Interviews & Profiles
- PopcultHQ Interview’s Indie Sci-fi Movie Stars of Synapse – Charley Boon and Will Rubio.
- Real Science: A Q&A with The Martian Writer Drew Goddard.
- Sci-Fi Party Line #232 Sixth Annual Turd Off for 2015.
- An interview with Elizabeth Heiter, author of Seized.
- Dear Book Nerd Episode #52: Cosplay Questions, Anti-Book Clubs, and More!
- The Shannara Chronicles Preview: An Interview with the Creator of MTV’s Epic Fantasy Series.
- TIH 074: Simon Strantzas on Weird vs. Strange Fiction, Writing Routine and Thinking Horror.
- Richard Cranor on his indie film Star Leaf and his entertainment career.
- Fans seek to preserve sci-fi legend Forrest Ackerman’s last abode as a landmark.
- Kepler Has Uncovered a Trove of New Planets in Our Cosmic Backyard.
- Penguin Random House sells Author Solutions, its self-publishing division.
- The Martian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens among nominees for production design awards.
- A fake Penguin employee is catfishing book bloggers.
Events & Event News
- Tickets are on sale now for The 4th Annual Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival in New York City on Jan. 14th – 17th, 2016.
- New York and New Jersey Prepare for Heroes & Villains Fan Fest.
- January’s Must-Read Speculative Fiction Books at Kirkus Reviews.
- Top Sci-Fi weapons in the Universe.
- 5 Complete Series to Read While You Wait for The Winds of Winter
- Amazon’s Best Books of January: Part One.
- Bill Gates: A billionaire book critic who apparently shuns e-books.
- Did the New Yorker call the Amazon bookstore right?
- George R. R. Martin Doesn’t Owe Us An Explanation.
- Guides to Worlds Fantastic and Strange.
- Happy 75th Birthday, Hayao Miyazaki!
- Here’s What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels.
- Sleeps With Monsters: In Defence of Fanfiction, or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Trust Myself.
- The 23 Best Comics From 38 Best Comics Of 2015 Lists.
- The Big Idea: Eric James Stone.
- The Sun at 4.5 Billion Years Old is Approaching a Critical Epoch.
- University of Texas to Digitize Gabriel Garcia Marquez Archive.
- Using Medicine in Science Fiction.
- What’s Hidden on Gene Roddenberry’s Secret Floppy Disks?
TV & Movies
- The Shannara Chronicles Is a Teen Drama Dressed Up Like a Fantasy Epic. Is MTV really The CW? They must not want me to watch this.
- 2016 horror films you need to see.
- A virtual-reality adventure inspired by The Martian is about to be unveiled.
- Avatar Is a Much Better Movie Than You Remember. Right, and so are the prequels.
- Batman v Superman v Milk: Dawn of Duelling Movie Breakfast Cereals.
- Don’t Miss These 10 Genre Shows Premiering in January!
- Ex Machina director Alex Garland on his new sci-fi flick, Annihilation.
- Forgotten Films: THEM! (1954)
- How Much Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Inspired By The Expanded Universe?
- I don’t give a rat’s ass what Gene Roddenberry would have wanted.
- Jedi Knight Samuel L. Jackson Has Some Harsh Words for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- Luke Skywalker is a Rotten Jerk.
- Quentin Tarantino, Ridley Scott & Danny Boyle Participate in the Hollywood Reporter Director Oscar Roundtable.
- The Expanse is the best new science fiction series in years. Maybe, maybe not. But I do like it quite a bit.
- The Forest is a scary place in 4 new clips from Natalie Dormer’s horror flick.
- The Best Free Horror Movies on the Web.
- Writer Lawrence Kasdan reveals when Han Solo standalone movie takes place.
- The New Jersey Institute of Technology that looks at how Star Wars and other bedrocks of the science fiction canon influenced and predicted the future of computer science.
More Fun Stuff
- Next month’s Supply Pod mystery box will feature The X-Files.
- Massive amount of Marvel Civil War Funko Preorders Are Up!
- Star Wars Hoth And Death Star Dinner Sets.
- Activision Blizzard buys Major League Gaming with plans for the ESPN of e-sports.
- All this Star Wars landspeeder cake needs is a glass of blue milk.
- Cardboard Children – Warhammer Quest – The Adventure Card Game.
- How to Make a Low-Budget Weighted Companion Cube From the Portal Video Game Series.
- LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 Robotics Kit Teaches Science And Engineering To Elementary School Students.
- Pilot Your Dreams with Poe Dameron Body Pillows.
- Star Destroyers Really Can Fly, and This Drone Proves It.
- The game has changed – a terrific Tron lightcycle out of LEGO.