Category: Unconventional

In a nutshell, unconventional means not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed. If there is anything else to it, do let us know.

Emad Aysha24/10/2023

The art of eating sci-fi pumpkins in Chengdu, China

I just visited China to participate in the Chengdu World Science Fiction Convention and the […]
Emad Aysha09/10/2023

Eman Nabil reminds us that there's always time for a change... on the Arab sci-fi scene

Eman Nabil’s ‘The Result of a Change’ (2018) is a complicated sci-fi novel. It is […]
Emad Aysha28/09/2023

Creature Comforts – From shivers to slithers in the American suburban imagination

I was watching a relatively uneventful horror movie the other day, Blood Lake - Attack […]
Emad Aysha13/09/2023

Space Enough to Feel – Hacking away at Egyptian dreams of the Metaversal revolution

I just read a rather interesting novella by Abd Al-Aal Bikhyt, Ikhtiraq (‘The Hack’ or […]
Emad Aysha01/09/2023

Mahmoud Fikry’s Metaverse proves the dark times are just around the virtual corner!

Here’s a new novel to deal with, one I came across at the Cairo International […]
Emad Aysha12/08/2023

The Sci-Fi Overflow - From China's Fanzines and Moviemakers to a World in Waiting

An interview with a sci-fi colleague of ours at the other end of the world, […]
Emad Aysha28/07/2023

Oppenheimer is a ‘Promethean’ feast for the eyes and ears

An amusing anecdote helps explain why this is such a must-see movie. While being treated […]
Karim El Koussa24/07/2023

Breaking the Double Breaks

Words! What are words? They are a bunch of letters alchemically connected to form a […]
Emad Aysha16/07/2023

Mission Impossible 7 is a Digital Reality on the Rocks

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One (2023) is an intelligent movie. Of course, it […]
Emad Aysha29/06/2023

A mishmash conspiracy of paranoid ‘Arab’ mindset and other imports

A while ago, I read a novella – finished it all in one go – […]
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