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It’s rare that you can trace an entire sub-genre back to one film, as it’s often many of them that collectively spawn a certain trend. But when it comes to modern day zombies, Night of the Living Dead is unquestionably the movie that created them – and that makes George Romero the man who startedRead More

Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper. Night of the Living Dead, 1968 black-and-white American independent horror film directed by George A.

Science Fiction has a long and varied history, but along with the fantastic adventures, the stories of the people who create the stories in the first place are also worth exploring.  Here are seven fascinating books that examine SF/F history.  {{ean1}}Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!: A Memoir, b

Michael Witwer, who has written a book about game co-creator Gary Gygax, says D&D does something that online games don't: It brings players physically together to participate in group storytelling.

By riffing on the paranormal in a city setting, urban fantasy explores the gamut of human weirdness and has become a publishing phenomenon. How long until it gives us the next Game of Thrones?

Urban fantasy fiction: there's more to it than sex with were-leopards

Predicting the future is a tricky business, possibly even a dangerous one. Nevertheless, when we talk about the history of science fiction, we often focus on its most prescient moments, praising authors who anticipated new technologies or foresaw sweeping social changes. And why shouldn’t we? The genre’s stories are, as...

Predicting the future is a tricky business, possibly even a dangerous one. Nevertheless, when we talk about the history of science fiction, we often fo .

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Releasing 'Space Sessions' Album Recorded in Orbit

Universities, rather than being forums for free expression, are encouraging “safe spaces” to protect delicate sensibilities.

Political art censorship essays Censorship in Art Censorship has existed in the United States since colonial times. In the early history of American culture censorship’s emphasis was on political.

Faith Hunter talking about the magic systems in the Jane Yellowrock series - YouTube

Faith Hunter talking about the magic systems in the Jane Yellowrock series

We Asked Chris Hadfield To Rate These Space Movies On Accuracy

Chris Hadfield is a pilot, an engineer and a musician. Oh, and there was that time he went into orbit to command the International Space Station.

Anthony Daniels, the actor who has played lovably finicky robot C-3PO in six “Star Wars” films, has no stomach for the saga’s three prequels, over-reliance on special effects or for Disney’s “Kremlin attitude” when it comes to leaks about the seventh installment in the space epic, a new interview reveals. Daniels told The Guardian how... Read more »

‘Star Wars’: Anthony Daniels Slams Disney’s ‘Kremlin Attitude’ Over ‘Force Awakens’