Interviews & Profiles
- Blastr interviews Arthur Darvill, star of Legends of Tomorrow.
- Boing Boing interviews Robert Jackson Bennett, author of The City of Blades.
- Geek’s Guide interviews Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Tim Akers, author of The Pagan Night.
- No Wasted Ink interviews Deborah J. Ross.
- The Qwillery interviews Hélène Grémillon, author of The Confidant.
- SFFWorld interviews Jonathan Green, author of Pax Britannia.
- TeleRead interviews Dan Bloom, popularizer of cli-fi.
- Omnivoracious interviews Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky.
- Rebecca Ferguson to Star in Sci-Fi Film Life by Deadpool Writers.
- Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books. According to scientists at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Poland, Finnegans Wake is almost indistinguishable in its structure from a purely mathematical multifractal.
- Star Trek: Axanar Has Gotten Legal Aid to Force CBS to Let Them Make their Fan Film.
Events & Event News
- Life Lessons from Rod Serling, Ray Bradbury & Guillermo del Toro – a One-Day Class.
- MidAmeriCon II, the 2016 Worldcon, is now accepting online Hugo nomination ballots. The deadline to submit nominations is March 31.
- Metal 3D Star Wars X-Wing Tokens – Daft Concepts is going metal. We want to buy a Spincaster to start offering clients 3D tokens and miniatures. Help us make it happen.
- Star Wars Shadows (or Knights) Of The Old Republic – Anyone can write a new Star Wars story. And anyone has the potential to create one that becomes an amazon film.
- STAR WARS: Bond Of The Force – A fan film created by up and coming film director Chase Garcia. We love STAR WARS so help us out and we will achieve greatness!
- 10 Amazing Movies That Should Have Been Made That You Never Got to See.
- The 10 best superhero performances in movies, as chosen by TV Overmind.
- 2016 Hugo & Campbell Award, 1941 Retro-Hugo Award Nominations Now Open.
- 2016 Hugo Longlist, Part 4: Nonfiction and Institutional Categories.
- 8 Books for X-Files Fans, as chosen by The Lineup.
- Cardboard Home Cinema – for the cheap movie goer in all of us.
- Doctor Who is leaving Netflix. Watch these 10 stand-alone episodes while you still can.
- Fantasy and Science Fiction: Good for Movies but Not So Much for Books?
- Fiction Affliction: February Releases in Science Fiction.
- From “Blast That X-wing!” to “Traitor!”: The Voices of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- Horror and the Oscars: A tale of stubbornness.
- How Star Wars Fueled the Future.
- The Huntonton Blogs on Celebrating Octavia Butler. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Hyperallergic discusses The Eternaut, A Post-Apocalyptic Graphic Novel by a “Disappeared” Argentinian Writer.
- In defense of the word ‘cli-fi’: More on climate change and literature.
- A Long Time Ago: The Strange History Of Marvel’s Original Star Wars Universe.
- The Nerdist wonders Is The X-FILES’ Agent Mulder Crazy?
- The ominous ordinary: horror writers finding scares in the everyday.
- Publishers, Hear This: Amanda S. Green compares print book and ebook pricing.
- The resurgence of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Back when the show ended in 2003, some of its detractors said that no one would be discussing Buffy after a little while. This Mary Sue article reminds us why that didn’t happen.
- Rudy Rucker on Delirium and “Stratocast.” [via Paul Di Filippo]
- SFF in Conversation with Mahvesh Murad: Diversity is a Tricky Word.
- Sharrukin on what he finds helpful about writing fanfic, citing his Mass Effect work.
- “So Be It! See To It!” Octavia Butler States Her Purpose.
- A Theory About Mulder and Scully’s Son on The X-Files.
- Why Chinese Audiences Skipped The Force Awakens. (SPOILERS)
- “Drunken Promises” by Tim Doyle.
- More Star Wars fan art: The End of Star Wars, She Protect Them, Ways of the Force.
- “On the Boundaries of Darkness on Behance” by Anton Semenov.
More Fun Stuff
- Build Your Own Phone-Controlled, Life-Sized BB-8.
- Cover Reveal: Joe Abercrombie’s Half A War.
- Curiosity Is Using Sweet New Tools to Explore Martian Sand Dunes.
- The Fermi Paradox Is Not Fermi’s, and It Is Not a Paradox.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on The Nightly Show to publicly explain to rapper B.o.B. that the Earth is round, not flat as the rapper recently asserted.
- Paul Di Filippo shares a photo of Brackett & Hamilton courtesy of Mike Resnick.
- Smashing Liquid Nitrogen Cooled Jell-O Is Earth Shatteringly Fantastic.
- USS Enterprise Conservation Begins Phase II.
- Watch a trailer for 12 Monkeys Season Two.
- Watch a trailer for Space Tripping.
- Watch a teaser for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
- Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 60 (Very Funny) Seconds.
- We Never Should Have Mothballed the Space Shuttle.