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Soccer
Marching Bands
The Nutcracker Suite
Girl Scout Cookies
Meetings
Apple Pie
Parades
Information
William Gibson Bibliography
Information
Space Films Before 1950
What Is an Animated Movie?
2001: A Space Odyssey
St. Elsewhere
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Space Films Before 1950
Men into Space
Information
The Endless Frontier
The Long Ellipse
The Struggle in Space
Building a Space Station
1999 Eaton Volume
Science Fiction and the Prediction of the Future
Eaton Conference History
Technocracy and Plutocracy
Inside the Eaton Collection
Eaton Links
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Quoted Authors
Popular Topics
The Future
Unverified Quotations
Radio Interview
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Heroes
Cosmic Engineers
The Mechanics of Wonder
Science Fiction, Children's Literature, and Popular Culture
Hugo Gernsback
Frank McConnell Book
Superladies in Waiting: Part 1
Superladies in Waiting: Part 2
Superladies in Waiting: Part 3
Who Governs Science Fiction?
Arguing with Idiots
H.G. Wells
Chris Foss
The Sky Is Appalling
A Modem Utopia
Big Dumb Opticals
What Science Fiction Leaves Out of the Future (4 Parts)
Part 1: No News is Good News?
Part 2: The Day After Tomorrow
Part 3: All Work and No Play
Part 4: No Bark and No Bite
How to Make Big Money
Earth Abides
J.G. Ballard
Men into Space
Full Spectrum 4
Hugo Gernsback
The Norton Book of Science Fiction
Nemesis
Writings of Passage
Realm of the Enchanted Unicorn
Batman
Captain Marvel
Definitions of Science Fiction
Field of Dreams
The Incredible Hulk
Interactive Fantasy
Mario Brothers
Ali Mirdrekvandi
Ronald McDonald
"SF"
Series Fiction
Superman
Wonder Woman
Radio Interview (Quotations)
Radio Interview (Gernsback) (MP3 file)
Time Travel Inverview
Homo aspergerus Interview
Robots Interview
America's Second Marshall Plan
A Review of The Little Book of Coaching
My Life as a Court Jester
My Wedding Toast
Westfahl at Wikipedia
Westfahl in the SFE
Westfahl Entry
Westfahl Links
Links to Online Publications by Gary Westfahl ( indicates a recent addition  )

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2014

"Baseball," "The Beatles," "Commercials," "Fantasies of History" (with John Clute and Roz Kaveney), "Fantastic," "Northrop Frye," "Hard Fantasy," "Masked Avenger," "Pastoral," "Rock Videos," "Edmund Spenser," "Television," "Theatre," and "Trees." The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. Paperback edition with "Addenda and Corrigenda." Edited by John Clute and John Grant. Contributing Editors Mike Ashley, Roz Kaveney, David Langford, and Ron Tiner. Consultant Editors David G. Hartwell and Gary Westfahl. New York: St. Martin's Press, and London: Orbit Books, 1999.

"Edge of Tomorrow." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates between 2010 and 2013.

"The Colossus of Northern California: A Review of Transcendence." Locus Online website, posted on April 19, 2014.

"Dinosaur Train Wreck: A Review of Godzilla." Locus Online website, posted on May 17, 2014.

Godzilla" (with Jack Nicholls) and "Transcendence." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates between 2010 and 2013.

"'If You Get It Wrong, You'll Get It Right Next Time': A Review of Edge of Tomorrow." Locus Online website, posed on June 7, 2014.

2013

"Spiro T Agnew," "Elysium," "Ender's Game," "Gravity," and "Percival Lowell." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2013.

"Heaven Off Earth: A Review of Elysium." Locus Online website, posted on August 10, 2013.

"`It's Time to Go Home': A Review of Gravity." Locus Online website, posted on October 5, 2013.

"Winners and Losers: A Review of Ender's Game." Locus Online website, posted on November 2, 2013.

