One of the more opinionated people in an industry of opinionated people, Rick Klaw is perhaps best known for the popular column “Geeks With Books” in SFSite. Geek Confidential: Echoes From the 21st Century, a collection of his critical essays, reviews and other observations was published in 2003 by MonkeyBrain, Inc. His writings have appeared in the Austin Chronicle, Weird Business, The Big Book of the Weird Wild West, Gangland, Michael Moorcock’s Multiverse, Science Fiction Weekly, Nova Express, Electric Velocipede, KongisKing.net, Conversations With Texas Writers and other venues. Klaw lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, a cat and an enormous collection of books. He is a frequent guest at conventions, where he can be seen nattering on about apes and pop culture.
Flatulence, Food and Fornication
from Farscape Forever
This is one essay from the anthology Farscape Forever
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Science fiction and fantasy authors analyze every aspect of the innovative, action-packed and always surprising science fiction television series “Farscape” in this innovative and irreverent essay collection. Contributors include Martha Wells on characters Crichton and D’Argo’s buddy relationship, P. N. Elrod on the villains she loves to hate, and Justina Robson on sex, pleasure and feminism. Topics range from a look at how Moya was designed and an examination of vulgarity and bodily functions to a tourist’s budget guide to the “Farscape” universe and an expert’s advice to the peacekeepers who, despite their viciousness, never quite seem to pull it off. Fun, accessible, entertaining and insightful, these musings will appeal to every admirer of this intriguing television series.
About the Author
Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of several anthologies in the Smart Pop series, including The Anthology at the End of the Universe, Farscape Forever!, Five Seasons of Angel, Navigating the Golden Compass, Seven Seasons of Buffy, Taking the Red Pill and What Would Sipowitz Do? He lives in Dallas.