Today's Best Media Deals: Galactica, Orange is the New Black, and More

Today on Amazon, you can order the c omplete Blu-ray collection of the Battlestar Galactica reboot for $90, which is within a couple bucks of the lowest price Amazon's ever listed. That's a great frakking deal. [Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series, $90] » 4/15/15 10:45am Wednesday 10:45am

The Odd Children's Books That Taught Jonathan Lethem About Storytelling

Some of the best children's books are actually quite strange, even dreamlike. And this is especially true of kids' books from the 1960s and 1970s. In an interview with BoingBoing, author Jonathan Lethem talks about the kids' books that he loved, including the "mysterious and rich" Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (above). » 4/14/15 1:19pm Tuesday 1:19pm

Today's Best Media Deals: Attack on Titan, Planet Earth, and More

The first four issues of the award-winning Attack on Titan graphic novel have been bundled and marked down to $5 on Amazon. That's the lowest price ever listed on the comic that's soon to be adapted for both a feature film and live action TV series . [Attack on Titan 1 (paperback), $5] » 4/14/15 11:05am Tuesday 11:05am

Who's The Most Inept Post-Apocalyptic Survivor Of All Time?

Surviving after the apocalypse takes a special level of preparedness, or resourcefulness. You have to fight off monsters, or find sources of food. There are crazy fascists, often. So the people who make it are usually total badasses. But not always. Who's the most pathetic post-apocalyptic survivor of all? » 4/13/15 2:40pm 4/13/15 2:40pm

George R.R. Martin Answers Our Toughest Song of Ice and Fire Questions

When we interviewed A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin at Comic-Con, we decided to drill down and ask some intense questions. Like, is this series only seven books long because some subplots took over the story? Are the Dothraki one-dimensional stereotypes? What does he think of Sliders? Here's what he… » 4/10/15 11:09am 4/10/15 11:09am

The "Heroic Translators" Who Reinvented Classic Science Fiction In China

When early science fiction novels were first translated into Chinese, the translators took a lot of liberties with the material, reinventing Jules Verne for Chinese readers. Author Ken Liu (The Grace of Kings) explains how this helped inspire him, in turn, to reinvent Chinese traditions for Western fantasy readers. » 4/10/15 8:00am 4/10/15 8:00am