Interviews & Profiles
- AmazingStories interviews Bradley Denton, author of the comedy cult classic Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede.
- Electric Literature interviews Farel Dalrymple, author of The Wrenchies.
- The Guardian interviews Shalini Boland, author of Outside.
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews Shannon Page, author of Our Lady of the Islands.
- Reddit interviews Seth Grahame-Smith, author of The Last American Vampire.
- Suvudu interviews Nick Cutter, author of The Troop.
- Tor.com interviews Oisín McGann, author of Strangled Silence.
- The Analog Readers’ Award Ballot is now open.
- Anthology seeking submissions for Time Traveling is Not for Everyone
- Robert Kinoshita, whose robot designs have become American pop culture icons, passed away on Dec. 9. He was 100. Nisei is known as father of Robby the Robot.
Events & Event News
- Andy Weir, author of The Martian will hold an AMA on Reddit on Jan 28 at 12.30PM Eastern
- Borderlands Books has upcoming events with Shannon Page, Cecelia Holland, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Samantha Shannon
- Imperial Nova 2 – Sci-fi Novel – Filming the cinematic trailer and prologue for the upcoming novel: Imperial Nova II: The Dogs of War by Rory Joscelyne!
- Help support Weird Fiction at the Patreon of Jeffrey Thomas. For your monthly pledge, you will have access to exclusive fiction!
- Book Review: Faren Miller reviews Alaya Dawn Johnson: “Blending elements of mainstream YA, dystopian SF, and political thriller, Love Is the Drug manages to fascinate, wherever and whenever it may go. “
- Book Review: The New Yorker calls Jeff VanderMeer The Weird Thoreau
- 23 Best Robot Sci-Fi Books as chosen by The Best Sci Fi Books blog, along with the 23 Best Sci-Fi Book Series, and the 25 Best Far Future Sci-Fi Books.
- 29 Sci-Fi Movies Coming To Theaters In 2015
- Battlestar Galactica: A close look at the near-perfect pilot episode, 10 years later
- After Big Hero 6: The Marvel Properties Which Should Become Animated Features
- Bibliotropic names its Top 5 Urban Fantasy Novels I Read in 2014
- David Tennant’s Doctor Who: Ten funniest moments
- The Dissolve considers The horrors and pleasures of January movies.
- Here’s What’s Holding Back Your Universal Translator
- LA Times on The halting genius of science-fiction writer Ted Chiang
- NY Times: op-ed columnist David Brooks on The Child in the Basement, re: Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”
- Patton Oswalt: Watchmen Should Have Been Less Faithful to Graphic Novel
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Imprints 101
- Star Wars in Comic Books: A Brief History from The Hollywood Reporter
- StellarFour names the 10 Most Fascinating Characters of 2014
- Ted Chiang’s sci-fi wins piles of awards. When he publishes, which is hardly ever.
- First Look at runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation Merchandise
- Star Wars: Joe Johnston’s Original Boba Fett Concept Art
- The Strange Story Of The First Quantum Art Exhibition in Space
More Fun Stuff
- Amazon Japan Is Selling A Build-Your-Own Mech Starter Kit
- Now you can listen to Philip Pullman’s new His Dark Materials story, “The Collectors.”
- Read an excerpt from The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber at Tor.com.
- Read an excerpt from Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear at Tor.com.
- Read an excerpt from The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons at Tor.com.
- Read the short story “CES 2067” by Sam Biddle at Motherboard.
- Tamashii Nations Movie Realization – Ashigaru Stormtrooper from Bandai
- Watch a trailer for Outcast starring Nicolas Cage at GeekTyrant.