Category Archives: 1. Science Fiction

Podcast Episode 32: Fighting with Yourself in a Video Game

Actor/model LaMonica Garrett joins us to chat about his role in the upcoming third Transformer film, working with characters that aren’t there in the real world, favorite science fiction shows, the overlap of westerns and science fiction, his genre connections, working with Rebecca Romijn, working on Fight Night: Champion, playing a video game in which […]

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Speaker

Book The Genre Traveler To Speak at Your Next Event! Carma is available to speak on a variety of speculative fiction topics in a variety of formats: Lectures & Presentations 1-2 hours Workshops 3 to 8 hours; single or multi-day Teleseminars & Webinars Delivered over the phone, pre-recorded or live Panel Discussions and Q&A Sessions […]

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Podcast Episode 31: Genre Hollywood Stories

Hollywood tour guide Stephen Schochet shares anecdotes from his new book, Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and Legends of the Movies! Listen in as he tells us about some behind-the-scenes antics and fun stories of Marlene Dietrich, Jim Carrey, Marlon Brando, Kirk Alyn, William Shatner, Gene Roddenberry, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Boris […]

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Genre Sequels and Prequels Coming This Year

While tooling around IMBD, I noticed a list of forthcoming sequels and prequels. What was interesting about the list was how it was dominated by genre titles. Here’s a short summary of those coming out this year. Currently in theaters: The fourth entry in the Scream franchise, which was first released in December of 1996, […]

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Podcast Episode 30: Exploring Options in Science Fiction with Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning science fiction author, chats with The Genre Traveler about his new series of science fiction thrillers focused on a self-aware Internet. In addition, we chat about common themes in artificial intelligence stories, how the history of the World Wide Web has diverged from the early dystopic literary visions of cyberpunk, what […]

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TGT Publishing

TGT Publishing is a branch of The Genre Traveler that publishes books and ebooks of interest to science fiction, fantasy and horror fans — especially those with a travel orientation. Books currently in the pipeline include: Annotated classics – classic genre novels with annotations about the locations so you can create your own travel itineraries […]

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Podcast Episode 29: Jeremy/Angela — Who Is S/He?

This week I chat with Jeremy Zimmerman a former game writer and current short story writer. We chat about writing for interactive role playing games, the politics of a hell mouth, The Wily Writers, gender biases for authors, writing under a pseudonym, writing under the guise of another gender, so many books … not enough […]

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Shore Leave 33 Confirms Guest Roster

You still have time to register for Shore Leave 33, taking place in the Baltimore area July 8-10. Rarly registration is being taken until June 15 and gets you nice discount. Confirmed guests include: John de Lancie Q from the modern Star Trek franchise series Colonel Simmons from Stargate SG-1 I saw him speak at […]

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Podcast Episode 27: Vampires and Technoculture

What happens when you write a novel that isn’t purely cyberpunk science fiction but also isn’t purely vampire horror? According to this week’s guest Gabrielle Faust, you end up in the dark fantasy or urban fantasy section. Gabrielle is the author of the post-apocalyptic, techno-horror vampire series Eternal Vigilance, as well as an illustrator and […]

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