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The Political Views Of U.S. Religions In A Single Graph

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Relying on data from Pew's Religious Landscape survey, Tobin Grant, a political science professor at Southern Illinois University, produced this graph representing 44 different religious groups — and their views on the extent to which the U.S. government should be involved in moral and economic issues. Read more...

Review of Beyond the Pale Edited by Henry Herz

8 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Beyond the Pale edited by Henry Herz is a YA anthology containing fantasy and paranormal stories by some well-known authors in speculative fiction, including Saladin Ahmed, Peter S. Beagle, Jane Yolen, Gillian Philip, and Jim Butcher. Show More Summary

The 3D-Rendered Anatomy Of That ‘Spider-Woman #1? Cover Is Nightmarish

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

YoumightrememberthatMarvel,lastweek,debutedthealternatecoverofSpider-Woman#1byMiloManara,anditwasexactlywhatyou’dexpectfromapornartist.Manarahassinceinsistedthatcriticsofhisartareterrorists,butitdoesraisethequestion…justhowbadisthiscover,artistically?Redditordinoignaciodecidedtofindout...Show More Summary

Dissecting The Dowdle Brothers!

DREW AND JOHN ERICK DOWDLE! Yo! AS ABOVE, SO BELOW...how many of you got a chance to stumble down the dark and dank Parisian catacombs this past weekend? Was it worth it? Well whatever you thought about the flick, no one can deny the...Show More Summary

What Book Changes Are Revealed in These Game of Thrones Photos?

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

More turns on the Star Wars rumor-mobile, including information on villains and casting. There's a denial of a grim Batman v. Superman character rumor. And another of Ryan Murphy's favorite actors may be showing up on American Horror Story. Spoilers now! Read more...

Mother Nature Just Ate A Woman In The Contortionist’s New Video

Indianapolis progressive metal band The Contortionist have released an official music video for their track “Language 1: Intuition”, which comes from their upcoming album Language (out September 16th via E1 Music). Directed by Corey Norman (The Hanover House), the video mixes band performance footage with shots of a woman who slowly becomes one with nature. […]

‘Resident Evil: Revelations 2? Website Teases New Setting

The original Revelations was (mostly) set on a luxury cruise liner called the Queen Zenobia. The tight corridors did a fine job in making the environments feel as claustrophobic as the abandoned halls of the Spencer mansion. Capcom hasn’t divulged any details regarding when or where Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be set, but its […]

The Big Idea: Cherie Priest

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

You’ve heard the nursery rhyme, but do you know the real story behind Lizze Borden? Does anybody? This is the jumping off point for Cherie Priest and her novel Maplecroft, which follows the infamous Borden after the real-life events that made her notorious. Do you dare follow? CHERIE PRIEST: Like countless others in the last […]

Wesley Snipes Reportedly Returning As ‘Blade’ For Marvel’s Phase 3

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

LastyearweheardMarvelwasplanningtodevelopanewBlademovie,havingregainedtherightstothefranchisefromWarnerin2011.WarnerlosttherightsafterfailingtodevelopafourthBlade,probablybecauseWesleySnipeswasinprisonfortaxevasionfrom2010to2013.ThisJuly,SnipesexpressedaninterestinplayingBladeagain,tellingMTV,“Yeah,I’dbeopentoit.

‘Doctor Who’: Success in Simplicity

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Steven Moffat teams with Russell T. Davis' star writer Phil Ford to take the Doctor inside his nemesis in 'Doctor Who' season 8, episode 2, 'Into the Dalek'.

Editorial, September 2014

Check out the Editorial for a run-down of everything in this issue and some exciting news!

Author Spotlight: Sarah Pinsker

I love giving voice to characters who aren’t typically seen in SF, or fiction in general. That’s part of the beauty of all the projects in the last few years like LONG HIDDEN and FIERCE FAMILY and Women Destroy Science Fiction!: They show that these characters and these stories are wanted and needed. Show More Summary

No Lonely Seafarer

On the nights Mrs. Wainwright let me work in the barn instead of the tavern, I used to sing to the horses. They would greet me with their own murmurs, and swivel their ears to follow my voice as I readied their suppers. That was where Captain Smythe found me: in the barn, singing a song of my own making.

Author Spotlight: Tananarive Due

I am very focused on mortality in my fiction. My first novel, The Between, was about a man who escaped death and had to face the consequences as death chased him. My African Immortals series that began with MY SOUL TO KEEP is about people who never age or die. Show More Summary

Herd Immunity

A man was far ahead of her on the road. Walking and breathing. So far, so good. That he was a man, Nayima was certain. His silhouette against the horizon of the rising roadway showed his masculine height and the shadow of an unkempt beard.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – Dossier Fantastique 5:32

In Dossier Fantastique, Volume 5, Number 32, Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski analyze SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. They also look at recent home video releases: THE WALKING DEAD, THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE on Blu-ray; and the 1980s version of THE TWILIGHT ZONE on DVD. Finally, after the closing credits, they forget [...]

Debunking the Myth of the Fake Banana Flavor

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Over at the BBC, the myth about banana flavoring has been put to the test. And while there's a kernel of truth to the idea that fake banana resembles a variety that nearly went extinct, it's still a just a myth. Read more...

Sam And Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Home Raided Over The M16 They Apparently Own

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Beforewegoanyfurther,itbehoovesustopointoutitwasadecommissionedM16assaultrifle,andit’sforart,youguys.Thepolicejustdon’tunderstandart.Geez,whycan’tpeoplejustbecoolaboutM16slayingnearwindowsinviewoftheneighbors?AaronTaylor-JohnsonisjustachilldudewhoplayedQuicksilver...Show More Summary

The Concept Art That Created Guardians of the Galaxy's Cosmic Locations

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Guardians of the Galaxy had a number of great points, but one of the things that we all noticed from the very first trailer was the fully lived-in universe it created. Concept artist Kev Jenkins provided designs for Morag, Xandar and Knowhere. They're beautiful. Read more...

The Cat-Shaped Candle That Burns Down to a Skeleton

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Available from Vat19, the Pyro Pet Candle comes in pink and gray. After 20 hours of burning, the cute little kittie is gone, leaving only a metal skeleton left. Read more...

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