Tag Archives: David Bowie

New Doctor Who is a Woman (and Still Kinda Bowie)

Kudos to David Llewellyn who immediately noted the similarity between Jodie Whittaker in the promo for her new Doctor Who and the cover of David Bowie’s Low.  His tweet was picked up by NME earlier last week. I’ve blogged about … Continue reading

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My Full Worldcon Schedule

I’m listing my full events schedule for the 74th World Science Fiction Convention (MidAmeriCon II) in Kansas City.  I’ll be at these events for sure–on some as a panelist, and moderating or assisting others.  I’m rounding up the end times (they … Continue reading

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On Bowie’s Death

I’ve written about David Bowie on You Sell Wonderment because he’s probably the best example of science fiction and pop music co-mingling to produce cool results. I’m still in shock about his passing.  It seemed like he’d be around forever.  Not much more … Continue reading

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Tor’s “David Bowie is Sci-Fi and Fantasy”

I’m providing a link to this awesome article by Bridget McGovern about David Bowie’s influence on F&SF. It does a great job of nailing latter-day Bowie references in The Venture Bros. and Neil Gaiman’s work.  The list of his supporting … Continue reading

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New Flash Fiction – “Have You Seen Lucky?”

My short story “Have You Seen Lucky?” was recently published by Abyss & Apex. Dog lovers and Replacements fans should enjoy it. While you’re there, buy a copy of The Best of Abyss & Apex, Vol. 1 which features great short … Continue reading

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11 Musicians Who Each Match A Doctor Who

When Peter Capaldi announced recently that his portrayal of Doctor Who was influenced by David Bowie,  I came up with the following list of doppelgangers. (UPDATE: full descriptions are in “Comments” below because the plug-in I used now cuts off after 1st … Continue reading

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Major Tom in Space and Science-Fiction Music in General

This week, we all got a treat when Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity (from the International Space Station) went viral. “Space Oddity” is indeed a classic.  When Paste Magazine posted a list of the “Top 23 … Continue reading

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