Books

  • The CW Is Developing The “Biopunk” Sci-Fi Series ‘The Avenger’

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Originally published in the 1930s by Street and Smith, the company responsible for the pulp adventures of ‘The Shadow’ and ‘Doc Savage’, ‘The Avenger’ was Richard Henry Robinson, a wealthy adventurer who gains the power to re-sculpt his face...
  • Orson Scott Card Won’t Make Any Money From The ‘Ender’s Game’ Movie

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In a startling discovery, after the constant controversy surrounding the film version of ‘Ender’s Game’ and the writer of the novel on which it was based, it turns out that your cash dollars will not be lining Orson Scott Card’s pockets after all.  It...
  • Throwback Thursday: ‘War of The Worlds’

    Posted Thursday, October 31st, 2013 07:31 pm GMT -4 by
    Happy Halloween! What better way to celebrate Throwback Thursday then to talk about one of the greatest pranks science fiction has ever pulled:  ‘War of the Worlds’! Though the famous radio play was broadcasted on October 30th, 1938 (yesterday being the 75th anniversary...
  • How Much Science Should Be In Science Fiction?

    Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    (From left to right) Dr. Doug Beason, Paolo Bacigalupi, J Alan Erwine, Aaron Ritchey, and J.A Campbell At the MileHiCon45 in Denver, five authors got together to discuss with their fans how much science is really required to write science fiction. The authors in attendance were...
  • Fox Has Acquired The Rights To Samantha Shannon’s ‘The Bone Season’

    Posted Sunday, October 27th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It looks as if we have a new science fiction epic series on our hands as ‘The Bone Season’ has been picked up by Chernin Entertainment and 20th Century Fox! The novel is the first of a seven book series that takes places in a futuristic society. One of the key concepts...
  • Book Review: ‘Prodigy’

    Posted Saturday, October 26th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Maybe I just wasn’t looking in the right places, but when I was a ‘tween, I felt like I was in a literary limbo. Too old for the Babysitter Series anymore, too young for sexy and violent tales like ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ and without ‘Harry Potter’...
  • First Look At Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser From Starz’s ‘Outlander’

    Posted Friday, October 25th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Starz is actively pushing forward with new, edgy live-action series,  following the critical acclaim they received from ‘Spartacus’.  ‘DaVinci’s Demons’ is getting bigger and longer in its second season.  Now they are adding another new series,...
  • The Set Of ‘Divergent’ Hints At A More Modern Urban Look

    Posted Friday, October 25th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    ‘Divergent’, the live action adaptation of Veronica Roth’s dystopian YA novel will arrive in theaters on March 21st, 2014.  (‘Divergent’ is the first of three books, followed by ‘Insurgent’ and ‘Allegiant’.) In  the world...
  • Philip K. Dick’s ‘Martian Time-Slip’ Is Getting The Feature Length Treatment!

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Well it looks as if another of Philip K. Dick‘s work is getting the movie treatment and this time it’s ‘Martian Time-Slip’. When you think of Philip K. Dick’s work you usually think of big budget affairs like ‘The Adjustment Bureau‘,...
  • How Much Sex Will There Be In ‘Outlander’?

    Posted Friday, October 18th, 2013 05:45 pm GMT -4 by
    Let’s talk about sexy baby! OK, let’s actually just talk about the sex in Ronald D. Moore’s (‘Battlestar Galactica’, ‘Helix‘) upcoming ‘Outlander‘ series on Starz.  Much like ‘Game of Thrones’, the series is...
  • Harrison Ford Shines In Eight ‘Ender’s Game’ Video Clips

    Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Ender’s Game’ is rapidly approaching its November 1st release date.  Directed by Gavin Hood, the movie version of the Orson Scott Card novel stars Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis, Nonso Anozie,...
  • Book Review: ‘Delirium’ By Lauren Oliver

    Posted Saturday, October 12th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In a world where the deep-voiced trailer guy echoes through your head whenever you read the words “in a world,” teenagers are given a procedure at age 18 that forever cures them of love. Love, scientifically referred to as amor deliria nervosa is shown to have caused...
  • Throwback Thursday: ‘The Iron Heel’ by Jack London

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    You remember for Throwback Thursday when I did Voltaire’s Micromegas, one of the oldest science fiction short stories we’ve ever had? Well, I’m about to go almost as far back in our Throwback Thursday time machine with a little known novel published in 1907...
  • Old Neil Gaiman Comics Republished for Charity

    Posted Sunday, October 6th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman fans can rejoice for two reasons now. Not only will they be able to read his earlier works that haven’t been available for a long time, but when they do it will be for a great cause! Announced in Infinity, an free online graphic and sequential arts...
  • Book Review: ‘The Near Witch’ By Victoria Schwab

    Posted Saturday, September 28th, 2013 04:30 pm GMT -4 by
    “Our world with a bit of a twist” is getting to be the go-to trope for young adult fantasy stories. Not to say books like ‘Hunger Games‘ and ‘Divergent‘ aren’t exceptional and original takes in their own right, but it was refreshing...