Category Archives: Culture

Reading of Poem, “Hitler’s Dominatrix”

I read one of my poems at a Morgantown Poets event, Monongalia Arts Center in Morgantown, WV.

Culture, History, Poetry , , ,

Let Not the Good that SFWA Does Be Interred With its (Proverbial) Bones

For those who haven’t been following the hijinx going on at the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) regarding issues of race and sex, here’s a timeline [..]

Culture, Diversity, News, Publishing, Writing

Deeper In: Interview with Jarvis Sheffield, Creator of the Black Science Fiction Society

Last month, I featured an interview with the creator of the Black Science Fiction Society (BSFS), Jarvis Sheffield. This month, I caught up with him again to ask [..]

Culture, Diversity, Interview, Science Fiction, Website

Interview: Jarvis Sheffield, Founder of the Black Science Fiction Society

I’ve been reading and watching science fiction since I was 3 years old and for a long time, the only character I found who reflected me was Lieutenant [..]

Culture, Diversity, Interview, Science Fiction, Website

Robots for Home Care

A recent study has shown that baby boomers in the United States (ages 49 to 67 in 2013) are less likely to smoke or have a heart attack, but [..]

Culture, Futurism, Robots

Sword and Soul

You may have heard of Sword and Sorcery, but have you heard of Sword and Soul? Sword and Soul is “heroic fiction and epic fantasy based on African [..]

Culture, Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery, Sword and Soul, Writing

Cyborgs on “Almost Human”

If you’ve seen the new TV show, “Almost Human,” you’ve seen the homages it pays to “Blade Runner”; “I, Robot”; and, in my opinion, “The Island of Dr. [..]

Character, Culture, Science Fiction, Television