Review: The Mad Scientist’s Daughter

Quite simply, The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke is a love story. There is a hitch, however. There is a boy and a girl, but one of them is an android. For Caterina Novak, this isn’t an issue until it is. In this vaguely dystopian future, artificial intelligences are blamed from everything to The DisasterContinue reading “Review: The Mad Scientist’s Daughter”

Is it live or is it Memorex?

A portion of the internet was stunned and disturbed last week by the image above, which features a televised sunrise at Tiananmen Square. News sites reported the fact that the smog in Beijing had become so dense, this was the only way people could watch the sun rise. The story made me sad. As aContinue reading “Is it live or is it Memorex?”

Review: East of West Volume 1: The Promise

East of West, Vol. 1: The Promise by Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta I love post-apocalyptic fiction, all kinds. Examined, it’s not the healthiest obsession, but I seem to share it with a good portion of the population. Stories of the end of the world, the cataclysm (all kinds) and after, are everywhere. The New YorkContinue reading “Review: East of West Volume 1: The Promise”