Interviews & Profiles
- Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews JA Pitts, author of Forged in Fire.
- Amazing Stories interviews Cat Rambo and Maggie Hogarth, author of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer’s of America (SFWA).
- Beauty in Ruins interviews Justin Lee Anderson, author of Carpet Diem: Or…How to Save the World by Accident and A.M. Rycroft, author of Into the Darkness.
- HeyuGuys interviews Sheila Vand, star of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.
- The Independent interviews Lucy Saxon, author of The Almost King.
- The Midland Reporter-Telegram interviews Neil Gaiman.
- Shockya interviews Bradley King about Time Lapse.
- Tech Times interviews Gui Cavalcanti, MegaBots Co-Founder.
- Vanity Fair interviews Lawrence Kasdan, screenwriter of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- CUFF Nominations Open: The Canadian Unity Fan Fund is looking for nominees to run for a visit to SFContario 6 in Toronto in November.
Events & Event News
- Nate Simpson appears at Third Eye Comics in Annapolis, MD on Saturday, June 13th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm to sign NONPLAYER #2. RSVP on Facebook.
- The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival Returns January 2016.
- 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.
- Pixel Starships is the world’s first 8Bit Starship Management MMORPG. It has been in development since early 2014 by the well known indie iOS studio SavySoda. This game is set to completely change the genre of Sci-Fi strategy games by combining FTL style gameplay into a World of Warcraft style single massive multiplayer environment. The game is scheduled to launch at the end of this year on iOS, but they are launching their project on KickStarter next week on the 26th of May.
- Mars Attacks Occupation Trading Cards – the all-new trading card set based on Topps’ infamous and iconic sci-fi series.
- Movie Review: The Hype is Real. Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the best films of the year.
- 5 Aspects of Science Fiction That Are Far From Childish.
- 5 Reasons to watch the Original Charlton Heston 1968 Planet of the Apes.
- 7 Bizarre James Bond/Star Wars Connections.
- 10 Things to Note in the First Trailer for Supergirl.
- 15 best science fiction books of the summer.
- Age of Robots: How Marvel Is Killing the Popcorn Movie.
- Can a computer game really teach us about becoming a good writer? The creators of Elegy for a Dead World think so.
- Doctor Who series 9: Everything we know so far.
- Don’t Like Strong Women in Your Sci-Fi? Steer Clear of These 7 Books.
- Epic Cosmic Vistas and Scary Houses — Impressions So Far in the Lovecraft Reread.
- Fantasy cannot build its imaginary worlds in short fiction: Fantasy cannot build its imaginary worlds in short fiction, says The Guardian.
- THE FBI HAS NOT BEEN HERE… Watch very closely for the removal of this sign.
- Going Back to the Future for Tomorrowland, From Disney.
- How China’s Censors Influence Hollywood.
- How To Raise The Stakes In Your Story Without Wrecking Your Characters.
- How Powers turned its first season around: the comic book show from PlayStation, with Sharlto Copley – got off to a shaky start.
- M Night Shyamalan’s venture into the wilderness: A cult novel, a director who went from wunderkind to laughing stock and a timeless leading man.
- Mad Max: Fury Road and 8 More Car-Based SF/F Stories.
- Observation Deck on The Non-Defense of “It’s Just Fiction!”
- Old(er) Women in SF/F – Book and Story List Part 1 A through M and N through Z.
- The Old Iron Dream – an article inspired by the need for a no-bullshit, critical look at the history of science fiction’s far-right and its long-lasting influence.
- The Robots Are Winning!: The New York Review of Books on Her and Ex Machina.
- This Just In — Books Are Still Awesome.
- What is Wrong with MAD MAX’s War Boys?
- At almost $38,000, this life-size Hulk statue smash your wallet.
- Behold This Amazing Animated Mad Max: Fury Road Poster.
- Exclusive Dark Matter Concept Art Is Loaded With Glorious Spaceships!
- In his 2012 project E-Book backup, artist Jesse England used a photocopier to create a physical copy of an Amazon Kindle e-book. For the project England chose an e-book of George Orwell‘s classic book Nineteen Eighty-Four–as England notes the book was the subject of a controversial e-book recall by Amazon back in 2009.
More Fun Stuff
- 12 Robots That Will Definitely Kill You.
- The 15 most amazing homemade robots, tanks, and vehicles in China.
- 20 Awesome Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweets.
- Carl Sagan Issues a Chilling Warning to America in His Final 1996 Interview.
- Cute and scary robots we saw at San Francisco’s gathering of tech tinkerers.
- Landspeeder Cake is a delicious second course to Womp Rat.
- Read an excerpt from Seveneves by Neal Stephenson at io9.
- Scientists Say We Need Softer Robots.
- Screen Junkies give Jupiter Ascending the Honest Trailer treatment.
- Watch a trailer for Minions featuring Minion butt.
- Watch a trailer for PAN.
- Watch a trailer for Pixels.
- Watch the Twin Peaks Intro charmingly recreated in paper.