Here Are the 1960s Science Fiction Novels Everyone Should Read

First they tried to drag us back to the 1960s with Austin Powers. Now they're doing it again with Men in Black III, whose plot time-jumps to the 1969 Apollo launch. But why go back to this world-changing decade with bad science fiction when you could mainline the good stuff? Here is a book list that will introduce… » 5/24/12 12:30pm 5/24/12 12:30pm

10 Greatest Libertarian Science Fiction Stories

Looking for an antidote to Star Trek's utopian but overbearing Federation? Like your science fiction with a bigger emphasis on personal liberties? Then check out our list of the greatest libertarian science fiction. » 4/18/11 10:00am 4/18/11 10:00am

1970s French art from classic science fiction books

Here are some gorgeous illustrations from the French science fiction compilation Club Du Livre D'Anticipation. Check out the works of Robert Heinlein and Philip K. Dick depicted by French artists like Moebius. » 11/07/10 9:55am 11/07/10 9:55am

How to overthrow the government: tips from 10 scifi revolutionaries

It's the July 4 weekend, so naturally our thoughts turn to independence, and bloody, lovely revolution. Unfortunately, overturning your colonial rulers is hard work. So we've collected tips from the ten greatest science fiction revolutionaries, to help you prevail. » 7/02/10 12:41pm 7/02/10 12:41pm

Robert A. Heinlein wasn't really a libertarian after all

Robert A. Heinlein's novel The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress is a seminal libertarian text, and Heinlein inspired many people to become libertarians. But Heinlein's own views were more varied, and his work dabbles in many different political philosophies. [Mises.org] » 6/05/10 8:00am 6/05/10 8:00am

Heinlein's The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress Goes Dismayingly Easy On Its…

With 1967's The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, we bid a fond adieu to Robert A. Heinlein's Hugo winners. And there's just no getting out of it: We're not that sorry to see him go. » 5/02/10 1:45pm 5/02/10 1:45pm

10 Greatest Libertarian Science Fiction Stories

Looking for an antidote to Star Trek's utopian but overbearing Federation? Like your science fiction with a bigger emphasis on personal liberties? Then check out our list of the greatest libertarian science fiction... » 5/15/09 11:15am 5/15/09 11:15am

Heinlein's Creepiest Novella Gets The I, Robot Treatment

We may never get to see the long-mooted » 8/20/08 8:40am 8/20/08 8:40am movie of , but one of Robert Heinlein's slightly more obscure works is due to become a major motion picture from director Alex Proyas. , a disturbing novella about a man who can't remember what he does during the day, will become a psychological thriller, with a love story.…

Should Movies Update Classic Scifi, Or Go Retro?

There are two ways of taking a science fiction classic and bringing it to the screen: You can bring it up to date, setting it in the present day and revamping the characters accordingly, like Steven Spielberg's War Of The Worlds. Or you can set it in the era when it was written, and painstakingly recreate the time and… » 3/18/08 4:30pm 3/18/08 4:30pm