Tag Archive: science fiction

A Fighting Man of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

The only thing possibly more dangerous than love at first sight is walking through a palace garden on Mars. In this seventh book in the Martian Tales by Burroughs, first released in the pages of Blue Book Magazine in 1930,…
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The Master Mind of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

The Martian tales by Edgar Rice Burroughs can almost be considered an anthology series by this point; in the first few books we followed the adventures of Earthman John Carter as he explored this new world while falling in love…
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

Winning ones true love is a difficult thing, if you find yourself in a story written by Edgar Rice Burroughs it’s about four times as hard. In the fourth of the Barsoom books Burroughs sets aside the heroic John Carter…
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The Stepford Wives: From Book to Screen

The term “Stepford Wife” entered the world’s lexicon shortly after author Ira Levin’s book was published back in 1972, and I’d say more people are familiar with the term and it’s meaning (i.e. a woman who seems to conform blindly…
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The Gods of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

The Gods of Mars is considered by most to be the best of the Barsoom series; it fleshes out the hero, introduces new races and gives us more history of the planet, all that and it’s also one of the…
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Beyond Westworld (1980) – Review

Basing a television show on a successful movie has almost become common place now, but at the time of Beyond Westworld not only was it uncommon but they were also basing their series after one successful movie and one dud….
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Westworld: Pilot (2016) – Review

When Walt Disney placed The Hall of Presidents and the Pirates of Caribbean in his parks he changed the way people saw amusement park attractions. Sure rollercoaster and Ferris wheels will always entertain crowds but as the years go by…
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A Princess of Mars: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

When one thinks of Edgar Rice Burroughs the character of Tarzan readily leaps to mind, but everyone’s favorite ape man was not the first creation of Burroughs, that would be the legendary adventurer John Carter and his awesome stories of…
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