It’s here. The new Planet Scumm is a tender and bizarre collection of short science fiction. Press play to hear “THE TOWER,” in which a group of robots become free-thinking and are immediately depressed. The world and the robots are original and clearly drawn. And though no humans are in the story, humanity’s fingerprints are all over the … Continued
It’s said that humans are the only animals able to contemplate their own mortality. Planet Scumm #4 features tales of death and the end times, as experienced by the most human among us: lobsters. Also some aliens, robots, and a baby. Our summer issue, brimming forth with some of the finest & boldest science fiction is now available in … Continued
My fellow Americans––and we are really, the best, the best of fellows––everything’s fine. Nothing to worry about. This is very, very, VERY normal. This visitor, he’s-she’s, it’s, I dunno the thing yet––he’s just here to visit. Okay? A visitor, who is very special, and is going to do some things––that’s all! Now, some people don’t … Continued
The new Planet Scumm is here! Get it here. Learn more here. & read or listen to the cover story below. Scumm #2 Audibook & Digi-Magazine by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt Cold. While she sleeps she dreams of cold. Deep cold that clings to the nostrils and whiskers, cold that seeps into the ears. Not the … Continued
A concert band doesn’t have to groove. The level of syncopation in hip-hop and rock riffage, owing to its lineage back to jazz and Bo Diddley’s re-interpretation of West African drumming, is outside the scope of what most middle and high school concert bands attempt. But aesthetic politics and prejudices run deep.