SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-01-31
Interviews & Profiles
- The Qwillery interviews Kerry Schafer.
- The Compulsive Reader interviews Trent Reedy.
- Books and Writers JNR interviews S.F. Said.
- Sense of Wonder interviews Ian Sales.
- Andrew Liptak profiles Arthur C. Clarke.
- Emily Asher-Perrin profiles Lloyd Alexander.
- Claude Lalumière interviews Marc Tessier.
- Missions Unknown interviews Sanford Allen.
- Amazing Stories interviews Dianne Lynn Gardner.
- Ain’t It Cool News interviews actor Chris Evans on the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
- Patrick Rothfuss: Three Threes or Who Wants to Be A Beta Reader?.
- The CW orders iZombie drama pilot based on the comic book series by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred.
Events & Event News
- Myke Cole (yes, him again) to appear at the Library of Congress in Washington DC, today at noon.
- George R.R. Martin talks about the new movies opening at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe NM, this weekend.
- Jo Walton’s Boskone schedule in Boston MA, February 14-16.
- Storykiller by Kelly Thompson.
- The Last Cavalier Special First Edition Graphic Novel by Daniel McVicar.
- Bookworm Blues says Hey Fans, You’re Doing It Wrong. About the “right” way of being a fan.
- Alastair Reynolds asks Does it have to be this way? About the way the SFF community discusses controversial issues.
- Clare McBride (The Literary Omnivore) on A History of Western Media Fandom.
- Charlie Jane Anders on British science fiction book awards lurch towards gender parity.
- Kameron Hurley on Tragedy as Comfort Fiction: On Death, Drama, Disaster & Saving the World.
- A. Lee Martinez on The Good, The Bad, The Meh. About the possibility of respecting an artist’s talent without respecting their art.
- Elizabeth Bear, Aliette de Bodard, Ann Leckie, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, and Fran Wilde discuss the Food of the Future.
- Neil Gaiman has Actual news. Also some hints of News yet to come. Also, rain..
- Chuck Wendig asks Tim Lebbon Ten Questions About Alien: Out Of The Shadows.
- Chuck Wendig asks Myke (wait for it) Cole Ten Questions About Shadow Ops: Breach Zone.
- Myke Cole (does he ever sleep?) talks about his book Shadow Ops: Breach Zone at John Scalzi’s The Big Idea.
- Adam Christopher talks about his book Hang Wire at Mary Robinette Kowal’s My Favorite Bit.
- Scott Sigler on How He’d Survive In The World of Pandemic.
- Terry Brooks reviews Red Rising by Pierce Brown.
- LA Times reviews Jeff Vandermeer’s Annihilation.
- Mercedes M. Yardley tells Five Things I Learned Writing Nameless: The Darkness Comes at Chuck Wendig’s Terribleminds.
- Django Wexler on The Fantasy Language Problem – Part Two.
- Jon Sprunk talks about The Weapons of Fantasy.
- Liz de Jager on Naming For Names.
- Jason Weisberger on The Many Colored Land classic SciFi/Fantasy by Julian May.
- Bridget McGovern on Joy, Sorrow, Regret, and Reassurance: The Singular Beauty of The Last Unicorn. More about the 1982 animated movie than Peter S. Beagle’s novel.
- Professor Rob Latham lists The Top: 10 Notable Fanzines in the Eaton Collection.
- Maria Popova on Alice in Quantumland: A Charming Illustrated Allegory of Quantum Mechanics by a CERN Physicist.
More Fun Stuff
- Photo: What happens when George R.R. Martin meets Peter S. Beagle.
- Photos: Dome Houses to Protect You from the Dark Future.
- Ebook: After The Fires Went Out: Coyote – Episodes Twelve and Thirteen by Regan Wolfrom.
- Excerpt: Rex Regis by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
- Excerpt: The Raven’s Shadow by Elspeth Cooper.
- Excerpt: The Dead City by Martha Wells.
- Excerpt: Get Katja by Simon Logan. Direct link to PDF file.
- Excerpt: Dead Americans and Other Stories by Ben Peek. Direct link to PDF file.
- Preview: Tomb Raider #1 written by Gail Simone, art by Nicolás Daniel Selma.
- Podcast: The SF Signal Podcast – Episode 227: Live From Worldcon with Janet Harriett.
- Podcast: Beware the Hairy Mango – Episode 199: Trouser Sauce.
- Podcast: StarShipSofa – No 322: Robert Scherrer.
- Podcast: Scott Sigler’s FridayFix: Post-Pandemic Tour Wrap-Up.
- Podcast: Stuff You Should Know: What are crystal skulls?.
- Trailer: From Dusk Till Dawn – The Series.
- Trailer: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Connect. The reboot of Carl Sagan’s seminal documentary series. This time, hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
- Video: Angry Nerd: Calm Down, Dorks. Disney Will Not Ruin Star Wars.
- Video: Screen Junkies: How to Fix Marvel’s Cinematic Universe.
- Video: Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners. This year, The Lone Ranger has been nominated and Pacific Rim hasn’t but I won’t make any comment about it. Well, I guess I just did.
- Video: RoboCop (2014) Trailer – Homemade Shot for Shot.
- Video: Beer and Board Games: Basic D&D – The Conclusion.
- Video: Worldbuilders 2013 Livestream Google Hangout (recorded on January 29th, 2014) featuring Patrick Rothfuss, Myke (e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e) Cole, Michelle Sagara, Molly Lewis.
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