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100-Year-Old Notebook From The Ross Sea Party Recovered In Antarctica

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

More than a century after Captain Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition, the photographic notebook of George Murray Levick – a surgeon, zoologist, and photographer on that voyage – has been discovered at Scott's final expedition base at Cape Evans, on Antarctica's Ross Island. Read more...

New Peter F. Hamilton covers

9 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Tor Books have spruced up the covers for Peter F. Hamilton's novels set in his Commonwealth universe. The five novels published in the setting so far (the Commonwealth Saga duology and The Void Trilogy) have had their covers updated to match the cover of the latest book in the series, The Abyss Beyond Dreams. Show More Summary

Sanderson's fantasy world was created through fractals

9 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

A while back, fantasy author Brandon Sanderson told his fans that there are 'hidden secrets' in the map of Roshar that accompanies his Stormlight Archive novels (so far, The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance). In April this year, fans at the Seventeenth Shard forum cracked one of the secrets. Show More Summary

Spike picks up Kim Stanley Robinson's MARS TRILOGY for TV

9 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Spike TV are developing a TV series based on Kim Stanley Robinson's epic Mars Trilogy of novels. The proposed TV series will take the its name from the first novel in the series, Red Mars, with Kim Stanley Robinson serving as a creative consultant. Show More Summary

‘Costume Quest 2? Brings Tricks and Treats to PS3, PS4 Next Week

I was beginning to worry that the long-awaited follow-up to Double Fine’s charming adventure RPG/love letter to the best holiday of the year wouldn’t arrive in time for PlayStation owners to enjoy its treats before Halloween came and went. Thankfully, those worries seem to have been misplaced as Sony has confirmed an October 28 release […]

That Firefly Card game is now an actual Card Game

10 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The internet's desperate bid to ensure every part of Firefly makes its way into real life (I'm sure there's a Browncoat somewhere out there building their own Firefly-class in their shed) continues with a new card game based on the weird Space-fruit-poker the crew of the Serenity play on the show. Tall Card, anyone? Read more...

Texas Chainsaw Massacre- Horror Review- (Day 25 of 31)- October Massacre

PLOT: On a sweltering summer day in East Texas, a handful of friends stumble upon a backwoods family of cannibalistic grave-robbers. Oh, and one of them happens to harbor a serious penchant for chainsaws and women's clothing! REVIEW:...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

For a limited time, you can get your hands on the digital edition of Robin Hobb's bestselling Fool's Assassin for only 6.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Nearly twenty years ago, Robin Hobb burst upon the fantasy scene with the first of her...Show More Summary

A Wish List for the Upcoming ‘Resident Evil’ TV Series

It’s been over a decade since Resident Evil made its transition to the silver screen, kicking off a bombastic new story and timeline that traded the cast of the games for femme fatale Alice (Milla Jovovich) and her mission to enlist as many alternate timeline versions of the characters many of us had grown up […]

Extract from L. E. Modesitt, jr.'s HERITAGE OF CYADOR

Thanks to the generosity of the author's here's an extract from L. E. Modesitt, jr.'s newest Recluce installment, Heritage of Cyador. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:From New York Times bestselling author L.E. Show More Summary

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (October 20th)

In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones returns at number 19.

‘Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved’ plays with remix culture

THE PLAYER Walt Disney’s 1940 film “Fantasia” opens with a series of bold, inventive proclamations. Audiences are welcomed to a […]

‘Home’ Hits PS4 Just in Time for Halloween

There’s no shortage of new great games to play in the days leading up to Halloween, but if you’re looking for a quality horror game that doesn’t break the bank, Benjamin Rivers’ indie hit Home is a solid option. Come October 28, Home will bring its retro scares to the PlayStation 4 along with Cross-Buy […]

Merrick Is Bringing Public Executions to ‘Killcast’

I’m getting slammed with threats and ransom notes from Merrick, some dude who keeps pushing his “Killcast” that’s allegedly arriving this coming Monday morning. I’ve been ignoring most of his communications – mostly because he’s freakin’ me out – but today he sent a pretty cool video that talks about the Romans and public executions. […]

The Cosmonaut's Heaven

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While all of her classmates dreamed of being astronauts, the thought of space terrified Sonia. It wasn't the vastness of the black, but the idea that skeletons were somehow floating past the stars, their empty eyes staring out of their spacesuits. Read more...

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