- Agony Column interviews Mark L. Van Name (podcast)
- Book signing video of R.A. Salvatore.
- Screen Rant interviews Guillermo del Toro.
- SFX interviews Matt Reeves.
- Slice of SciFi interveiws Walter Koenig & Sky Conway. (podcast)
- The latest Coode Street podcast with Jonathan Strahan & Gary K. Wolfe is up.
- RIP: Benoit Mandelbrot, pioneer of fractals/ [via Bill Crider]
- Solaris acquires Babylon Steel, the debut fantasy novel of Gaie Sebold.
- Coming in June 2011: Dark Eden by Chris Beckett.
- Lucasfilm breaks ground in Singapore.
- Oxford American #70 is Future Issue. Black Gate.
- Ben Bova on Sometimes even SF can be ahead of its time
- Hal Duncan on What is Fantasy?
- Rachel Bertsche on Who Would Be Your Literary BFF?
- Scott Edelman on Failing Better – Writing for Magazines 160 Years Ago and What the Publishing World was Like in 1850.
- Lucienne Diver on Creative Control.
- T.N. Tobias on Writers Agree: Character is Story.
- Lawrence Person on An Amazing Jack Vance Collection.
- Derek Johnson on Watching the Future: In Which Your Humble Columnist Gets into the Spirit of the Season.
- A Google Groups discussion on Epic Fantasy Tropes.
- FunnyCave lists Best Spoof Movies of All Time. “Put ze candle back!” [via Bill Crider]
- Boston.com lists Top 20 zombie movies of all time. [via Bill Crider]
- Oxford American lists Ten Great Novels of the Apocalypse.
More Fun Stuff
- A fascinating letter by Philip K. Dick shows his opinion of Blade Runner and the science fiction field at that time. [Thanks, Marc Gascoigne!]