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ORIGINAL FICTION: "Dog Days, Part 1"

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There are a zillion online Science Fiction sites, the overwhelming majority of which are simply talking in fannish fashion about Trek or Galactica or Stargate or whatever is trendy and flashy at the moment; there are fewer still who are talking about literary science fiction (I suppose because for most Trekies it's still harder to read than to ogle Jolene Blaylock's breasts); and fewer still that are contributing original Science Fiction stories online.

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Science Fiction Music Review #1: "Lost Horizons" by Abney Park

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Yes, I promise you, there really is such a thing as Science Fiction music, and it’s not just soundtracks to SF movies and goofy Theremin stuff (Though that is undeniably cool), and there’s scads of examples: There’s Jeff Wayne’s musical version of “War of the Worlds” which my science teacher forced us to listen to during tests in 9th grade; either of Peter Schilling’s US releases; “I Robot” by the Alan Parsons Project (Which I believe was some sort of hovercraft); “Valis,” an almost-unlistenable opera by Tod Machover and friends; Rasputina’s “Oh, Perilous World,” the B-Movie Chic of Man or

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The IO9 Website Declares War on Christianity, Freedom of Thought.

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There's a Science Fiction Film Festival going on in Texas this week, and they sent out press releases. Since it's a Science Fiction Film Festival, you'd think that the Science Fiction Website "Io9" (No, I don't understand the name either), would say "Hey, cool! We'll plug it for you on our site!"

Ah, but no, you see, it's a *CHRISTIAN* Science Fiction Film dealie. "Christian" is a four-letter word over at Io9. Here's what they said on their site:

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