"'No Easy Way to Be Free': A Review of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Locus Online website, posted on November 23, 2013.

"After Earth," "Man of Steel," "Midnight in Paris," and "Pacific Rim." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on July 23, 2013.

"In the Oceans of Madness—Intelligence: A Review of Pacific Rim." Locus Online website, posted on July 13, 2013.

"`This Man Is Not Our Enemy': A Review of Man of Steel." Locus Online website, posted on June 15, 2013.

"Father Doesn't Know Best: A Review of After Earth." Locus Online website, posted on June 1, 2013.

"Heroes and Villains: A Review of Star Trek into Darkness." Locus Online website, posted on May 18, 2013.

"Hal Graftswey Reviews William Gibson's Realm of the Enchanted Unicorn." Locus Online website, posted on April 1, 2013. [parody review, as by Hal Graftswey]

"Five Ways of Approaching Oblivion: A Review of Oblivion." Locus Online website, posted on April 20, 2013.

"Bert I Gordon." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on March 22, 2013.

"Just a Very Bad Wizard: A Review of Oz the Great and Terrible." Locus Online website, posted on March 10, 2013.

"Abbott and Costello Go to Mars," "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence," "Automat na Prá," "Baron Prášil," "Captain Video" (with John Brosnan), "Cloud Atlas," "Commando Cody—Sky Marshal of the Universe" (with Brosnan and Peter Nicholls), "Conquistador de la Luna," "The Crawling Hand," "Destination Space," "Doroga k Zvezdam," "Dos Cosmonautas a la Fuerza," "Earth II," "Excursion dans la Lune," "Gigantos Planetarios," "The Green Slime," "Have Rocket, Will Travel," "I Dream of Jeannie," "In Like Flint," "Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun," "Luna," "The Manster," "Mission Mars," "Nude on the Moon," "El Planeta de las Mujeres Invasoras," "Queen of Outer Space," "Radar Men from the Moon," "Rehla ilal Kamar," "The Road to Hong Kong," "Robot Monster," "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians," "Sergeant Dead Head," "Space Documentaries," "Space Master X-7," "Taekoesu Yonggary," "The Terrornauts,"  "This Is Not a Test," "Totň nella Luna," "Uchūdaikaijū Girara," and "Le Voyage sur Jupiter." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2012 and 2013.  (Entries accessed through "Search" feature.)

"Terčem posměchu jsme my: Dvě kariéry Roberta A. Heinleina. Sarden, posted on February 7, 2012. "The Joke Is on Us: The Two Careers of Robert A. Heinlein," first posted at Locus Online, translated in Czech by Eva Zireael Kubáčová.

"Thomas Tryon según Gary Westfahl." Sedice.com, posted January 19, 2013. The "Thomas Tryon" entry in my Biographical Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Film, translated into Spanish by Manuel Torcuato.

2012

"Flash Gordon" (with Peter Nicholls, John Brosnan, and John Platt), "Flight to Mars," "Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster," "Journey to the Seventh Planet," "King Dinosaur," "Man in the Moon," "Meshte Nastreshu," "Missile to the Moon," "Moon Pilot," "La Morte Viene dallo Spazio," "Mutiny in Outer Space," "The Phantom Planet," "Queen of Blood," "Rocky Jones, Space Ranger," "Die Schweigende Stern," "Space Probe Taurus," "12 to the Moon," "2 + 5:Missione Hydra," "Uchu Daisenso," "Way ... Way Out," "The Wizard of Mars," and "Yosei Gorasu." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2012.

"La tradition populaire de la critique de science-fiction, 1926-1980." ReS Futurae, No. 1 (December 22, 2012). "The Popular Tradition of Science Fiction Criticism, 1926-1980," first published in Science Fiction Studies, translated into French.

The Joke Is on Us: The Two Careers of Robert A. Heinlein." Locus Online website, posted on November 25, 2012.

