Interviews & Profiles
- The Beat interviews Jason Shiga, author of DEMON.
- Blastr interviews Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, co-creators of Colony.
- Cultured Vultures interviews Nick Suttner, author of Shadow of Colossus.
- Deadline interviews Drew Goddard, screenwriter of The Martian.
- Slate interviews Philip Pullman, author of The Golden Compass.
- Washington Post interviews Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emmia Rios of Pretty Deadly.
- The 36th annual Golden Raspberry Nominations have been announced.
- Darkforce will play a major role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving forward.
- Pullman resigns from Oxford Lit Fest over author pay.
- Star Wars ties Lord of the Rings with 30 Oscar nominations, the most for any series.
- The Wall Street Journal reports Hasbro, Disney Launching new Rey Star Wars Toys.
Events & Event News
- FAHRENHEIT 451 AND OTHER DYSTOPIAS at University of Liverpool [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Tony Moore, artist and co-creator of The Walking Dead, will appear at Collectibles Etc in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 4:00 PM to sign the 150th issue of Walking Dead! RSVP on Facebook!
- The C’thu – A Cthulhu Mythos Inspired Relics Faction – A new race for the Relics tabletop wargame, with inspiration taken from H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos.
- Cthulhu Deckbuilder – A Lovecraft based card game – Play the Investigator, build the most powerful deck, defeat the Ancient Ones and try not to go insane!
- Quantum Warlock – This graphic novel centers around a German archaeologist who uncovers a giant Alien-zombie subspecies living within 1940s Nazi Germany.
- TV Review: Colony, another dystopian sci-fi drama, gets one thing right: Sadness.
- TV Review: USA’s Colony Is a Work of Real Science-Fiction.
- TV Review: The X-Files: I Wanted To Believe, But…
- 5 Star Wars Movies Disney Should Make Instead Of A Young Han Solo Film.
- 7 Sci-Fi Movies that Ought to be Remade After Star Wars.
- After Beating Avatar, Star Wars Is Officially Too Big to Fail.
- David Bowie, Elvis and “Blade Runner”: A fan theory to end all fan theories.
- David Bowie fused science fiction and pop culture.
- David Bowie’s Death Itself Was a Science Fiction Masterpiece.
- February 2016 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.
- A History of Star Wars Legal Wars: Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek and Ronald Reagan.
- HP Lovecraft: love the craft, loathe the creed.[via Paul Di Filippo.]
- If the Death Star Isn’t the Most Powerful Weapon in the Sci-Fi Universe, Then What Is?
- Let’s Rank the Star Wars Movies, Best to Worst.
- Maz Kanata’s Big Secret Was Just Revealed By A Star Wars Deleted Scene.
- The new ‘X-Files‘ will take on a notorious 9/11 conspiracy theory.
- RIP David Bowie, The Man Who Changed Science Fiction.
- The Science Fiction Majesty of David Bowie’s “Low.”
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deleted Scenes Feature Maz Fighting Stormtroopers.
- What the Seven Star Wars Films Reveal About George Lucas.
- When Is Colony Set? The USA Sci-Fi Thriller’s Realism Makes It Even More Terrifying.
- The X-Files reboot ‘isn’t very good’, say first reviews.
- The X-Files creator hints that revival may address theory that Scully is immortal.
- “Darth Vader: Ruler of the Sea” by Ben Jackson.
- “Midnight Drive” by Frank Hong.
- “Tony Stark, The Iron Man” by Jeremy D. Fisher is an incredible sculpture.
More Fun Stuff
- From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over.
- It’s Always Sunny in Tatooine – Jose Anaya has created this hilarious mashup of Star Wars and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Young Anakin Skywalker claims that no one can kill a Jedi and then grows up to be an evil Sith Lord who attempts to do just that.
- Obi-Wan Remembers The Truth in this re-edit of the old man’s lies.
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens: where is R2-KT?
- Watch a life-size LEGO BB-8 get built in this timelapse.
- You won’t believe this Star Wars short film was made by fans. Rebel Scum is a Star Wars fan film, created by Blood Brother Cinema Co., about a rebel pilot who finds himself stranded on Hoth in Empire controlled territory after wrecking his snowspeeder.