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Nominate Your Favorite Works And People For The 2015 Hugo Awards

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Award season is upon us. That means it's time to nominate your favorite short fiction, novels, TV episodes, movies, podcasts, and other SF media for the Hugo Award. And your favorite new authors for the John W Campbell Award. Read more...

‘Spin’ Miniseries In Development At Syfy

Syfy has signed Jim Uhls (Fight Club, Jumper) to adapt Robert Charles Wilson's Hugo Award novel, Spin, into a six-hour miniseries produced by Rob Morrow. The novel centers on a young scientist trying to save humanity from the impending...Show More Summary

The 2015 Awards Consideration Post

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Another year, another post to let those of you who vote for Hugos, Nebulas and other science fiction/fantasy awards know what I have have that is eligible for your consideration. This year, here are the goods: Best Novel Lock In, Tor Books, August 2014; Patrick Nielsen Hayden, editor. Show More Summary

Hugo Lloris says Spurs were lucky in post match interview after Man United draw [Video]

Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris were certainly Tottenham’s best performers in a 0-0 draw with Manchester United. French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was handed the Man of the Match award and praised Tottenham’s defensive display. He did admit that Spurs were lucky after Juan Mata hit the post and no Manchester United player could convert in […]

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can still download Kameron Hurley's The Mirror Empire, her first epic fantasy novel which has everyone talking, for only 1.99$ here!Here's the blurb:A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.On the...Show More Summary

Non-"core SF" recs for a hypothetical Hugo Awards nomination ballot, or rather, a Best of 2014 in non-"core" speculative fiction

I am unlikely to ever pay any money to be any sort of WorldCon member, but for those who are more interested in such things and who might be curious to see what sorts of works I would nominate for the fiction categories, below is a list...Show More Summary

Saga Press Reveals The Stars Are Legion, a new space opera from Kameron Hurley

If you breath air and read science fiction in 2014, you’ve likely heard of Kameron Hurley. She won two Hugo Awards (one for her essay, We Have Always Fought: Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle, and Slaves’ Narrative, published by A Dribble of Ink), The Mirror Empire, the first volume of the Worldbreaker trilogy made waves in... Show More Summary

25% off on limited edition prints by Vincent Chong

Vincent Chong, winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Artist in 2013, five-time recipient of the British Fantasy Award for Best Artist, shortlisted for a Hugo Award (Best Professional Artist) in 2013, and shortlisted for a British...Show More Summary

New York-based artist, writer and publisher Paul Chan awarded the Hugo Boss Prize 2014

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Last night the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Hugo Boss announced Paul Chan as the recipient of the Hugo Boss Prize 2014. The festive award ceremony took place at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The international jury comprised...Show More Summary

Margot Robbie Talks About That Underwater W Cover

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

How long can Margot Robbie hold her breath? In light of her new W cover, which depicts her underwater, it seemed worth investigating. “Maybe a minute?” the actress estimated at last night’s Hugo Boss Awards, which also drew Kate Bosworth and Nicola Peltz. Robbie was given "a bit of a... More »

Review of Yesterday’s Kin by Nancy Kress

3 months agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Yesterday’s Kin is the newest science fiction book by award-winning author Nancy Kress. She has won two Hugo Awards and five Nebula Awards, and her fairly recent novella After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall was both a Nebula winner and a Hugo nominee. Show More Summary

Uncanny Magazine starts its appearances next Tuesday

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign this summer a new professional magazine of speculative fiction was born, Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Founded and edited by three-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomasand...Show More Summary

2015 Hugo Nominations v 0.1 — Best Novel

The flush of the 2014 Hugo Awards is fading, and, with the holidays just peeking around the corner, I wanted to take the time to discuss some of my favourite novels from 2014, the ones that, at this very moment, would comprise my nomination slate for the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Show More Summary

Audio-Psychology: Why We Listen to Songs on Repeat

One of my favorite Sci-Fi books from my teen years was Alfred Bester’s 1953 novel, The Demolished Man. (It was the first Hugo Award winner). In Bester’s vision of the Future, telepathy is common, and the main character uses earworms — Pop tunes specifically developed to be an addictive, catchy, irritating nuisance to block out...Read More

An Amazing Excerpt from Ancillary Sword, Sequel to Ancillary Justice

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This year Ann Leckie's debut novel Ancillary Justice swept the science fiction awards, taking home Hugo, Nebula, British Science Fiction, Locus and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel. Now the sequel, Ancillary Sword, is about to hit bookstores, and we've got an exclusive excerpt for you! Read more...

The Big Idea: Nancy Kress

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Hugo and Nebula Award winner Nancy Kress is thinking big about something small: Your genes. In the real world, they connect you, for better or worse, with every other human on the planet. In Kress’ latest, Yesterday’s Kin, they also connect with something else — something surprising. NANCY KRESS: Yesterday’s Kin is, at its heart, […]

Alexa Davalos Gets Lead In Amazon Pilot ‘The Man In The High Castle’

Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans, Mob City) has landed the lead role in Amazon pilot The Man In The High Castle, from X-Files alum Frank Spotnitz and Scott Free, with David Semel set to direct. Based on Philip K. Dick's Hugo Award-winning...Show More Summary

Jenna Coleman Brings Her New 'Doctor' Peter Capaldi to GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2014

Peter Capaldi hits the red carpet for the 2014 GQ Men Of The Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss, held at The Royal Opera House on Tuesday night (September 2) in London, England. The 56-year-old actor was joined by his Doctor Who companion Jenna Coleman, who presented him with the TV Personality of the [...]

Gerard Butler Makes Hugo Boss Look So Good at GQ Men of the Year Awards 2014

Gerard Butler is handsome in a tuxedo while attending the 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards held at The Royal Opera House on Tuesday (September 2) in London, England. The 44-year-old Scottish actor was joined by Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Firth, who brought his wife Livia Giuggioli. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]

SciFi Weekend: Doctor Who, Hugo and Emmy Awards; Tony Soprano’s Fate; Next Season on Arrow and Fargo; Finales of Falling Skies, True Blood, Defiance, and The Last Ship; Karen Gillian’s Hair; Rebooting Fox Genre Shows; Libby Masters vs. Betty Draper; Ameri

Peter Capaldi’s second episode of Doctor Who was much better than the first. Into the Dalek was literally about going into a Dalek, Fantastic Voyage style. Once the reference was made, and we saw antibodies within the Dalek (for an unclear reason), I was surprised that Steven Moffat didn’t take the opportunity to recreate the [...]

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