The Ultimate Redshirt Is Getting A Whole Book In Which He Dies. A Lot.

Some fictional characters have all the luck, and others... well, they just can't catch a break. For years, authors of various Baen Books titles have worked in an in-joke, involving a minor character named Joe Buckley who always dies in the most horrible fashion. And now, he's finally getting the spotlight. » 11/13/14 8:10am 11/13/14 8:10am

Meet the man who's been creating science fiction fanzines for 50 years

Long before there were websites like this one, there were fanzines — lovingly created hand-crafted tributes to all things science fictional, in which everybody could express their viewpoints. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has a wonderful profile of Cuyler "Ned" Brooks, a former NASA engineer who's been creating… » 8/31/10 3:30pm 8/31/10 3:30pm