"Doug Beekman," "Ralph Brillhart," "Brom" "I Criminali della Galassia," "I Diafanoidi Vengono la Morte," "Arnie Fenner," "Phil Foglio," "... 4 ...3 ...2 ...1 ...Morte," "Paul Galdone," "Illustration" (with Brian W. Aldiss and Nicholls), "Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth," "Chip Kidd," "Kosmicheskiy Reys: Fantasticheskaya Novella, "Jody A Lee," "David Palumbo," "Keith Parkinson," "Rod Ruth" (with Jon Gustafson and Peter Nicholls), "J Allen St John" (with Gustafson), "Ray Lundgren," "The Man from Planet X," "La Morte Viene dal Pianeta Aytin," "Phantom from Space," "Il Pianeta Errante," "Gary Ruddell," "Mark Salwowski," "Charles Schneeman" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Barclay Shaw" (with Nicholls), "Matt Stawicki,"  "Rick Sternbach" (with Gustafson), "Lawrence Sterne Stevens" (with Richard Bleiler), "David Stevenson," "Darrell Sweet" (with Gustafson, Nicholls, and John Clute), "Shaun Tan" (with Clute), "Karel Thole" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Ed Valigursky" (with Gustafson, Nicholls, and David Langford), "Boris Vallejo" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Van Dongen" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Jason Van Hollander," "Charles Vess," "H W Wesso" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Michael Whelan" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Tim White" (with Nicholls, Gustafson, and Langford), "Terri Windling" (with Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Clute),  "Wally Wood" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Patrick Woodroffe," "Janny Wurts," "Paul Youll," and "Stephen Youll."  The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2012.

"Bill Botten," "Ronald Clyne," "Gino D'Achille," "A J Donnell," "Attila Hejja," "Himmelskibet," "Jael," "Michael W Kaluta," "Tim Kirk," "Don Maitz" (with Jon Gustafson and Peter Nicholls), "Rodney Matthews" (with Nicholls), "Dave McKean" (with Ron Tiner), "Angus McKie" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Kurt Miller," "Ron Miller," "Dean W Morrissey," "Joe Mugnaini," "Paul Orban" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Frank R Paul" (with Gustafson and Nicholls),  "Bruce Pennington" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Jerome Podwil," "Gerard A Quinn" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Raumpatrouille: Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion," "Alex Raymond" (with Gustafson), "Tony Roberts" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Hubert Rogers" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Carol Russo," "Emanuel Schongut," "Geoff Taylor," "Frank Utpatel," "W I Van der Poel," and "Frank Wu." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2012.

Somber and Silly Symphonies: A Review of Cloud Atlas." Locus Online website, posted on October 27, 2012.

"Chris Achilleos," "The Angry Red Planet," "Chris Baker," "Ken Barr," "Julie Bell," "John D Berry," "Rick Berry," "Ric Binkley," "Keith Birdsong," "Hannes Bok" (with Jon Gustafson and Peter Nicholls), "Chesley Bonestell" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Margaret Brundage" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Dick Calkins" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Thomas Canty" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Edd Cartier" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Cat-Women of the Moon," "James Cawthorn" (with Nicholls), "Kinuko Y Craft," "Roger Dean" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Don Dixon," "Philippe Druillet" (with Maxim Jakubowski and Ron Tiner), "Danilo Ducak," "Larry Elmore," "Ed Emshwiller" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "M C Escher," "Shelley Eshkar," "Virgil Finlay" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Chris Foss" (with Nicholls), "Frank Frazetta" (with Nicholls), "Frank Kelly Freas" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Donato Giancola," "H R Giger" (with Nicholls), "Jean Giraud" (with Tiner and Jakubowski), "Peter Gudynas," "Alan Gutierrez," "Frank Hampson" (with A. B. Perkins and Tiner), "The Brothers Hildebrandt," "John Howe," "Mel Hunter," "Nicholas Jainschigg," "Eddie Jones" (with Gustafson), "Jeffrey Jones," "R G Jones" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Ken Kelly," "Roy G Krenkel" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Romas B. Kukalis," "John Martin Leahy" (with John Eggeling and Everett F. Bleiler), "Pamela Lee," "Paul Lehr" (with Gustafson), "Brian Lewis" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "A Leydenfrost" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Carl M Lundgren," "Fred Marcellino," "Stephan Martiničre," "Men into Space," "Leo Morey" (with Gustafson and Nicholls), "Rowena Morrill" (with Nicholls and Gustafson), "Gray Morrow" (with Nicholls), "Niebo Zowiet," "Cliff Nielsen," "Terese Nielsen," "John Jude Palencar," "JK Potter," "Victoria Poyser," "Lawrence Ratzkin," "The Reluctant Astronaut," "Riders to the Stars," "Larry Rostant," "Luis Royo," "Sanjulian," "Joe Servello," "Space Men," "Spacesuit Films," "Gene Szafran," "Dorian Vallejo," "Walter Velez," "James Warhola," "Richard Weaver," and "Gahan Wilson." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Editor Emeritus Peter Nicholls. Managing Editor Graham Sleight. Posted on various dates in 2012.

