Interviews & Profiles
- Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy interviews Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble.
- Lytherus interviews Morgan Rhodes, author of Gathering Darkness.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Marcus Sedgwick, author of A Love Like Blood.
- The Nerdist interviews Gary Whitta, author of Abomination.
- San Diego Jewish World interviews Paolo Bacigalupi, author of The Water Knife.
- Suvudu interviews Arwen Elys Dayton, author of Seeker.
- Tor.com interviews Victoria Aveyard, author of Red Queen.
- Wastelands 2 interviews Hugh Howey, author of “Deep Blood Kettle.”
- Wastelands 2 interviews Seanan McGuire, author of “Animal Husbandry.”
Events & Event News
- Jimmie Robinson will appear at Blue Moon Comics in San Rafael, California on Saturday, February 21st at 2:00 pm for the release of his new book The Empty. Jimmie is best known for his work on Bomb Queen and Five Weapons.
- Joe Benitez appears at Collector’s Paradise on Friday February 13, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm to sign Lady Mechanika! RSVP on Facebook
- TALES OF MR. RHEE: “Karmageddon” Deluxe Hardcover Collection – Five orphaned siblings join Mr. Rhee in an attempt to survive Cthulhu and the Rapture in this *KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE* Deluxe Hardcover.
- TerraQuill Collected – a collection of short story comics. Each story showcases the citizens of TerraQuill; their struggles, joys, and losses.
- Book Review: Lytherus calls Seeker is a perfect balance of fantasy, scifi, and heart.
- 14 movies that should have stopped minutes earlier
- Cinefex covers The Making of “Alien Outpost”
- Entertainment Weekly explains How the Wachowskis became George Lucas, though I think that this one might be self-evident.
- The Female Directors Who Should Helm a Superhero Movie
- Graham Edwards reviews Fire City: The Interpreter of Signs, the directorial debut of Tom Woodruff Jr, an Academy Award-winning creature-maker.
- It’s happening! Spider-Man is finally coming to Marvel Studios! News has come down the line that Spider-Man heads to Marvel Cinematic Universe before next solo film, raising the question of Who should play the new Spidey? Blastr think Marvel should retire Peter Parker and make Miles Morales the MCU’s Spider-Man, and Kotaku agrees at length. Meanwhile, Observation deck offers 5 Reasons Why the Marvel/Sony Deal Is Good and 5 Reasons why the Sony/Marvel Spider-Man deal is terrible. Cinema Blend backs Drew Goddard for the job of directing the new Spider-Man movie.
- Ira Behr thought DS9 would be more popular after it wrapped
- Let’s put the guilt back in our guilty pleasures.
- A moving appreciation of Ray Bradbury, with thoughts on Dandelion Wine.
- The New Yorker publishes fanfic now, guys! The floodgates are open.
- The power and pitfalls of shipping on television. This piece looks at shipping as a trope and the impact in can have on both fandoms and a show itself.
- SciFiNow picks the 10 best Star Trek Pocket Books in the universe
- Scorched earth, 2200AD: Climate change has done its worst, and now just 500 million humans remain on lifeboats in the north. How do they survive?
- So is New Order responsible for Neal Stephenson
- Uh, sure, Mr. Hamill. “Manage expectations.” That’s a thing that’s going to happen.
- The Wachowskis’ Days Of Unlimited Budgets Are Behind Them, Here’s What They Say
- Why 2015 Is The Year Of The Spy, according to io9
- Why Fan Fiction Is The Future of Publishing
- Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate
- Drool Over the Workshop Manuals for 7 Classic Marvel Vehicles
- Here’s What the Sargon Almost Looked Like in Jupiter Ascending Concept Art
- Mass Effect Gloves by Litfoh
More Fun Stuff
- This NASA Video Shows How Water Behaves in Space
- Read an excerpt from Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis at Tor.com.
- Read an excerpt from Half a King by Joe Abercrombie at io9.
- Read the short story “Tuesdays” by Suzanne Palmer at Asimov’s.
- Watch a teaser for Orphan Black Teaser.
- Watch a trailer for Insurgent starring Shailene Woodley.
- Watch two new trailers for Agents OF S.H.I.E.L.D. at The Nerdist.
- Why comets are like deep-fried ice cream
- With a video that will certainly not spark endless nerd-rage the Smithsonian answers with finality the question of who would win in a fight to the death between an Apache AH-64 and a dragon