Interviews & Profiles
- Gerard Bianco interviews Michael Gardner, author of Valley of the Shadow.
- The Grim Tidings Podcast interviews Steven Erikson, author of Fall of the Light.
- The Qwillery interviews Thomas Olde Heuvelt, author of HEX.
- Wil Wheaton On Why International Tabletop Day Isn’t All Fun and Games (Only Mostly)
- Word Horde interviews Michael Griffin, author of The Lure of Devouring Light.
- Dissident SF museum board members resign in protest
- Has the future sent a Weasel to shut down the Large Hadron Collider to prevent future calamity? We may never know.
- Hugo Award comment from SF2 Concatenation in news stop press
- The Mystery Writers of America announced the winners of the 2016 Edgar Awards.
- Nail-biting start for Russia’s new Vostochny space centre
- Warner Bros Wins Battle For Channing Tatum’s The Forever War [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Wheel of Time Book Series to Become TV Show. I’ll believe it when I see it.
Events & Event News
- How to Make Science Fiction Become Fact, in Three Steps: Speakers at Smithsonian magazine’s Future is Here festival said be patient, persistent, but never, ever pessimistic
- AZR-0: Robots in the Wild – a story of adorable robots told through the journal of a scientist sent to a remote planet to study them.
- The Mission – We’re a physical theatre company and our aim is to create visually dynamic and exciting theatre combining science and imaginative storytelling. We are fundraising to take our show “The Mission” to The Edinburgh Fringe!
- Book Review: Sleeping Giants Kicks Off A New Series In Style
- 11 reasons why there’s never been a better time to read comics according to Blastr
- 12 Novel Adaptations That Should Get a Do-Over Reboot
- Doctor Who: What if Christopher Eccleston Had Stayed?
- Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Best Superheroes countdown
- Game of Thrones goes sci-fi: How the Expanse is entering a new frontier
- Has Orphan Black become too confusing for its own good?
- Here’s how 4 brilliant sci-fi authors see the end of the world
- How High-Rise Created a Sci-Fi Tower Using an Old Abandoned Gym and CGI
- How Writers Write: Chris Beckett [via Paul Di Filippo]
- In “Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, Thirty Years Later,” Michael Lapointe credits Fred Pohl with writing the first novel about Chernobyl and says that Pohl’s 1987 Chernobyl “is done on an epic scale.”
- J.J. Abrams Offered Some Sage Advice To Aspiring Female Filmmakers
- John C. Wright criticizes mainstream media coverage of the Hugo nominations in his latest article, “We Also Call Them Morlocks.”
- Nerds of a Feather asks “HUGOPOCALYPSE II: Where Do We Go From Here?”
- Robots Pray to God: 5 Things You Didn’t Know
- A Sci-fi Film Imagines a Dystopian Future for Palestine
- Science fiction’s future: where next for the Arthur C Clarke award?
- Twelve Joss Whedon creations that made the world a better place.
- Why True Sci-Fi Is The Perfect Move for the Call of Duty movie
- When Did Audiences Stop Taking ‘Middlebrow’ Television Seriously?
- Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin explores sci-fi author’s universe
- Iron Man + TRON = TRONMan
- LEGO Johnny Five Proves ‘Short Circuit’ Nostalgia Is Alive
- Star Trek fan poster by Aurelio Lorenzo
More Fun Stuff
- 94 Minutes On Dagobah Is Basically A Relaxation Tape For Star Wars Nerds
- John 5 pays homage to Planet of the Apes in ‘Here’s to the Crazy Ones’ Video
- Listen to a Metal cover of the Star Trek: Voyager Theme from Captain Meatshield
- Ryan Reynolds Pens Touching Tribute to Deadpool Fan Who Passed From Cancer
- Watch a trailer for the sci-fi anime Harmony