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Monthly Archives: April 2008

On SyFy Radio

I was interviewed on SyFy Portal’s SyFy Radio about The Battlestar Galactica Code: The Last Cylon article.

The Bard, Bat Durston, and Thou

evilrooster on Live Journal hath treated our minds to two minor vignettes from Joss Whedon’s Serenity as if drawn from the pen of William Shakespeare. Verily, more of her, I do impeach!

This time last year… Space Cowboys

In March of 2007, before the ’zine had even launched, I attended Lunacon 50. While there, I was on the Space Cowboys panel with Ernest Lilley, Marvin Kaye, and Keith R.A. DeCandido. On April 7th, 2007, this feature became the first audio file published on, and distributed through our podCast channel.

George Lucas on Star Wars

“I always considered [the Star Wars] films Westerns. What made the classic Westerns of guys like John Ford great was that the stories they told were so simple that they ended up being deeply resonant and inspiring.”

This time last year… Bat Durston, Space Marshal

On April 1st, 2007 this ’zine launched with the story: Bat Durston, Space Marshal by G. Richard Bozarth. It was originally published in Asimov’s Magazine of Science Fiction under the editorship of George Scithers.

Women’s History Month on

Interview with Sunny Buick, by N.E. Lilly The Ballad of Stagg’rin’ Bill, by Marcie Tentchoff A World is Born, by Leigh Brackett The Women of Space Westerns, by N.E. Lilly A Llama’s Tale, by Shauna Roberts Mars Ain’t No Place For Ladies, by Filamena Young A Few Sunsets Too Many, by Amanda Spikol Interview with […]

Space Westerns, Jets Blasting!

(with apologies to Galaxy) Jets blasting, Bat Durston came screeching down through the atmosphere of Bbllzznaj, a tiny planet seven billion light years from Sol. He cut out his super-hyper-drive for the landing…and at that point, a tall, lean spaceman stepped out of the tail assembly, proton gun-blaster in a space-tanned hand. “Get back from […]