Wayne's Reviews: An Introduction — Taking a chainsaw to media since 2013

Wayne's Reviews - Taking a chainsaw to media since 2013Wayne's Reviews: An Introduction
Taking a chainsaw to media since 2013

Just before Christmas, Horst asked me if I felt like doing any more movie reviews. My answer was 'Yes but...'

Horst agreed with the but. He is willing to let me chainsaw anything I feel like! Which means I want to critique the logic behind the work. Why? Because an entire work of fiction, only hangs together if the base is logical.

... Tad Stones on Disney, Darkwing Duck and monologues

Tad Stones... Tad Stones ...
... on Disney, Darkwing Duck and monologues

Darkwing Duck is a special hero for me. He turned up in the Disney Club one saturday afternoon, then on ARD. From the very first moment I was in love with this St. Canard crimebuster.

Mastermind of the series was Tad Stones, whom I met on Facebook quite a bit later. We agreed on an interview in various parts. This is the first part ...

The Chief's Pipe - SITTING BULL’S PIPE - Rediscovering the Man, Correcting the Myth

SITTING BULL’S PIPE - Rediscovering the Man, Correcting the MythThe Chief's Pipe
Sitting Bulls' Pipe - Rediscovering the Man, Correcting the Myth

to the German version10 years after the print edition, now available as ebook: An exciting ethnological study on the most prominent Native American leader in the 19th century…

These essays provide us with new dimensions of Sitting Bull, the Lakota leader; they further help define the material culture of the man“.

The German view on: Harry Harrison

The German View… Harry Harrison

Preambel: We want to look behind the work of some British  SF-writers resp. US-authors, who are known as »milestones« of SF-literature ( or at least »mighty pebbles«).

First I want to speak about Harry Harrison.

Naturally  it's my personal view, nevertheless I want to name the column  »the German view«.

The Hugo Awards

Zauberwort - The EditorialThe Hugo Awards

Introduction
Let's talk about the Hugo Awards. Horst has brought together a bunch of viewpoints about the Sad Puppy campaign, and the response to it, and we all owe him a huge vote of thanks.

Now to toss some dynamite into the discussion.

The Hugo Awards don't matter. Period.

The Hugo Awards are Irrelevant

Zauberwort - The EditorialThe Hugo Awards are Irrelevant

zur deutschen ÜbersetzungI'm going to ask you to ignore everything you've heard about the Hugo Awards for the last ten years. I know it will be hard. Make that probably impossible, but I'm going to ask anyway.

So, let's go back to the days of First Fandom - 1938 to be precise. Before 1938 there'd been no fannish activity. Well, yes, the Futurians technically predated First Fandom, but they didn't count since they all went on to be writers.