The World Science Fiction Convention touches down in London this week, bringing together fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror novels from all over the world.
The replica suit is pretty cool. But it won’t actually make you invisible. Via gumtree.com.
♫ Come on, ride the train, it’s the choo-choo, ride it… ♫
Sleep Dealer is one trippy sci-fi film that’s peppered with great social commentary. The 2008 Sundance hit is being re-released on iTunes June 17.
A new four-volume set from TASCHEN goes behinds the scenes of the most important science fiction film ever made.
These aren’t the major stars of the original Star Wars IV: A New Hope film, but they’re famous among obsessives and there’s a Kickstarter-funded new film coming out all about them.
“But when worlds collide, said George Pal to his bride, I’m gonna give you some terrible thrills, like a science fiction double feature.”
In space, nobody can hear you scream, “bull$#*!”
There’s a whole world of internet research you could be doing!
Scribd released its list of the most popular eBooks across the United States. Turns out, Americans love romance. And ice cream.
In the Academy Awards’ 86-year history, only eight sci-fi films have been nominated for Best Picture, and none have won. But Gravity could break that losing streak, proving to Hollywood that the genre is worth taking seriously.
On H.P. Lovecraft’s literature of genealogical terror.
On the occasion of Philip K. Dick’s birthday.
If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There’s an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.
Plus stoned ghost hunters burn down a mansion, amazing man caves in rural Australia, and scientific explanation for why gamers can’t stop playing first-person shooters.
Plus 16 Snapchat captions you can’t resist laughing at, 5 insane revelations from Mike Tyson’s new book, and “stuffing waffles” are here to win Thanksgiving.
Using mostly real-life props and effects, Justin Benzel creates a seriously stellar story of detectives and aliens set in 1950s noir Chicago.
At least according to Hard Sci-Fi Movies.
Plus a burger made with the body and blood of Christ, the question of realism in the new sci-fi film “Gravity,” and a coloring book based on Salt-n-Pepa.
DeviantArt user Dirk Loechel has put together one out-of-this-world infograph.
Move over, Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov. Everyone knows about the fathers of science fiction, but what about the mothers?
If you don’t love this movie, sorry, but you’re wrong. It has everything: Tim Allen with a mullet, Alan Rickman in an alien skullcap, and Sigourney Weaver with Farrah Fawcett hair.
Did you know that sci-fi writers had a lot of our best ideas first?
These Hollywood classics were more like modern day oracles. If it weren’t for these visionaries for life to imitate, where would we be?
Eat your heart out, Jane Jetson. From genetically mutated silkworms to the beginnings of a closet full of 3-D printed outfits, fashion is on the cutting edge of science.
Plus the now-puzzling early reaction to Finding Nemo, the mastermind behind Prancercise, and the 16 biggest bar tabs in bro history.
RIP you magnificent man. Though he is gone, his immeasurable contribution to the sci-fi/fantasy genre will live on.
So at what point will JJ Abrams put on a crown and declare himself Lord and Master of science fiction? Because it’s only a matter of time now.