Hollywood's Spacesuits: A Sci-Fi Historian's Guide to Movie Spacesuits, from Wacky to Realistic." Interview with Gary Westfahl, by Diane Tedeschi. Air and Space Smithsonian website, posted on September 13, 2012.

"`Twentieth-Century Affectations': A Review of Looper." Locus Online website, posted on September 29, 2012.

"Memories of Philip ... and Arnold: A Review of Total Recall." Locus Online website, posted on August 4, 2012.

"Restoring Balance to the World: A Review of The Dark Knight Rises." Locus Online website, posted on July 21, 2012.

"Mind Meld: Non-Fiction Books about Science Fiction That Should Be in Every Fan's Library." By Mike Resnick, Paul Kincaid, Gary Westfahl, Cheryl Morgan, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Thomas Shippey, Gary K. Wolfe, and Jonathan Strahan. SF Signal website, posted on July 11, 2012.

"Star Makers, Slimed; Or, 'A Dash of DNA and Half a Brain': A Review of Prometheus." Locus Online website, posted on June 9, 2012.

"The Three Golden Ages of Science Fiction." Video lecture delivered online as part of the college course A Virtual Introduction to Science Fiction, sponsored by the University of Hamburg, April 24, 2012. (Registration required.)

"The Three Golden Ages of Science Fiction." Text of above lecture. (Registration required.)

"Twilight of the Gods, and Monsters: A Review of Wrath of the Titans." Locus Online website, posted on March 31, 2012.

"A Cunning Confection, and Some Food for Thought: A Review of The Hunger Games." Locus Online website, posted on March 24, 2012.

"Barsoom Revisited, or Forewarned, Four-Armed: A Review of John Carter." Locus Online website, posted on March 10, 2012.

2011

"Gary Westfahl." By Gary Westfahl and John Clute. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Posted on December 12, 2011.

"Eight Hours of Writing about Two Hours of Film: A Review of In Time." Locus Online website, posted on October 29, 2011.

"Some Thing, In the Way, Whenever She Moves: A Review of The Thing." Locus Online website, posted on October 16, 2011.

"Hugo Gernsback." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Posted on October 10, 2011.

"Jerome Bixby." By John Clute and Gary Westfahl. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Third Edition. Edited by John Clute and David Langford. Posted on October 10, 2011.

"The Right Stuff ... and Some Wrong Stuff: A Review of Apollo 18." Locus Online website, posted on September 4, 2011.

"Ready for Primate Time: A Review of Rise of the Planet of the Apes." Locus Online website, posted on August 7, 2011.

"Familiar Invaders: A Review of Super 8." Locus Online website, posted on June 12, 2011.

"Lantern Wilder: A Review of Green Lantern." Locus Online website, posted on June 19, 2011.

