Interviews & Profiles
- AISFP interviews Gaie Sebold and David Gullen, author of Babylon Steel.
- B&N interviews Kieron Gillen, author of The Wicked + the Divine.
- A Fantastical Librarian interviews Craig Cormick, author of The Shadow Master.
- Functional Nerds interviews Zachary Jernigan, author of Shower of Stones.
- Lightspeed interviews Kazuo Ishiguro, author of Never Let Me Go.
- The Qwillery interviews David Nabhan, author of The Pilots of the Borealis.
- SFFWorld interviews Nick Webb, author of Constitution.
- ScienceFiction.com interviews Rhonda Mason, author of The Empress Game.
- 2015 Gemmell Awards Winners have been announced.
- Ernest Cline Seals Monster Deal For Next Book. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Hitchhikers actress Susan Sheridan dies aged 68.
- Prime Books has issued a Calls for Submissions for fantasy and horror novellas for their upcoming anthology, The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novellas.
Events & Event News
- Artist Blair Shedd will appear at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm to celebrate Doctor Who Day! RSVP
- Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) will appear at Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign her new book YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)!
- Superheroes soar into New-York Historical Society.
- Chaos of Cthulhu – Clash in strategic dice battle to be the first to assemble a complete Lovecraftian nightmare formed from scrambled monster parts.
- STAR PATROL: a hex & counter minigame of starship combat – DESIGN your ship, COMMAND your crew, DUEL your opponents using Newtonian space flight mechanics.
- Uncanny Magazine Year Two – A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
- Book Review: Hell is Other People: The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu.
- 5 Things We Learn in the Welcome to Night Vale Novel.
- 8 motivational quotes on being yourself from proud geek Felicia Day.
- 2018’s Godzilla Sequel Will Be “Bigger” and “Better.” Might even feature Godzilla.
- B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy for July 2015.
- BoingBoing discusses Felicia Day’s You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost.)
- A Dissenting Opinion On The Fantastic Four from Bleeding Cool.
- Fantastic 4: the body horror superhero film we’ll never see.
- Five of the Creepiest Monsters in Fantasy, as chosen by Tor.com.
- Forgotten Films: The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963).
- GeekTyrant names the Top 10 Most Beautiful Animated Films of All Time.
- Here’s why you won’t be seeing Superman in Supergirl…
- How We Could Detect an Alien Apocalypse From Earth.
- Introducing your loved ones to MST3K? Each of these 25 pivotal episodes would be a good place to start. (Except for that KTMA one…that’s more of an Advance MSTie class.)
- Meet Eight New Afrofuturism Artists Creating a Future of Color.
- The Most Important Scenes from Fantastic Four (As I Remember Them)
- N.K. Jemisin talks about creating believable fantasy races!
- The stories behind TV production company closing logos.
- Supergirl bosses on Supergirl vs. Superwoman argument.
- What Fictional City (or Other Locale) Would You Most Like to Inhabit?
- What If… Spider-Man Had Grown Up In Smallville?
- The Newest Samurai Star Wars Figure by Tamashii Nations is Boba Fett.
- We are all Spock: the Vulcan lives on in Captain Kirk’s art.
More Fun Stuff
- 5 Hours of Edgar Allan Poe Stories Read by Vincent Price & Basil Rathbone.
- Exclusive reveal of Mad Max’s back story just before Fury Road.
- Hear the Very First Adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 in a Radio Play (1949.)
- Listen to an audio adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s many Discworld novels.
- Read an excerpt from Hallow Point by Ari Marmell at My Bookish Ways.
- Read Arthur C. Clarke’s Super Short, 31-Word Sci-Fi Story, “siseneG.”
- Simon Pegg Ranks The Star Wars Movies In Under A Minute.
- Watch a Fan-Edited 3-Hour Cut of David Lynch’s DUNE.