Interviews & Profiles
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brett Dalton talks playing ‘badass’ Ward
- If There’s Going To Be A Sequel, Joss Is “Working It Out in Comics First.” Georges Jeanty talks about Firefly’s on-going life as a comic series.
- Joss Whedon: Before and After The Avengers. On Joe Utichi’s website, there’s two unabridged interviews with Joss. The first one is from February 2012, the second is from February 2013.
- Max Gladstone, author of Two Serpents Rise and Three Parts Dead, recently held a Reddit AMA.
- My Bookish Ways interviews J. Kathleen Cheney, author of The Golden City.
- Orson Scott Card, a king of science fiction with controversial political views
- Reading & Writing podcast has an interview with Barry Lancet, debut author of Japantown
- Thor: The Dark World director Alan Taylor director talks about deleted scenes and more.
- Watch an interview with the authors and producers of the Ender’s Game Alive, a sweeping, full cast dramatization of the classic novel that features 40 actors reading more than 100 roles.
- 2013 Nova Award winners.
- Department of Commerce Seeks Input on Digital First Sale
- Orson Scott Card Announces New Ender’s Game Books
- “We are not Amazon franchises”: booksellers respond to Amazon Source
- Who owns the Tardis? Son of man who invented Doctor Who’s time machine is challenging BBC
Events & Event News
- Odyssey Writing Workshops Online Courses Announced
- Down to last days! The 2014 John Picacio Calendar by John Picacio.
- Sword and Laser Video Season 2 by Tom Merritt.
- War Stories: Modern Military Science Fiction by Andrew Liptak.
- The Omega Point Project.
- RARRR!!! Monster-Building, City-Stomping Card Game.
- 8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies Filmed in Iceland
- The 10 best Doctor Who stories: From the inaugural 1963 episode to Tom Baker’s brush with Satan, the best from Doctor Who, which turns 50 this month
- 11 awesome arcs from Thor comics we think would be epic enough for Thor 3
- 13 Reasons to Read Sci-Fi by Women
- The 25 Best Sci-Fi Books Of All Time, According To The Internet
- Amazon Source isn’t a white flag for independent booksellers, it’s a linen-wrapped time bomb
- America’s First Fantasist: Washington Irving
- Badass Digest says Thor: The Dark World actually portrays women in a strong way.
- Dropping Ebook Price To $1 Catapulted Year-Old Book Onto NYT Best Seller List
- The e-reader experience, text, and prose: What of the Reading Experience Do We Lose?
- The evolution of demon morality in Sunnydale: the line drawn between good and evil on the show.
- Even librarians are pissed at J.J. Abrams
- Everything You Need to Know About Thor 2’s End Credit Scene
- Exciting new science fiction is skeptical of science
- The Four Types of Spoilers and How Reviewers Should Handle Them: A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
- The Good, The Weird And The Irritating: 10 Popular Child Protagonists In Film
- Harrison Ford and the origin of that Star Wars scene: Harrison Ford guest-starred as Hobey in a 1973 episode of “Gunsmoke” (Season 18, Episode 20) “Whelan’s Men.” Tony noticed it’s eerily similar to the scene in Star Wars were Greedo shot Solo…first!
- Jenna Coleman: just what the Doctor ordered
- Margaret Atwood Rejects Book Blurb Requests With a Poem
- Murky Outlook for ‘Ender’s Game’ Sequel
- News that Netflix is Developing Four Superhero Series for 2015 has raised a lot of questions, such as Who Should Play Daredevil and why aren’t these nine heroes getting their own shows?
- Oklahoma to install library vending machines in under-served areas
- Science Fiction and the Feminist Present
- Three things to read, watch, and use with E.C. Myers
- Toward a Zombie Epistemology: What it Means to Live and Die in Cabin in the Woods
- TV’s cool factor overtakes that of movies
Science and Technology
- 10 medical breakthroughs that sound like science fiction
- Cinematics and Storyline in Video Games. How Technology Can Change Entertainment
- E Ink Looks Beyond E-Readers: Facing a declining market for e-readers, E Ink’s new R&D facility is trying out some different ideas.
- NASA Ames Director: We’re Closer To Answering, ‘Are We Alone?’
- Exploring The Fate Of The Palestinian Territories With Science Fiction
- Travel posters advertise literature’s most fantastical vacation spots
- What happens when technology comes to kick fantasy’s ass? A whole lotta awesome. That’s what.
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