Monthly Archives: November 2012

Of dybbuks, starships and dhimmitude

For there is rot in their bones, corruption in their hearts, weakness in their knees, and their bitter cry sent into the storm of Kishinev and every Kishinev to come shall not be heard, not even in the porticos and … Continue reading

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Bits & Pieces: Acclaimed baby-boomer genre Jewish writers, erotic fiction and science fiction

This article is very much a change of pace. No politics, no exposé of any anti-Semitic bigotry coming from any genre folk, whether ‘new’ or old style. Lighten things up a bit… However this article does have a bearing on … Continue reading

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A commentary on the deafening silence in response to anti-Semitism in the genre community in comparison to the unabashed banter in response to Samuel Delany’s 1998 NYRSF essay ‘Racism and Science Fiction’. Contrasts & disturbing impressions

This essay repeats much of the same themes or oh so taboo motifs that I covered in this article over here, although from a different angle or perspective entirely. Samuel Delany is a well-known and award winning African-American SF writer, … Continue reading

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Winding down…

Yes this blog is winding down, that is. I have pretty much written about what I intended to write about, when I first started this blog back in April 2011, and I have no need or the tiniest shred of … Continue reading

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