Which Science Fiction Or Fantasy Book Do You Want Read At Your Funeral?

Sometimes, a work of fiction can be so powerful, it can speak for you and help you to sum up your own life. Some works are so profound, they become emblematic. And even help speak for you, to the people you've left behind. So which work of fiction would you like someone to read from at your funeral (or wake)? »7/04/14 6:00pm7/04/14 6:00pm

​RIP Doris Lessing, one of science fiction's most indispensible authors

Doris Lessing, who died today aged 94, wasn't just a Nobel Prize-winning literary author — she was also a major hero of science fiction. She was one of the first authors with mainstream acclaim to embrace, and her fiction is worth more than a hundred writing workshops, for aspiring SF authors. »11/17/13 6:00pm11/17/13 6:00pm

Entertainment Industry: Please Stop Pandering To My Generation!

When did I first realize that Generation-X nostalgia was a driving the entertainment industry off a cliff? First all the toys I'd broken were suddenly on the big screen, thrashing each other and cursing loudly. Then the cartoons I learned to masturbate while watching were being acted out - with gravitas - by real… »7/16/08 12:00pm7/16/08 12:00pm