SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-03-18
Interviews & Profiles
- Cedar Sanderson interviews Christopher Stasheff, author of the Wizard in Rhyme series.
- Darren Aronosky and Ari Handel explains why Noah isn’t just for believers
- Denver Post interviewed Jason Heller, contributor to the The Time Traveler’s Almanac.
- Ernest Cline is the luckiest geek alive. The author of Ready Player One reveals details about writing his next novel, Armada, and the real-life space opera that is his life.
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews Carol Berg, author of Transformation.
- Michael Dorn talks Worf and the Longevity of Star Trek: The Next Generation
- interviews Robin Riopelle, author of Deadroads.
- Orbit interviews Glenda Larke, author of The Lascar’s Dagger.
- Lovecraft eZine interviews Jeffrey Thomas and Scott Thomas, author of The Sea of Flesh.
- The Qwillery interviews Simon Logan, author of Katja from the Punk Band.
- SFFWorld interviews Brandon Sanderson, author of Words of Radiance.
- Terry Gilliam on Snyder’s Watchmen: I thought Zack’s Film Worked Well
- Young-adult mastermind Cecil Castellucci: “There’s no way I can write a Hunger Games”
- The Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Announces the 2014 Shortlist
- After Reset: The Fall of Gyes – A sci-fi graphic novel with stunning cinematic quality and an intriguing story inspired by classic sci-fi horror films of Ridley Scott.
- Earthlock: Festival of Magic – An original turn-based role-playing game set in a world of machines and magic, a world that stopped spinning thousands of years ago.
- 3 Lessons Young Adult Series Should Take From The Divergent Trilogy
- 7 Things Star Wars Taught Me About Productivity
- 7 things we’re screaming at the TV during Walking Dead
- 9 Facts You Need To Know If You Love Game Of Thrones
- Apex Publications asks Are We in a Golden Age of Horror TV?
- Carlton Cuse And Damon Lindelof Explain The Lost Series Finale… Again
- The Divergent Challenge: Rally Teen Books and Movies
- How Would You Rebuild Society After the Apocalypse?
- Human Appearance: How Will Technology Affect the Way We Look in 100,000 Years?
- Is The “Young Adult” Boom Dwindling In Books As Well As Movies?
- Jaym Gates Shares Her Experience with Writing Advice
- Listen to a recording of an Aldous Huxley lecture about “the Visionary Experience” from 1962.
- Lit Madness: Introducing Our Character Brackets!
- A Mythical Director Unveiled in “Jodorowsky’s Dune”
- The Natural and the Unnatural: Verisimilitude in Battlestar Galactica
- Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says. Uh-oh. The “1 Percent” might just lead to the complete collapse of civilization, according to a study sponsored by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. But all hope is not lost.
- The Power of a Great Time Travel Story
- SciFi Ideas on Dealing with Harsh Realities through Genre Fiction.
- Should We Be Teaching Kids They Never Have to Die? Jezebel discusses our transhumanist future.
- The Walking Dead: Did the show go too far? Might George R.R. Martin be writing future episodes?
- The Walking Dead has reached a new level of brutality: While the zombie drama has always been gruesome, this week’s episode was particularly shocking – and that’s the point.
- What Is the Future of D&D and Tabletop Gaming?
- Was David Lynch’s Dune actually a disjointed masterpiece?
- What can we expect from Alfonso Cuaron’s Believe?
- X-Files Writer Sara B. Cooper On How To Tell A Great Sci-Fi Story
- Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Frank Herbert’s Goodnight Dune is about a hundred times better than the original Good Night Moon!
- Giant Pacific Rim LEGO Cherno Alpha, for your viewing pleasure.
- Meet the robot guitarist with 78 fingers and coolest cable hair you’ve ever seen
- The Retronaut has posted a gallery of M. Belomlinskij’s illustrations from the 1976 edition of The Hobbit published in the Soviet.
- This amazing Game of Thrones cake is a giant Heart Tree.
More Fun Stuff
- 9 Astounding Facts We’ve Learned About Space Since ‘Cosmos’ Was Last on Television
- The BBC presents The Poetry of Doctor Who
- George Lucas on the Meaning of Life
- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy interactive fiction video game is now free to play online.
- Oh my God! Where did Gandalf end up after passing “into the West?” Damn you Westeros! Is nothing sacred?!! Clearly, the Targaryens have avenged Smaug.
- Jordan Gavaris of Orphan Black talks Felix, fake accents, and Buffy.
- Listen to author Scott Lynch reads from his Short Story Contribution to the Rogues anthology, “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane.”
- Melissa Anelli of PotterCast explains why the way Ron and Hermione were adapted in the movies failed, largely due to the Seven Things the Movies Forgot About Hermione (but also a little bit because of the Seven Things The Movies Forgot About Ron).
- The Peridoic Table of Storytelling.
- The SFFaudio Podcast discusses Have Space Suit — Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein
- Watch the trailer for the upcoming web series Enormous.
- Wearable Technology Is Turning Us Into Superhumans
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