Interviews & Profiles
- The Coode Street Podcast interviews Liza Trombi, Editor-in-Chief of Locus.
- Geeks of Doom interviews M. Night Shyamalan, director of The Visit.
- MF Galazy interviews A Lee Martinez, author of Chasing the Moon.
- The Qwillery interviews Paul Tassi, author of The Last Exodus.
- SFFWorld interviews Matthew De Abaitua, author of IF THEN.
- Suvudu interviews Kevin P. Keating, author of The Captive Condition.
- Thomas Jane Says The Expanse is a Return to Smart Science Fiction for SyFy Network.
- Tor.com interviews Stephanie Saulter, author of Gemsigns.
- Person of interest sought in sexual assault at Dragon Con.
- Solaris acquires Sherlock Holmes and the Servants Of Hell by Paul Kane, and I didn’t realize until right this moment how badly I need this book in my life.
- Williamson Story Wins “Year’s Best Military SF.”
- The winners of the 2015 Parsec Awards were announced at Dragon Con September 6th.
- The entire 4-volume Apex Book of World SF Bundle, featuring more than 80 stories, is only $9.99!
Events & Event News
- Award winning cartoonist and author Judd Winick appears at Book Revue in Huntington, NY on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at 7:00 PM speak about and sign his new children’s book, Hilo: The Boy who Crashed To Earth.
- Leigh Bardugo will appear in conversation with Julie Murphy at BookPeople in Austin, TX on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 7:00 PM!
- Neil Gaiman suggests How to help your family and save lives.
- Registration is Open in The Land of Madmen, an Australian Wheel of Time Convention!
- Recall of Cthulhu – A Children’s Memory Matching Game – A matching game with a Lovecraftian twist! Wonderful for warping young minds and driving the mad madder!
- Star Patrol: Carrier Commander – $3 sci-fi strategy nanogame – Two space carriers send wave after wave of starfighters and torpedo boats against each other. Shoot down all enemy squadrons to win.
- Book Review: A Farewell to Discworld: Terry Pratchett’s The Shepherd’s Crown.
- Convention Review: Archipelacon: A Scandinavian convention through British eyes.
- Convention Review: Archipelacon: A Scandinavian convention through Swedish eyes.
- 5 Other Historical Periods That Should Have Their Own Mistborn Book.
- 5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for Ridley Scott’s The Martian.
- 7 Moments We Want To See In Captain America: Civil War, But Probably Won’t.
- 8 things we want to see in Star Trek Beyond.
- 9 space operas to read while you wait for Ancillary Mercy.
- 12 Books to Help You Celebrate Star Trek’s 49th Birthday.
- The Amazing Spider-Man 3: What Would Have Happened?
- Entertainment The Biggest Winners (And Losers) in Pop Culture This Summer 4 hours.
- Brandon Kempner at Chaos Horizon has worked up a new estimate of the number of Sad and Rabid Puppies based on the 2015 nominating data released at Sasquan.
- Chris Evans and James Gunn on Superhero Movie Fatigue.
- Chuck Wendig has found the silver lining in all those one-star reviews people have dumped on his new novel Star Wars: Aftermath.
- Eight Short Science-Fiction Stories from The New Yorker.
- Expect more cliffhangers in Doctor Who Season 9.
- How accurate are these Star Wars: The Force Awakens Halloween costume character descriptions? Wellll… we can probably safely rule out sexy Wookies, sexy Jawas, and sexy Banthas from the Abrams’s film, but slutty Droids? I’m still holding out hope.
- How Science Fiction Failed Us: The Real Future Of Autonomous Cars.
- I watched Star Trek: The Original Series in order, and so can you.
- Magic, Murder, and Microaggressions in Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown.
- Martinis and Dior: Cocktail Culture on the Moon.
- Mr. Robot Is The Dystopian Hacker Thriller We Need.
- Not yet irrelevant ponders On the Subject of The Thing’s Lack of Pants.
- Smart Pop Books compares Buffy vs. The Old-Fashioned “Hero.”
- Tor.com ponders New Beginnings in The Human Division by John Scalzi.
- Dr. Faustus AU’s The Call of Cthulhu – for beginning readers is a must-see.
More Fun Stuff
- 10 of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew’s best Muppet Labs experiments, rated for accuracy.
- Build-a-Bear Makes Galactic Genocidal Sith Lord Huggable.
- Here are the Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys revealed as part of “Force Friday.”
- Immersive Goonies theater.
- Listen to Star Wars: Episode VII’s new villain Kylo Ren speak.
- New Star Wars Black Series Retail Exclusives Announced, as well as Series 2 and Diecast Disney Store. Exclusives. Feeling Broke Yet? Cuz more Star Wars Figures are Coming!
- Read an excerpt from Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley at Tor.com.
- Watch a teaser trailer for Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3.
- Watch an Honest Trailer For M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening, and take a moment to savor the realization that the film’s villain was gently rustling leaves.
- Watch a clip for The Martian in which Matt Damon is caught in a scary space storm .
- The Zero-Gravity Whiskey Glass is proof we love our Astronauts.