Interviews & Profiles
- Fantasy-Faction interviews Jackson Bennett, author of City of Blades.
- The Functional Nerds interviews Andrew Liptak, author of Burning Midnight.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Phillip DePoy, author of A Prisoner in Malta.
- The Qwillery interviews Helen Lowe, author of Daughter of Blood.
- The Sentinel interviews Rick Yancey, author of The 5th Wave.
- Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88.
- We Now Know the Stormtrooper Voiced by Kevin Smith in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Events & Event News
- Actor William Shatner appears at the Mahaffey Theater in Saint Petersburg, FL on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7:30 PM for a live performance of SHATNER’S WORLD! Tickets available at the link… RSVP on Facebook
- Erick Freitas and Ulises Farinas, the writers of JUDGE DREDD, AMAZING FOREST and GODZILLA IN HELL will appear at the Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop in Elmira Heights, NY! Ulises is also the cover artist of both Judge Dredd and Amazing Forest. Saturday, February 6th from noon to 4PM! RSVP on Facebook!
- RADIO IMAGINATION: Artists and Writers in the Archive of Octavia E. Butler.
- ADAPT – The Card & Dice Game – A uniquely themed card & dice game. “Choose your fish, Adapt new parts, Battle to the death!” 30mins.
- Control: A Strategic Card Game – Control pits 2–4 time travelers against each other as they fight to escape a rupture in time.
- HYPE by PALMIOTTI – GRAY- PINA- NOCERA – a 52 page graphic novel written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray featuring art by Javiar Pina and Alessia Nocera.
The 5th Wave Reviews
- Chicago Tribune | The Escapist | The Irish Times | LA Weekly | MoviePilot | The National | PopMatter | RollingStone | The Statesman | SMH | Time | Variety
- 7 Things Parents Should Know About The 5th Wave.
- Box Office Results: The 5th Wave disappoints as Star Wars gains ground.
- Citizen Times calls Absurd 5th Wave unintentionally funny.
- Book Review: The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Lustlocked by Matt Wallace.
- TV Review: The Expanse Goes for Classic Sci-Fi in Setting Up Its Upcoming Climax.
- 5 Fictional Killer Robots That Are Coming to Real Life.
- The 5th Wave – How To Survive An Alien Attack in Ireland.
- 13 Science Fiction Books That Will Make You Question Everything.
- 14 Secret Habits Every Book-Lover Is Guilty Of Having.
- 150 Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Books to Look Forward to in 2016 (Part 3.)
- Alec Ross on how cognitive robots will change the world.
- Alien invasion movie The 5th Wave makes an argument for the existence of God.
- As The 5th Wave flounders at the global box office, YA sci-fi faces endgame.
- Crazy sci-fi technologies that are on the way.
- Doctor Who: On Writing for a Fan Site.
- The Five Waves In The 5th Wave Make The Hunger Games Look Like A Picnic.
- IndieWire asks Is Chris Carter the George Lucas of TV?
- Is this the plot of Star Wars 8? Moviepilot.com thinks so.
- A Nitpicker’s Guide To Sci-Fi Movie Science.
- Tricia Sullivan asks fellow authors in the genre how they balance hard fact and fantasy.
- Why Katniss Everdeen and Arya Stark Are the New Role Models.
- The X-Files Episodes Are Airing Out of Order—And Here’s Why.
- 8 Science Fiction Illustrations That Now Feel Crazy Prescient.
- Dalek Wood Burner by Owen James of Maven Industies.
- “Feudal Star Wars” by Nikolas A. Draper-Ivey.
- The Force is Strong in Abu Dhabi: Giant Starkiller base installation.
- Snow BB-8 by Jeremy Scates.
- Ukiyo-e Force Awakens by Georgia-based Eto Gabashvili.
More Fun Stuff
- Custom Decorated Shortbread Dr Who Cookies.
- Dr. Who Inspired Hard Candy Lollipops available from Etsy.
- Here’s a ridiculously expensive Death Star Grill from The Fowndry.
- High school violinist wows with lightsaber rendition of Star Wars Force Theme.
- Nerf Unveils The Zombie Strike Brainsaw Blaster With Working Foam Chainsaw.
- A new site called Making Star Wars has some juicy rumorsabout Star Wars Land, the new area of Disney land that just broke ground.
- Read an excerpt from Rivers of London: Night Witch at io9.
- Rebel pilot dress and Parkour in a t-rex suit. No, I don’t know why.
- Remember the guy who runs through Cloud City with an Ice Cream maker? He’s got an action figure and a cosplay following.
- Using 3D Printing to Recreate the Holochess Scene for The Force Awakens.
- “Watch Sean Doolittle answer your deepest, most important Star Wars Questions.”