Science Fiction And Fantasy Books You Can't Afford To Miss In January!

We're still recovering from our 2014 book binge, but already there are a ton of new books that we're dying to read. Including a long-awaited new Michael Moorcock novel, and new books by Jo Walton, Karen Lord and Brian Staveley. Here are our picks for January's most interesting science fiction and fantasy books. » 1/05/15 3:49pm 1/05/15 3:49pm

A Totally Demented Alternate History of a 21st Century Soviet Holdout

The fall of the Soviet Union feels like a ridiculously long time ago — so it's a weird thought experiment to imagine one last vestige of the U.S.S.R. holding on in the middle of Austria somewhere. » 7/04/12 9:00am 7/04/12 9:00am

Amber Benson and Glen David Gold reading in San Francisco tomorrow…

For the past eleven years, I've been organizing a monthly reading series called Writers With Drinks, which has featured a lot of my favorite authors. And I just wanted to mention that tomorrow evening's event is one, in particular, that io9 readers might not want to miss. Coming up from L.A. are Amber Benson, author… » 4/13/12 5:14pm 4/13/12 5:14pm

Buffy's Tara and Warren are finally having an evil baby together

Check out this trailer for a short film titled Reverse Parthenogenesis, directed by Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman, Lost) and starring our favorite Buffy cast members Amber Benson and Adam Busch. It's all about a pregnancy-impaired couple — watch what happens when they baby you're blessed with is actually a… » 2/02/12 10:45am 2/02/12 10:45am

Did Syfy borrow its latest "aliens among us" premise from a Buffy star?

Controversy erupted over the weekend when Amber Benson, who played Tara on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, claimed one of Syfy's newly greenlit shows, Human Relations, was awfully similar to Drones, a film she wrote/directed with Adam Busch (Warren on Buffy.) » 8/03/10 4:15pm 8/03/10 4:15pm