Interviews & Profiles
- The 7th Matrix has a Q&A with Joseph Mallozzi, showrunner of Dark Matter.
- The Coode Street Podcast interviews Kim Stanley Robinson, author of Aurora.
- Lyrus interviews Rachel Hartman, author of Seraphina and Shadow Scale.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Lauren M. Roy, author of The Fire Children.
- The Qwillery interviews Alyc Helms, author of The Dragons of Heaven.
- SFFWorld interviews Julian May, author of Black Trillium.
- Suvudu interviews Nathan Garrison, author of Veiled Empire.
- Amazing Stories Readers to get First Look at New Novels.
- Elon Musk Hopes These Researchers Can Save Us from Superintelligent AI.
- Zadie Smith to co-write space adventure with director Claire Denis. [via Paul Di Filippo]
Events & Event News
- 2015 Comic-Con Author Schedule.
- American Fantasy Press is Having a 4th of July Half-Price and Office Sale.
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play to open in West End in 2016.
- Atomic Annie – a new pulp sci-fi action heroine in an action-packed web series!
- The Secret Loves of Geek Girls – An all-female comic/text anthology of true stories about love, romance, and sex! Featuring new cartoons by Margaret Atwood.
- The 8 Star Wars Spin-Off Movies We Really Want.
- 10 influential pulp novels that are criminally good. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- An examination of Joss and Dollhouse. Jeopardy champion/pop culture blogger Arthur Chu takes a look at the meta aspects of Dollhouse.
- Den of Geek explains Why there isn’t a new Star Trek TV series.
- Dinomania: the story of our obsession with dinosaurs
- Eight Books You Need To Know About To Understand The Hugo Awards Snafu.
- Essential Speculative Fiction Reads in July, recommended by Kirkus Reviews.
- HeyUGuys remembers Chappie and the Greatest Movie Robots.
- Holograms: Great for Hollywood. Obsolete in reality.
- How Terminator: Genisys re-created 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger for the fight.
- Humans, and Why Robots on TV Are Just Like Us.
- In 1978, a trio of films rushed to feed the craze for science fiction.[via Paul Di Filippo]
- Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this sci-fi novel.
- Our 6 Favorite Sentient Spaceships, as chosen by Barnes and Noble.
- Understand the Back to the Future Trilogy through capitalism.
- Why A Post-Nuclear World Would Look Nothing Like “Mad Max.”
- Why Genisys Had to Destroy Terminator In Order to Save It.
- The 28 Skottie Young Marvel Pins Of San Diego Comic Con.
More Fun Stuff
- And Now We Have the New Ghostbusters Costumes and Proton Packs.
- Listen to John Malkovich Read From Breakfast of Champions.
- Read an excerpt from The Annihilation Score by Charles Stross at Tor.com.
- Read an excerpt from Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson at Tor.com.
- Read the short story from “At the End of Babel” by Michael Livingston at Tor.com.
- Star Trek Beyond Title Confirmed, First Official Set Image Revealed.
- Watch a fan-made trailer for Star Wars: Millennium.
- Watch the First Ant-Man clip.
- Watch a paranoid trailer for Oliver Stone’s Snowden.
- Watch a trailer for Harbinger Down, a practical FX monster movie.