"Science Fiction's Hundred-Year Spree: Gary Westfahl Celebrates a Major Anniversary in the History of Science Fiction." Salon Futura website, No. 8 (April 2011). Posted April 11, 2011.

"The Ten Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Films of the Twenty-First Century … As of December 31, 2010 … And A Prediction about Ten Best Lists to Come." Locus Online website, posted on January 17, 2011.

"Philip K., Diminished: A Review of The Adjustment Bureau." Locus Online website, posted on March 6, 2011.

"Earth Needs Martians: A Review of Mars Needs Moms." Locus Online website, posted on March 13, 2011.

2010

"Two Maps of Hell: A Review of Never Let Me Go." Locus Online website, posted on September 19, 2010.

"A Life That's All About Death: A Review of Hereafter." Locus Online website, posted on October 18, 2010.

"2010: The Year We Lower Our Expectations." Strange Horizons website, posted on October 18, 2010.

"Citizen Flynn: A Review of Tron: Legacy." Locus Online website, posted on December 20, 2010.

"Notes from a Mixed Marriage, or, The Lady and the Monster." Locus Online website, posted on August 23, 2010.

"Nolan's Labyrinth: A Review of Inception." Locus Online website, posted on July 18, 2010.

"The New Classics: What Books Do You Think Will Last 100 Years Like H. G. Wells?" Panel at Westercon 2010, Pasadena, California, July 2010. Panelists Seanan McGuire, Michael Underwood, Gary Westfahl, and Ben Yalow. [Video excerpts]

"Tomorrow Numbly Dies: A Final Look at FlashForward." Locus Online website, posted on May 30, 2010.

"Thoroughly Modern Mythology?: A Review of Clash of the Titans." Locus Online website, posted on April 5, 2010.

"Searching for Tomorrow: A Second Look at FlashForward." Locus Online website,  posted on March 14, 2010.

"No Bark and No Bite: What Science Fiction Leaves Out of the Future, #4." The Internet Review of Science Fiction website, posted on February 11, 2010.

2009

"'All Energy Is Borrowed': A Review of Avatar." Locus Online website, posted on December 20, 2009.

"Not-So-Close Encounters: Men into Space and Their Search for Extraterrestrial Life." The Internet Review of Science Fiction, posted on December 11, 2009. (Registration may be required.)

"The End of Civilization and Its Discontents: A Review of The Road." Locus Online website, posted on November 29, 2009.

"Mind Meld: Bad Guys We Love to Hate: The Best Film Villains in SF/F/H (with Various Videos of Villainy)." By Nar Williams, Ben Peek, Mike Resnick, Chris Preksta, Edward M. Lerner, Gary Farber,  Steve Davidson, Gary Westfahl, Mike Brotherton, Kevin Maher, S. Andrew Swann, and Summer Brooks. SF Signal website, posted October 14, 2009.

"All Work and No Play: What Science Fiction Leaves Out of the Future, #3." The Internet Review of Science Fiction website, posted on October 7, 2009.

"In the Midst of Pandemonium, Profundity?: A Review of Pandorum." Locus Online website, posted on October 2, 2009.

"A Glimpse at the Future: A First Look at FlashForward."  Locus Online website, posted on September 26, 2009.

"Inconstant Man, or, Have Birthday Suit, Will Time Travel: A Review of The Time Traveler's Wife." Locus Online website, posted on August 17, 2009.

"The Addled Archaeology of the Future." Locus Online website, posted on August 5, 2009.

"Roundtable Discussion on Early/Proto Science Fiction." By Brian W. Aldiss, Paul K. Alkon, Everett F. Bleiler, John Clute, Jane Donawerth, H. Bruce Franklin, Brooks Landon, Robert M. Philmus, Adam Roberts, David Seed, George Slusser, Brian Stableford, Gary Westfahl, and Gary K. Wolfe. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 36 (July 2009), 202–203.

