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Five years ago, for no real particular reason, I interviewed a bunch of people in the Australian scene. People seemed to dig it, so much so, in fact, that in 2007, Alisa Krasnostein and the ASif people did it again. They're back for a go...

A happy New Year to you all. I think there was a time when I didn't know when Chinese New Year happened, but its long passed now. If the students don't remind me, my friends do, or the neighbours sing songs in the back of...

I went out to put washing on the line about a little bit ago, and I'm standing there, pinning sheets in the sun, when I glance up-- --Jesus, but I'm still not quite sure what it's doing in that web. (crossposted)...

Today I did a reading for Keith Stevenson's podcast, Terra Incognita SF. I read my novella, 'Under the Red Sun', which may or may have not been a wise choice, given that the recording said it went for an hour once I had finished. That...

"With Star Wars the pendulum seems to be swinging the other way, towards huge but empty spectacles where the special effects--like the brilliantly designed space vehicles and their interiors in both Star Wars and 2001--preside over derivative ideas and unoriginal plots, as in some massively...

At an hour and twenty minutes, Collapse is feature length interview with Michael Ruppert, ex-police officer, news reporter, and creator of the Left Wing environmentalist newsletter, Into the Wilderness. At the centre of the film is the concept of Peak Oil, which Ruppert explains as being...