Port: The censors are coming for HBO's new
WDAYPort: The censors are coming for HBO's new alternate history show about the Civil WarWDAYThe show is called Confederate, and it imagines an alternate timeline for the United States from the Civil War in which the South won and slavery is still very much alive. This sort of alternate history plot isn't particularly new. Author Harry ...HBO hacked: Upcoming episodes, Game of Thrones data leaked onlineEW.comHacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other NetworksNew York Timesall 1,111 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 8:41 am
The dangerous myth of a singular, unified,
QuartzThe dangerous myth of a singular, unified, white American SouthQuartzHBO's “Confederate” also dates back to the much-earlier imaginings of Winston Churchill and MacKinlay Cantor and Harry Turtledove—revealing a century-long catalog of attempts to answer the question, What if the South had won the Civil War? The answer ...and more »
Posted on 30 July 2017 | 6:50 am
SJWs attack scifi: HBO's alternate history
The College FixSJWs attack scifi: HBO's alternate history tale 'Confederate' is 'clueless white privilege'The College FixOne of my favorite science fiction sub-genres is alternate history, imagined realities where a pivotal moment in time is altered and then history as we know it is irrevocably changed. Some authors, like alternate history “master” Harry Turtledove ...HBO hacked: Upcoming episodes, Game of Thrones data leaked onlineEW.comHacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other NetworksNew York Timesall 1,118 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2017 | 7:37 am
Electoral College Basketball: Our Fictional
Mid-Major MadnessElectoral College Basketball: Our Fictional Campaign BeginsMid-Major MadnessThat being said, it would be quite subjective if I were to just channel Harry Turtledove and simply create a timeline wherein only college basketball coaches were allowed to run for president. After all, in this scenario, everything is up to me and my ...
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 6:46 am
Classics in Reprint: May – July 2017 -
Classics in Reprint: May – July 2017Locus OnlineAlternate history novel in which the South wins the American Civil War; from 1953, this novel famously precedes Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle, Harry Turtledove's The Guns of the South, and many similar books. • Open Media's site has this ...
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 10:56 am
On Books: An Interview with VADM James P.
Oh yes. I particularly like William Gibson’s science fiction. And those books over there, those are some of the books in the Harry Turtledove series — for example, Legion of Videssos — which I was reading with my son. Thank you. I enjoyed ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 11:12 pm
'Bombs Away' by Harry Turtledove shows how
“Bombs Away,” the aptly named latest alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove, follows the writer’s now well-used formula. The novel takes a point of departure in wartime and recounts a different narrative using multiple viewpoint characters, most ...
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 6:39 am
Report: Tom Brady Coulda Been A Jet
From the Daily News' Gary Myers comes an alternate history worthy of Harry Turtledove: A source who was in New York's draft room in 2000 claims one scout aggressively urged Bill Parcells to select Tom Brady with the Jets' sixth-round draft pick.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 5:22 pm
What would the world be like if America lost
The Atlantic asks Harry Turtledove, writer of counterfactual histories. He points out that, in fact, the alternatives are written not to be realistic, but to throw interesting dramatic light on the world we do inhabit. Alternate history isn't really about ...
Posted on 5 July 2014 | 3:48 am
2013 Michiganders to Watch: John Targowski,
John Targowski co-authored the 2011 city charter amendment making ... He likes alternate history novels, especially books by Harry Turtledove. • In a perfect world, his dream job would be White House drug czar. “That would give me the power to truly ...
Posted on 28 December 2012 | 4:00 am