I am a Mad Scientist: Using Real Science to Help Write Science Fiction

I am an actual, real-life "mad scientist." Don't believe me? In the past five years, my scientific expertise has helped create a horde of engineered monsters rampaging their way across a secret island research base, an evolutionary off-shoot of humanity that feeds on the weak of San Francisco, and a ever-adapting… » 1/21/14 11:49am 1/21/14 11:49am

Gorgeously Animated and Ultra-Bloody Trailer for Scott Sigler's

Book trailers are often kind of underwhelming — but every now and then, you get one that feels like it should be an actual movie. Like this trailer for Scott Sigler's new monster-filled novel Nocturnal, which he's describing as "Lethal Weapon Meets Hellboy." Some of the most beautiful carnage we've seen in ages — plus… » 4/09/12 10:57am 4/09/12 10:57am

April Books: Stephen King's Dark Tower, Neal Stephenson's Weird History, …

The book world has some treats in store for you this month — including a brand new novel in Stephen King's Dark Tower universe, and the first book of Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear's Mongoliad. John Shirley revises and updates his groundbreaking cyberpunk trilogy. There are more jazz-age vampires and Regency magicians,… » 4/06/12 1:07pm 4/06/12 1:07pm

The Greatest Nerdy Gift Books In The Galaxy

If you're looking for an awesome gift for the uber-geeks in your life, then nothing is better than a book. We've collected a gift guide, covering everything from SF classics to Star Wars to astronaut lore, for your favorite nerds. » 12/15/09 5:31pm 12/15/09 5:31pm