Interviews & Profiles
- Author Interviews interviews Lisa Morton, author of Zombie Apocalypse.
- Author Interviews interviews Pierce Brown, author of Golden Son.
- The Columbus Dispatch interviews Tricia Helfer, star of Ascension.
- DAW Books interviews Jacey Bedford, author of Empire of Dust.
- io9 interviews Summer Glau, star of Firefly and The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
- NPR Books interviews Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia.
- The 80 books nominated by The Folio Prize Academy are revealed
- Saga Press to Publish Kameron Hurley’s Space Opera The Stars Are Legion
- DOMINAR – Chess taken past the edges of our galaxy and tweaked into a 4-story fight for control over all the universe!
- HALO: Operation Pheonix – Graphic novel sequel to the video game HALO 3: ODST
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews Elysium by Jennifer Marie Brissett
- Black List Of Beloved (But Unfilmed) Scripts Unloads Tons Of New Scifi
- Deborah Walker discusses the art of Creating Aliens
- The Dissolve looks back at The worst films of 2014. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Douglas Trumbull, the Man Who Has Revolutionized Movies, Wants to Try Again
- Every episode of every Star Trek Series Ever, ranked.
- Grading Science Fiction for Realism
- Here’s Why Star-Lord’s Spaceship Looks Like an 80s Sports Car
- Jeff VanderMeer’s Storybundle: Win a Secret Life & Area X
- The Origins Of Demolition Man’s 3 Seashells Revealed by Screen Robot.
- Read This, Then That: LOCK IN by John Scalzi and Other Sci-Fi Crime Reads
- Steven Moffat responds to criticisms that claim Doctor Who is too dark.
- Transhumanism and the search for digital immortality [via Paul Di Filippo]
- As usual at this time of year, AbeBooks.com has published its most expensive sales of the year. The page below lists the 50 top sales. I hope you find it interesting. A signed first edition of Dune is listed for $15,000.
- The Geek Art Gallery points the way to 10 great Doctor Who Christmas Cards.
- Star Wars Bowling Bag Style Purses
- This Gorgeous Lego Sulaco Needs To Be A Real Set Like, Yesterday
- This Doctor Who painting may be the best Christmas card I’ve ever seen. The others are none too shabby, either, especially The Hobbit one.
More Fun Stuff
- The Cat in the Hwæt and God-night, Rune by Cassandra Rasmussen.
- Read “Twilight Zone #1” by J Michael Straczynski at Bleeding Cool.
- Watch Sagan & Dawkins Present the Royal Institution’s Famous Christmas Lectures
- Watch The Doctor Meet Santa Claus In This Doctor Who Christmas Special Clip
- Watch a trailer for The Visit, an alien invasion series.
- What Alien Civilizations We’ve Never Met Can Teach Us About Saving the Earth
- Your Guide To The Ultimate Geek Gifts (Parts 2 & 3)