Interviews & Profiles
- Examiner.com interviews Jonathan Janz, author of Children of the Dark.
- Fantasy-Faction interviews Brian Staveley, author of The Last Mortal Bond.
- The HuffPo interviews Brian Staveley, author of The Last Mortal Bond.
- The News Tribune interviews Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven.
- Just Browsing interviews David Powers, author of Woven.
- Scholastic interviews Jane Yolen, author of Sister Light, Sister Dark.
- SFFWorld interviews P.J. Strebor, author of Uncommon Purpose.
- Urban Fantasy Investigations interviews Kristy Centeno, author of Deliverance.
- The Wall Street journal interviews Lois Lowry, who discusses Lord of the Flies.
- The 2016 Sir Julius Vogel Awards shortlist has been announced.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger Confirms “Terminator 6” Is On the Way. Groan.
Events & Event News
- Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, will appear at Tattered CoverTattered Cover Books on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM for a special signing of his latest book, Armada. RSVP on Facebook
- Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) appears at Powell’s City of Books in Beaverton, OR on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM to discuss and sign the paperback edition of her memoir YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)! RSVP on Facebook
- Apocalytropolis – Death Match Card Game – a tabletop card game where 2-5 players ruin their friendships to be the last one standing, in a crazy death arena.
- The City of Lightning: a Girl Genius Graphic Novel – The adventures of Agatha Heterodyne continue! The next graphic novel in this Hugo award-winning series is ready!
- Book Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews The Man Underneath: The Collected Short Fiction, Volume Three by R.A. Lafferty
- 5 New Graphic Novels That Are Must-Reads for YA Fans
- 12 Reasons Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Screwed Up Indiana Jones
- 14 Most Memorable Alien Species in TV and Movies
- 19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space, From Worst to Best
- Computers might beat us at board games, but that doesn’t mean they’ll take over the world (… though it also doesn’t mean they won’t.) [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Doctor Who and the Communist: The art and politics of Malcolm Hulke
- Everything You Know About Artificial Intelligence is Wrong
- How a Fifth Indiana Jones Movie Could Actually Work
- How Batman v Superman Sets the Tone For the Entire DC Movie Universe
- How Syfy’s The Magicians Won Over a Book Fan, and Why Change Is OK
- Is That The Wrong Stormtrooper On Marvel’s Adaptation Of The Force Awakens?
- Junot Diaz Explains Why You Need Time Travel To Explain Post-Colonialism
- Meet the Guy Who’s Seen The Force Awakens More Than 20 Times in Theaters
- The Next Picasso Is a Robot: Your next favorite artist might be a bot.
- Physics Students Calculate How Long a Vampire Needs To Drink Your Blood
- Todd Klein re-reads The Time Traders by Andre Norton [via Paul Di Filippo]
- The Walking Dead: 12 Differences Between The Comics and The TV Series
- When AI rules the world: what SF novels tell us about our future overlords
- Why a Machine Defeating a Human Does Not Signal the Apocalypse
- William Shatner Recounts How Leonard Nimoy Approached Spock as a Character
- Batman v Superman Gets Some Incredible Artwork from Poster Posse
- Beautiful working Castle in the Sky LEGO music box
- Cyberpunk Illustrations of a Dystopian Future
More Fun Stuff
- The Secret to Making Daredevil’s Fight Scenes Look So Real
- Visiting Arthur C. Clarke’s Gravesite
- Watch a trailer for The First Luke Cage Teaser
- The World’s Tiniest Rube Goldberg Machine Made of Watch Parts Is a Masterpiece