Her debut novel, Elysium, received the Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation and has been a finalist for the Locus… Read More ›
Short stories about a singularity where we upload our consciousness into a computer are not in short supply. Will Ludwigsen wrote a good, humorous one not too long ago and even popular television shows like The 100 have played with… Read More ›
Drifting signifiers of sounds and shapes attach to words and attach to meanings. There is a gap between one person’s schema of meaning and another’s. Inside this gap, weird fiction nestles down and wrestles with confusion. In the case of… Read More ›