"The Man Who Didn't Need to Walk on the Moon: J. G. Ballard and 'The Vanished Age of Space.'" The Internet Review of Science Fiction, posted on July 2, 2009. (Registration may be required.)

"A Moon for the (Technologically) Misbegotten': A Review of Moon." Locus Online website, posted on June 14, 2009.

"'Thrusters on Full': A Review of Star Trek." Locus Online website, posted on May 10, 2009.

"It Came from Older Space: A Review of Alien Trespass." Locus Online website, posted on April 5, 2009.

"What Science Fiction Leaves Out of the Future #2: The Day After Tomorrow." The Internet Review of Science Fiction, posted on March 5, 2009. (Registration required.)

"Pitfalls of Prophecy: Why Science Fiction So Often Fails to Predict the Future." Locus Online website, posted on February 23, 2009.

"Mommie Dreariest: A Review of Coraline." Locus Online website, posted on February 8, 2009.

"The Decline and Fall of the Human Empire: George R. Stewart's Earth Abides." The Internet Review of Science Fiction, posted on January 6, 2009. (Registration required.)

2008

"'Backward, Turn Backward, O Time in Your Flight': A Review of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." Locus Online website, posted on December 27, 2008.

"Captain Klaatu and the Planeteers, or, The Day the Face Stood Still: A Review of The Day the Earth Stood Still." Locus Online website, posted on December 14, 2008.

"1958: Science Fiction Film's Sense-of-Wonderful Year." Locus Online website, posted on December 17, 2008.

"What Science Fiction Leaves Out of the Future, #1: No News Is Good News?" The Internet Review of Science Fiction website, posted on December 2, 2008. (Registration required.)

"A Lack of Vision: A Review of Blindness." Locus Online website, posted on October 6, 2008.

"Mind Meld: What Makes a Successful SciFi/Fantasy Book Adaptation? Why Do Some Fail?" By Jennifer Pelland, John Varley, Christopher David, James Davis Nicoll, Joseph Mallozzi, Derryl Murphy, Tim Holman, Nick Sagan, and Gary Westfahl. SF Signal website, posted September 17, 2008.

"For All Maggotkind, or, Swatted Dreams: A Review of Fly Me to the Moon." Locus Online website, posted on August 18, 2008.

"All the Truths That Are His Life: A Review of Dreams with Sharp Teeth." Locus Online website, posted on June 6, 2008.

"Aye, Robot: A Review of Wall▪E." Locus Online website, posted on June 29, 2008.

"'Escape to Your Library!' A Review of Jumper." Locus Online website, posted on February 18, 2008.

Inquiry. Interview with Mark Lynch, discussing Hugo Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction. (MP3 file). Worcester, Massachusetts: WICN, January 6, 2008.

"Magnificent Obsessions: A Review of The Dark Knight." Locus Online website, posted July 20, 2008.

"Mind-Meld: Which Sci-Fi Movie Ending Would You Change?" By Mike Brotherton, David Gerrold, Gabriel McKee, Kevin Maher, Gary Westfahl, Paul Levinson, Adam-Troy Castro, Paul Di Filippo, Jay Maynard, Michael L. Wentz, and Rob Bedford. SF Signal website, posted February 26, 2008.

"Rocks for Jocks: A Review of Journey to the Center of the Earth." Locus Online website, posted July 13, 2008.

2007

"Confessions of an Accidental Encyclopedist, Or, How I Prepared New Maps of Hell and Other Exotic Territories." Locus Online website, posted on May 26, 2007.

"Have Spacesuit, Will Dazzle, but I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine: A Review of Sunshine." Locus Online website, posted on July 22, 2007.

"An Intelligent Virus: A Review of The Invasion." Locus Online website, posted on August 18, 2007.

"Mister and Monster Smith: A Review of I Am Legend."  Locus Online website, posted on December 16, 2007.

"'The Pit of Man's Fears': Revisiting The Twilight Zone." Locus Online website, posted on July 18, 2007.

