Interviews & Profiles
- Elizabeth Bear interviews Fran Wilde, author of Updraft.
- Horror After Dark interviews William Meikle, author of Carnacki: Heaven and Hell.
- Lightspeed Magazine interviews Ken Liu, author of The Grace of Kings.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Edward Ashton, author of Three Days in April.
- The Qwillery interviews Stephen Aryan, author of Battlemage.
- Tor.com interviews Kristine Kathryn Rusch, author of Masterminds.
- Jimmy Olsen Actor Jack Larson Passes Away At 87.
- John Landis Confirms Original Star Wars Theatrical Cuts Will Be Re-Released.
- Supermoon Lunar Eclipse! Coming to most of the world September 27th or 28th, 2015. There are many other cool visualizations, like this telescopic view or a view from the moon. Provided by the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission.
- There’s A Working Hoverboard, just in time for Back to the Future, which was set in 2015.
- USC seminar to explore how sci-fi fandom sparked the gay rights movement.
Events & Event News
- Cartoonist Ben Hatke, creator of Zita the Spacegirl, appears at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, NC on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 3:00 PM to sign LITTLE ROBOT.
- Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang will visit both Vault of Midnight locations in Ann Arbor, MI and Grand Rapids, MI for signings and to promote his new book Secret Coders on Sunday, October 4, 2015! RSVP on Facebook
- FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present: Nathan Ballingrud & Fran Wilde, Wednesday, October 21st at KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.) 7pm.
- Shatner to host Star Trek 50th anniversary at first Silicon Valley Comic Con.
- How To Become An Evil Overlord card game – Yes, you can be an evil overlord! Just be the first to complete each of the six steps in order, and you can rule the world.
- Focus Shift: Volume One – An adventurous science fiction comic that follows a young pilot, K, as she journeys through a forgotten land to prove her worth.
- LET GO, An Indie Sci Fi Graphic Novel – A science fiction graphic novel about a family struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing near future world.
- Space Time Coordinates ~ personalised T-shirt & Poster – discover the solar system on the personal human scale, using a birthdate (or any other date meaningful to you.)
- Book Review: The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Binti by Nnedi Okorafor.
- Book Review: Rust Belt American Magic Realism: Wonders of the Invisible World.
- 5 Scary Things About Pop Culture, According to a Horror Novelist. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- 10 Chaotic Productions That Somehow Resulted In Great Films Movies.
- 10 Villains We Need To See In Ben Affleck’s Batman Trilogy Movies.
- H.G. Wells Invented Everything You Love, claims Tor.com.
- How To Complete Post-Production Quickly: The Making of Joe Begos’ The Mind’s Eye.
- If You Don’t Keep Your Feet: How the Journey Changes You writes Tor.
- I’m Still Behind On My Reading, Send Help writes Liz Bourke.
- Managing Rubble and the Degradation of the Building: Ben Wheatley on High-Rise.
- Medium on NAVAJOS ON MARS: Native Sci-fi Film Futures.
- The Most Iconic Sidekicks In History, as chosen by Morph Suits.
- OMNI picks the 10 Of The Best Pieces Of Scientific Literature.
- On Colonialism, Evil Empires, and Oppressive Systems.
- The Real Reason We Need to Stop Trying to Protect Everyone’s Feelings.
- Resilience with a Dragon Tattoo: As soon as we step into her world, Lisbeth Salander challenges our sense of social norms, often to the point of discomfort and frustration.
- Steve Silver Takes Part in “The Expedition Approximation.”
- Tor.com wonders What’s Next for the Old Man’s War Universe?
- Check out Fantastic Four concept art by Annis Naeem and Steve Jung!
- Check out The Scorch Trials concept art by Raj Rihal!
- “Darth Vader: Sith” a Star Wars painting by Kok Viaoeste.
- “Looking for the Golden Light” by Alaitz Uriagereka is a brilliant Star Wars painting.
More Fun Stuff
- The 1972 SF Author Cruise To The Final Apollo Launch.
- $965 / 1br – 500ft2 – 1 Bedroom – Studio – Brown – Risd – HP Lovecraft’s former place.
- Cover Reveal: Check Out the Cover for Infomocracy by Malka Older.
- DP Rob McLachlan Dances with Dragons on Game of Thrones.
- Hear Radio Dramas of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy & 7 Classic Asimov Stories.
- Hold on, is that Maggie Smith wielding a lightsaber?
- Read an excerpt from Power Surge by Ben Bova at My Bookish Ways.
- Watch a new clip for Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak.