The Changing Role of Legacy Characters

Mass media is a funny thing. While we clamor for originality, we also love the comfort found in the familiar. I love completely original science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, thrillers, and all of that, but I also love reading the adventures of Spider-Man, the Flash, Superman and so many more. So how do we find a… » 4/03/15 7:40am 4/03/15 7:40am

Grandmaster of Science Fiction: Theodore Sturgeon

"He understood real people, not just science fiction characters," says science fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg of legendary author Theodore Sturgeon. Regarded as one of the godfathers of contemporary science fiction and dark fantasy, Sturgeon's stories are considered classics of speculative fiction, and have… » 8/23/13 3:32pm 8/23/13 3:32pm

Digital Dark Age Could Destroy Our Cultural Record

You may be an internet celebrity today, but in 50 years nobody will remember you — not because your star faded, but because literally nobody can watch your YouTube vids. If you’ve ever lost all your digital photos in a computer crash or struggled to open a docx file in Windows 2004, you know that digital media isn’t… » 10/28/08 4:35pm 10/28/08 4:35pm