"The Warm Equations: A Review of Martian Child." Locus Online website, posted on November 6 2007.

2006

"Dull Outcome, No Kids: A Review of Children of Men." Locus Online website, posted on December 28, 2006.

"Dying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard: A Review of Stranger Than Fiction." Locus Online website, posted on November 13, 2006.

"Homo aspergerus: Evolution Stumbles Forward." Locus Online website, posted on March 6, 2006.

"How to Make Big Money Writing Science Fiction, and Other Dangerous Delusions." The Internet Review of Science Fiction website, posted on July 10, 2006. (Registration required.)

"Interplanetary Man of Mystery: A Review of Superman Returns." Locus Online website, posted on July 2, 2006.

"Roundtable on SF Criticism." By Brian W. Aldiss, Paul K. Alkon, Andrea Bell, Russell Blackford, Mark Bould, Andrew M. Butler, Jane Donawerth, Neil Easterbrook, Carl Freedman, David Ketterer, Brooks Landon, Roger Luckhurst, Patrick Parrinder, Franz Rottensteiner, Nicholas Ruddick, Vivian Sobchack, Takayuki Tatsumi, Sherryl Vint, Gary Westfahl, and Gary K. Wolfe. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 33 (November 2006), 389–404.

"A Scent of Wonder: A Review of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Locus Online website, posted on December 30, 2006.

"Science Fiction and the Playing Fields of Eaton." Originally published in Extrapolation, 47 (Spring 2006), 7-15.

"Seeing Double: A Review of The Prestige." Locus Online website, posted on October 22, 2006.

"Taking a Different Red Pill: A Review of A Scanner Darkly." Locus Online, posted on July 9, 2006.

2005

"Doing Something Right: A Review of Serenity." Locus Online website, posted on October 3, 2005.

"Evolution through Intelligent Design." Review of The Gernsback Days: A Study of the Evolution of Modern Science Fiction, 1911-1936 by Mike Ashley and Robert A. W. Lowndes. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 32 (July 2005), 340-342.

"G. Westfahl on SZ-6." Wuyan Central website, posted on October 21, 2005.

"Introduction." Originally published in Science Fiction Quotations: From the Inner Mind to the Outer Limits. Edited by Gary Westfahl. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005, xv-xxi.

"The Monsters Are Due on Merchant Street: A Review of War of the Worlds." Locus Online website, posted on June 29, 2005.

"Monstrii de pe Merchant Street: o cronica la Razbouil lumilor." Net SF website. "The Monsters Are Due on Merchant Street: A Review of War of the Worlds," first posted on the Locus Online website, translated into Romanian by Catalin Sandu.

"Mostly Charmless: A Review of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." Locus Online website, posted on May 1, 2005.

"SF Encyclopedia Is Themed." Interview. By John Joseph Adams. [uncredited] SciFi Wire website, posted December 27, 2005.

"Surprising Sci-Fi Soul Brothers: Robert A. Heinlein and Philip K. Dick." Locus Online website, posted on March 1, 2005.

"2,928 Ways to Define Science Fiction." Locus Online website, posted on November 21, 2005.

2004

"A.I.: Artificial Incompetence, or Robots Just Don't Understand: A Review of I, Robot." Locus Online website, posted on July 17, 2004.

"I.A: Incompetenta Artificiala, sau Robotii n-au cum sa-nteleaga." Net SF website. "A.I.: Artificial Incompetence, or Robots Just Don't Understand: A Review of I, Robot," first posted on the Locus Online website, translated into Romanian by Catalin Sandu.

2003

"Columbia, and the Dreams of Science Fiction.-" Locus Online website, posted on February 2, 2003. This is my response to letters.

"'Desire Is Irrelevant': A Review of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines." Locus Online website, posted on July 4, 2003.

