Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sci-Fi Round-Up: August 27, 2014

"Z-Gundam Girl" by South Korea-based Jeong hong Taek (Porco2)

Interview: Science Book a Day interviews Greg Bear, author of Darwin’s Radio.

Interview: Vulture talks to Margaret Atwood, author of MaddAddam, about the HBO Adaptation.

28 Stories Nominated for the 2014 Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and World Fantasy Awards That You Can Read Now without the aid of either pants or a credit card. (Online for Free) I’m sold!

All three volumes of The Feynman Lectures on Physics are now online. A fantastic resource for anyone interested in Feynman or physics in general.

Ann Leckie Makes Science Fiction History With Debut Novel, Ancillary Justice.

Auxiliary Memory on Finding The Best Science Fiction Books To Read.

The AV Club provides a guide to the worlds of China MiƩville!

Can Automata’s rise of the robots bring science fiction to life? Science fiction’s big ideas don’t translate well to the screen – either smothered in syrup by directors (A.I.) or played for laughs (Starship Troopers). Does the latest Antonio Banderas robot blockbuster mark a new dawn?

Daily Dot looks at How the growing generation gap is changing the face of fandom.

Dazed picks The 10 best advanced-level sci-fi classics.

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi can stay but Steven Moffat needs to go 

Doctor Who season 8 is Peter Capaldi’s Doctor debut a hit or miss?

The End Of The World As We Know It: On The Last Policeman Series

Enough with the Dystopias, Already implores the Slog.

Is Star Wars Christian or Anti-Christian? Should the Force be with you?

Jason Heller offers this Guide to the weird words and worlds of China MiƩville.

Noel Murray on Why great comics don’t always make great movies.

Ray Bradbury is The Best Writing Teacher You Could Ever Have

Roger Ebert Talks 2001 in 30-Minute Arthur C. Clarke Interview and TV Specials

The story behind The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter.

Utopia or Dystopia considers The Philosophy Behind Elysium

Why Sci-Fi and Genre Shows Always Get the Emmy Cold-Shoulder

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