Interviews & Profiles
- Billy Kidd interviews Kevin Costner, who describes Waterworld as a great movie.
- BoingBoing interviews M.T. Anderson, author of Feed.
- Dead End Follies interviews Vincenzo Bilof, author of Vampire Strippers from Saturn.
- Lytherus interviews Aric Carter, author of The Reawakening.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Eterna Files.
- The Qwillery interviews John Love, author of Evensong.
- SCy-Fy interviews Rob Bedford, blogger at SFFWorld.
- Suvudu interviews Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One.
- Suvudu interviews Lauren Owen, author of The Quick.
- Unlikely Story interviews Levi Sable, author of “Jump Cut.”
- Uproxx interviews Neill Blomkamp, director of Elysium and Chappie.
- Wastelands 2 interviews Jake Kerr of “Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince”
- We Got this Covered interviews Mark Duplass, star of The Lazarus Effect.
- Announcing the 2014 Aurealis Awards Shortlist!
- Harrison Ford is returning for Blade Runner 2. If, like me, you’re a fan of the original book, you are so confused right now.
- The New York Times reports that Leonard Nimoy passed away Friday morning at his Bel Air home in Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife Susan Bay Nimoy has confirmed that the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the condition that had led to him being hospitalised earlier this week.
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- Celebrities and scientists remember Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Spock
- Celebrities Mourn Leonard Nimoy After News Of His Death
- The Jewish roots of Leonard Nimoy and “live long and prosper”
- Leonard Nimoy’s final interview: Star spoke out on the dangers of smoking
- Leonard Nimoy’s Granddaughter Raising Money for COPD After His Death
- Leonard Nimoy’s last Tweet could have been written by Spock himself.
- Leonard Nimoy’s music blurred line between man and Vulcan
- Remember Leonard Nimoy with 12 great Spock moments
- Twitter is inundated with Reactions to the Death of Leonard Nimoy.
- What would Spock do? How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper.
Events & Event News
- Comic-Con at Sea is a distinctive, multi-genre convention cruise embarking on its maiden voyage June 14-21, 2015. In addition to convention programming, attendees will enjoy a world class, 7-day luxury European cruise vacation with ports of call in Barcelona, Palma De Mallorca, Marseilles, Rome, Piza and Naples. The guest line-up for Comic-Con at Sea includes fan favorites such as James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek Axanar), Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse), Alaina Huffman (Stargate Universe, Supernatural), Drew Roy (Falling Skies, Secretariat) as well as stars from the television series Bitten.
- HBO Puts Call Out for Diverse, Emerging Female Writers for Fellowship
- The Syfy channel will be airing a programming tribute to Leonard Nimoy this Sunday, March 1, beginning at 9am ET.
- Hive Five by Matthew Sanborn Smith.
- Casefile: Arkham – A hardboiled detective in H.P. Lovecraft’s Arkham. Created by Patrick McEvoy (Call of Cthulhu) & Josh Finney (World War Kaiju).
- Castles in Spain – An anthology of the stories that set the pace for science fiction, fantasy, and horror in Spain.
- HALLUCINAUT – An Epic Film of Microscopic Magnitude – Help make “Hallucinaut,” a micro fantasy film from concept designer Daniele Auber, presented by Terry Gilliam.
- WEIRD FICTION 2015 – The very best in rare and collectible Weird Fiction
- 10 Fun Facts About Edward Scissorhands
- B&N names 5 Books That Resist the Handwave with Believable Futuristic Techn
- Graham Edwards on Cloud Atlas
- The Greatest Advice For Science Fiction Writers: “Ask The Next Question“
- Here are four reasons to apply to the Clarion Writers’ Workshop right now.
- Here’s an excellent list of animated films that are not for children! Well, except for The Grave of the Fireflies. Everyone should watch that one.
- The Huffington Post asks What’s The Matter With Dystopia?
- Invasion of the Friendly Movie Robots: Chappie and Ex Machina will explore artificial intelligence in the coming weeks, with more movies to follow
- Katee Sackhoff defends the controversial (and kick-ass) “Power/Rangers” fan film.
- Kirkus Book Reviews on The Blazing World of Margaret Cavendish
- NewsOK remembers Leonard Nimoy’s 5 most entertaining roles
- Take Back The Night: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
- At Topless Robot, Luke Y. Thompson remembers Leonard Nimoy.
- Tor.com names Five Books That Are Also Labyrinths
- “We Have Always Fought:” Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle and Slaves’ Narrative.
- The X-Files: an episode roadmap for beginners
- Big Hero 6 Fan Art Round-Up
- Concept Art From Blomkamp’s Chappie Looks Like A Lost Judge Dredd Tale
- A Leonard Nimoy Portrait by San Fernández
More Fun Stuff
- A Clever, Single-Take Video on the Classical Origins of the Star Trek Theme
- Cover Art for The Mortal Tally by Sam Sykes
- The fan remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark is getting its own fan-made documentary!
- Italian neuroscientist plans actual human head transplant in 2017. I’ve seen this movie. Don’t panic. We’re all going to be okay so long as they forgo the chainsaw hands.
- Listen to Leonard Nimoy read Ray Bradbury Stories From The Martian Chronicles.
- Read an excerpt from Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan at Scribd.
- Watch the first U.S. trailer for Eva, a movie about the “first free robot,” the small girl Eva.
- Yes, Avatar Land Is Still Happening for Disney in Florida