The Grand Wheel Book Cover

Weird Sci-Fi: The Grand Wheel

Card shark nerd and mafia lizards, Bayley’s underdog hero for humanity Barrington J. Bayley was considered at the forefront of the New Wave of science fiction movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Alongside authors like Philip Jose Farmer, they looked for inspiration in the beat writers and especially William S. … Read More ›

Weird Sci-Fi: Goulart and His Frankenstein Story

Calling Dr. Patchwork Takes the Frankenstein Motif In A Comical New Direction “Kill yr idols!” Sonic Youth’s 1980s branding burns like a time machine that resides as an indirect reference to Ron Goulart’s vision of Odd Jobs, Inc. But for the pop cultural historian, he took this premature idea into … Read More ›

David Hardy

David Hardy, Space Artist

David Hardy Continues to Expand Our Imagination and Influence Artists Today With His Signature Space Art When you hear the words “space artist” images from John Berkey’s work or Chelsey Bonestell’s art come to mind. Or, you thought about David A. Hardy, the most accomplished living space artist of our … Read More ›