SF/F/H Link Post for 2013-12-28
Interviews & Profiles
- Adventures in Sci Fi interviews British author Kim Newman author of the postmodern take on the dracula mythos, Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard
- Gal Gadot on Wonder Woman casting, fan criticism, training, and more
- OSCARS Q&A: Alfonso Cuaron talks Gravity
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews Wesley Chu, author of The Lives of Tao
- Speculate has posted the second half of their interview with Patrick Rothfuss, who talks about The Adventures of The Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Dark of Deep Below.
- Hulu Picks Up State Of Syn Webseries Starring Stargate/Firefly Vets
- Neil Gaiman Wins Specsavers Book of the Year 2013!
- Sherlock Holmes is in the Public Domain, American Judge Rules
- 10 SFF Books to Look Forward to in 2014 [via Alexandre Maki]
- 10 Great Movies From 2013 That You Probably Missed In Theatres
- The 10 Greatest Sci-Fi Movie Fights of 2013, chosen by The Geek Twins.
- 10 Pieces of Science Fiction Trivia That Are Helpful in Real Life
- All the World’s a Soundstage: In Praise of Studio-Bound Alien Worlds
- The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2013, as chosen by io9
- The Hobbit You Grew Up With Isn’t Quite the Same As the Original, Published 75 Years Ago Today
- How Science Fiction Bestows Freedom on North Korean Writers
- Is There a Right Age to Read a Book?
- Raggedy Man, Goodnight. Doctor Who’s “The Time of the Doctor”
- Smithsonian Magazine examines the extent to which Peter Jackson’s vision of The Hobbit shows fidelity to Tolkien’s text. [Previously]
- Smugglivus 2013 Guest Author: N.K. Jemisin
- Stacked takes A Closer Look at The New York Times YA Bestsellers List (Part 2)
- Stacked is Looking Ahead to Science Fiction and Fantasy in 2014 (Part 2)
- This was a fitting end to the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who
- Top 10 (+2) Must Reads of January 2014 (Science Fiction and Fantasy)
- When Your Doctor is No Longer the Doctor: How to Survive Regeneration
- Young Adult Sci-Fi That Will Get Readers Psyched About Science
Science and Technology
- 2013’s Most Awesome Astronaut Twitter Photos From Space Will Blow Your Mind
- A Fearful Rendezvous for Mars Express
- Moore’s Law and the Origin of Life: As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself. It’s like something straight out of sci-fi.
- The Most Amazing Images NASA Took of Earth From Space This Year
- The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013
More Fun Stuff
- ArcAttack – Singing Tesla Coils playing the Pacific Rim Main Theme [via Alexandre Maki]
- For those of you feeling sentimental after the Time of the Doctor Christmas Special, here’s The Rings of Akhaten being performed at the Proms.
- Helix Promos: Ron Moore’s New Show Promises There’s a Price for Playing God
- If that Atlantic article from Ghostbusters were real…
- Incredible Concept Art Created For The Hobbit
- One Harry Potter fan has launched a website for The Ministry of Magic, the government that oversees the wizarding world featured in the J.K. Rowling’s book series.
- Sophisticated Star Wars Fans Dress in TIE Fighter Argyle.
- The ten best deleted scenes ever
- The Theme From Pacific Rim Performed On Tesla Coils
- These 45 Behind-the-Scenes Back to the Future images may teach you something
- Watch this Deleted Scene from The Time of The Doctor Christmas Special from BBC America
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