10 Satirical Novels that Could Teach You To Survive the Future

There's only one thing we know for sure about the future: It'll be weird, and you can't really prepare for it. Just imagine trying to tell someone in 2000 how to prepare for life in 2011. But luckily, there's one surefire way to brace yourself for another round of future shock: by reading a slew of great satires, about … » 12/13/11 10:48am 12/13/11 10:48am

An Exclusive Excerpt from Max Barry's New Cyborg Novel, Machine Man

Max Barry blew our minds with his dystopian future novel Jennifer Government, and now he's back with Machine Man, a cyborg novel that he premiered in a different form on his website last year. Darren Aronofsky is already attached to direct the movie version. » 7/13/11 2:00pm 7/13/11 2:00pm

Max Barry's Weird Cyborg Publishing Experiment Could Be A Movie

Max Barry has been posting his weird improvised titanium-body-parts epic Machine Man on his website, a page at a time, and now a production company has optioned it. Mandalay Pictures will develop the story and then shop it to studios. » 11/05/09 2:00pm 11/05/09 2:00pm

Has Marvel Discovered The Everybody-Wins Solution For Zombies?

As Marvel Comics unleash their latest Marvel Zombies » 10/06/08 8:30am 10/06/08 8:30am series on an entirely-suspecting audience this week, it's worth pointing out that some things have changed under new series writer Fred Van Lente. Firstly, the extra-dimensional zombies have come to the regular Marvel Universe. Secondly, the star of this series is…