Interviews & Profiles
- Adventures in Scifi Publishing interviews Fonda Lee, author of Zeroboxer.
- Horror.org interviews Ellen Datlow, editor of OMNI Magazine and Event Horizon.
- Joss Whedon talks Black Widow’s painful past, romantic relationships and more
- The Mary Sue interviews Brooke Johnson, author of The Brass Giant.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Adam Christopher, author of The Machine Awakes.
- The Qwillery interviews James Cambias, author of Corsair.
- Tor.com interviews Nicole Kornher-Stace, author of Archivist Wasp.
- Daniel Clowes (of “Ghost World”) Returns to Fantagraphics Books with “Patience,” the first all-new, original graphic novel describe as a psychedelic science-fiction love story.
- Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven Wins the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award.
- Jonathan Green is issuing a call for submissions for the Game Over anthology, which will be published later this year by Snowbooks. They are seeking original horror stories inspired by classic arcade games, between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length.
- Robocop Being Developed into Limited Web Series.
- Scifi Heroine Honor Harrington Returns To Comics In This Prequel.
- Syfy Will Adapt Brave New World as a Miniseries. Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television is producing. Maybe there’s hope.
Events & Event News
- Nate Simpson will appear at Comics Dungeon in Seattle, WA on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:00 – 6:00 pm to celebrate Nonplayer’s return! Copies of #1 and #2 will be available for sale! RSVP on Facebook.
- Tor/Forge Author Events in May.
- Broken Frontier: The boldest comics anthology in the galaxy – A creator-owned anthology about breaking boundaries and exploring the great unknown by the most inventive talents in comics.
- Book Review: Bibliotropic praises Binary by Stephanie Saulter.
- Book Review: Corsair Is a Rip-Roaring, Spacefaring, Character-Rich Pirate Adventure.
- 10 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed In Avengers: Age of Ultron.
- 10 Real-Life Animal Husbandry Techniques That Alien Zoos Will Use On Us.
- Avengers: Age Of Ultron: alternate endings that never were.
- Check out this list of Afrofuturist fiction, art, and other works beyond just District 9.
- Does Biology Need to Be Destiny in the Work of Joss Whedon?
- The Fallacy of Favoring Gradual Replacement Mind Uploading Over Scan-and-Copy.
- Five Books About Fictional History.
- To Green Angel Tower Part 1 re-read: Part Two: The Winding Road.
- Homo in Machina: Ethics of the AI Soul.
- Mad Max: Fury Road hired a very interesting consultant for its female characters: The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler.
- The Martian author is less optimistic about getting to Mars than NASA.
- The Must-Read Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Books Arriving This Month.
- Peter Newman on Turning The Vagrant from Serial to Novel.
- This is Why Obi-Wan Lied to Luke Skywalker About His Father.
- Tor recommends Five Books with Geeky Heroes.
- Tor.com rounds up May Releases in Science Fiction.
- Turns out, we can thank X-Files ’shippers for the birth of online fandom.
- What were Obama’s favorite childhood books?
- Where are the older women in fantasy?
- Why are we so obsessed with Boba Fett? asked no Star Wars fan EVER.
- Winding Back the Clock on The Windup Girl.
- A Superhero Makeover for the World’s Currency.
- Marvel Fan Has Made Custom Lego Minifigures of Avengers: Age of Ultron.
More Fun Stuff
- Check Out Maisie Williams’ Badass Outfit On The Doctor Who Set.
- Read an excerpt from The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler at Tor.com.
- Spiders doused with carbon nanotubes spin super-silk. What could go wrong?
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer in 16-bit video game style is fun.
- Watch a trailer for Yamasong: March of the Hollows.