How technology has transformed short science fiction and fantasy

Technology is changing how you read and write everything — but short fiction is at the center of the technological vortex of change. At Worldcon, we attended a panel about the future of short fiction, and learned just how the world of short stories is changing. » 8/24/11 8:15am 8/24/11 8:15am

Doctor Demento pays tribute to Frank Zappa, his musical inspiration

It's the sort of pairing that makes no sense, until you think about it: Novelty-record god Doctor Demento and avant-rock pioneer Frank Zappa. Doctor Demento was a guest at the World Science Fiction Covention this past weekend, and he paid tribute to one of his great inspirations. » 8/22/11 2:17pm 8/22/11 2:17pm

2011 Hugo Awards: A good night for time travel, artificial…

The 2011 Hugo Award winners were just announced, and it's a good year for time-travel stories, including Connie Willis' Blackout/All Clear and Doctor Who's fifth season finale. Plus it's an excellent night for Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. » 8/20/11 11:10pm 8/20/11 11:10pm