Science Fiction Authors on Black History Month

"When there were people of color in these books, they were in the background, or they died quickly, or any number of other stereotypes. For the most part, they just weren't there. And in Octavia Butler's works, they not only were there, they were prominent; they were protagonists. The world looked like the world that I… » 2/14/14 6:35pm 2/14/14 6:35pm

First trailer for Philip K. Dick's Radio Free Albemuth with Alanis…

You've read 10 Philip K. Dick stories that Hollywood hasn't made into a film yet. But here's one ultra-weird Dick adaptation that is happening — behold the trailer for Radio Free Albemuth! » 3/01/11 1:09pm 3/01/11 1:09pm

James Cameron Is Penning An Avatar Prequel Novel

So many questions remained unanswered in James Cameron's Avatar. What happened to Grace's school? What's future Earth like? Why was Jake's supersmart brother randomly killed? The screenplay answered some questions, The rest, Cameron will explain in his new prequel novel. » 2/15/10 10:00am 2/15/10 10:00am

Jumper: Here's Why You Should Skip the Movie and Just Read the Book

Jumper may have made $30 million at the box office this past weekend, but the original book has been out for more than 16 years, and they don't bear much resemblance to each other except for the main character's name and the teleporting. In fact, once the book was optioned and turned into a movie, author Steven Gould… » 2/21/08 8:40am 2/21/08 8:40am