Tag Archive: science fiction
Serialized in Argosy Magazine in 1938, Carson of Venus is a not too subtle attack on Nazi Germany. Though the book has all the romance and adventure one expects in a book by Edgar Rice Burroughs it also includes some of…
In The Magnificent Warriors we find writer/creator Glen A. Larson still lifting elements from popular movies, and in this case it’s back to westerns with a lame rip-off of The Magnificent Seven.
The idea of a “multiverse” is certainly nothing new; we’ve seen countless movies and books about alternate Earths and parallel universes, but in Parallels, a movie directed by Christopher Leone and from a story by Leone and Laura Harkcom, we…
In this 1933 sequel to Pirates of Venus Burroughs continues the adventures of Carson Napier as he tries to win the love of the beautiful Duare, but in reality this book is a travelogue through various political ideologies. The last…
Glen A. Larson and Donald P. Bellisario love movie mash-ups, in the episode The Lost Warrior we got a Shane rip-off with laser guns but now in The Gun on Ice Planet Zero Larson and Bellisario put the blender on high…
The “Carson Napier of Venus series” was the last major series created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and nicely ties into his “shared universe” of Barsoom, Tarzan and Pellucidar.
In this episode written by Donald P. Bellisario we are treated to another story where a member of the Galactica finds themselves stranded.
Have you ever wondered what Shane would have been like if Alan Ladd had to shoot it out with a robot instead of Jack Palance?
After the success of the Battlestar Galactica pilot, ABC rushed the series into production, much to the chagrin of producer creator Glen A. Larson who had hoped to have time to properly ready the series for the long haul.
If you have made a time machine, or inherited one, or even just come across one by accident…DESTROY IT. This is advice that could save your life.