Fiction about Extraterrestrials Makes Me Appreciate “Being Human”, by Madhuri Palaji
I heard a lot about UFOs, aliens and extraterrestrial beings when I was a child. Those were the times when a news story came up reporting a flying saucer spotted hovering over some city or flights vanishing mysteriously into space, etc, etc. I found these stories very interesting. Of course, I never thought we, the […]
The Transformative Power of Villainous Cartoons, by Vicki Keire
From a  young age, I’ve loved a good villain. I’ve always been the type to secretly root for the bad guys. Villains seem so larger than life, so much better than the hero or heroine. Villains are more powerful, more driven, more ambitious, and yes, let’s face it, they have more sex appeal. As I […]
“X” is for Xenolinguistics: Favorite Alien Languages, by Vicki Keire
In many creation stories, language actually exists prior to the creation of the world. The gods often gift speech before life, and in the Book of Genesis, God uses his own speech to create light. Language is not only central to the human experience, many would argue it actually defines it. That’s why I’m so […]