Posts tagged "sci-fi"

HBO’s “Westworld” Casting Calls For “Genital-To-Genital Touching”

I discovered this morning that my coworkers don’t know what “Westworld” is, which is the actual definition of a tragedy. Look it up! This came up because Deadline

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Hugo Awards See Huge Loss For Vox Day And The Sad Puppies

The Hugo Awards – probably the now-second-most prominent sci-fi and fantasy awards outside of the Nebulas – were awarded on Saturday. You might recall that there was a huge controversy

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 25, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Artist Commemorates 63 Most Badass Heroines In Sci-Fi And Fantasy

Scott Park compiles the greatest women of SF/F, a transgender minister has raised bail for a dubiously arrested and detained trans woman, Joshua Feuerstein wants you to fight gay rights…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

White Supremacist Who Inspired Dylann Roof Calls Charleston ‘A Preview Of Coming Attractions’

Piece of shit, Harold Covington is a rightwing science fiction writer as well as the founder of the white separatist group, the Northwest Front, which Dylann Roof mentioned in his

Katrin Higher | June 28, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Reads: The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy By Sam Maggs

I guess you know you’re a fangirl, no matter how reluctant, when you read someone saying that “with ‘Doctor Who,’ you can start with the 2005 reboot pilot ‘Rose’, or…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 13, 2015 - 9:50 am

Rigging The Hugos: A Sad Puppies/George R. R. Martin Explainer

Fandom is alight with scandal right now over the Hugo awards, if you hadn’t heard or don’t follow sci-fi and fantasy writing. I will be totally honest and say from…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 10, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Life Dream Status: A $15 Million Retro Sci-Fi Apartment

The internet is making fun of this ridiculous $15 million Park Avenue apartment that’s been decorated to look like the set of a 1960s’ sci-fi TV show, but I am…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm

How Would You Use An X-Ray Vision App?

In today’s edition of “Real Life Is Basically Already ‘Star Trek’,” researchers at the University of Texas have created a device that would allow cellphones to see through walls, wood,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

New Obsession: Women Fighters In Reasonable Armor

I’m not a huge sci-fi or fantasy fan, but almost every time I watch one of these films or look at illustrations lifted from graphic novels from the genre, I…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2011 - 3:40 pm

The Top 5 Space Studs Of Sci-Fi Films

Science Fiction is full of freaks, but the heroes make us want to get freaky. From spandex spacesuits to alien armor, just looking at these guys makes us sweat. So,…

Simcha | May 8, 2008 - 5:30 pm