Interviews & Profiles
- Geek’s Guide interviews Jon Ronson, author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.
- Gingernuts of Horror interviews Lance Barnwell, author of Dereliction.
- Midnight in Karachi interviews Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven.
- My Bookish Ways interviews James Cambias author of Corsair.
- Notes from Coode Street interviews Paolo Bacigalupi, author of The Water Knife.
- The Qwillery interviews Susan Murray, author of The Waterborne Blade.
- Tor.com profiles Gene Wolfe, author of A Borrowed Man.
- Announcing Infomocracy, Tor.com’s First Novel.
- So… are TV viewers going to have to solve puzzles to access the next Myst episode? You do realize that Myst is practically the single most plot-free video game of all time right?
Events & Event News
- Chip Zdarsky and Kagan McLeod will appear at Third Eye Comics in Annapolis, MD on Saturday, May 23rd from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm to sign KAPTARA #1! RSVP on Facebook!
- Ken Pisani will be signing copies of Dark Horse Presents #10 and a special advance promo issue of COLONUS Chapter Two on Wednesday May 20th from 7-9 pm at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, CA!
- Bizarre New World – The world can suddenly FLY in this acclaimed 278 page graphic novel. Also explore more of the flying life in the 225 page anthology. Via Geeks of Doom
- 8 Ways the Creature From the Black Lagoon Still Walks Among Us.
- 10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years.
- 10 Utterly Brilliant Novels That Have One Fatal Flaw.
- The 19 Nerdiest Submarine Adventures.
- Are We To Become Gods, The Destroyers Of Our World?
- The Arthur C. Clarke Award judges explain why they chose Station Eleven as this year’s recipient. And Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi discusses which of the book’s characters are more or less able to adapt to a technology-less world.
- Cixin Liu and John Scalzi Honor China at This Year’s BookExpo America.
- The Darkside War Twists the Conventions of Classic Military Sci-Fi.
- Examining Technology in the Apocalypse: Station Eleven.
- The Fifth Element is Still the Sexiest Sci-Fi Summer Movie Ever.
- Is the connected-ness of the Marvel Cinematic Universe becoming problematic?
- Look Upon Our Terrifying Future in Cash Crash Jubilee.
- The spectacularly tragic Little Shop Of Horrors that wasn’t.
- Tor.com recommends the trippy ODY-C for your weekly comic pull list.
- Why are YA books about politics always dystopian?
- Why Michael Bay Can Make Movies About Cartoons That Kids Can’t See.
- Zombie People: The Complicated Nature of Personhood in The Walking Dead.
- This Dystopian Diorama Is “1984” Meets The Internet Of Things.
- Game of Thrones fan makes Google-style map of Westeros
More Fun Stuff
- Age of the Robochef: because giving robot hands A KNIFE couldn’t possibly go wrong.
- It’s a traditions: first we view the Marvel movie, then we gleefully hunt for Easter Eggs.
- This Animated Explanation Of The Fermi Paradox is Fantastic.
- Virtual Reality Theme Park Will Let You Step Inside A Video Game.
- Watch a trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron staring Kids Confused by the Plot.
- Watch a trailer for the Wachowskis’ Netflix Series Sense8.