Books

  • Short Story Sunday: ‘Battleframe’ By Michael Gilmour (Episode 4: ‘Into The Night’)

    Posted Sunday, June 21st, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    (Editor’s Note: Welcome to Short Story Sunday! This week we’re continuing ‘The Mindwars’ saga with Episode 4 of ‘Battleframe,’ a new science fiction novel by Michael Gilmour.)   Episode 4: Into The Night Whizzbang nodded towards his friend and then stepped out through the energy wall that separated the ready room from the cool night air. […]

  • Book Review: ‘How To Be a Superhero’ By Mark Edlitz

    Posted Sunday, June 21st, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    In Mark Edlitz’s epic tome, ‘How To Be a Superhero,’ fans of the genre are treated to interviews with actors who have portrayed the greatest heroes and villains of our time, whether that be on the big screen or on television. One of the greatest strengths of the book is the sheer range of actors […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ (1979)

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since 2001, every May 25 fans of Douglas Adams, author of the widely popular five-part trilogy ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,’ celebrate Towel Day. ‘HG2G’ is today’s Throwback Thursday, a look at sci-fi of the past. This year, people around the world commemorated Adams and his revelation that towels are the most important things […]

  • Bryan Fuller Released ‘American Gods’ Concept Art

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Hot on the heels of the announcement that Starz is finally moving forward with the production of a TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novel ‘American Gods,’ Bryan Fuller, one of the announced showrunners, has released two pieces of concept art on his Twitter account, most likely as a way to show people the kind […]

  • Starz Greenlights ‘American Gods’ Series

    Posted Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Neil Gaiman’s beloved, multiple-award-winning novel ‘American Gods‘ has been in development for a year now and has finally started moving forward as Starz has ordered it to series. Neil Gaiman seems rather pleased with how things are progressing, saying, “I am thrilled, ‎scared, delighted, nervous, and a ball of glorious anticipation. The team that is […]

  • Short Story Sunday: ‘Battleframe’ By Michael Gilmour (Episode 3: ‘Freehold’)

    Posted Sunday, June 14th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    (Editor’s Note: Welcome to Short Story Sunday! This week we’re continuing The Mindwars’ saga with Episode 3 of ‘Battleframe,’ a new science fiction novel by Michael Gilmour. If you need to catch up, you can still read  Episodes 1 and 2. Make sure to return next week for Episode 4! ) Episode 3: Freehold Squad leader Whizzbang […]

  • Syfy And Bradley Cooper Team Up To Adapt ‘Hyperion’ To TV

    Posted Saturday, June 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been a while since Syfy has been the go-to channel for quality science fiction, what with all B-movies, pro-wrestling, and reality shows of dubious connection to sci-fi. However, lately there have been signs that Syfy might be trying to return to its roots. One of these signs is the recent announcement that they are […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Dan Jurgens And Bernard Chang On ‘Batman Beyond’

    Posted Friday, June 12th, 2015 05:21 pm GMT -4
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    Way back in the late 1990s Batman fans everywhere watched with anticipation as a futuristic new chapter in the story of the Dark Knight unfolded before them on their television screens with the premiere of the ‘Batman Beyond’ animated series. Quickly becoming a fan favorite, ‘Batman Beyond’ tells the story of teenager Terry McGinnis as he […]

  • Short Story Sunday: ‘Battleframe’ By Michael Gilmour (Episode 2)

    Posted Sunday, June 7th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    (Editor’s Note: Welcome to Short Story Sunday! This week we’re continuing The Mindwars’ saga with Episode 2 of ‘Battleframe,’ a new science fiction novel by Michael Gilmour.  If you missed Episode 1, you can read it here. Make sure to return next week for Episode 3! ) Episode 2: The Past “Get back in here and finish […]

  • First Chapter Of Ernest Cline’s ‘Armada’ Available Online

    Posted Sunday, June 7th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Ernest Cline, writer of ‘Ready Player One’, shared the first chapter of his latest novel ‘Armada’ online. ‘Ready Player One’ is currently being adapted into a movie directed by Steven Spielberg. ‘Armada’, which will be available on July 14, has already been optioned. In the same vein as ‘The Last Starfighter’ (which is referenced by […]

  • Does Han Solo’s Wife Mean We Have to Say Goodbye to ‘Star Wars’ Canon?

    Posted Friday, June 5th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    I think we all knew that when it was announced they would be making a new set of ‘Star Wars’ movies, that something in the Force had changed. And when I say, “the Force”, I mean the ‘Star Wars’ canon. In the newest ‘Star Wars’ comic book, which takes place between ‘A New Hope’ and […]

  • Short Story Sunday: ‘Battleframe’ By Michael Gilmour (Episode 1)

    Posted Sunday, May 31st, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    (Editor’s Note: Welcome to Short Story Sunday! This week we’re be featuring the first chapter from a new science fiction novel by Michael Gilmour titled ‘Battleframe.’ Make sure to return next week for Episode 2! ) Episode 1 – Prelude With a surge of mental energy, Wisdom energized the form of an elderly English gentleman. […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘True History’ by Lucian of Samosata (~100 CE)

    Posted Thursday, May 28th, 2015 07:07 pm GMT -4
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    We’ve gone pretty far back in our Throwback Thursdays. We’ve looked back to the days of Jack London with ‘The Iron Heel‘, and squinted to Voltaire with his short story, ‘Micromegas‘. Break out the binoculars, because we’re going to see as far as 100 CE with Lucian’s ‘True History’. There is actually quite a bit of […]

  • J.K. Rowling Once Again Smacks Down Homophobic Tweets

    Posted Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 05:30 pm GMT -4
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    On Saturday, social media erupted with the news that Ireland had legalized same sex marriage.  One geeky fan tweeted ‘Harry Potter’-creator J.K. Rowling, enthusiastically declaring that now Albus Dumbledore, the wise headmaster of Hogwarts, was free to marry the ‘Lord of the Rings’ wizard Gandalf, to which Rowling happily reacted. Well, things are never that […]

  • New Promotional And Set Photos For ‘The Martian’

    Posted Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    With Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian‘ currently filming, it was only a matter of time before we had some shots start to pop up from the film and today we’ve got quite a few of Matt Damon on set as well as some of the rest of the cast. The film is based off of the […]