“The Moon Moth” is a 1961 science fiction short story by Jack Vance. It is about an unconfident, rookie diplomat on a planet where everyone wears masks and communicates using hard-to-understand social customs. Read More
The Man Who Heard Donuts by Oliver Buckram is one of those strange examples of fiction that grabs your by the face the second you start reading it and holds you down until the last word, before slamming your face against the book and going ‘Any Questions?’
Have you ever wanted to travel through time? I know I have! But it’s probably not as easy as all the movies make it out to be. Here are a couple of great, tiny stories – one of which addresses that very problem!
Chicken Feet by Lauren C. Teffeau is my next stop in what I’d like to call my ‘Loathsome Summer’ series. Because I’m broke and I can’t afford going on vacation and I’m stuck in Athens, I’ll be unloading depressing (yet meaningful) stories for your depression and entertainment!
Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore is one of those stories that may not be as wildly celebrated as most well-known science fiction epics, but it oughtta, by sheer virtue of it being so damn good.
Do you remember what it was like to send letters – real letters, written on paper – to someone? Sometimes waiting for a reply was almost unbearable! One of today’s stories reminds us of the lesson learned from those real letters. You can decide if that is good or bad.
In A Thousand Years by Hans Christian Andersen is a tale of fiction that dabbles in scientific speculation pertaining to a world a thousand years from our current date (the year of our Lord 1852 AD). Read More