Interviews & Profiles
- Amazing Stories interviews Anton Marks, author of Bad II the Bone.
- Electric Literature interviews Thomas Pierce, author of Hall of Small Mammals.
- DNA India interviews Clyde DeSouza, author of Maya.
- The Depaulia interviews Alex Garland, author of Ex Machina.
- Ginger Nuts of Horror interviews Andrew Garvey, author of Zombie Bites.
- KRCC interviews Cory Doctorow, author of Homeland.
- After Game of Thrones, stay tuned for George R.R. Martin’s Captain Cosmos.
- A planet like Star Wars’ Tatooine just became more science than fiction
- Sequel to Larsson’s Millennium trilogy packs sci-fi spy intrigue
Events & Event News
- Boom Island Brewing Company in Minneapolis MN is proud to announce a unique fundraising event aimed at comic book and craft beer aficionados on Friday, May 1, 2015. Renowned comic writer/artist Bill Willingham (Fables, Fairest, Jack of Fables) will autograph the personally designed label of Boom Island Brewing Company’s Belgian strong “Gravity No. 9.” A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Hero Initiative, a non-profit organization created to support comic artists and writers in need of emergency medical aid or financial support.
- “Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction” exhibit Lands at EMP Museum here in Seattle.
- The Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention will be held at the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel Friday, September 25th 2015 – Sunday, September 27th 2015.
- 11/9: a technothriller novel – A technothriller in the Michael Crichton vein. Terrorists attempting an attack bigger than 9/11.
- Galactic Battles Open Movie Project – The film is technically classified as a Fan-Film, and features ships and characters from Star Trek, Star Wars, Mass Effect and Halo. This mashup film will pit the franchises against each other, as well as build alliances with each other in one intense inter-galactic battle.
- Movie Review: Project Almanac: “Mind-bending sci-fi leaves audience dazed”
- 4 Fantastic Fantasy and Sci-Fi Novels to Read This April, as suggested by Geek Smash.
- The 17 Most Helpful Insults From Science Fiction and Fantasy
- Alan Dean Foster brings out a cli-fi anthology
- The Daily Beast profiles The Teen Stephen King of YouTube.
- Exploring X Rebirth, the space sim with enterprising ambition.
- Forgotten Books: Entering the feminist sci-fi of Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World
- A Future Jozi – Three Science Fiction Authors Launch Their Books by Candlelight.
- Intelligent Robots Must Uphold Human Rights: The common fear is that intelligent machines will turn against humans. But who will save the robots from one another, and from us, one academic asks
- LiveScience considers the question of How to Raise a Moral Robot. My suggestion would be don’t give it a chainsaw hand.
- The Most Recognizable Tunes Of Science Fiction
- Retired UNL professor expresses love for sci-fi, Weird Tales
- Sci-fi novels still inspiring Hollywood producers
- The Science Fiction Behind Paul Krugman’s Economics
- Steven Moffat says you can’t have that Doctor Who movie you apparently want
- Story Time from Space Raising Funds to Put Kids’ Science in Orbit
- The Strangest Science Fiction Movies to Watch This Easter
- The Top 7 Libertarian Science Fiction Novels
- Young Adult Fiction Applicable to College Students, Too
- Why does it have to be Sci-Fi vs Fantasy?
- Apocalypse Kowloon: artist creates dystopian world based on Hong Kong
- Fan Art Round-Up: Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Studio Ghibli.
- Star Trek / Star Wars Mash-Up
More Fun Stuff
- Flying Saucers on Mars? Not Yet, But NASA’s Working On It. (NASA Tests Flying Saucer-Shaped Vehicle for Future Mars Landing)
- Google secures patent for robots with customizable personalities. The future is now.
- Have you tried the online text adventure “A Dark Room” yet? If not, call in sick and hunker in for the day. It’s addictive.
- Here’s A Map That Shows All The Future Megacities From Science Fiction
- The Plot of YA Novels If They Actually Reflected Real Teenagers’ Lives
- Watch a trailer for the 80’s Style Sci-fi Feature The Protokon.