Joan Vinge’s The Snow Queen: The girl-power counterpart to Star Wars

Do you enjoy space opera, fantastic technologies, millennia-old mysteries, and terrifically wicked villains who want their offspring to embrace their dark side? Do you like women too? Then you'll love 1981's Hugo winner, The Snow Queen, by Joan D. Vinge. » 11/28/10 5:56pm 11/28/10 5:56pm

Kate Wilhelm's Sweet Birds: How protecting a species can endanger it

The musical, measured Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, by Kate Wilhelm — which won the Hugo in 1977 — is an artful admixture of clones and poetry, with a message that'll never get old. » 9/26/10 10:00am 9/26/10 10:00am

Clips From The Series Finale Of Stargate Atlantis

Television comes back after its long holiday nap, with the final Stargate Atlantis. We've got clips from the series finale to say goodbye Sheppard, Ronon, and sweet McKay... we'll miss you most of all. » 1/05/09 9:00am 1/05/09 9:00am

A Mega Violent Comedy, From The Office's Producer

A new British sitcom has the weirdest storyline ever — and the most intriguing pedigree. Clone is the brainchild of Adam Chase, an executive producer of American sitcom Friends, and he's enlisted Ash Attila, a producer of the British Office, to make it. The show's main character will be a wimpish clone soldier created… » 7/14/08 11:28am 7/14/08 11:28am

Back, Back, Back To Life With The Best of the Worst Scifi Resurrections

Anyone who reads comic books knows that no one is ever really dead. Every character from Superman to Green Lantern has returned to life from the whereverafter they went to when sales figures dropped. Plus every zombie movie ever made brings your loved one back from the beyond, although they are never quite the same.… » 2/22/08 1:00pm 2/22/08 1:00pm

Super-Heroes Need Love More Than The Rest Of Us

You may be sick of the flowers and Hallmark cards of Valentine's Day already, but spare a thought for those whose careers make romance an all-but-impossible dream. I'm talking, of course, about superheroes, those brave souls who have to make the choice between getting their rocks off or defeating yet another alien… » 2/14/08 8:00am 2/14/08 8:00am

You Can't Gestapo The Hitler Clones


With new Indiana Jones and Hellboy movies on the horizon, we're reminded of heroes who fought supernatural Nazis from time to time. Heck, both Hellboy and Indiana Jones came face-to-moustache with Hitler, and Indy even got his autograph. But not all superheroes are so lucky. Some don't get to battle the Big Bad… » 11/28/07 4:00pm 11/28/07 4:00pm