Thu Jul 31
Fiction Affliction: August Releases in Urban Fantasy
Trial by Fire (Excerpt)
It’s Harry Potter’s Birthday Let’s Celebrate With Fan Art!
When Your House Obsession Becomes A Kid’s Book: The Children of Green Knowe
Holly Black Will Write the Twelfth Doctor’s Next Adventure
Lords of the Fallen Demoralizes the Masses at SDCC
Be Careful What You Wish For in the First Into the Woods Teaser Trailer
Chris Hemsworth, Evans, Pratt, and Pine Need to be a Boy Band
A Read of Ice and Fire: A Feast for Crows, Part 24
The Harry Potter Reread: The Chamber of Secrets, Chapters 17 and 18
“You Did Me and My Dragons Real Proud” Anne McCaffrey on John Schoenherr’s Illustrations
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 7
Hey, Anyone Live in Atlanta and Want to Play Hank Pym in Ant-Man?
Suitcase of Pain! Read Tom Hiddleston’s Adorable Avengers Thank-You Letter to Joss Whedon
Dovebuckets and Face-Crabs: The Sandman: Overture Issue 3
Fairy Tale Remix: “What Else is Disney Not Telling Us?”
The Best, Funniest, and Most Ridiculous Harry Potter Memes to Come Out of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World
Ten Awesome Prehistoric Crocs
Morning Roundup: The Map is Right. The Ennui is Killing Us…
Wed Jul 30
Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for August
McConaughey Looks to the Stars in the New Interstellar Trailer!
“He Wanted Us To Catch Him!” Let’s Retire this Villain Cliché
Dream a Little Dream: Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
Pull List: Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel
Concerning Hobbits, On-Screen and Off: Why Jackson and Tolkien Can Peacefully Co-exist
Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern Series Could Be the Next Big Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Franchise
Bubble Baths and the Need For Grimdark: Highlights from Joe Abercrombie’s AMA
Magazine Theft and Terrible Cats: Michael Cho at SDCC
Rocket Talk Episode 20: Kameron Hurley and Liz Bourke
Under the Dome: “Reconciliation”
Rereading Melanie Rawn: Dragon Prince, Chapters 3 and 4
Yes, Women Want to Be ThorSo Why is the New Avengers Line-up Cause For Ire?
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed Trade-Offs for the Overhaul of the Barricade
Morning Roundup: Sif From Thor Cosplays as Wolverine
Tue Jul 29
Fiction Affliction: August Releases in Science Fiction
Rothfuss, Hobb, Abercrombie, and More Put the Epic in Epic Fantasy!
Diversity Beyond Borders: A Conversation with Charles Tan
Now You Can Read Lev Grossman’s Annotations on The Magician King
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “In the Cards”
Finally, Stephen Colbert’s SDCC Super-Fan Hobbit Speech in Full
Post-Binary Gender in SF: Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson
Holy Nostalgia! Harlan Ellison Wrote an Episode for Adam West’s Batman
Introduction to the H. P. Lovecraft Reread
Short Fiction Spotlight: The Man Who Was A Monster
Witness the Alternate Reality Where We Got Deadpool Instead of Green Lantern
Fiction Affliction: August Releases in Fantasy
Alien: Isolation Scuttles Through the Air Vents and Into SDCC
Sleeps With Monsters: Vampire Academy (2014) and Byzantium (2012)
You Will Believe A Tree Can Steal Your Heart. Guardians of the Galaxy
Morning Roundup: Sailor Deadpool Fights Crime in the Name of the Moon!
Mon Jul 28
Dreamwalk With Me: Kill Baxter by Charlie Human
The YA Roundup: Our Mockingjay Lives!
Sunset Overdrive Brings Extra Buzz to SDCC
Get Ready For the Trailer For The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies!
Maisie Williams Wore a Dress Made Out of Comic Books to Comic Con
A Tale as Old as Time: The Seventh Miss Hatfield by Anna Caltabiano
Chuck Palahniuk Talks Fight Club 2
The Legend of Korra Goes Digital: “The Terror Within”
Life As A Plague StorehouseStar Wars: Young Jedi Knights: The Emperor’s Plague
Peter Capaldi Promises “No Flirting” From the Doctor From Now On
Martin, Rothfuss, Gabaldon, Abercrombie, and Grossman. Rulers of the Realm Talk Epic Fantasy
Rereading the Empire Trilogy: Daughter of the Empire, Part 10
Hunting the Kraken in Evolve at SDCC
Lucy is Like a Party Where Clichés Get Drunk and Fight
SDCC’s “Women Who Kick Ass” Panelists Only Want to Play Male Superheroes
Watch the Jam-Packed Teaser Trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
Boy Meets Girl Trek: Peter David’s Imzadis
Entanglement: Breakfast with the Borgias by DBC Pierre
Sun Jul 27
Constantine Panel Gives a Sneak Peek At Demons!
First Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Has Got Style
Get Ready For Some Winchester KaraokeSupernatural Party at SDCC!
That Time Lana Kane Cuddled Castiel While Dr. Walter Bishop Looked On Disapprovingly
Benedict Cumberbatch Goes Full Smaug at San Diego Comic-Con!
New Teaser for The Flash Shows Barry Allen Ignoring Highway Speed Limits
Sat Jul 26
Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, and Phase 3. SDCC Marvel Studios Panel
Vin Diesel Credits Groot with Helping Him Heal After Paul Walker’s Death
These New Orphan Black Clones Sure Are Unexpected
Sandman Overture #3 Gives us a Preview!
Once Upon a Time Running Out of Ideas, Hopes You’ll Watch a Villain Named “Frank Matterhorn”
The Boxtrolls Invades San Diego with Bug-Kebabs!
Guillermo del Toro and Duncan Jones! Godzilla 2, Crimson Peak, and Warcraft Teasers! Legendary Pictures at SDCC
Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Assured by Marvel, James Gunn Already Talking Ideas
Once Upon a Time’s SDCC Frozen Clip: Anna and Kristoff Are Getting Married?
If You Got Stalked By an Evil Jester at SDCC, It Was Probably Peter Jackson
Breaking Barriers at SDCC: Transgender Trends in Popular Culture
Peter Capaldi’s Doctor is Seriously Weird
Warner Bros. SDCC Panel Delivers Batman v Superman, First Look at Wonder Woman, Jupiter Ascending, Mad Max, and Hobbit 3 with Stephen Colbert!
Naked Ben Franklin! Headless Romance! Devilishly Handsome Centaurs! Sleepy Hollow at San Diego Comic-Con 2014!
Orphan Black’s SDCC Panel Was Like an Endless Clone Club Dance Party
Fri Jul 25
Barrowman Forces Cast to Keep Secrets, Superman Might Steal Oliver’s Date, and A Season 3 Preview: Arrow at SDCC!
The First Outlander Trailer and Other Highlights from the SDCC Panel
Will We Have a New Doctor Strange This Weekend?
What’s to Come From Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, and Marvel TV Next Year?
What’s Next for Star Wars Books? The SDCC New Dawn Panel is Here!
Huge New Cast and Bloopers. Highlights from the San Diego Comic Con Game of Thrones Panel
Hurricane Fever by Tobias S. Buckell
The Walking Dead Season 5 Trailer Promises a Jaunty Road Trip!
What Time is it? Time for a 7th Season of Adventure Time!
iZombie is More Buffy Than Veronica Mars: Rob Thomas Gives Hints at SDCC!
Maisie Williams to Play Ellie in The Last of Us Movie?
Tower Bored… I Mean Tower Lord by Anthony Ryan
What You’ll See in the First Mockingjay, Part 1 Trailer
Korra Isn’t Cancelled! The Legend of Korra at SDCC
SymboGen Cares About Your Hugo Vote: Parasite by Mira Grant
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Empok Nor”
SDCC 2014: Lois Lowry Wishes She Had a Cameo in The Giver
Real Life Batgirl Ziplines Over Gotham at SDCC
The Island of Excess Love (Excerpt)
Scott McCloud and Gene Luen Yang Talk Comics, Religion, and Racism at San Diego Comic-Con!
No One Accuses Bruce Wayne of Being “Vulnerable”SDCC and Strong Female Characters
Peter Jackson Wants to Tackle Doctor Who After Hobbit Wraps Up
Shiny! Serenity’s Crew Will Reunite Through Firefly Online Roleplaying Game
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: The Crippled God, Chapter Seven
For a Brief Moment, Mankind Granted Nicholas Cage the Power of Flight
“Longer lines at the ladies room.” SDCC and the Increased Presence of Women in Comics
Circumnavigate the World Through Genre!
