Interviews & Profiles
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brett Dalton talks playing ‘badass’ Ward
- A Brief Interview With Junot Díaz of This Is How You Lose Her.
- Ender’s Game director Gavin Hood on why he changed Ender’s age
- Fantasy Faction interviews Edward Willett, the author of over fifty books, including the upcoming fantasy Masks, which will be released under the pen name E.C. Blake on November 5th.
- Gavin Hood breaks down the Mind Games from Ender’s Game
- The Geek Girl Project talks with young adult novelist Erin Bow author of Sorrow’s Knot
- George A Romero interview: “The Walking Dead is just a soap opera with an occasional zombie”
- How soon will people and machines become one? What are the ethical implications of living for hundreds or thousands of years? James Woods explains his new Science Channel series.
- Jacqueline Carey of Autumn Bones on Magical Creatures, Series Fiction & the Agent of Hel Playlist
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt reveals why he isn’t Batman
- My Bookish Ways interviews Wesley Chu, author of The Lives of Tao and The Deaths of Tao
- NPR has a Q&A qith Jeff VanderMeer, author of Wonderbook.
- Orson Scott Card discusses the controversial comments he has made about same-sex marriage and how those could influence the release of the movie Ender’s Game.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter interviews Jaime Lee Moyer of Delia’s Shadow
- Star Trek writer Roberto Orci defends that gratuitous Alice Eve underwear scene, explaining that it was a hold over from an earlier draft, where it was necessary.
- Tolkien purist Evangeline Lilly talks new Hobbit elf Tauriel
- Waylines Magazine interviews Wesley Chu, author of Time Salvager.
- Amazon Offers Readers Early Look at Books With Kindle First
- Disney CEO Rejects Producer’s Desire To Delay STAR WARS EPISODE VII To 2016
- X-Files Creator’s New Sci-Fi Pilot Heads to Amazon Instant Video
- No Cloaks Allowed is a new SFF Blog & Podcast lanched by Gavin C. Pugh that will focus on diversity.
- Dwarven Delve – It’s Diablo meets Pipe Mania! An Action Puzzle Crawl in which you change the dungeon layout on the fly using rotating tunnel sections.
- Weapon Brown – help publish a two-part graphic novel starring Charlie Brown and the Peanuts as they fight to survive the Apocalypse!
- 5 terrifying video games for Halloween
- 7 Tools for NaNoWriMo and the Rest of Your Writing Life
- The 10 Biggest Game-Changers in X-MEN History
- 13 spooky TV series that deserve a reboot more than Charmed
- Are Young Writers Interesting?
- Blood bank: How vampires and zombies feed on the boom-bust economy
- Ender’s Game Author Really Hates Gay People. Studio Really, Really Doesn’t Want You To Care.
- Is Co-Publishing The Third Way between Traditional Publishing and Self-Publishing ?
- Lit Reactor asks Did Ender’s Game Rip Off The Dueling Machine? Short answer: no, but…
- Moffat promises “best ever entrance into the TARDIS” for 50th
- On the eve of the Ender’s Game movie release, Rachel Edidin wrote a piece for Wired titled, “Orson Scott Card: Mentor, Friend, Bigot.” I strongly suggest you not read the comments.
- One Year of Disney Star Wars: What We’ve Learned
- Orson Scott Card Won’t Make Squat From ‘Ender’s Game’ Box Office – Boycott the Book Instead
- Steven Moffat does not approve of the Doctor’s first kiss.
- The Top Ten Myths about Military Science Fiction
- What Do I Tell My Daughter About Ender’s Game?
- Where The Scary Things Are: Whatever Happened To Real Horror Video Games?
- Why Book Publishing’s Doomsayers Are So Wrong
- The Writers Alley discusses the 9 Qualities of a Memorable Character.
Science and Technology
- The economics of interstellar flight: Dismal scientists also like speculating about space flight
- Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we’ve lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.
- UW surgical robot featured in 2013 movie Ender’s Game
- What the hell is a “technocrat,” and are you one of them?
- Zombie neuroscience: Inside the brains of the walking dead
More Fun Stuff
- Perfect for a dark winter night: these stories will terrify you in two sentences!
- Stephen King Debuts New Short Story: Afterlife at UMass Lowell
- SQ Mag #11 is out!
- You can read original hand-written versions of all of the known manuscripts of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein online, in its various stages of editorial development. “All of these notebooks can now be viewed in high quality, resizable page images accompanied by TEI-conformant transcriptions, which enable several different ways to sequence and view the pages of the notebooks, including according to which parts have been written by Mary or Percy Shelley.”