- Frankenstein in stained glass.
- Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 for hire this Halloween
- How many of these “Capsule” renderings of famous characters can you name?
- It was as if a million pumpkin seeds cried out and were suddenly silenced
- Mash-Up: Daleks in Literature
- Star Wars Pumpkins from The Pumpkin Geek
- The CDC is following up their zombie post earlier this year with a free to read online comic called Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic. I’m a fan, but I seriously hope their new interest in zombies isn’t detracting from the effort they devote to stopping disease outbreaks…
- Five More Ways DC’s ‘The New 52′ Has Changed the Justice League
- Web-based Kindle format good for comics, kids’ books
- Interview: Behind the Scenes With Paranormal Activity Creator Oren Peli
- Interview: George Romero on Horror Films
- Interview: Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey reveals that some of The Avengers was filmed with an iPhone.
- Interview: Zombie in a Penguin Suit is a short film that’s taken the internet by storm this week. It’s pretty awesome. Here’s an interview with the writer and director Chris Russell.
- News: Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica Movie Is Underway
- 6 Minute ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Prologue Attached to ‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ in IMAX
- Amateur publicist and zombie killer Milla Jovovich filmed this epic car crash stunt for Resident Evil: Retribution on her phone. Swearing in German really sells how awesome it was in person.
- “Bruce Wayne is coming to Wall Street, and how the 99 percent will receive him is the latest worry facing a beleaguered Lower Manhattan.“
- Down Is Up: Defending the Matrix sequels
- Do doctors in Horror movies scare the crap out of anybody else?
- Reinventing the movie for tablet computers
- The 34 Best Webcomics for Geeks
- Google Reader Taps Into Google+: The link aggregator is getting a major facelift that will include social media elements.
- Top Ten Geek Girl Sites
- Interview: Ross E. Lockhart plugs his new anthology The Book of Cthulhu.
- Interview: SFF World interviews Kevin J. Anderson, author of Captain Nemo
- Interview: StarShipSofa interviews Tobias Buckell, author of Arctic Rising.
- Booksellers involve superheroes in e-book battle
- Did Ursula Le Guin Change the Course of SFF?
- Every Work of Fiction Is An Attempt To Understand the World
- How Zombies and Superheroes Conquered Highbrow Fiction
- Comets may be creating oceans on alien planet
- Meet the Man Who Wants to Mine the Moon: Billionaire Naveen Jain thinks that the moon’s precious minerals as well as its mystique are worth exploration.
- Speak like Yoda, did you? May have we. [HuffPo] “New research published in the the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
suggests that the “proto-human languages” of 50,000 years ago resembled
the speaking patterns of a certain wise, green Star Wars character.”
- Time Travel, Your Mother and the Limits of Science
- News: Kindle Now Supports HTML5: They’ve been very, very closed with formats in the past (as any self-publishers who have had to reformat their books for Kindle can tell you), so this is a pretty big deal. It’s going to be a boon to children’s book creators, who can now make their work interactive.
- 16 Memorable OSes and UIs From the Big Screen
- Geocache briefcase unlocks when you bring it to the right spot.
- How to fail at digital publishing
- NASA is designing a spiffy new rocket, the Space Launch System, which will lob people and cargo to the moon, an asteroid and eventually Mars.
- Interview: Jewel Staite talks Firefly, Food, Fun and Fillion.
- News: Seth Green is creating an animated Star Wars sitcom.
- Cool “Buffy” reference on ‘”The Vampire Diaries.”
- Okay, I’m going to give “Once Upon a Time” a shot, but only because the LOST producers are involved, but I swear that I’m calling it quits at the first HINT of sparkly vampire vibe.
- Interview: How Angry Birds Conquered Casual Gaming: Q&A with Mikael Hed
- 48 hours. 120 developers. One winning game. Take a peek inside the madness of a 48-hour game development contest, where ramen and caffeine rule the day.
- Microsoft has record revenues thanks to XBox and servers
- New Breed of Gamers Defined: A demographic study commisioned by the Golden Joystick Awards and Future Publishing has identified three distinct gaming groups: Mono Gamers (your traditional gamer), Commuter Gamers (the people who made Angry Birds a household name) and Family Gamers (the ones who snapped up the Kinect to play motion-controlled sports games with their kids).
- Hewing Away the Rough Walls (Or, Five Ways to Put Your Story on a Diet)
- If you crowdsource a story, who owns the movie rights?