Category Archives: Whimsy

In Lieu of Valentine’s Day: Spam of the Month!

Actually, potentially Spam of the Year! As with most blogs, we get a lot of spam in our comments. Luckily, our filter catches almost all of it and quarantines the rogue comments until we can dispose of them in an … Continue reading

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From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Good Show Sir

No man is an island, Entire of itself John Donne The internet is, among many other things, an ecosystem. No site exists in isolation; articles are written, responses posted, rebuttals made, points elaborated upon, and so it goes: the endless … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Six Degrees of Separation: The Beatles to SF Gateway

It comes to our attention that 50 years ago today (originally published 5/10/2012), musical legends The Beatles released their first single, Love Me Do. Now, we at SF Gateway are as ardent fans of The Fab Four as the next … Continue reading

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Galaxy 666: the Podcast!

Do not read too much Lionel Fanthorpe at one go, your brains will turn to guacamole and drip out of your ears Thus spake Neil Gaiman, and who would argue with him?  Certainly not the intrepid reader who got in … Continue reading

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Happy Star Wars Day!

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU

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Good Show SIr: Jack L. Chalker

Our friends at the always entertaining Good Show Sir recently unearthed another gem, this time from the prolific pen of Jack L. Chalker:   We don’t know if Jack Chalker sent a book in every week, but we do know … Continue reading

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J T McIntosh: 200 Years to Christmas

Look what we found in the SF Gateway archives: For almost two centuries the huge spaceship had speared its way through the stars, bound for another two hundred years of travel before it would put down on a new planet, … Continue reading

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Something in the Water VI: Even More Bornying

Because YOU demanded it**: the return of our semi-regular feature in which we marvel at how The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s excellent On This Day function makes for fascinating reading and, occasionally throws up days with an infeasibly high level … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Supernatural Stories featuring The Phantom Crusader

A little over two years ago, we dipped our pen in purple ink and proclaimed thusly: Have you ever thrilled to the SF adventures of Lionel Roberts?  Raced breakneck through the breathless prose of Leo Brett?  Indulged in the macabre … Continue reading

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The Martian: What to Read Next

So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms?  Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness?  Fear not!  The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether … Continue reading

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