Author Archives: Matthew Bowman

About Matthew Bowman

Matthew Bowman is a traditionally-minded Catholic convert and freelance science fiction and fantasy editor, which means that he's in high demand in a small population. Fortunately, he loves talking about stories. And Catholicism. And history. And philosophy. And lots of other stuff.

Doomsday Approacheth

I’ve always heard of doomsday referring to the end of the world. I’ve even heard it referring to comic book characters (notably Dr. Doom’s own holiday, Doom’s Day). I hadn’t known it was something that happened more than fifty times … Continue reading

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Avast! It Be Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Arr! It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Avast, ye landlubbers, or ye be walkin’ the plank!  It be possible that yer fine an’ brave captain o’ the fearsome ship Catholic Geek might have forgotten what today is . . … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Awards

A lot of attention has come to the state of awards in the field of science fiction and fantasy in the last few years, thanks to increasing problems with and arguments over the Hugo Awards. If you’re unaware of why, … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Discovery

Well, we have finally got a substantial update on the new Star Trek series that’s been talked about for a few years now. No time like the present, right? So I’m sure you want to know all about the characters! . … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geeks on The Drew Mariani Show

As I write this, I’m fresh from a last-minute interview on The Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio. I was asked to come on to talk about the Pokemon Go craze. Being myself, I wrote up about a page and a … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geek Radio Show: Emergency Substitution Edition!

Hello, sports fans! This is your friendly neighborhood admin speaking. Due to Declan being offline for the weekend with a severe case of convention attendance, I will be filling in this week on The Catholic Geek Radio Show!

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More on the Catholic Geek Library

Response to the Library has been great. I had done a pre-release announcement in three Facebook groups, and had a lot of immediate interest. There were authors who pledged to submit the moment that we went live, and submit they … Continue reading

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