fantasy http://kcur.org en Ray Bradbury Remembered By Loving Biographer http://kcur.org/post/ray-bradbury-remembered-loving-biographer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Writer Ray Bradbury was an American icon. His work straddled genres, uniting the seemingly-disparate worlds of science fiction and high literature, haunting readers' imaginations with side shows, skeletons, bright stars, the dark skies of space, solitary front porches and late night train whistles.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:57:27 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 53874 at http://kcur.org The Gothic Imagination http://kcur.org/post/gothic-imagination <p><a href="http://film.ku.edu/" target="_blank">University of Kansas Film and Media Studies</a> professor <strong>John C. Tibbetts</strong> is not just a film scholar, but a fan of its work, more specifically, <strong>science fiction</strong>.&nbsp; He had a strong influence: Tibbetts&#39; father was an early science fiction fan who named his son after Edgar Rice Burrough&#39;s second great hero, John Carter of Mars. Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:23:38 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 10208 at http://kcur.org The Gothic Imagination