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Charlie Jane Anders Crosses The Divide
Can humans learn to listen to the outsiders, the marginalized communities, the downtrodden? This sci-fi author thinks it may be our planet’s best hope.
Spanish Man Builds 60-Foot Spaceship To Visit Planet From His Novels
Lucio Ballesteros said he spent about 100,000 euros to build the spacecraft.
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Female Superheroes Can Help Girls See Themselves As Leaders, Study Suggests
Findings from the Women's Media Center and BBC America are yet another reminder that representation matters.
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Trump’s Immigrant Crackdown Is Worse Than What Climate Dystopian Novelists Imagined
Alexander C. Kaufman
The "cli-fi" genre is whiter than reality, and the Trump administration's policies are more punitive.
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CULTURE & ARTS
Harlan Ellison, Award-Winning Speculative Fiction And TV Writer, Dead At 84
By Carmel Daga, Reuters
The prolific but cantankerous author famously penned the "Star Trek" episode "City on the Edge of Forever," in which Kirk and Spock must go back in time.
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Filmmaker Says 'Stranger Things' Creators Stole His Ideas In New Lawsuit
Charlie Kessler claims the Duffer brothers ran with his concept after he met them at a party.
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Why 'A Wrinkle In Time' Was An Unexpected Move For Director Ava DuVernay
“A Wrinkle In Time” is a departure for director Ava DuVernay, and it’s a choice that could open many doors for female directors.
'A Wrinkle In Time': From Book To Film
The journey of “A Wrinkle In Time” from publishing to big screen adaptation is full of determination and perseverance.
Storm Reid Shines In ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
Ava DuVernay’s reimagined casting for the film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle In Time” redefines what makes a science fiction hero.
Renée Elise Goldsberry On Representation In Sci-Fi
Here's why Renée Elise Goldsberry’s role as action hero Quellcrist Falconer on “Altered Carbon” is so important.
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4 Mysteries We Hope The 'Blade Runner' Sequel Will Finally Solve
As we prepare to return to the world of "Blade Runner," there are a few lingering questions from the original film.
Internet Freaks Over 19th-Century Books Featuring Boy Named ‘Baron Trump’
And his mentor is a man named "Don."
Alien Trump On Mexico Billboard
In Mexico City, an artist is displaying a caricature of Donald Trump as an alien overlord, inspired by John Carpenter’s cult b-movie classic "They Live."
Nine Sci-Fi And Fantasy Authors Who Will Blow Your Mind
Health, self-improvement and fitness coach
Thomas Ligotti Some of Thomas Ligotti’s works take place in fictional worlds, so they could be called fantasy, but really
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The Only Comic-Con Costume Gallery You'll Ever Need (This Year, Anyway)
There's a lot of spandex this year.
Patti Perret courtesy ofThe Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Sci-Fi Queen Octavia Butler Was Her Own Greatest Cheerleader
“My books will be read by millions of people!" she wrote in a journal entry.
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Believe It Or Not: Luke Skywalker's Lightsaber Bought By Ripley's For $450,000
And little R2-D2 sells for a whopping $2.76 million.
Fantasy Of the High Seas: An Interview with Alyx Dellamonica, Author of "The Nature of a Pirate"
This is a a basic contract we make with the universe and our civilization, a bit of magical thinking that allows us to rebel
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High School Students Reading ‘1984’ See A Mirror, Not Science Fiction
They're drawing the line from "doublethink" to "alternative facts."
Dominique Tipper Takes Charge
Author, Reviewer, Blogger
DT: I didn't, I freaked out mostly. I was overwhelmed. I couldn't believe I was about to embark on such a journey after not
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