- Fifteen Household Technologies Recreated in a Steampunk style
- Check out this Halo Cake featuring a nearly-scale Master Chief.
- Even more posters representing all The Houses of Westeros (from Game of Thrones)
- Interview: Jim Lee & Geoff Johns on Justice League and the DC Relaunch
- Interview: More on the New Man of Steel From Grant Morrison
- 8 Reasons to Let Your Kids Read Comics
- In 1964, George R.R. Martin wrote a letter to Stan Lee. The teenage Martin had high praise for Stan Lee’s “fast-paced action and solid characterization,” but disliked a handful of villains, including the Moleman, Diablo, the Puppet Master and the Thinker.
- A field guide to the geeks of Dragon*Con
- GameInformer lists Star Wars’ 10 Biggest Missteps.
- The Top 10 sexiest sci-fi females in pictures.
- Interview: After some pretty serious fan backlash over the direction the World War Z film would take, but author Max Brooks quickly chimed in to defend the movie.
- Interview: Eliza Dushku and Andrea Romano discuss Batman: Year One.
- Interview: Guillermo del Toro and Katie Holmes on the R-rated children’s horror flick ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’
- Interview: Loki Is ‘More Gangster’ In ‘Avengers,’ Says Tom Hiddleston
- Interview: Tom Hiddleston & Stellan Skarsgård Talk Loki In ‘The Avengers’
- The Best Internet Reactions to the Star Wars Blu-Ray Changes
- Check out the first episode of Transmission, a Florida based zombie web series that has a lot of promise.
- Human Events maintains that Some Fantasies Belong On Film.
- If you’re still having problems getting your basement zombie movie started, then Rob Durick’s new book Filming the Undead: How to Make Your Own Zombie Movie is just what you need to make your special effects and camera lighting go from no budget to Hollywood caliber.
- NASA thinks you should know that ‘Apollo 18′ isn’t real, so they issued an official statement: “Apollo 18 is not a documentary. The film is a work of fiction… The idea of portraying the Apollo 18 mission as authentic is simply a marketing ploy.” Also, the National Wiccan Council called. Turns out, The Blair Witch Project wasn’t real, either. Go figure.
- CNN Starts Geek Out Blog
- The Science of Gawker’s Nerd Baiting: Why does this happen? Why would a woman subject herself to be publicly dragged through the mud by the entire male population of the internet? It’s because the life of a freelancer is based around getting hits, as the more you get, the more you get paid.
- Interview: Adam Christopher discusses the inspiration behind Empire State
- Interview: BoingBoing talks to William Gibson about Zero History.
- Interview: Both Chimeras and Toonari Post interviews Aliette de Bodard author of Harbinger of the Storm: Obsidian & Blood, Book 2.
- Interview: Omnivoracious talks to Mur Lafferty about his new Afterlife Series.
- Interview: The SF Signal Podcast interview Zoo City author Lauren Beukes
- Interview: Wayne Barlowe plugs his book God’s Demon on The Idler.
- News: Gail Carriger publishes her first self-published short story
- 5 Fictional Diseases in Literature You Don’t Want to be Real
- 50 Books That Were Banned, including Where’s Waldo.
- Aliette de Bodard On the prevalence of US tropes in storytelling.
- Charles Stross on The rising ebook wave.
- RantingDragon names the Top 20 Steampunk Books in an Intro to the Genre
- Apollo 18 in fiction and fact
- Super-Earth on ‘edge of habitability’
- Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time
- News: AMC Greenlights Secret Stash, Kevin Smith’s Comic Shop Reality Series
- The 11 Most Insulting Cartoon Reboots
- Best TV show, worst episode: AV Club writers take on picking (as it says) the worst episodes of the best TV shows.
- The Evolution of Middle-Grade Fantasy and Television
- “The Twilight Zone” is TV done right and not just because of the important ideas in the programs. The episodes are case studies in efficient storytelling and high production values.
- GamnBolt remembers the 10 Most Depressing Deaths In Video Games
- Will the PS3 Outsell the Xbox Over the Holidays?