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"The Expanse" Is More Exciting Than "Leviathan Wakes"

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

People often complain that a movie or TV series isn't "as good as the book." With SyFy's The Expanse, the opposite is true: the writers have improved...

Hopping Through Time With Ursula K. Le Guin

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts

In a 1966 novel, Ursula K. Le Guin wrote about a little device -- about the size of a lunchbox -- that allows its owner to communicate across land ma...

Above the Keyboard Warriors' Din

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Let us look at a few examples of activists and artists rising above the din of the keyboard warriors to propose useful reforms or tell their stories in ways that help us see differently.

Politics Belong in Science Fiction

Foz Meadows | Posted 07.01.2014 | Books
Foz Meadows

Science fiction both is, and always has been, a political genre. Of necessity, the politics of science fiction are reflective of the political climate in which it's written -- why else do we speculate about the future, but that we're concerned with the present?

Award-Winning Author Jack Vance Dies

AP | JOHN S. MARSHALL | Posted 07.29.2013 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96. Van...

We Interrupt This Blog Post With a Copyright Alert

John Pavley | Posted 11.16.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

During the Hugo Awards ceremony science fiction fans are celebrated, remembered, and rewarded along with the authors. Could you imagine Hollywood celebrating its fans by name and in person, along side the stars at the Oscars? Maybe people would start tuning in again.