Interviews & Profiles
- Comic Book Resources interviews Cheo Hodari Coker, author of Luke Cage.
- The Grim Tidings Podcast interviews Marc Turner, author of Dragon Hunters.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Thomas Sniegoski, author of The Demonists.
- The Qwillery interviews Sylvain Neuvel, author of Sleeping Giants.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for Charles E. Gannon, author of the thrice-Nebula nominated and Compton Crook Award winning Caine Riordan series.
- Tor.com interviews Eugene Lambert, author of The Sign of One.
- The Tribeca Film Festival hosted a discussion between Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo.
- Vulture interviews George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo.
- Blade Runner 2 Gets A New Release Date
- The Book Smugglers have announced the Editors of Speculative Fiction 2016.
- Emilia Clarke is done with the Terminator franchise … along with the rest of America.
- Orwell prize shortlist dominated by books on Middle East
- Rockne O’Bannon Officially Confirms FASRSCAPE Movie.
Events & Event News
- Peter S. Beagle will be a Special Guest of Honor at Balticon 50, taking place over Memorial Day weekend in Baltimore, MD.
- Bookworks, in collaboration with the University of New Mexico Creative Writing program, presents actress, author and internet phenom Felicia Day at the Woodward Lecture Hall on Friday, April 29 at 7:00 PM! RSVP on Facebook
- MOON – the most accurate lunar globe – The first topographically accurate lunar globe, displaying the current lunar phases at any given time.
- Mythos – Mythos is a tabletop horror skirmish game inspired by H.P.Lovecraft. Put your characters sanity to the test while trying to stay alive.
- Starchitecture: 3D printed 15mm scale Sci-Fi Cityscape – We’ve designed a series of 3D printed buildings for your 15mm scale science fiction gaming and dioramas.
- Book Review: Coming of Age: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
- Book Review: The Paper Menagerie And Other Stories by Ken Liu
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews Alex Stewart’s Shooting the Rift.
- 10 Ways That Rogue One Could Change Star Wars Forever
- 11 X-Men Storylines That Could Follow Apocalypse
- 12 Anime Series That Should Be Made Into Live-Action Movies
- 13 Things We Expect From Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie
- 15 Best Action Scenes In The Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Can Physicists Ever Prove the Multiverse Is Real? In some universes.
- Doctor Strange And Hellboy: How To Make a Horror Film About Superheroes
- Does Appeasing Nerds Actually Make a Movie More Successful?
- Formerly Future: The Lost World of the Scientific Romance [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Inverse picks apart The 7 Most Absurd Star Wars Fan Theories.
- Loving Something That Everyone Else Hates: A Handy How-To Guide
- Gaslight-Era Gaslighting: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”
- Literary Hub on On the Literature of Cyborgs, Robots, and Other Automata
- MidAmeriCon2’s Toastmaster Pat Cadigan [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Original Ghost In The Shell Publisher Defends Scarlett Johansson’s Casting
- Rudy Rucker on Pokes from the Muse [via Paul Di Filippo]
- ScreenRant picks the 15 Best Movie Entrances Of All Time
- Speculating Canada weighs in on the issue of Steampunk Multiculturalism
- Wait: Is Felix Still in the ORPHAN BLACK Clone Club? The Nerdist condisers.
- What Happens To The Doctor When He Regenerates?
- Why Marvel’s Success Story is More Than Just a “Formula”
- Your Complete Guide To Every Upcoming Movie In The DC Extended Universe
- Dante Nuno of Fire and Icing made this extraordinarily awesome cake based on one of Ray Caesar’s incredible digital paintings entitled “Descent“
- Explore Guillermo Del Toro’s Creepy Art Collection in New Exhibit
- Joshua M. Smith created an amazing set of Star Wars Skateboards
More Fun Stuff
- Apex Magazine is partnering with Redshift Audio Productions to bring you audio dramatizations of select Apex Magazine stories. iTunes
- Check Out These Famous Movie Scenes and Their Visual Doppelgangers
- Nerf Team Fortress: The folks from Corridor Digital have created a funny short film featuring the characters from Team Fortress, but swapping their guns out for NERF.
- HELP: A 360 Degrees Short Film About An Alien Left Stranded on Earth
- “Player Two” is a sad, beautiful and touching short film that was inspired by a comment left on a Youtube video several years ago by a user named 00WARTHERAPY00.
- Read the short story “Kong, King of the Apes” by A. Lee Martinez at the author’s website.
- Robert Downey Jr. Gives The Eiffel Tower An Iron Man Makeover.
- This Firefly Teddy Bear Is Kaylee’s Coveralls In Reverse
- To Endor!: Star Wars Speeder Bike Mod For Segway
- Watch a trailer for JASON BOURNE
- Watch a trailer for the Sci-Fi RPG The Technomancer
- Watch the STAR FOX ZERO Animated Short