Tag Archives | Frederic S. Durbin

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2007

David Marusek. Osama Phone Home. Published earlier in MIT’s Technology Magazine, and it reads like a story that you would expect a high quality writer Marusek would provide that kind of magazine, as opposed to writing it as an F&SF story. It’s OK, but some what short of his best, which is a pretty high […]

Fantasy and Science Fiction February 2001

From A to Z, in the Sarsaparilla Alphabet. Harlan Ellison. A feature novella, acquired some 10 years ago. Novella is a misnomer, as this is an ‘abecedarian’ – that is a series of theme-related (mythological beasts and deities) but storywise unrelated vignettes in A to Z order – one vignette per letter of the alphabet […]