Science fiction narratives typically reflect society’s concerns about the future. These are heavily influenced by the era that the piece of media is created in, and the common themes of the genre tend to shift as society’s fears change over time. The early 20th century had a strong focus on creatures from outer space invading our […]
I like webcomics. For their creators, who often aren’t seen as publishable by mainstream comic presses, they offer access to an audience without having to compromise their aesthetic or goals. Audiences get the benefit of accessing them for free, though I would encourage fans to offer donations whenever possible. There are a few downsides. Updates can be be […]
Queer characters on television, while becoming more prevalent, are very seldom the solo protagonists of their own show. If a queer character is featured, it’d typically part of an ensemble cast (Modern Family, Glee) or featured on a show where their sexual identity is the premise (Will and Grace, Queer as Folk). There are exceptions to the […]
This Saturday is the March for Science, and it’s absolutely the nerdiest bit of activism I’ve ever been involved in. It’s pretty fantastic. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
After the drama of the Puppy-tinted Hugos, the Locus Award finalists are an abrupt departure from that list. On the short fiction front, there isn’t a single finalist that overlaps with the Hugo nominees. More interestingly, these finalists do not overlap at all with the Nebulas, either, so this year we have three completely different […]
The members of the Science Fiction Writers of America are voting this month on the winners of the Nebulas for the best writing in a variety of categories. Even for those who aren’t part of the SFWA, these are awards to watch to find some of the best writers in the genre today. In recent […]
Brian Remus: Science Genius is a project that has a great potential of becoming a funny and entertaining web series, focused around misfortunes of Brian Remus, who gets his dream job of running his own science show at a public broadcast station, but faces difficulties he couldn’t imagine. Recently, I had an opportunity to have an interview […]
The second season of Impulse will debut on YouTube Premium this October. You can go ahead and binge-watch the entire 10-episode first season for free right now. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
A new six minute game play trailer for Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding has dropped and apparently taking a wee is part of game play. So of course we are discussing it. Of course. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Brian Hurtt, Marie Enger, and Matt Kindt present The HEK Treasury! It’s a deluxe collection of “all-new epic, experimental science fiction, fantasy, and genre short stories.” The Kickstarter campaign of The HEK Treasury is currently live and will run for 30-days. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other […]