All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Are Coming in…

This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe… » 1/09/13 2:40pm 1/09/13 2:40pm

The Weirdest Creatures that Vampires Have Gone to War Against

This weekend, the Underworld series returns, and once again vampires will resume their endless war against the Lycans. (Plus the humans, this time.) These days, we're used to thinking of vampires and werewolves as mortal enemies — but vampires have also fought an assortment of much weirder foes. » 1/19/12 9:01am 1/19/12 9:01am

Has True Blood ruined the chances for more vampire TV?

HBO's sultry, silly, sanguine hit show routinely pushes everything to 11 — leaving little room for other bloodsucking fare to make a mark. Which is a shame, because there's one vamp project that should see the light of, er, day. » 6/24/10 10:00am 6/24/10 10:00am

Los Angeles Is More Science Fictional City Than New York, Says Charlie…

Charlie Huston's new novel Sleepless is the most science-fictional thing he's ever written. And he partly credits the influence of moving from New York to Los Angeles, because L.A. is a more science-fictional city. Let the debate begin! » 1/21/10 2:00pm 1/21/10 2:00pm