The Sable Fan Gyrl's Blog (7)

Afrofuturism's Stranger Blues

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1993 Cover of Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler





[For audio, see original post]

...I woke up this morning And I put on my walkin' shoes

I'm goin' down the road

Cause I got them walkin' blues



I'm just a stranger…
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Added by The Sable Fan Gyrl on June 13, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Sunday Livin': Searching for RWOC Speculative Fiction

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*breathes in deep*  *looks around*



This isn’t the world I remember.  It smells...toxic.  … Continue

Added by The Sable Fan Gyrl on June 12, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Interlude II: Sable Fan Gyrl Approved

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*possible spoilers ahead*





The block itself comes into its own as a setting: the grim inhuman geometry of housing estates makes for a dystopian fortress suddenly under siege. Shot at…
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Interlude: Sable Fan Gyrl Approved

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I’ve always been a science fiction buff. From my elementary school days with Bruce Coville’s “My Teacher Is An Alien” series, to my teenage obsession with “X-Files,” to my current RSS feed of the Cyberpunk Review, throughout my life I’ve been fascinated by all things out of this world, beyond this galaxy, and foreign to this dimension. But growing up a person of color,…
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Added by The Sable Fan Gyrl on June 12, 2011 at 9:15am — No Comments

In the Future, We Kill Our Attackers: Rihanna's "Man Down" as Afrofuturist Text

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Rihanna’s video for “Man Down”  dropped last week and set the web on fire.  The way justice and rape, innocence and violence work in the video--and the non-sensical responses to it--have… Continue

Added by The Sable Fan Gyrl on June 10, 2011 at 8:32pm — 1 Comment

It's Sable Fan Gyrl Week @NunezDaughter

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"War Elf" by Mark Knox, Artist/Writer, Member of the Black Science Fiction Society



Greetings Fen & Fen of Color,



For the next seven…

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Added by The Sable Fan Gyrl on June 10, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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Follow da Mouse

Posted by Turtel Onli on May 26, 2018 at 7:53am 0 Comments

Now that The Mouse has made it legit to say or think, "Black / African derived super hero" folks can rise up and openly participate indie Black Age of Comics' creators and their continued lines of amazing products. After decades of being "Indie Black adverse" many can now deal in legal Black-Money by collecting and gifting indie-Black Age products.  Putting them in the hands of so many hungry deserving fans and students. The Mouse has come a long way since his early minstrlal shimy days to rise and rule. Its nice to see him open up the door. 

Now lets see who is willing to leave the plantations of the mainstream.

As we have been saying for over a decade.... "Indie today: Black Age Forever!…

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Follow da Mouse

Posted by Turtel Onli on May 26, 2018 at 7:52am 0 Comments

Now that The Mouse has made it legit to say or think, "Black / African derived super hero" folks can rise up and openly participate indie Black Age of Comics' creators and their continued lines of amazing products. After decades of being "Indie Black adverse" many can now deal in legal Black-Money by collecting and gifting indie-Black Age products.  Putting them in the hands of so many hungry deserving fans and students. The Mouse has come a long way since his early minstrlal shimy days to rise and rule. Its nice to see him open up the door. 

Now lets see who is willing to leave the plantations of the mainstream.

As we have been saying for over a decade.... "Indie today: Black Age Forever!…

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La Cosa Nostra...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on May 25, 2018 at 7:47am 0 Comments

CBS News Almanac: Al Capone

Topics: Commentary, Existentialism, Politics

Cosa nostra is an Italian phrase for 'our thing'. It is exclusively used to describe Italian and Italian-American Mafia organization. It can sometimes be described as La Cosa…
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Space, Time and Quanta...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on May 24, 2018 at 9:29pm 0 Comments

Credit: Chris Gash

Topics: Astrophysics, Black Holes, Einstein, Quantum Mechanics, Relativity

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look…
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Tea Leaves and Quantum Dots...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on May 23, 2018 at 10:05am 0 Comments

Image Source: EurekAlert!

Topics: Biology, Biomedicine, Cancer, Nanotechnology, Quantum Dots

We now have a…
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Extraction!

Posted by Ronald T. Jones on May 22, 2018 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

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Far future Earth. Humanity is no longer isolated, having established relations with other sentient species across the stars. But humans remain divided among a group of Regional Coalitions that have replaced the old nation-states.Tensions between the Coalitions threaten an already tenuous peace maintained by Unified Earth, a representative body that has tried to speak with one human voice to the galaxy. Unified Earth asks the African Union, a major Regional Coalition power, to rescue a group of humans that have been kidnapped by marauders and taken to a distant,…

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