Five (Non-Discworld) Works by Terry Pratchett You Should Read

Terry Pratchett is dead and the world is a poorer place for it. But before he left the world, he graced it with many, many, many novels, most of them set in the world (and mirror of worlds) of Discworld. And while Discworld is wonderful (it provokes wonder), that's not the only work he has written. Here are five you… » 3/19/15 11:30pm 3/19/15 11:30pm

Why Kelly Link And Neil Gaiman Are Both Such Essential Writers

Most people have marveled at the fiction of Kelly Link and Neil Gaiman at some point. But it's often hard to describe what makes both their work so terrifically great. Over in Barnes & Noble's The Speculator, writer Paul Di Filippo really pinpoints why they are both so indispensible. » 2/27/15 11:58am 2/27/15 11:58am

The February Science Fiction And Fantasy Books You Can't Afford To Miss

2015 is already off to a crazy start, as far as science fiction and fantasy books are concerned. And your to-read pile is about to get much bigger. February brings new Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, Claire North and Joe Abercrombie. Plus tons more. Here are 23 books you can't afford to miss in February! » 2/04/15 5:37pm 2/04/15 5:37pm

Even if you're not in the UK, you can listen to the Good Omens radio play online. BBC Radio 4 has the first two episodes of the adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's apocalyptic comedy are available for streaming, and will be for the next four weeks » 12/23/14 3:40pm 12/23/14 3:40pm

10 Ways To Turn Your Real Life Experiences Into Science Fiction

Unless you've commanded a starship, fought off an alien invasion or survived a global disaster, your life experiences probably aren't too science-fictional. But still, the most powerful stories are often rooted in things that actually happened. Here are 10 tricks for turning your personal true stories into science… » 12/18/14 10:08am 12/18/14 10:08am

Hear Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's cameo in Good Omens' Radio Drama

The first ever dramatisation of Good Omens is coming to BBC Radio 4 next month - and the BBC have finally lifted the lid on when you'll be able listen to it, as well as a brief teaser starring the two writers themselves. » 11/27/14 4:41pm 11/27/14 4:41pm

Watch Neil Gaiman Read Bad Imitations of Himself

Neil Gaiman was recently on the Wits American Public Media podcast where he got to read the "worst of the worst" of their "Bad Gaiman Challenge": paragraphs that tried (badly) to imitate Gaiman's style of prose. You can listen to the whole episode here or listen to a funny skit with Gaiman called "Alternate Realty" … » 11/21/14 3:06pm 11/21/14 3:06pm

You're Going To Freak Out When You See Young Felicity Smoak On Arrow

We all know that this week's episode of Arrow is titled "The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak," and will reveal... well... the secret origin of Felicity Smoak. Turns out the computer whiz used to be a goth girl, but wait until you see her. I'll say this: She looks Endlessly awesome. » 11/04/14 8:40am 11/04/14 8:40am

Hear Stephen Colbert Read Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt"

Here's something to make your Monday a lot more interesting. Back in 2010, NPR decided to include Ray Bradbury's intense story "The Veldt" in its "Selected Shorts" series. And they chose none other than Stephen Colbert, the comedian and late-night host, to read it. Listen for yourself. » 10/27/14 11:20am 10/27/14 11:20am

Neil Gaiman Explains Why Sandman Isn't Part Of The DC Movie Slate

When Warner Bros announced its large, large calendar of movies based on DC superheroes (and villains), there was one movie that as curiously absent — the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, which supposedly Joseph Gordon-Levitt was already in talks to star and direct. What gives? » 10/20/14 4:00pm 10/20/14 4:00pm

In New Neil Gaiman Book, Sleeping Beauty Is Woken By Snow White's Kiss

Neil Gaiman's upcoming children's book, The Sleeper and the Spindle, is a richly illustrated collaboration with artist Chris Riddell that retells the story of Sleeping Beauty. But this time the princess is rescued not by a prince's kiss, but by a queen's. » 10/13/14 10:30am 10/13/14 10:30am

Neil Gaiman's Account of Terry Pratchett's Quiet Rage Is a Must-Read

A while back, Neil Gaiman heard someone said of Terry Pratchett, "What a jolly old elf Sir Terry is." And that struck his long-time friend and sometime collaborator as absolutely wrong. So Gaiman took pen to paper to explain why. » 9/28/14 9:00pm 9/28/14 9:00pm

The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

It's Banned Books Week! But people are trying to keep great books out of libraries and schools every hour of every day, year round. And often, people's reasons for challenging these titles are really, really... outlandish. Here are 12 SF and fantasy books that people have given incomprehensible reasons for banning. » 9/25/14 10:18am 9/25/14 10:18am

Lucifer TV Series Will Follow Neil Gaiman's Devil To Los Angeles

The Sandman character, who got his own spinoff comic series, just landed a TV show on Fox. And in even better news, the show is being made by the creator behind Californication. This is a perfect match. » 9/16/14 4:40pm 9/16/14 4:40pm

Bryan Fuller Promises To Keep American Gods' Orgasm Of Death Scene

The long-awaited television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods is moving forward, helmed by Pushing Daisies and Hannibal's Bryan Fuller. Naturally, we're nervous, but this recent interview with Fuller has calmed many of our fears. Spoiler talk ahead. » 9/11/14 1:20pm 9/11/14 1:20pm

All the magical Londons. Over at, there's a great roundup of all the fantasy versions of London that have appeared in books, movies and other media, from Gaiman to Rowling. With a ton more brought up in the comments. » 9/08/14 4:09pm 9/08/14 4:09pm

Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett are adapting Good Omens for Radio

Uhh, yes please: the BBC have announced that both Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett are collaborating on the first ever dramatisation of their 1990 classic Good Omens. It's not just happening, it's happening very soon - this December in fact! » 9/05/14 4:02pm 9/05/14 4:02pm

Neil Gaiman's Hansel & Gretel Graphic Novel To Be Turned Into A Movie

Neil Gaiman's latest book is so good it's already being turned into a film, and it's not even out yet. Together with illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti, Gaiman has turned the fairy tale classic Hansel and Gretel into a graphic novel, and now Hollywood is turning that into a movie. » 9/04/14 7:20am 9/04/14 7:20am

The Latest Humble Book Bundle Includes Bujold, Gaiman And Harrison

It's not every day that you get to buy ten books for just $10 and support the incredibly worthy cause of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at the same time. But that's what the latest Humble Book Bundle will let you do. Including Neil Gaiman's American Gods, and tons more. » 8/21/14 8:42am 8/21/14 8:42am

Neil Gaiman's Fragile Things Is Becoming An Off-Broadway Play

This week in crowdfunding, we have two documentaries for your financial consideration: one about San Francisco's boy hero Batkid and one about the people behind D&D. Plus, there's a Neil Gaiman off-Broadway play and a beautiful art book featuring diverse fantasy women. » 7/18/14 2:27pm 7/18/14 2:27pm