Category Archives: Science Meets Fantasy

Does life exist on other worlds?

One evening next week I am to audition for a part in Saint Louis Shakespeare’s upcoming production of WAR OF THE WORLDS (Don’t ask me why a Shakespeare company is putting on a play based on a radio drama by H. G. Wells!), in which invaders from Mars attack Earth.  With this sort of prospect… Read More »

Yes, Virginia, there is a jackalope

Childhood memories have a way of sticking to the unconscious like glue, then popping up at unexplained times. That happened to me this week, reading a report of a new species of mammal found in Southeast Asia. This memory has been hiding within my head almost 40 years. I finished high school in midyear, 1960,… Read More »