SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-02-24
Interviews & Profiles
- the Little Red Reviewer interviews Cecil Castellucci.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Steve Rasnic Tem.
- The Qwillery interviews David Edison.
- The Barnes & Noble Review interviews Jeff VanderMeer. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- The Sword & Laser Author Spotlight: Hugh Howey.
- My Bookish Ways interviews James L. Cambias.
- The Qwillery interviews Anna Redmond.
- the Little Red Reviewer interviews Tim Susman.
- Shannon Stoker answers The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe.
- Comic Book Resources interviews Gail Simone about her upcoming Tomb Raider comic book series.
- Pointless interviews James Gunn about Guardians of the Galaxy.
- Bloody Cake News interviews Jane Johnson, Publishing Director at HarperCollins Publishers, about Robin Hobb, George R.R. Martin and Mark Lawrence.
- NPR interviews Dr. Michio Kaku about the advances in technology and our understanding of human consciousness.
- NPR interviews Melissa Anelli on why she has decided to come forward about the cyberstalking that she has been suffering for years now.
- Mall cops freak out over Steampunk meetup, call the real cops.
- 2014 Philip K. Dick Award Judges.
- Capstone Young Readers to Launch New Young Adult Imprint.
- Paul Tremblay Lands Six-Figure Book Deal with William Morrow. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Elizabeth Bear announces the publication of One-Eyed Jack – A Novel of the Promethean Age in August.
- Oldest Surviving Superman Art Sells at Auction.
- There are plans to build a Star Trek Amusement Park Zone at Paramount Park Murcia in Spain.
- A Farscape movie is in the works.
- Heroes Reborn: 2015. If you want more information (hey, I won’t judge) you can find it here.
Events & Event News
- Annihilation: Jeff VanderMeer New York City Tour – February 25, 26, 27.
- The Secret Life of Robots, an art exhibition at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust in Pittsburg PA, until April 27.
- Seanan McGuire offers an updated list of her events in 2014.
- Streets of Shadows – A Noir Urban Fantasy Fiction Anthology by Steven Saus. Only a few more hours to go but it has already been funded.
- SCI-FEST, The 1st Annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival by David Dean Bottrell.
- Province – A Competitive Building Microgame for 2 Players by Laboratory.
- Zeppelin Attack!, a lean, fightin’ deck builder by Fred Hicks / Evil Hat Productions.
- Zaharia, a fantasy RPG inspired by Middle Eastern world by Inner Void Interactive.
- Mary Robinette Kowal On why I accepted the apology and on the role of apologies in general.
- Elizabeth Bear on A fable of SFWA: or, Why I should have listened to George R. R. Martin ten years ago and how you can learn from my mistake.
- Philippa Ballantine says Welcome to the Authorial Darkside.
- Jessica Strider’s Mindsets on Disability.
- R. Graeme Cameron asks Dare We Laugh at Fandom? No? Can We Laugh at Science Fiction Instead?
- Observation Deck asks Are Fanboys Over?
- Steve Davidson on Fandom and the Other.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show on Finding Filipinos in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
- The Toast On Hild, Female Readers of Genre Fiction, and Not Being Game of Thrones.
- Aliette de Bodard is Redressing the translation imbalance.
- N.K. Jemisin has An update on the update and the progress of the progress.
- Carrie Vaughn tells why I’m all into Regency right now.
- Chris Beckett on Dreams and stories.
- Kate Brauning on Writing a Novel 101.
- Alethea Kontis on Short Stories Vs. Novels.
- Heather Webb on A Novelist’s Baby Blues or Surviving a Debut Launch.
- Bookworm Blues reviews What Makes This Book So Great by Jo Walton.
- My Bookish Ways reviews The Well’s End by Seth Fishman.
- My Bookish Ways reviews The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld.
- Paul Di Filippo reviews The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku.
- Kameron Hurley on Forgotten Fantasy Favorites: Illusion, by Paula Volsky.
- Book Riot lists 10 Classic Children’s and YA Books That Will Never Be Dated. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Graeme McMillan tells Why Fox’s Fantastic Four Needs to Ignore Its Comic Book Past.
- Matt Staggs says Sometimes Dead is Better: Why It’s Better Not To Resurrect Old TV Shows.
- Charlie Jane Anders on Design Directives: Remaking Robocop’s Interface for the 21st Century.
- JarvisCity lists 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Child’s Play Movies.
- Becky Chambers on Witches, Wise Women, And Widows: A Cultural Look At Viking RPG The Banner Saga.
- Ramez Naam asks Can We Avoid a Surveillance State Dystopia? [via Paul Di Filippo]
- io9 has A Second Look at the First Geological Map of Ganymede.
- The Observer asks Are the robots about to rise? Google’s new director of engineering thinks so… [via Paul Di Filippo]
- The Most Beautiful Transformers Concept Art You’ll Ever See (by Floro Dery).
- Sky Whales by YONG.
- Chaos Wyrm vs Dark Knight by sandara.
- Steam Robot Advance by yuchenghong.
- Environment Wip09 by yongs.
More Fun Stuff
- Photos: These Extraordinary Tunnels Look Like Gateways to Other Worlds.
- Music: Freya Robertson sings the folk song “Down in the River”.
- Podcast: Boars, Gore, and Swords – Episode 131: Dragon Fight Club.
- Podcast: The Coode Street Podcast – Episode 179: James Bradley, Garth Nix, Sean Williams and Australian SF.
- Podcast: Galactic Suburbia – Episode 94: Awards, sexism in SF.
- Video: Star Wars Rebels: Meet Hera, the Pilot.
- Video: The Screen Junkies Show: WTF is Guardians of the Galaxy?!.
- Videos: Guardians of the Galaxy: Meet Groot, Rocket and the team.
- Short Documentary: Inside the Wolf’s Den. About Jim Freund and his SF/F radio talk show, Hour of the Wolf. [via Paul Di Filippo]
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