What happened before the Big Bang? What makes a planet superhabitable? Science Fiction and archictecture in the work of Frank R. Paul. Turning pulp spaceships into 3D art. A new scientific model that defines alien intelligence. How advanced alien civilizations would conguer the galaxy with Dyson Spheres.
On the latest installment of The Three Hoarsemen, John E. O. Stevens, Fred Kiesche and myself discuss the works and influence of C. L. Moore, who propelled the still-fledgling genre of “sword and sorcery” into strange new territories full of horrors and wonders, building on the foundations laid by Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith, and lighting the way for Vance, Brackett, Bradbury and Zelazny.
I am bummed I wasn't able to work the awesome Hildebrandt cover for the Del Rey "Best Of" collection into the post.