Here’s Your First Look at Frozen’s Elsa on Once Upon a Time
Hannibal Season 2 Gag Reel Proves that Lecter and Will Can’t Not be Terrifying
Betty White Admits She Was “Such a Trekkie!” Then William Shatner Showed Up
Summer of Sleaze: The Alternative Horrors of Kathe Koja
Adam West’s Batman Returns on November 11!
Morning Roundup: We Are All Groot!
Thu Jul 24
What to Expect From Star Wars: Rebels! New Info From the Cast and Crew
TMNT, The Rock, Plus Batman Makes an Indecent Proposal to Christopher Nolan at SDCC Paramount Panel
MTV Renews Teen Wolf for Season 5 and Hints at Season 4 Drama
George R. R. Martin Makes a Pretty Stunning Daenerys
Luke Skywalker Jedi Beard Confirmed!
Six Seasons and a Community Panel at SDCC 2014!
Benedict Cumberbatch Really Can’t Tell Us If He’s Doctor Strange, Okay?
Dwayne Johnson: “Seriously, though, I’m playing Shazam.”
New Pictures of Ben Affleck Batman Emerge
Jack Black Dragged Away by R. L. Stine’s Monsters During Goosebumps Panel
Space Station 76 Trailer: Where Space Opera Meets Spaceballs
Superman Can Probably Use the Force, So This Picture of Henry Cavill as A Jedi is Right
Wrapping Up the Ends, Untidily: Lois Lowry’s Son
Pixar’s Toy Story that Time Forgot Reveals Airdate and New Characters at San Diego Comic-Con!
Meet Benedict Cumberbatch and His Best Friend: a Penguin
Gaming Roundup: Die and Enjoy It in Lords of the Fallen
Stop Everything. Nathan Fillion is Dressed Up as Captain Kirk
Under the Radar: Hoshruba: The Land and the Tilism
These Chinese Lord of the Rings Book Covers Are Breathtaking
Spoiler Thread for A Read of Ice and Fire, Part 6!
A Read of Ice and Fire: A Feast for Crows, Part 23
San Diego Comic-Con Day Zero: Image Expo and Preview Night
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 6
The Harry Potter Reread: The Chamber of Secrets, Chapters 15 and 16
Morning Roundup: The Meeting of a Fine Cup of Coffee and Tea, Earl Grey, Hot
Wed Jul 23
Steampunk Events for August 2014
Sinister Six Will Come Out Before Amazing Spider-Man 3
Robert Downey Jr. is Open to More Iron Man Movies: “Why Give Up the Belt?”
Something Wonderful This Way Comes: Smiler’s Fair by Rebecca Levene
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 is Real! It’s Coming!
Things Go BOOM: Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews
According to Lock In, How You Feel About the Internet Now is How You’ll Feel About Robots Later
A Brief History of Batman’s Trunks
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: The Crippled God, Chapter Six
The Stay Puft Mashmallow Man May Ruin Movies, but We’re Laughing too Hard to Notice
Voting the Categories: A Guide to the 2014 Hugo Novelette Finalists
Rocket Talk Episode 19: Michael R Underwood
Power Rangers Reboot Will Uphold the Series’ ContinuityWait, Power Rangers Has Continuity?
Rereading Melanie Rawn: Dragon Prince, Chapter 2
Morning Roundup: Our Coke is Also Named Bort
Tue Jul 22
Bringing Back the Golden Age: An Interview with Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig
Supernatural’s 200th Episode Will Feature Meta, Singing, Possibly Dancing
The League of Seven (Excerpt)
Under the Dome: “Revelation”
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Blaze of Glory”
Lloyd Alexander’s Tales of War and Youth
Will Netflix’s Daredevil Merge Two Different NYCs?
Short Fiction Spotlight: The Apex Book of World SF 3 (Part 1)
The Hugos and The Wheel of Time: A Satisfying End to the Series
Is It Lucy Lawless vs. Agent Coulson For Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2?
Queering SFF: Wilde Stories 2014, Edited by Steve Berman
Star Wars: Rebels Extended Trailer Proves That Where There’s a Will, There’s a Jedi
Sleepy Hollow is Getting a New Sheriff?
Hellboy Artist Mike Mignola Made a Toy Story Poster
Sleeps With Monsters: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry
What Makes Chinese Science Fiction Chinese?
