Interviews & Profiles
- BullSpec interviews Nathan Ballingrud, author of North American Lake Monsters.
- Collider talks to Matt Damon about The Martian, Drew Goddard, More
- Electric Literature interviews Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts.
- Fantasy Book Critic interviews Dan Wells, author of The Devil’s Only Friend.
- Grace Under Grace interviews Daniel Rodrigues-Martin, author of The Quantum Fall.
- Lisette Brodey interviews Doug J. Cooper, author of Crystal Deception.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Scott Hawkins, author of The Library at Mount Char.
- Popular Mechanics interviews Andy Weir, author of The Martian.
- The Qwillery interviews John Ayliff, author of Belt Three.
- SFF World interviews Stephen Baxter, author of The Long Utopia.
- TV Line interviews Gillian Anderson, star of the upcoming X-Files revival, says that the limited run show will be “slow” but “intense.”
- Starting this weekend in Japan, people can buy a talking, person-shaped robot that reads your body language and gets sad when you turn off the lights. Oh Japan, have you no horror movies?
Events & Event News
- Writer Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and artist Steve Skroce (The Matrix, Doc Frankenstein) will appear on Wednesday July 1st to celebrate the release of their new series WE STAND ON GUARD from Image at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, CA from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Girrion Book 1 The Chrysalis & the Stone Issue #2 – A sweeping sci-fi story of a small creature called a gunflin caught in a war of other-worldly magic and weaponry.
- Robot Empire – A Sci-Fi Deck Building Card Game of Strategy, Power Management and Battle where Robot armies fight for control of the universe.
- Tales of the Lost Citadel – New stories by some of the most acclaimed voices in fantasy AND horror, set in the last remaining city in a world ravaged by death.
- Tesla Stormborn: #1 A Nikola Tesla Comic Series – A 22 page comic based on the amazing life of inventor Nikola Tesla.
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews Blood of the Cosmos by Kevin J. Anderson.
- 11 Adult SF Novels to Turn Teens into Genre Die-Hards.
- All Christians Believe in Artificial Intelligence according to Christopher J. Benek.
- Barnes and Nobles remembers 5 Books Where Madness is Power.
- Barnes and Noble suggests their Fantasy Casting for Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, but they completely ignore the obvious choice for the lead character. In my mind, Shadow has always been Vin Diesel. Of course, in my mind Mr. Wednesday has always been a Heist-era Gene Hackman, and that’s never going to happen, either, so what do I know?
- The Best Movies Of 2015 (So Far…), chosen by We Got This Covered.
- How Aliens set the gold standard for supporting casts.
- Interplanetary Spacecraft, Ranked by Gizmodo.
- A Letter to All the Fandoms I’ve Loved Before from The Mary Sue.
- The Library at Mount Char: urban fantasy that has magic.
- SFF in Conversation: Valynne E. Maetani and the New Visions Award.
- The Subtle Triumph of Furiosa’s Prosthetic Arm in Mad Max.
- The Unpleasant Side Effects of Never Growing Up: J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan.
- Which Type of Artificial Intelligence Would You Rather See in Our Future?
- Will Artificial Intelligence be a Buddha? Is Fear of AI just Human Self-Loathing?
- Adorable Doctor Who Amigurumi by Allison Hoffman.
- Desktop Wallpaper for Book Blast: Nightborn by Lou Anders created by Andrew Bosley.
- Mad Max drawn as a children’s book character.
More Fun Stuff
- 5 Stages to Watching a Pixar Movie.
- Be kind to your librarian, or else you might wind up on this Tumblr.
- Designers imagine a ride on the 800 MPH solar-powered Hyperloop.
- Fans of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai will love the sci-fi flavored anime Samurai 7.
- This Massive Online NASA Gallery Is Filled With Astronomical Eye Candy.
- Overwhelm Your Senses by Watching All Six Star Wars Movies at the Same Time.
- Star Wars history gets the fantasy treatment at E3.
- Straight out of sci-fi: Sony’s Robotic Dogs Are Dying A Slow And Heartbreaking Death.
- You Can’t Do A Terminator Without Arnold.