Category: Emad's SF

Everybody needs a voice, and Arab and Muslim science fiction is no exception. This is Emad's gift to his colleagues across the region and beyond. A platform for the unheard, reviewing, and interviewing the avant-garde to mend cultural bridges from the Global South to the Global North.

Emad Aysha08/07/2024

Exotheological Games – Ammar al-Masry’s guidebook to interstellar conflict

Ammar’s Atlantis trilogy was reviewed in this segment before, so it seems natural to talk […]
Emad Aysha29/06/2024

Petro preferences – A ‘novel’ way to answer lingering questions

The story is semi-science fiction set in the very near future. Iran is at war with Saudi Arabia, and the only way the Saudis can tip the balance back in their favour is to buy up General Motors, the company manufacturing Iran’s superior tanks. Worse still, the villainous Iran here is led by none other than the Shah
Emad Aysha18/06/2024

American Dad – On Reviving the Memory of a long lost Breed

A friend recommended Knox Goes Away (2023) shortly after I missed it in the theatres […]
Emad Aysha09/06/2024

Beyond the desert dunes lays… Furiosa!

The new George Miller Furiosa movie received a lot of undeserved flak, and I will […]
Emad Aysha05/06/2024

Meeting in the Middle - Khalil Gibran translated for today, SF from tomorrow

There was an interesting Zoom conference on Lebanese poet, writer and artist Khalil Gibran, where […]
Emad Aysha27/05/2024

The non-novel novel – Seshat’s Ancient Rescue Manual

A while ago. I was browsing through a book sale and found what was professed […]
Emad Aysha20/05/2024

Kingdom of the Apes: Originality, Innocence or Imitation?

I forced myself, under dire circumstances, to go and watch Kingdom of the Planet of […]
STRETCHING THE TRUTH: A classic scene from Terry Gilliam's Kafkaesque dystopian sci-fi masterpiece 'Brazil'.
Emad Aysha06/05/2024

Kafka to the Rescue: from Brazil to the Middle East

Through a series of fortuitous coincidences, I got a chance to watch a BBC adaptation […]
TAKING THE TUBE: Shree Nation leaving a trail of reviews and mysteries from Bollywood to Hollywood.
Emad Aysha26/04/2024

Shree Nation - Jack of All Trades and Master of More than One

Any of you who read the interview with Christina Marie Alongi know I’m a YouTube […]
Emad Aysha13/04/2024

Conferring on the possibilities, Dr Heba Farouk talks about children’s SF and the Sufi imagination

I dropped in unannounced at a conference at the Egyptian Writers’ Union on children’s literature […]
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