Interviews & Profiles
- Blastr interviews Alex Garland, director of Ex Machina.
- CBR interviews J. Michael Straczynski, author of Sense8.
- Fantasy Faction interviews Gail Z. Martin & Larry N. Martin, authors of Iron & Blood.
- GamesRadar interviews Jane Johnson, publishing director of Harper Voyager.
- J. Michael Straczynski tells HitFix that viewers have evolved to be ready for Sense8.
- The Kindle Daily Post interviews Bill Willingham, author of Fables.
- My Bookish Ways interviews David Mark, author of Taking Pity.
- The Qwillery interviews Robert Brockway, author of The Unnoticeables.
- The Sacramento Bee interviews Kim Stanley Robinson, author of Aurora.
- SFFWorld interviews Ben Tripp, author of The Fifth House of the Heart.
- SFFWorld interviews Robert Brockway, author of The Unnoticeables.
- SFFWorld interviews Timothy Zahn, author of Judgment at Proteus.
- Suvudu interviews Terry Brooks, author of The Darkling Child.
- Upcoming4.me interviews Edward Cox, author of The Relic Guild.
- RIP: ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper, Pro wrestler and star of They Live.
- RIP: Author Adrienne Martine-Barnes.
- New Book Announcement: Martha Wells’ The Edge of Worlds.
- Star Trek’s Spock costume could fetch £70,000 at auction
Events & Event News
- Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) will appear at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign her new book YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)! PURCHASE YOUR SIGNING LINE TICKETS HERE.
- Five (5) Minute Delivery Game – For friends and families without a lot of free time, Five Minute Delivery is a unique board game that can be played in…five minutes!
- NecroVirus Customizable Zombie Game with BoardCraft® Portal – a competitive board game built on the BoardCraft portal that lets you Build, Print and Play your own games!
- Post Mortem – a dark and twisted horror story, a story of survival and morality – all entwined with some dastardly surgical procedures.
- Stormweavers – a fast-paced, free-for-all card game where players must battle each other to become “Lord of the Storm.”
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews Three Novellas: Mama & the Hungry Hole, Teaching the Dog to Read, and Nobody’s Home.
- Book Review: Visalia Times-Delta calls Station Eleven a smart dystopian thriller.
- 6 Crazy SF Books Featuring Dinos that are Somehow NOT Jurassic Park.
- 6 Often Misunderstood SF/F Novels go deeper.
- 7 Jurassic World Sequel Ideas I Just Pulled out of My Ass.
- 10 Books You Pretend to Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them.)
- 10 new books your teens will be obsessed with.
- 33 video games we’d love to see as feature films chosen by Blastr.
- As the weather shifts, “cli-fi” takes root as a new literary genre.
- Bookman’s Holiday: Michael Dirda [via Paul Di Filippo.]
- Can cli-fi save us from ourselves?
- Cli-Fi: Climate Change Fiction As Literature’s New Frontier?
- ClickHole suggests Some practical cures for writer’s block.
- Could the Firefly Universe Exist? “The chances of finding five stars each orbited by a brown dwarf would be about 1 in 3 million.”
- ePublish Yourself! on the Rebirth of Amazing Stories.
- “Eat The OTHER ONE!” I Love The Craft Of Those Who Make Comics About Lovecraft!
- Hugh Howey addresses The Myth of The Lazy Writer: It’s all hard work—whether you do it yourself or with a publisher’s help. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Method Studios Comes Up Big by Going Small on Ant-Man.
- The Must-Read Speculative Fiction Books Coming Out in August.
- A New Documentary Shows How Gene Roddenberry Almost Killed Star Trek TNG.
- Samuel Delany and the Past and Future of Science Fiction.
- Tor.com looks ahead to August Releases in Urban Fantasy.
- U.S. colleges are developing “cli-fi” curricula.
- Why are we Obsessed with the End of the World?
- Nerd Approved shared this gorgeous R2-D2/Tiffany glass mashup, which is available in Master Glasster’s Etsy shop, along with a beautiful glass TARDIS.
- Pop Culture Characters Get Their Own GAME OF THRONES House Banners.
- Sowulka: Little Rounded Owl Dressed As Superheroes And More.
- Superheroes Open Their Digital Hearts To You.
More Fun Stuff
- The Back To The Future game you’ve probably never played.
- Behind The Scenes Pics Of Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice.
- Do you love watching swords get forged? You should be watching Forged in Fire.
- How Justice League Influenced Design Of Batman v Superman Batmobile.
- If our world is ever invaded by sentient robots from outer space who decide the fate of our world with a game of Ping Pong, this is what their champion will look like.
- Star Wars Writer Gary Whitta Pitches Star Trek Toilet Training Book Pooping Is Logical.
- This R2D2 Desk Vac is now available for purchase at Firebox.com.
- Two More Eggs is the new series by the Chapman brothers of Homestar Runner.
- What would happen if a black hole met an anti-matter black hole? Don’t pretend you’ve got more important things to think about.
- Why We Can’t Stop Watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe.