Steve reviews the 70th Anniversary Issue of F&SF and finds it good. Excellent, in fact. There’s still time to read the issue before the Nov./Dec. one comes out!
Nina Munteanu explores issue surrounding eco-fiction and optimistic science fiction with four female speculative fiction authors and/or publishers.
Cyber World – Tales of Humanity’s Tomorrow from Hex Publishing is an impressive collection of short stories, combining the innermost elements of human experience and the technological possibilities of a not-so distant future.
A review of the second volume of this successful YA anthology series.
Does Macy’s tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming “Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2”
Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the realm of the Hollywood summer blockbuster, no question about it. Marvel Studios is gearing up to launch the Avengers franchise into space with the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film, Neill Blomkamp’s about to wow audiences with his sophomore full-length feature, Elysium, and Christopher Nolan’s next movie is […]
Go Massive, or go home…
The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday; Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months. This years headliners are Larry Niven, David Brin and Gregory Benford – futurists all. The conference will also be awarding three Lifetime Achievement Awards to Harry Harryhausen (animation master – King […]
Ridiculously well-thought-out currencies not visible in this cover art. Fantasy money has got more realistic in recent years. But how realistic can a currency get before it starts killing people?
I would put forward that the next thing is going to be a story, because right now, people really don’t have a big story, a big software. . . . They don’t have a big meta-narrative story; they don’t have a big story like Christianity was a big story. So right now, we need a […]
If this photo gives you the creeps, congratulations, you may be human. But in another few years, it may not be so easy to tell. And as usual, science fiction is largely to blame.