Interviews & Profiles
- Chron interviews Andy Weir, author of The Martian.
- GeekMom interviews Alex Kane, author of Asphodel.
- The Guardian interviews Peter Dinklage, star of Game of Thrones. He talks to Will Lawrence about the changing expectations of a leading man.
- Luna Station Quarterly interviews J.A. Gross.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for Robin Hobb, author of Fool’s Quest. (Highlights)
- SFFWorld interviews Terence M. Green, author of Sailing Time’s Ocean.
- The Telegraph interviews Brian Aldiss, author of Hothouse.
- Brownsville, Texas named as site for SpaceX spaceport.
- Doctor Who’s Strax gets a spin-off with Big Finish opposite Jago and Litefoot.
- Netflix’s Sense8 Renewed for Season 2.
- STAR TREK: THE CRUISE To Launch In January 2017.
Events & Event News
- Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) will appear at Powell’s City of Books in Beaverton, OR on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign her new book You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost!)!
- Writer Ashley Robinson appears at Earth-2 Comics on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM to sign APOLLO IX #1! RSVP on Facebook.
- The Bill Nye Film – Help two fans make the definitive film on Bill Nye The Science Guy and his quest to change the world with science!
- Blood of the Tribades – 70s art/Hammer lesbian vampire film – A modern, sociopolitical take on 70s Euro arthouse and Hammer vampire movies.
- Zpocalypse 2: Defend the ‘Burbs – An epic post-apocalyptic zombie survival game, with RPG lite mechanics! Zpocalypse standalone expansion. Miss the original? Get it here.
- Book Review: Compelling sci-fi novel The Dark Forest tests human resolve.
- The 15 Best Movies About Alien Contact, as chosen by Taste of Cinema.
- And Now, a Tribute to Kate Mara’s Awful Wig in Fantastic Four.
- Apocalypse How? Meet The Scientists Preparing For the End Times.
- The best Star Wars stunt scenes ranked by a professional stuntwoman.
- Fantastic Four Bombs! Was the Reboot Doomed From The Start?
- How Minority Report Predicted the Future With Surprising Accuracy.
- How One Misunderstanding in the 1870s Created an Entire Sci-Fi Subgenre.
- The IFC Channel names its picks for The 10 Funniest Sci-Fi Comedies.
- The IEET on The Philosophical Importance of Algorithms.
- The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies on The Pink Collar Future.
- John Noble Reveals a Few Facts You May Not Know About Fringe.
- LibraryJournal takes a closer look at the Science Fiction Genre.
- New and upcoming Lovecraftian and Weird books [via Paul Di Filippo]
- No Task Too Small: The Third Floor and the Previs of Ant-Man.
- Science fiction: the realism of the 21st century.
- The SPEC recaps The history behind The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
- Spiritual Lessons From Sci-Fi : Lucy.
- Storybundle Introduces The Women In Science Fiction Bundle.
- The TV Series Humans: A Deep Look into Our Humanity.
- Why did Fantastic Four director Josh Trank slam his own movie?
- Why I Still Love Dungeons & Dragons in the Age of Video Games.
- Why you should be reading Liu Cixin, China’s hottest sci-fi writer. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Will our future be like Star Trek or Jupiter Ascending?
- Alex Souto creates Coffee Paintings of Pop Culture Characters.
- Art of Science Fiction 1: John Harris.
- The Cyborg – advanced by Bogdan-MRK.
More Fun Stuff
- Examine Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris With This Short Film Critique.
- Lexus finally shows off its sexy, sci-fi cool hoverboard in action.
- Read an excerpt from Dinocalypse by Chuck Wendig at Evilhat.com.
- Soylent’s Real Plan: Replace Food With Algae.
- Watch a trailer for Quantum Break.