Interviews & Profiles
- The Geeks Guide Show interviews Marc Goodman, author of Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It..
- The Functional Nerds interviews Mary Robinette Kowal, author of Milk and Honey.
- Lightspeed interviews Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Slow Regard of Silent Things.
- The News & Observer interviews William Shatner, who talks about Star Trek and fans.
- The Qwillery interviews Bec McMaster, author of Of Silk and Steam.
- Tor.com interviews Genevieve Valentine, author of Mechanique.
- The five judges for the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award have been announced.
- NASA confirms there’s an ocean on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede
- SF/F book reviewers in Great Britain or Northern Ireland sought.
- Star Wars: Episode VIII Just Got a Release Date
Events & Event News
- Authors Ken Liu, Will McIntosh, Mary Kowal, Jo Walton, BL Marsh, Luke Scull, Daniel José Older, and ML Brennan will appear at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA on Saturday March 21, 2015 as part of Vericon XV!
- James Tynion IV and Noah J. Yuenkel appear at Midtown Comics Downtown in New York City on Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00 pm for a signing of Ufology #1 RSVP on Facebook
- Orlando MegaCon Returns to the Orange County Convention Center April 10-12, 2015
- Citadel of the Sky (Epic fantasy novel) – A Dark Lord is rising. Again. But hey, that’s what the royal family is for, right? Kicking butt in nice dresses: a new epic tradition.
- Imagined Realms Book 2 : A Scifi Art Book by Julie Dillon – An art book featuring brand new Scifi illustrations by Hugo Award Winning artist Julie Dillon. Astronauts, robots, aliens, and more!
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews The Man with the Compound Eyes
- 8 Brilliant Mind-Bending Movies That You Need To See
- 10 of the Best Artificial Intelligence Movies, as chosen by HeyUGuys.
- 15 fellow sci-fi and fantasy novelists bid farewell to the great Terry Pratchett
- 25 films that hid what they were in the trailer
- Doctor Who: what can a Dalek story do?
- Five (Non-Discworld) Works by Terry Pratchett You Should Read
- The Great A’Tuin Swims On: Remembering Terry Pratchett
- Is the future of space travel really reality television?
- It Follows reminds us how scary sex is, inspiring a “so-upset-I-feel-sick kind of amorphous dread.” Critics are calling this the scariest movie to come along in years.
- Kim Stanley Robinson Says Colonizing Mars Won’t Be As Easy As He Thought
- Plan B Takes The Jaunt With Stephen King And Mama Helmer Andy Muschietti
- Renay Williams and “The G” Talk Hugo Predictions at Rocket Talk.
- Science Fiction Checklist Challenge: Science Fantasy
- Smuggling Disney’s plans out of the Star Wars announcement
- Spider-Man: ranking the films in order of quality
- The Strange Case of the Woman Haunted by Dragons [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Star Blazers Got Me Through The Shittiest Year Of My Childhood
- Supporting TV actors that deserve a shot at a leading role
- Why Felicity Jones’s Rogue One takes Star Wars into the 21st century
- DiscWorld Fan Art Round-up
- The Disworld Reading Order Guide for those who don’t know where to start.
- Terry Pratchett Fan Art Round-Up
More Fun Stuff
- As usual, XKCD is perfectly on point following the death of Terry Pratchett.
- Check out the exact Mars location from Andy Weir’s The Martian.
- In case you missed this last year, NASA validated an “impossible” space drive.
- Read an excerpt from The Devil’s Only Friend by Dan Wells at My Bookish Ways.
- Read an excerpt from The Skull Throne by Peter V. Brett at Suvudu.
- Saladin Ahmed tweets a photo of Terry Pratchett in his convention t-shirt.
- Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver finally get their own Avengers: Age of Ultron posters
- These giant, inflatable habitats could be the first place we live in space. That’s right, in the future, we’ll all live in hampster balls.
- Watch the first clip from Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion’s “Con Man.”