- Interview: Stan Lee on What Makes Iron Man Tick
- 15 Marvel Comics That Should Be Movies… to which I would add Sandman, Rising Stars, and Fable.
- Interview: Ain’t It Cool News interviews Joss Whedon on The Avengers.
- Interview: Avengers Hollywood Press Conference featuring Joss Whedon
- Interview: Marvel Studios overseer Kevin Feige on THE AVENGERS Humor
- Interview: Mark Ruffalo interview: Avengers, fan reactions, and The Hulk
- Interview: Tim Burton ‘Never’ Considered ‘Dark Shadows’ A Comedy
- News: ‘The Avengers’ is Already Breaking Overseas Box Office Records
- 15 Questions Raised By The Prometheus Viral Campaign
- How a console firmware update could make a small dent in our energy problem
- Movies Where The World Actually Gets Destroyed In The End
- Why Joss Whedon Might Make the Haters Love Superhero Movies
- One system of hospitals is putting debt collectors in emergency rooms to demand payment before treatments proceed… this sounds like the beginning of some terrible dystopian film, like In Time or Repo Men.
- Interview: Civilian Reader chats with Dan Abraham of King’s Blood.
- Interview: Galactic Chat interviews Kate Forsyth of The Tower of Ravens
- Interview: Matt Wilson of The Supervillain Handbook talks to Geeks of Doom.
- News: Tor/Forge, the Science Fiction and Fantasy subsidiary of Macmillan, has announced that it is going DRM free on all of its ebooks. Mefi’s own Charles Stross shares a presentation he recently made to executives at Macmillan that may have partially influenced this decision. Stross had previously predicted that publishers would need to go DRM free to prevent Amazon from gaining too much power.
- News: World Book Night: Stephen Fry joins million giveaway
- 3 Ways People Are Tricked Into Reading Science Fiction and Fantasy
- 8 Great Sci-Fi Novels That Haven’t Been Made Into Terrible Movies (Yet)
- 40 Famous Manuscripts That Were Rejected At First
- 40 Wonderful Twitter Feeds for Poetry Buffs
- Amazon e-book prices: Good news … for now
- Credible science fiction needs arts and sciences collaboration
- Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hugo Awards in one infographic
- Great Genre Reads For Teenage Girls
- In wake of Pottermore releases, Harry Potter piracy fought by community
- Infographic: The Ebook Explosion
- A satirical Wikipedia entry for Italo Calvino’s If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler.
- Small Demons is a website that tracks the connections between people, places, and things in books. The site uses publisher data and reader contributions to track who and what might be mentioned in which books. It’s like an index for books.
- The Vulture ranks all of Stephen King’s books from worst to best.
- Why trailblazing Amazon should take on the publishing establishment. Not everyone sees Amazon’s rise to power as a threat to readers.
- The YA Genre Is Killing Itself
- Interview: Empire posted a transcript of its chat with George R. R. Martin
- As users flock to iTunes, Hulu and Netflix, TV stations struggle to survive
- Charlaine Harris Secures Syfy TV Deal for ‘Harper Connelly Mysteries’
- The Future of Fringe. This week’s episode of Fringe, 4×19, “Letters of Transit” shows us the future of the show – both in universe (recap, speculation) and for our world: Joshua Jackson says, “If you watch [Letters of Transit], you’ll have an understanding of where they want to take the series.” There are three episodes left for season four (teaser for 4×20, “Worlds Apart”) and if Fox doesn’t give Fringe a possible thirteen-episode fifth-season renewal, they have shot two different endings for season four. (Spoilers and speculation for Fringe.)
- Interview: An oral history of computer gaming, with Sid Meier (Civillisation I – V, Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon) and Ralph Baer (Pong, the Simon platform), from Vice TV’s Motherboard. Also: interviews with classic computer game programmers: Eugene Jarvis (Robotron: 2084, Defender), Jeff Minter (Gridrunner, Revenge Of The Mutant Camels, Gridrunner, Llamatron) and many more, together with the Giant List of Classic Game Programmers.