Interviews & Profiles
- Digital Spy interviews Amanda Schull, star of 12 Monkeys.
- Flickering Myth interviews Cavan Scott, author of Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1.
- Geeks of Doom interviews Don Hall and Chris Williams, directors of Big Hero 6.
- Leicester Mercury interviews Rod Duncan, author of The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter.
- My Bookish Ways interviews James Goss, author of Haterz.
- PopMatters interviews Bernard Rose, director of sx_tape.
- Sciencefiction.com interviews Keith Davidsen, author of the upcoming “Reanimator”
- Suvudu interviews V.E. Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic.
- Teleread interviews Brandon Sanderson, author of The Emperor’s Soul.
- Tor.com interviews V.E. Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic.
- Vice interviews Laura van den Berg, author of Find Me.
- Wastelands 2 interviews Jake Kerr of “Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince”.
- Director of 1996 Marlon Brando Island of Dr. Moreau Is Planning on Remaking It
- Tor Books to Publish Pathfinder Novels Based on Paizo’s Hit Tabletop Gaming Line
Events & Event News
- On April 11th and 12th of 2015, internationally acclaimed writer Hannu Rajaniemi and comic artist Noriko Nagano will be the guests of honour at Hal-Con 2015
- Joe Harris, writer of the comics X-Files, Millennium, Great Pacific, Ghost Projekt, and more, will appear at Friendly Neighborhood Comics in Bellingham, MA for a signing on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from noon till 3:00 pm! Joe also wrote the screenplay for the movie Darkness Falls. RSVP on Facebook
- Creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino will hold a panel at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA on Saturday March 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM for the closing of the Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legend of Korra retrospective exhibit to answer questions from fans and talking about their experience working on the shows for the past ten years. $5 Admission or FREE when you purchase any Korra / Avatar related books or prints from the gallery.
- Clair de Terre / Earthrise – In a near future, a small team is mining the moon…
- Michael Bay And Transformers Bring Home Top Razzie Awards
- Redshirts 2: Leprechaun’s Revenge – an expansion for the Redshirts card game. Redshirts 3 is available as a reward as well.
- You Can Help Save One Of The Great Science Fiction Bookstores
- Book Review: Barnes & Noble reviews I Am Radar by Reif Larsen
- Book Review: It Should Have Been a Joke: “Zombies vs. Robots #1.” “Instead, Zombies vs. Robots turned out to be compelling, in both conception and execution. Oh, they gave us plenty to laugh at. And they gave us all the rotting flesh versus hardened steel action that we could ever want. But they also gave us something more.”
- Book Review: Satin Island plays with genre on slippery ground
- TV Review: Gotham Is Trying Too Hard for Its Winter Soldier Moment
- 12 Things All Science Fiction Fans Know To Be True (Your Neighbor Is Probably An Alien)
- Animal behaviorist builds a rat paradise with beautiful buildings and limitless food. He introduces eight mice to the population. Two years later, the mice had created their own apocalypse with frightening similarities to our current situation. Reminds me of my last trip to Walt Disney World.
- Best science fiction and fantasy for February, according to The Washington Post
- Eight Marvel spinoff shows that need to happen, to which I would add “Super Science Friends,” in which Tony Stark and Bruce Banner travel around the world solving problems, not with violence, but real world science and the power of friendship. Who am I kidding? You can read the scripts now on my slash fiction blog.
- Feed Your Hunger for Speculative Fiction with These Nonfiction Books About Science Fiction and Fantasy from Kirkus Reviews.
- From Icepunk to a Crown of Stars: Exploring Kate Elliott’s Wonderful Worlds
- The Hardest Part: Uri Kurlianchik on Tales from an Israeli Storyteller
- The Hunger Games Might Be The Assumed Future Of Many YAs, much as G.I. Joe was how I saw the future as a kid. But come on, terrorists obsessed with the destruction of all things American running around with high-tech weaponry and slick, professionally designed logos? Never happened.
- An Inside Look at The Designer of The SciFi Preview Museum
- Movie Pilot on The Scifi Behind the Scifi of Black Mirror.
- Should Sci-Fi Fans Support Bad Movies Like Jupiter Ascending? Why stop now?
- Steampunk: Gears, Gadgetry, and Genre of Victorian Science Fiction!
- Super Speed is just one of many Super Powers You Don’t Actually Want
- This is how you do and don’t talk about fanfiction in an academic course.
- When the Killer Robots Arrive, They’ll Get Hacked …not sure if more or less afraid.
- Why are so many adults reading YA and teen fiction?
- Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right.
- Big Hero 6 Baymax Food Art
- James Chapman has illustrated the names of characters and spacecraft from the French version of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
More Fun Stuff
- Explore the Dark Future of Cities in These Intense, 5K Animated Shorts
- The latest insane Titanic fan theory: Jack Dawson is a time traveler. (Via)
- “My Sci-Fi Book received an award for Best Indie book of the year, it’s had over 30,000 downloads, 100+ 4 Star reviews, and I just made it free on several of the big sites.”
- Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer perform “I Google You“
- Using photos taken from Mars by the Opportunity Rover, NASA has recreated the sunset the rover sees from the red planet. Hit play and be mesmerized.