Ha! I’m not the only one who thinks Poltergeist is a cult classic that people remember!
Feature Discussion: Summer, David and Brian talk about the Emmy-winning series “Quantum Leap”, which ran on NBC from 1989-1993, starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.
I missed this news, but Madeleine L’Engle passed away on September 6 at the age of 88.
She was the author of over 60 novels, but her most noted novels were Time Quartet, consisting of the Newbery Award-winning A Wrinkle in Time (1962), and it’s sequels A Wind in the Door (1973), A Swiftly Tilting Planet (1978), and Many Waters (1986).
Show #33 will be about “Quantum Leap”, a sleeper scifi hit that ran on NBC from 1989-1993.
Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, science, time travel and history. Sort of the MacGyver of Time Lord wanna-bes, but not exactly so. Go on… you know you were thinking the same thing.
That’s right… another All-Feedback show!
Summer, David and Brian dive into the voicemails we received for Shows 29-31, covering mostly “Galactic Patrol” and Poltergeist.
Feature Discussion: Summer, David and Brian talk about Emma Bull’s critically acclaimed 1987 debut novel, War for the Oaks.
We get a glimpse of how there might be magic in all realms that may happen to collide in this world of ours. All in all, it’s a fast, fun read. Go check it out.
What’s so important about a brand new book about writing fantasy that it gets mentioned here, you ask? You mean, besides the fact that it contains an essay by the inestimable Tee Morris, and one by yours truly, Summer Brooks?
“The Author’s Grimoire” contains an essay by Joe Murphy, and the book is dedicated to him. I don’t know if this is the last essay he sold or not, but it’s finally coming to print.
Fred Saberhagen passed away on June 29 from cancer. I didn’t know until a “Cover to Cover” listener sent me an email about it. The announcement had even been posted to Slice of SciFi, and I didn’t know.
To say the least, I was stunned.
I never got hooked by his Berserker series as some other friends of mine did back in the day, but I liked the “Empire of the East” series, I enjoyed his Dracula books, and also many of the titles in his Swords series.
Show #32 will be about “War for the Oaks”, a Locus Award-winning fantasy novel by Emma Bull.
Originally published in 1987, and republished in 2001 as a trade pb with this cover, this tale is about a Minneapolis singer who’s in between bands, and is being drafted into the battle between light and dark in the Seelie Court.
It’s got fairies and rock and roll. What else do you need to know?
There are many who fear the clowns…