Tag Archives | John G. Hemry

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, April 2006

Reviewed : MobiPocket version on a Tapwave Zodiac. Wil McCarthy. Boundary Condition. National Weather Service astronauts have a surprise visit – from Pope Dave : cue the joke about the Pope driving his car instead of his chauffer, and some other creaky dialog. The story gives some ponderation to the role ‘God’ may have in […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, June 2005

Wil McCarthy. The Policeman’s Daughter. Attorney Carmine Strange Douglas finds himself in a predicament, as a younger, ballsier version of himself is defending a younger, ballsier version of his old friend. This has been able to happen due to the extensive use of a technology which makes it -extremely- simple to make backups and duplicates […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, April 2005

Jack Williamson. The Stonehenge Gate. Third and final instalment of a novel serialisation. Kyle Kirkland. Company Secrets. Merv Dunn, Inc, is an infomeister in a particularly unappealing near future, in which those in the private sector are fully incorporated, and look down on the ‘sheep’ who work for a living – particularly those working for […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, December 2004

Kenneth Brady. Baby on Board. Editor Standey Schmidt has been beefing about SUVs in his editorials of late, so it was probably a heads-up play by Brady in submitting a story about them. Alan, an eco-warrior, objecting to the use of these gasguzzlers, takes pride in stealing, or rather, borrowing such vehicles, and giving them […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, September 2003

Edward M. Lerner. Moonstruck. Part One of Four. A serialized novel. Lerner’s ‘Dangling Conversations’ stories had First Contact being made by radio transmission, with trading in knowledge between species being the only contact. Here he has a more traditional First contact, with aliens arriving on Earth. I won’t be reading the story and thus won’t […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, December 2002

Michael Swanwick. Slow Life. Standard Analog fayre from an author whom you wouldn’t immediately associate with Analog. Lizzie O’Brien is part of an expedition on Titan, hamstrung slightly by media fascination and online chats with members of the public back home. Whilst a turbot-cam (and, yes, that is right – a turbot-cam as opposed to […]