Interviews & Profiles
- A Fantastical Librarian interviews Addison Gunn, author of Extinction Biome Invasion.
- Fantasy-Faction interviews Jen Williams, author of The Silver Tide.
- The Qwillery interviews S. K. Dunstall, author of Alliance.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for Brenda Drake, author of Thief of Lies.
- Tor.com interviews Molly Tanzer, author of Midnight in Karachi.
- Tor.com interviews S.L. Grey, author of Under Ground.
- Congress Considers Moon Camps and a Space Station Hotel for NASA’s Future.
- Independent Bookshop of the Year regional shortlists revealed.
- JJ Abrams-Produced Sci-fi Show Westworld Delayed Until 2017. Honestly not heart-broken here. I’m unclear why they’re making it at all.
- Netflix announces first original anime series, Perfect Bones.
- Paramount Must Explain Star Trek in Court or Lose Ownership.
- Scientists Studied How Our Brains Would React to Teleportation.
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads Saturn Awards nominations.
- Star Wars Will Dominate This Year’s Kids’ Choice Awards.
- Destiny Aurora Sci-fi Novel Series – the story of an eclectic, dysfunctional crew of an intergalactic police ship, whose captain is completely unorthodox.
- End of the Line – Post-Apocalyptic Family Survival – Outlast your neighbors when mutants, famine, ammo shortages and other calamities make life difficult for your nuclear family.
- 5 Magical YA Novels to Read Between Episodes of The Magicians.
- 8 Obscure X-Men Characters We Need To See In Deadpool 2.
- 10 Great Superhero Movies That Surprised Everyone.
- 10 Post-Credits Movie Scenes You Probably Missed.
- 10 Ways SFWA Can Help Promote Your New Book.
- 12 Actors Who Could Be The Next Doctor Who Companion.
- 2016 Oscar Predictions: We Predict Sunday Night’s Big Winners.
- Doctor Who: 10 Things You May Not Know About Dalek.
- Everybody Ships: Why shipping is more than fandom’s dirty little secret.
- How Dungeons & Dragons Helped Shape David Mitchell’s Epic Storytelling.
- Imagine That, Fantasy May Help Kids Learn: New findings hint children absorb some lessons better when they are wrapped in magic and imagination.
- Jeb Kinnison weighs in on Genre Reviews and Commercial Reviewers.
- Oscars 2016: Why has no sci-fi movie ever won Best Picture?
- Peter Tieryas recounts My Experience Publishing With Angry Robot.
- The Silence of the Lambs Is Secretly About Mind Control.
- Star Trek: Axanar dispute could have chilling effect on fanfic.
- Star Wars Just Gave Us an Epic Confrontation Without Any Blasters or Lightsabers.
- Ten Signs That You Might Be A Novel’s Character.
- Teen readers aren’t in crisis, they’re just making their own rules.
- Why Do We Keep Finding Nazis on the Moon?
- Why Star Wars Needs A Live-Action TV Show.
- The Writer of Idiocracy Is Very Sad About Correctly Predicting the Future.
- This Google Dream Bot-Inspired Artwork Is Mind Blowing.
- An Inspirational Poster for a Postmodern World by Brian Defferding.
- “The Smoking Man” by Souliers Maxime.
- Stunning Projection Mapping Tech Turns Faces Into Works of Art.
More Fun Stuff
- American Hogwarts is Way Cooler Than We Expected.
- Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere Radio Adaptation is Available for Free.
- The Internet Archive hosts 176 issues of If, as part of its pulp magazine archive. If was an American science fiction magazine launched in March 1952 by Quinn Publications, owned by James L. Quinn. The magazine was moderately successful, though it was never regarded as one of the first rank of science fiction magazines. It achieved its greatest success under editor Frederik Pohl, winning the Hugo Award for best professional magazine three years running from 1966 to 1968.
- Steampunk effects unit powered by a single tea candle.
- System safeguards for A.I. are unlikely to make any difference. Our doom is inevitable.
- Watch the Oscar Nominated Short Film We Can’t Live Without Cosmos.
- Watch a trailer for an Incredible Animated Steampunk Adventure.
- Watch a trailer for UK sci-fi action movie Kill Command.