Interviews & Profiles
- Bookviewcafe interviews Diana Pharaoh Francis, author of The Cipher.
- Electric Lit interview Jean-Marc Rochette & Olivier Bocquet, authors of the “Snowpiercer” graphic novels.
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews Larry Hodges, author of Campaign 2100
- My Bookish Ways interviews Mark Tompkins, author of The Last Days of Magic.
- Reddit recently held an AMA Max Florschutz, author of Colony.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for Seanan McGuire, author of Newsflesh. (Highlights)
- SFFWorld interviews Pippa DaCosta, author of Girl From Above.
- Weird Fiction Review interviews Rhys Hughes, author of Brutal Pantomimes.
Events & Event News
- Philly’s Cinedelphia Film Festival returns for its fourth annual installment at the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art April 7 – 23!
- The Schrödinger Sessions is designed to be a “crash course” in modern physics for science fiction writers. The three-day workshop will be held July 28th – 30th at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), at the University of Maryland—one of the world’s leading research centers for the study of quantum mechanics.
- The Toronto Colloquium is coming to Innis Town Hall March 12, 2016 with special guest Margaret Atwood.
- The Anywhere Man – Frank Collins, an alcoholic ex-soldier, suffers a horrible accident imbues him with the power to teleport.
- Space Pioneers – A Competitive Card Game for 1-5 Players – Humanity has discovered a new planetary system and you need to build up a supply network.
- Wastelanders: 2048 – A Card Game – A strategic game of survival where player life is measured only by the food you have and food still available for the taking.
- Book Review: “Glitch Rain is a great cyberpunk novel that fans of that sort of thing should really pay attention to.”
- Comic Review: State of the Art: Sean Gordon Murphy Crafts Dystopian Sci-Fi Chaos and Jungle Havens in “Tokyo Ghost“
- 10 Stephen King Stories That Deserve Big Screen Adaptations
- Can You Tell Scenes from Hollywood Movies and Stock Footage apart?
- The Century-Old Science Fiction Story That Predicted Our Current Cultural Malaise
- Charles Stross is thinking about cliches and tries to put together a complete list of the hoary genre tropes that literary (no TV or movies) Space Opera is prone to.
- Cory Doctorow: Wealth Inequality Is Even Worse in Reputation Economies
- Den of Geek of Are young adult dystopia films in decline?
- Dystopian novels could reflect our future
- International Women’s Day: Why women can thrive in sci-fi
- The Jesuit Priest Who Believed in God and the Singularity
- Ken Liu’s output is as amazing as his stories
- Not With a Bang: What If the Apocalypse Already Happened, and No One Noticed?
- One HAL of a Ship: “Space Odyssey” Model Shows Astounding Detail
- Real Scientists Talk About What They Love in Science Fiction Books
- Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga: Falling Free, Chapter 1
- Star Wars: 10 Ways The New Films Could Improve The Prequels
- Star Wars Director J. J. Abrams Says 10 More Films In The Works.
- We Are All Allies: “The modern world has so many demands on a person’s time. That’s why breakout successes — books like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Fifty Shades of Grey — are so important. They don’t just grease the wheels of the publishing industry; they also put books into the public zeitgeist.”
- Would You Vote For a Robot? Since robots are immune to corruption and greed, they could make great politicians. No, really.
- The X-Files “Babylon”: it’s time to sack Chris Carter and other things we learned
- LEGO Arcadia-class jumpship from Destiny by Paul Jeong
- Mad Max: Fury Road Illustrations Worthy of Valhalla by Wanchana Intrasombat
- Rey and BB-8 Fan Art by Hollie Hibbert
More Fun Stuff
- A Complete History of the Millennium Falcon
- IBM Watson battles Hollywood robot stereotypes with Carrie Fisher and Ridley Scott
- Keanu Reeves is legitimately amazing at shooting guns