Seminal sci-fi magazine 'Galaxy' is now free online

The next time you watch a big blockbuster sci-fi film like Alien: Covenant, you can thank the original pulp magazines. The written form of the popular genre got its start in comic book-sized magazines like Amazing Stories, Astounding Science Fiction,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why

The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-10 12:00:09 UTC ]
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Alan Tudyk on His Favorite Sci-Fi to Watch Right Now

The Resident Alien star—and science fiction fan—gave WIRED his picks for the best shows on TV, from Severance to Peacemaker. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2022-07-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the beasts of sci-fi and horror. ‘Cujo,’ anyone?

From ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’ to ‘Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH,’ animals are central to some of the most memorable novels Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-23 12:00:47 UTC ]
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How Costumes and Conventions Brought Sci-Fi Fans Together in the Early 20th Century

Science fiction has a deep, rich past—one that sees its roots stretch back to ancient times. Fans and scholars often point to Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus as its most recognizable origin point, followed by the works of authors like Jules Verne, H. G. Wells,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-29 08:57:17 UTC ]
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JJ Abrams’ sci-fi series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland cancelled

Production of Demimonde halted due to dispute between network HBO and directorA blockbuster science fiction series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland has been cancelled in a dispute between the US television network HBO and the Hollywood director JJ Abrams.Crews that had started... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 12:00:19 UTC ]
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A Sci-Fi Writer Returns to Earth: ‘The Real Story is the One Facing Us.’

Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the most acclaimed living science fiction writers, is done with deep space narratives. His focus now is on solving real problems — like climate change. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-11 09:00:20 UTC ]
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The Future Is Not Edible: the Future of Food According to Sci-Fi

Science fiction has a lot to say about where we'll be concerning things like technology, but what does it have to say about our food? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-13 10:34:00 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Genre-Bending Sci-Fi Books

From sci fi horror like Parasite by Mira Grant to science fantasy like Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao, those genre-blending science fiction books have something for every reader. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-10 11:35:00 UTC ]
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10 Riveting New Sci-Fi Thrillers

Rob Hart, author of the new novel 'The Paradox Hotel,' recommends 10 exciting new SF thrillers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Science fiction — please, let’s not call it ‘sci-fi’ — is more than just a reaction to the present

New books and publications delve into the rich and evolving worlds of speculative fiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-19 16:00:20 UTC ]
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Ed PR launches free series of online salons for publicity hopefuls

Books and culture PR agency ed public relations has launched a series of free online "salons" to demystify the role publicists play within the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-08 13:28:05 UTC ]
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Angry Robot scoops 'fast and fun' sci-fi by Dundas

Angry Robot Books has scooped a "fierce, fast and fun" science fiction book by Ever Dundas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 04:24:23 UTC ]
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Clock Tower lands YA sci-fi gaming series by Sullivan

Sweet Cherry imprint Clock Tower Publishing has acquired M J Sullivan’s YA sci-fi series inspired by gaming and virtual reality. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 18:01:30 UTC ]
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How to Reframe the Strangeness of The Plague as Sci-Fi Noir

In the early 2010s I lived near a bookstore called KAYO Books, in an area of San Francisco sometimes called Tenderloin Heights. They stocked an incredible array of pulp and genre fiction: two dizzying floors of detective fiction, mysteries, westerns, schlocky movie and TV tie-ins, and erotica.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-24 09:55:50 UTC ]
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These Online Publications Are Not Free … and Readers Don’t Mind

Defector, The Daily Memphian, The Dispatch and other outlets of recent vintage are driving a shift in the digital media business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-04 19:32:10 UTC ]
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10 Strangest Sci-Fi Dystopias

Lincoln Michel, author of the new novel 'The Body Scout,' picks 10 of his favorite dystopian novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Astronauts check our scripts!’: inside the new age of sumptuous sci-fi TV

With clone emperors in haute couture and exotic wolf-lizards poised to attack, Foundation and For All Mankind herald a new era of ravishing spectaculars. Can they do for sci-fi what Game of Thrones did for fantasy?Dynastic infighting, the decline and fall of a mighty empire, tyrannical rulers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-23 15:57:15 UTC ]
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A Guide To Finding The Best Free Online English Literature Courses

A guide that can serve as a starting point to help you find interesting, relevant and fascinating free online english literature courses. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-21 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Bo-Young Kim on Finding Unlikely Sci-Fi Influences

Western works of science fiction were not easily accessible in translation in South Korea until recent years. The country was ruled by a succession of military dictatorships until around 1992, and before that time, South Korean culture had been surveilled through a state censorship system that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:50:01 UTC ]
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