If you’re a San Francisco Bay Area convention-goer, you may know Steve Mix from his presence at sci fi cons, often handing out his “Mixy […]
In 1979, one of the coolest things to me about Star Wars was that it got a newspaper strip. Somehow, to the young Derek McCaw who […]
Announced this morning from Helsinki, here are the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards. Attendees of Worldcon 75 in Helsinki will be voting on the […]
How many different versions of American Gods can I consume? All of them. There’s the original printing, then the author’s preferred text, then the tenth anniversary […]
I will praise Netflix for this, among other things. The mordant YA books by “Lemony Snicket” aka Daniel Handler needed to be a television series, […]
The truth is out there — or at least hovering somewhere around the Santa Clara Convention Center. Famous Monsters of Filmland’s event division, Cosmic-Con, presents […]
Tickets went on sale today for Steve Wozniak’s Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017, along with some terrific guest announcements. You can read those below, but […]
In the early 70s, science fiction films had become serious business if not serious box office. After 2001: A Space Odyssey and Planet of the Apes, major Hollywood studios made sure their sci fi movies either had a social message or altered consciousness. It took one movie to change all that – and not the one you’re thinking of.