Extended Guardians of the Galaxy Clip Makes Us Wish We Were Friends With Groot
Everything I Learned from the Buffy Rewatch
Morning Roundup: The Difference Becomes Pretty Academic Once You’ve Been Swallowed
Mon Jul 21
The YA Roundup: Goosebumps to Scare Again
Dwayne Johnson’s DC Character Is Probably Most Likely Shazam
Competing J.R.R. Tolkien Biopics Present Different Takes on the Lord of the Rings Author
The Sovereign Hand (Excerpt)
A Love Letter to Carl Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Harry Potter and the Midlife Crises You Didn’t See in J.K. Rowling’s New Story
US Cover Reveal and Excerpt for Amy McCulloch’s The Oathbreaker’s Shadow
Ken Liu has Won a Seiun Award!
If This is the Plot for Star Wars: Episode VII, I Will Be Sad
The Legend of Korra Keeps Kicking Butt and Taking Names with “Old Wounds” and “Original Airbenders”
Benedict Cumberbatch Breaks Nazi Codes, Hearts in The Imitation Game Trailer
Where’s Avengers 3 in the New Marvel Studios 2019 Line-Up?
Working at the Spice MinesStar Wars: Young Jedi Knights: Jedi Bounty
Meet the Most Under-Appreciated Actor in Showbiz: The Human Lens Flare
True Blood Season 7, Episode 5: “Lost Cause”
A Read of the Dark Tower: Constant Reader Tackles The Dark Tower, Epilogue and Coda
Check Out the New X-Wing from Star Wars: Episode VII!
The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Charles Stross
The Deluge Myth: Snowpiercer and Noah
Morning Roundup: Cookie Monster Not Yet Al Dente
Sun Jul 20
A Short History of the Twentieth Century, or, When You Wish Upon A Star
British Genre Fiction Hitlist: Late July New Releases
Fri Jul 18
We’re Off To Sue The Wizard: The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice by Tom Holt
Soda Pop Soldier (Excerpt)
Cool Sherlock-Inspired Dresses Promise to Burn the Heart Out of Us
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Children of Time”
Frozen on Once Upon a Time: Elsa Won’t Get a Love Interest and What Else to Expect
Summer of Sleaze: James Herbert’s The Rats and The Fog
A Roughty Toughty Aussie Bloke: An Interview with Ben Peek
Rereading Joe Abercrombie’s First Law Trilogy, Before They Are Hanged: “Long Odds,” “The Road to Victory,” and “Necessary Evils”
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: The Crippled God, Chapter Five
The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Craig Cormick
Gaming Roundup: Virginia Promises Interactive Drama with a Lynchian Flair
Summer 2014 Anime Preview: In the Name of the Moon!
The Art of Julie Dillon
Morning Roundup: This Slytherin Tea will Help You on the Way to Greatness
Thu Jul 17
Shifting from Human to Supernatural Evil: Messenger
Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, and More to Team Up in New “Avengers”-Style Films
Where Every Man Has Gone Before: Vonda McIntyre’s Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Banking on the Hugos: Neptune’s Brood by Charles Stross
The Rise of Aurora West (Comic Excerpt)
This 3D Futurama Video Is Almost Like Having Futurama Back
Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig Will Revive and Gender-Flip Classic Hero The Shield
A Read of Ice and Fire: A Feast for Crows, Part 22
“No One Is Born Evil” But Daniel Radcliffe Looks Pretty Sinful in the First Horns Trailer
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 5
The 2014 Hugo Toastmasters Have Been Announced!
Falcon is the New Captain America!
The Harry Potter Reread: The Chamber of Secrets, Chapters 13 and 14
Teen Wolf: Reboot
The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Mary E. Pearson
Three Possible Directions for the Next Planet of the Apes
Morning Roundup: Minimalist Poster Game Over, Man!
Wed Jul 16
The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Mike Huddleston
The Ultra Thin Man (Excerpt)
There and Back Again: Our Favorite Forms of Fictional Transport
Under the Dome: “Force Majeure”
Voting the Categories: A Guide to the 2014 Hugo Novella Finalists
Rereading Melanie Rawn: Dragon Prince, Chapter 1
Welcome to Rereading Melanie Rawn: The Dragon Prince Trilogy!
Ingmar Bergman Directs The Flash!
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: The Crippled God, Chapter Four
Fun with Outbreaks!
Rocket Talk Episode 18: “The Cage” by A.M. Dellamonica