Congratulations Don DeLillo! The indispensible author of postmodern/slipstream novels (with the occasional foray into straight-up science fiction) is receiving a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.
Force Friday, the massive marketing push of all the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise, is mere hours away—but the flood gates have already opened.
Serotonin got famous as the joy chemical—the one that could lift depression and put us in a good mood.
This quote comes from the “Reclaiming the Nerdiverse” episode of Late Night Woman’s Hour, which is still available on BBC’s iPlayer.
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Will fans ever get to see a sequel to The Goonies? Probably not. We do know the film’s writer is struggling with the idea, as is director Richard Donner.
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Whether or not you believe in the spirit world, ghost stories are a fun way to scare yourself (and/or the most gullible person in your midst).
Want to hear someone finish the famously absent last line of Avengers: Age of Ultron? How about Mark Ruffalo doing a spot-on Columbo impression?
A few months ago, Syfy made a push back into the fun space-adventure programming we used to see from the channel.
Rheithrosciurus macrotis has multiple names. One name is the tufted ground squirrel and the other is the “vampire squirrel.” You can’t really blame people for liking the second name better.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer probably won’t be read 100 years from now, argues The Prestige author Christopher Priest.
Hey, folks! Sorry to dispense with my normal nonsense, but I got a really important letter that I‘m very excited to share.
Have you ever p-phubbed? You know, snubbed your partner by checking your phone during your date? Or leaving your iPhone out within reach while you’re on the sofa snogging?
Images, videos, and reviews of the Sphero BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the Internet today, and they’ve got fans in a frenzy.
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It’s hard to put my finger on the exact moment the idea for the Apex Book of World SF series first crystallised, but the seeds for it were sown long before.
One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow.
Tonight’s episode of Key & Peele was pretty geeky overall—there was a long sequence about Game of Thrones.
A Reddit user took the above photo at what appears to be a Warner Bros. Animation office of some kind.