It's Christmas in February on Legends of
GeekIt's Christmas in February on Legends of Tomorrow.Geek(Someone on the writing staff has been reading Harry Turtledove, I'd bet.) In a conversation with Eobard Thawne, we learn that this is a plan to lure the Legends to revolutionary America, kill them and take their fragment of the Spear of Destiny. It works.DC's Legends of Tomorrow 2x12 Promo "Camelot/3000" (HD) Season 2 Episode 12 PromoYouTubeall 60 news articles »
Posted on 8 February 2017 | 9:03 am
The South wins the Civil War in 'CSA,'
Dallas News (blog)The South wins the Civil War in 'CSA,' showing on Inauguration DayDallas News (blog)Other works have sprung from the premise of Confederate victory, including Harry Turtledove's The Guns of the South. In that novel, white supremacists travel back in time to give Robert E. Lee AK-47s and heart pills. Alternative history is also the ...
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 12:00 pm
NATO, Nukes & Nazis: The Craziest World
The National Interest Online (blog)NATO, Nukes & Nazis: The Craziest World War III Game Ever MadeThe National Interest Online (blog)For the same reason that people love alternate-history movies like The Final Countdown, or alternate-timeline books such as those by Harry Turtledove, or just play historical games in general. They give us the chance to explore what might have been.
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 6:19 pm
Revealed: Ted Cruz helped Trump win the New
Revealed: Ted Cruz helped Trump win the New Hampshire primary by sharing internal pollingHot AirI like what a Twitter pal had to say about this: “You don't always need to play 3D chess when your opponent is playing checkers.” For months, Cruz fans like me have wondered whether he might have beaten Trump if not for that dastardly Marco Rubio's ...and more »
Posted on 2 December 2016 | 1:04 pm
Chris Brown celebrated his release from jail
A.V. ClubChris Brown celebrated his release from jail by dropping a romantic dance jamA.V. ClubHarry Turtledove did this series of novels* about aliens attacking the Earth during World War II, which ended up creating some strange bedfellows at humanity had to stand together to fight a bigger foe. America allied with Japan, Russia teamed up with ...
Posted on 1 September 2016 | 6:42 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