10 Book Series That Would Make Excellent TV Shows

Nowadays, a lot of the best TV shows are based on books, especially book series. But the amazing thing about science fiction and fantasy books is, there's always more riches to explore. We've barely scratched the surface, in fact. Here are 10 more book series that would make terrific TV shows. » 3/03/14 11:21am 3/03/14 11:21am

2013 Nebula nominees show the new face of science fiction and fantasy

The most exciting new authors of science fiction and fantasy include Ann Leckie, Sofia Samatar and Helene Wecker, according to the 2013 Nebula nominations. They join veterans like Neil Gaiman, Nicola Griffith and Karen Joy Fowler. The overall nominee list is incredibly strong and reflects the range of voices in SF in… » 2/25/14 12:45pm 2/25/14 12:45pm

Who's going to replace Steven Moffat as Doctor Who showrunner?

Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely. » 1/17/14 12:45pm 1/17/14 12:45pm

David Goyer pitches a Sandman movie with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as lead?

Okay, let me clarify that: David Goyer is definitely pitching a Sandman movie, and Badass Digest is reporting that The Dark Knight's Rises' Joseph Gordon-Levitt is somehow involved. It's possible that JGL wants to direct it, but it seems much more likely that might play Dream in such an adaptation (or both, hell). » 11/20/13 2:40pm 11/20/13 2:40pm

A Neil Gaiman-penned short film about a girl who tries not to fly

In a world where some children are able to fly, one girl is placed in an institution until she learns to keep her feet on the ground. She spends her life trying to be normal, even when a romance prompts her unleash her special talent. » 11/16/13 9:00am 11/16/13 9:00am

Neil Gaiman’s return to Sandman definitely won’t put you to sleep

Dream, Death, and the rest of the Endless are back in Neil Gaiman’s much-anticipated prequel to his classic Vertigo series in The Sandman: Overture #1. But if there’s one reason you need to read it, it’s for J.H. Williams III’s amazing art, which is perfectly suited to Gaiman’s tale. Plus Marvel gets ready for a… » 10/29/13 4:20pm 10/29/13 4:20pm

Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

The Most Overused Animal Stereotypes in Pop Culture

When it comes to fiction, an animal is never just animal. Animals always symbolize things — and they usually symbolize the same thing over and over. For example, a crow isn't just a common bird who happens to be nearby, it's a dark portent of bad things to come. Here are the most overused animal stereotypes in pop… » 8/08/13 1:57pm 8/08/13 1:57pm