Interviews & Profiles
- Gulf News interviews Jasper Fforde, author of The Eye of Zoltar.
- The Independent interviews Zoe Kravitz, star of three new movies: the Divergent sequel Insurgent, drone-strike drama Good Kill and the long-anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road.
- King5 interviews Sigourney Weaver, star of Chappie.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Ferrett Steinmetz, author of FLEX.
- The Qwillery interviews Francesca Haig, author of The Fire Sermon.
- SCy-Fy interviews Jim Freund, host of the live radio program, Hour of the Wolf.
- Tulsa World interviews Neil Gaiman, author of Trigger Warning.
- Wastelands 2 interviews Jake Kerr of “Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince.”
- Justified EP Dave Andron To Adapt Stone Rider Sci-Fi Novel For Working Title
- Sigourney Weaver slams the Oscars: “Sci-fi films don’t get enough respect“
Events & Event News
- A 100-stop Star Trek concert tour is coming in 2016 [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Neil Gaiman will appear at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania on Saturday, May 2nd at 8:00 pm for an evening of engaging conversations and stories of his life’s work both past and future, including an open discussion with the audience. Tickets for sale online
- RISE OF THE EMPIRE – The Ultimate Fan Film – a Live Action-Packed Sci-Fi fan film of a popular movie franchise. Produced with studio-level production values!
- Speculations K.C. – Kansas City Worldcon anthology of speculative fiction written by authors with association to Kansas City and/or set in the region.
- Movie Review: KSDK calls Chappie science fiction Nirvana
- Movie Review: Sci-Fi Flick Chappie’s Robot Has Something to Say About What It Means to Be Human says Frontrow Magazine
- Movie Review: We Need Good Sci-Fi Movies, and Chappie Isn’t One of Them
- 10 highest-grossing sci-fi movies ever
- 13 Sci-Fi Movies That Redefine the Genre
- 20 of the most hardcore sci-fi and fantasy feminist icons
- 12 landmark performance capture turns: From Ahmed Best to Andy Serkis
- Can Fresh Blade Runner, Alien, and Terminator Fix Their Franchises?
- Doctor Who TV wonders How Should Doctor Who Evolve?
- Highly Illogical: What Sci-Fi Writers Get Wrong About the Future
- How Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic, Blade Runner, foresaw the way we live today. On the eve of the re-release of Scott’s ‘Final Cut’ at the BFI, William Cook explores the thoroughly modern riddles at the heart of this cult movie
- Justina Robson implores women to give science fiction a chance.
- Mars One could mean the end of science fiction
- The New Yorker calls Liu Cixin “China’s Arthur C. Clarke.”
- On Arab Sci-Fi, Nahrain Al-Mousawi proclaims The Future Is Here.
- Peter Suderman explains How science fiction androids became real-life machines.
- Returning to the Sci-Fi Episodic Roots of Star Trek
- Sarah Pinborough asks Can’t teenagers keep Young Adult books for themselves?
- Suvudu’s Women Warriors Bracket Honors 32 Kickass Female Characters
- What Blade Runner 2 Can Learn From Successful Sci-Fi Sequels
- James Hance mashes up Harry Potter and Star Wars to excellent effect.
- Mega Man, Metroid and More Go Pulp in Retro Sci-Fi Covers
More Fun Stuff
- Cryptic Games Reveals “Star Trek Online” In-Game Leonard Nimoy Memorial
- Even if you’ve never read the imaginative (and often creepy) entries over at the SCP Foundation, this bit of sci-fantasy storytelling, “A Funeral On Mars” is a nice little bundle of hopeful melancholy.
- From Metropolis to Chappie: Hollywood’s Long-Standing Fascination With Robots
- Leonard Nimoy’s Grandchildren Share Touching Family Photos
- Leonard Nimoy sings at Riverside Park in Agawam on April 23, 1967