"I Am Not a Role Model … Or Am I?" The 2003 Pilgrim Award Acceptance Speech." Originally published in The Science Fiction Research Association Review, Nos. 263/264 (March-June 2003), 5-8. (Click on "SFRAReview" link on left side of page, scroll down to 2003, "Volume 263-264 March-June 2003," and scroll down to page five.)

"Journey to the Future: Hong Kong 2003." Locus Online website, posted on April 10, 2003.

"The Persistence of Memories: A Review of Looney Tunes: Back in Action." Locus Online website, posted on November 18, 2003.

"Three Decades That Shook the World, Observed through Two Distorting Lenses and Under One Microscope." Review-essay on The Time Machines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines from the Beginning to 1950 by Mike Ashley, Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers and Others by E. Hoffman Price, and Science Fiction from Wells to Heinlein by Leon Stover. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 30 (March 2003), 109-122.

2002

"A Civilized Frontier." Review-essay on Star Trek: The Human Frontier by Michèle Barrett and Duncan Barrett. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 29 (July 2002), 272–276.

"Close Encounters for the Third, and Worst, Time: A Review of Steven Soderbergh's Solaris." Locus Online website, posted on November 29, 2002.

"Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: A Review of Minority Report." Locus Online website, posted on June 24, 2002.

"Tainted Wells: A Review of The Time Machine." Locus Online, posted on March 11, 2002.

"2002: The Year the Science Fiction Died." Locus Online website, posted on May 15, 2002.

2001

"Me, Robot: A Review of A.I." Locus Online website, posted on July 1, 2001.

2000 and Earlier

"Building on Isaac Asimov's Foundation: An Eaton Discussion with Joseph D. Miller as Moderator." By Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, and David Brin. Edited by Gary Westfahl. Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 24 (March 1997), 17–32.

"'The Closely Reasoned Technological Story': The Critical History of Hard Science Fiction." Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 20 (July 1993), 157–175.

"David J. Schow." Originally published in The St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost and Gothic Writers. Edited by David Pringle. Preface by Dennis Etchison. Detroit, Michigan: St. James Press, 1998, 516–517.

"Evolution of Modern Science Fiction: The Textual History of Hugo Gernsback's Ralph 124C 41+." Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 23 (March 1996), 37–92.

"How to Write 'Science' Stories." By Hugo Gernsback. Edited by Gary Westfahl. Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 21 (July 1994), 268–272.

"Inspired by Science Fiction." NOVA Online website, posted on April 21, 2000.

"'The Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, and Edgar Allan Poe Type of Story': Hugo Gernsback's History of Science Fiction."  Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 19 (November 1992), 340–353.

"A Noble but Dying Breed?" Review of The Work of Jack Williamson: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide by Richard A. Hauptmann. Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 27 (March 2000), 172–174.

"Not Always Boon Companions." Review of Anne McCaffrey: A Critical Companion by Robin Roberts; John Saul: A Critical Companion by Paul Bail; Michael Crichton: A Critical Companion by Elizabeth A. Trembley; and Stephen King: A Critical Companion by Sharon A. Russell. Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 24 (March 1997), 176–180.

"The Popular Tradition of Science Fiction Criticism, 1926–1980." Originally published in Science Fiction Studies, 26 (July 1999), 163–186.

"Some Things Hurtling through Space." Review of Trajectories of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Fourteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts edited by Michael Morrison. Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 25 (March 1998), 132–35.

"21.7% Interesting." Review of Functions of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Thirteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts edited by Joe Sanders. Originally published in Science-Fiction Studies, 24 (March 1997), 166–169.

"Orange County Apple and Other Aberrations: Not of This Earth." Review of Pacific Edge by Kim Stanley Robinson; Maps in a Mirror: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card by Orson Scott Card; Nightfall by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg; and The Little Country by Charles de Lint. The Los Angeles Times, Sunday Book Review  Section, February 3, 1991, 11.

"Through the Mandelbrot Gate." Review of The Ghost from the Grand Banks by Arthur C. Clarke. The Los Angeles Times, Sunday Book Review Section, December 9, 1990, 10.

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