- 12 Amazing Houseboats & Floating Homes that look as if they could have been used in a funny sci-fi movie.
- NASA Space Colony Art from the 1970s
- Spidey’s Second Act by Matt Dorfman for the NY Times
- Interview: Robert Kirkman goes into great length in this interview about zombies, upcoming comic projects, and not realizing just how cool he really is.
- iFanboy picks The Greatest Comic Book Movies (N)Ever Made.
- 15 Fascinating Facts About Esperanto. Did you know William Shatner starred in one of the first all-Esperanto films?
- If you live in Pittsburgh and you need to know how to defend yourself from the zombie horde then good news! There’s a class that teaches just that.
- SF, fantasy and horror fans get to grips with the reality of Japan crisis
- News: Sienna Guillory, the actress that played Jill Valentine in previous installments, has leaked some info as to the upcoming Resident Evil sequel.
- The Best Alternative Histories in Literature, as chosen by AbeBooks.
- In the movie business, sometimes a flop is just a flop. Then there are misses so disastrous that they send signals to broad swaths of Hollywood. “Mars Needs Moms” is shaping up as the second type. Is the fact that the Robert Zemeckis animation tanked so badly (A $7m opening weekned against a $150m budget) part of a back-lash against 3D or was Mars Needs Moms just a particularly bad film?
- Splitsider recalls Five Great Sci-Fi Comedies (and Three Awful Ones, Too).
- How to spot a pirate ebook site. You know, in case you’re an idiot.
- iFanboy picks the Top 5 Webcomics… of SCIENCE
- Interview: Alex Bledsoe, author of Dark Jenny, andwers five questions.
- Interview: Author Peter Orullian chats with Terry Brooks. [Part 2]
- Interview: Lauren Beukes, author of Moxyland and Zoo City, explains that ‘Ideas for novels develop like a Polaroid.’
- Interview: Jack Womack chats with Jesse Bullington about his latest novel, The Enterprise of Death.
- Interview: Patricia Briggs puts in an appearance on Dragon Page.
- Interview: Skiffy and Fanty interview Tobias Buckell
- News: Barnes & Noble Said to Be Likely to End Search Without Buyer
- News: Court Rejects Google E-Books Settlement
- News: Google Books Settlement Rejected
- News: The man claiming that one of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books was lifted from another work has been ordered to pay more than £1.5 million into court as security for the costs of the author and her publisher – or be struck out.
- The 50 books every child should read
- Apex Publications asks Is Epic Fantasy still Epic?
- Books for Every Dimension: The Non-SFF Novels that SFF Fans Love
- Kindle Review offers a list of 51 Kindle blogs, tools, and communities.
- A new kind of book has been created in Holland, where its sold over 1 million copies since it came out in 2009. Now finding its way to England, called the “flipback”, the pages are super thin Bible paper with a special lay-flat spine and small format, making it suitable for reading with one hand, thumb page-flips, and shirt pocket storage.
- Over at the blog of the Association for Mormon Letters, Dan Wells has an insightful post about religion in science fiction.
- Immortal Jellyfish and Transhuman You by Ekaterina Sedia: Could our future immortality lie in a shared consciousness then, rather than extending a life of a single individual?
- 10 Law & Order Plots That Were Shamelessly Ripped From the Headlines
- The L.A. Times offers cribs A Cheat Sheet for ‘Game of Thrones’
- In The Death of Utopia: ‘Firefly’ and the Return to Human Realism in TV Sci-Fi, Chris Colgan argues that the late, great Firefly spelled the end of the traditional space opera.
- Heroic humanism and humanistic heroism in the shows of Joss Whedon.
- Syfy unveils its largest original programming slate in history. Unfortunately Most Aren’t That Original. Or Good.
- ‘What Nathan Fillion stole from the set of Firefly’ by Jewel Staite.
- For the 25th Game Developers Conference, organizers hosted several postmortems for classic games such as Out Of This World, Doom, and Maniac Mansion. They are now free to view online.
- Undead Labs gave an awesome rundown of their upcoming zombie MMO on the Xbox Live Arcade platform, complete with some concept art and screen shots.
- News: Author Turns Down Half A Million Dollar Publishing Contract To Self-Publish
- Adrienne Kress considers Emotions and Ebooks
- Have We Reached A Tipping Point Where Self-Publishing Is Better Than Getting A Book Deal? Only time will tell, but it’s starting to look that way.
- The Other Side of the Story: I Hear You: Character Voices in Non-POV Characters
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