Paul Levinson

Paul Levinson's novels include The Silk Code (winner Locus Award, Best 1st Science Fiction Novel of 1999) & The Plot To Save Socrates. His nonfiction including Fake News in Real Context has been translated into 15 languages. 

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Review of 'The Orville' 2.11
5 months ago
A real diamond of an episode—2.11—of The Orville last night, right up there with the best time travel stories of Star Trek: TOS and TNG. Well, it's not actually time-travel, it's a time capsule that s...
Review of 'Project Blue Book' Season 1 Finale
5 months ago
Well, Project Blue Book ended its first season last night pretty much the way it's been all season long: intriguing, worth watching, but still not getting beyond its cheesy pulp, though some of that w...
Review of 'The Orville' 2.10
5 months ago
Well, critics are waking up, after the two-part episode last week and the week before, about how good and important The Orville is. Will Harris of The Verge observed that "With the two-part episode 'I...
Review of 'Project Blue Book' 1.9
5 months ago
Well, the shiny round object in Project Blue Book 1.9 wasn't in the sky, or even on the ground. It was in Barney's neck, and was evidence that he had been abducted by extraterrestrials. In what passes...
Why Time Travel Is so Enjoyable
5 months ago
A little talk I gave at an academic conference this past Fall, fleshing out the very first essay I had published here in Futurism.
'Golem,' 'Frankenstein,' 'Westworld'
5 months ago
I talk about the evolution of the artificial being at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY, 27 November 2018.