An archaeologist by training (MA, PhD), Josho Brouwers has had a keen interest in science-fiction for as long as he can remember, with a particular predilection for all things Star Trek. For the most part, he’s interested in “soft” science-fiction, i.e. science-fiction that is based on the social sciences, with an emphasis on how societies might function in the future. He’s not too bothered by faster-than-light travel or things that audibly go “boom” in space.
In this episode, we’ve read the Philip K. Dick short story “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale” and the movies it inspired: 1990’s and 2012’s Total Recall.
In this episode, join us as we do the time warp again! Yes, it’s a time travel episode and yes, we’ll definitely come back to this in the future.
Of all the television shows that I saw in 2018, the new Lost in Space, distributed by Netflix, has stuck with me the most.
Let’s take a closer look at Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, arguably one of the most iconic spaceship designs in popular culture.
In this second episode of our podcast, the team talks about the very first episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, “Encounter at Farpoint”.
DONTNOD Entertainment’s Remember Me is a noteworthy game, not in the least because it features a futuristic Paris where guns have been outlawed.
In this very first episode, we each talk about our single favourite science-fiction thing. Prepare for Spaceballs, Star Trek, and even some good old fashioned literature.
For this fresh take on Master of Orion, the developers mixed the first two games in the series, streamlined the rules, and then polished the result to a fine sheen.
Back in 1980, Newsweek published an opinion piece by science-fiction author Isaac Asimov that seems eerily relevant again today.
Blaze Bayley’s science-fiction concept album is a solid slab of classic heavy metal with a modern edge that I heartily recommend.