Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sci-Fi Round-Up: October 7, 2015

“City 2014” by Aaron Limonick

"City 2014" by Aaron Limonick


aNewDomain interviews S.H. Jucha, author of The Silver Ships.

Comic Book Movie interviews Andy Weir, author of The Martian.

Entertainment Weekly interviews John Joseph Adams, editor of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 anthology.

Kirkus TV interviews John Sandford, author of Saturn Run.

Paste interviews C.A. Higgins, author of Lightless.

SFFWorld interviews Ferret Steinmetz, author of The Flux.

Suvudu interviews Margaret Atwood, author of The Heart Goes Last.

Ventures Africa interviews Nnedi Okoroafor, author of Binti.


7 Reasons To Have Faith In Alien: Paradise Lost.

The 10 Most Realistic Sci-Fi Movies of All Time.

12 Episode Ideas For the New Season of Black Mirror.

23 Amazing Science Fiction Books That Should Be Considered Essential Reading.

Anthony Vicino explains 5 Reasons Why Mr. Robot Is The Best.

Author of YA Star Wars novel, The Princess, The Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy, Alexandra Bracken shares a touching story of growing up with and remembering her father, an avid collector of Star Wars memorabilia.

A Brief History of The Queen of Sci-Fi Cinema, Sigourney Weaver from The Mary Sue.

Charlie Jane Anders's 10 Ultra-Weird Sci-Fi Novels that Became Required Reading.

Futurity explains Why teleportation is no longer science fiction.

How we learned to stop being afraid of the future and fell back in love with sci-fi.

Is Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) the new Sci-Fi. (And check out these examples of YA Cli-Fi.)

The Jihad of Muad’Dib: a non-profit video tribute to Frank Herbert’s Dune.

Massive 6,389 square-foot Star Trek House for sale!

Now Is Not The Time For Realistic Fiction, Says Margaret Atwood

The Project Apollo Archive has uploaded to Flickr all photographs taken by the Apollo missions to the moon.  Mother Jones has already found some favourite images.

Six Reasons Serenity Was Better Than Firefly.

Space Patrol was a 1962 TV series featuring puppets a la Gerry Anderson’s Supermarionation. Many of the episodes are now available on YouTube. If you’re a newcomer, try “The Talking Bell” (episode 23) or “Explosion on the Sun” (episode 26).

Space takes on starring role in pop culture.

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