Interviews & Profiles
- Terry Brooks Answers Your January Questions.
- Take Five With Alan Dean Foster, Author, Oshenerth.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Mark Alpert, author of The Orion Plan.
- World Weaver Press has announced Assistant Editor Sarena Ulibarri will succeed Eileen Wiedbrauk as Editor-in-Chief of the speculative fiction publishing company effective March 1, 2016. – [via Press Release]
- Astronomers have detected a Super-Earth atmosphere for the first time.
- The new Robert Kirkman CINEMAX series, Outcast will make its world premiere at 2016 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival this March.
Events & Event News
- Donate: scholarship fund for the Alpha teen sf/f writing workshop.
- Terry Pratchett’s final novel makes longlist for Carnegie medal.
- 2016 Compton Crook Award Finalists.
- Robert E. Howard’s Conan Roleplaying Game.
- Coleco Chameleon retro game console heads to Kickstarter.
- Brains On! – a science podcast for curious kids & grown-ups by Brains On!
- The League and The Lantern: A rip-roaring adventure series by Brian Wells.
- Unseen J.R.R. Tolkien poems found in school magazine. – [via Paul Di Filippo.]
- The Exploding Spaceship reviews The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle.
- The 73 Best Books to Read as a Family: Today in Critical Linking.
- “Writerly Problems – Real Combat Vs Fantasy Combat” by Rob J Hayes.
- Hercule Poirot: an odd sort of hero.
- Midnighter and Doomed Trade Paperbacks Reboot Familiar DC Comics Characters.
- For Our Consideration: The Link To The Past comic has the ending the game deserved.
- Reading List: Matt Ruff’s 5 favorite books that mix real and supernatural horrors.
- The most advanced AI in the world still can’t pass an 8th grade science test.
- World’s Scientists Probe Our Hidden Universe of Microbial Ecosystems –Critical to Life.
- DC Public Library Adds Historic Maps to Online Portal.
- Deadpool Wins the Guinness World Record for the Largest Number of Characters on a Comic Book Cover.
- I just read Lovecraft’s The Colour Out Of Space and I’m literally weeping out of sheer terror.
- Book Review: Ecstatic Inferno by Autumn Christian.
- 6 Mainstream Comic Book Characters as Written by Non-Comic Book Authors.
- Bookshots: Interior Darkness by Peter Straub.
- Deadliest Places on Earth.
- The Little Scavenger: A Little Force Book.
TV & Movies
- Amazon Prime And Netflix Not Removing Star Trek, Despite Rumors. – [via email tip, thanks Jacob!]
- Alex Hirsch’s X-Files for Kids: An Ode to Gravity Falls.
- The R-Rated Superhero Movie That Kicked Our Asses Long Before Deadpool.
- Gravity Falls Finale Review: Thanks for All the Weird Times.
- The Amazing Nerd Theory About E.T. That You Must Read.
- 11.22.63 showrunner Bridget Carpenter on adapting a Stephen King novel.
- 11.22.63 Showrunner Promises Hulu Series Stays True to Book, Teases Stephen King Easter Eggs. – [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Artist of the Week – Boris Vallejo – does Star Wars.
- Witness An Epic Battle In New Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Concept Art.
More Fun Stuff
- Knitted Beanie And Scarf Sets For Funko Pop Vinyls Are So Cute I Can Barely Stand It.
- Fabulous Beasts and Where to Find Them.
- Stronghold Games Takes on The Red Planet.
- Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones Soundtrack Comes to Vinyl.
- April’s Marvel Collector Corps Theme Revealed.
- Star Wars: Battlefront Isn’t Really Doing Well On PC.
- Love Minecraft and Monthly Swag Boxes? “Mine Chest” Might Be For You.
- This ’80s-style New Mutants music video is exactly what Fox should do with X-Men next.
- Toy Fair ’16: Funko Experiments With New Forms For Five Nights At Freddy’s.
- Toy Fair ’16: The Power Of Retailers Expands The Anime Collection.
- LEGO Elves: 41176 The Secret Marketplace. [Review]
- Artists explain how The Witness got its special look.
- The Nerf Battle Racer Go-Kart Is Packed With Foam Firepower.