Tue Dec 31
Fiction Affliction: January Releases in Science Fiction
A Quiet End to an Era: Lady of Quality
Sleeps With Monsters: 2013 in Retrospect
“Those Impudent Musical Peasants!”Disney’s Robin Hood
Painting Ziggy Stardust for Rolling Stone
Mon Dec 30
Fiction Affliction: January Releases in Fantasy
Art History Through Sci Fi Colored Glasses
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: My Sire Can Beat Up Your Sire
Sea Monsters From A to Z!
Pull Your Team Together for Some Classic Heist Stories!
“Our Young Saxon Cockerel Here”The Adventures of Robin Hood
Rewatching Robin Hood: The Drinking Game
Rewatching Robin Hood
Michael Whelan’s Endpapers for Words of Radiance, Featuring Shallan
Download a Words of Radiance Wallpaper Featuring Shallan
These New-Fangled Books Will Doom Us All!
Sun Dec 29
Have We Lost The Future?
British Genre Fiction Hitlist: Early January New Releases
Sat Dec 28
Celebrate Stan Lee’s Birthday by Watching his Marvel Movie Cameos
Fri Dec 27
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Through the Looking Glass”
When Your Doctor is No Longer the Doctor: How to Survive Regeneration
We Almost Didn’t Have the Muppets: Four Alternate Points in Jim Henson’s Life
A is for Artist: A
Is There a Right Age to Read a Book?
Thu Dec 26
Not Some New Man: The Hidden Pattern Behind the Doctor’s Regenerations
Move over, Indiana Jones: Meet Vesper Holly in The Illyrian Adventure
Haunted Holidays: The Men Who Feared Women
The Trilogy, Why For Art Thou?
Wed Dec 25
Raggedy Man, Goodnight. Doctor Who’s “The Time of the Doctor”
Encore Presentation: Overtime
Tue Dec 24
Drop Everything! Sherlock Series Three Minisode is Here!
Mon Dec 23
Tor.com Wishes You a Merry Cthulhumas!
Advanced Readings in D&D: J.R.R. Tolkien
A Study in Ashes (Excerpt)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Evil rephrasedit eats you, starting with your bottom
We Only Live Once, Or Do We? The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
This Hiddleston vs. Cumberbatch Dance-Off Holds the Key to Inner Peace
The Complete American Gods Mix Tape
Christopher Lee Reads “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Stubby wins a Stabby! The Reddit Awards
Sun Dec 22
“Nicholas Was…” by Neil Gaiman, Set in Motion
Haunted Holidays: Scary Lady Writers
Supreme Holiday Weirdness: Rankin, Bass, and L. Frank Baum Ask, Should We Just Let Santa Die Already?
Sat Dec 21
Picturing Winter: A Solstice Celebration
Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Christmas Edition
Fri Dec 20
The Krampus is Coming to Town
Christmas in the Stars: Aliens Encounter the Holidays!
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Distant Voices”
The Lost Planet (Excerpt)
The Elric Reread: Elric in the Comics
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Stonewielder, Epilogue
Winter is Coming to George R.R. Martin’s Cocteau Cinema!
Pre-Hogwarts Harry Potter Play in the Works, Rowling Producing
Brain Tug-of-War: How I Learned to Love Writing Interactive Stories
I Hear Santa’s Sleigh: On The Polar Express and What It Means to Believe
Thu Dec 19
A Very Zombie Christmas: The Stupidest Angel
Two Tor.com Stories Named in The Year’s Best Science Fiction!
A Read of Ice and Fire: “The Sworn Sword” Part 1
The Way of Kings Reread: Chapter 49
5 Year Old Insists Bilbo Baggins is a Girl—Mom Knows Better Than to Argue
Giving a Story Room to Breathe: Joe Hill’s NOS4A2
The New How to Train Your Dragon 2 Trailer is Full of Destiny, Heart-Touching, and Toothless!
Under the Radar: Janny Wurts’ Wars of Light and Shadow
Wed Dec 18
Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas: A Henson Classic
Arya Tells Us Exactly What She Thinks of Joffrey in This Game of Thrones Roast!
There is So Much Christmas in this Doctor Who Christmas Special Trailer, We All Need Paper Crowns Now
Advanced Readings in D&D: Leigh Brackett
Her? Yes, Her: Spike Jonze’s Latest Film is the Best Yet
Rereading Joe Abercrombie’s First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself: “Questions”
V.E. Schwab’s Vicious Being Optioned for FilmRidley Scott to Produce!
Haunted Holidays: The Terrible Occult Detectives
Here’s The Fault In Our Stars Movie Poster and Oh God the Tears Won’t Stop Coming
Christopher Lee Wants You to Have a Heavy Metal Christmas
Dreams of Disneyland: The Happiest Story World on Earth
You Are Now Leaving Lovecraft: The End of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke & Key
Caesar Isn’t Happy With Us. First Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Trailer!
The Writ of Years
The Week Before Christmas Brings Strange New Things
Tue Dec 17
The Magical Lives of Others: Sergei Lukyanenko’s Night Watch
Farscape Rewatch: “Bringing Home The Beacon”
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Visionary”
Will Warner Bros. Ruin The Sandman?
Fake French and Terrible Twangs: Wronged Accents of Genre
The Wheel of Time Reread: A Memory of Light, Part 42
All the Facts You’ve Been Dying to Know About Martian Santa!
Short Fiction Spotlight: Two Lightspeed Novelettes
11 Odd, Campy, and Surreal Holiday Specials that Should be Classics
Joffrey’s Not Happy With Game of Thrones Season 4… But When is Joffrey Ever Happy?
The Stormlight Grimoire, Part 4: Soulcasters of Catan
Casting the Endless in a Sandman Movie
The Christmas Show
Mon Dec 16
Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Direct and Star in Sandman Movie [UPDATED]
Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008-2012 Audiobook Preview!
A Rare Space Opera: Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi
Save the Screenwriter, Save the World: Channel Blue by Jay Martel
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Dawn and the Amazing Lettered Dreamboat
Disney’s Next Animated Feature is Moana, A Mythical Sea Voyage
A Read of the Dark Tower: Constant Reader Tackles The Dark Tower, Blue Heaven, Chapter 1
Patrick Stewart’s Monologues on the Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack Make Perfect Bookends to the Tale
Fri Dec 13
The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Adam Roberts
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Prophet Motive”
Venom and Sinister Six Spider-Man Movies Officially Announced
Sherlock Meets the Doctor! Stunning Fanmade Video Warms Our Wintry Hearts
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Stonewielder, Chapter Twelve
“The Tales and Songs Fall Utterly Short of Your Enormity…” The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Serial Queens of the Silent Era: The First Female Action Heroes
Community Season 5 Preview is Basically How We Are Inside
The Nutcracker Suite: Because Toys Are People, Too
Thu Dec 12
Five Stages of Reading the Novelization of Star Trek: The Motion Picture
‘Tis the Season to be Sorry: Snowblind by Christopher Golden
A Realistic View of Royalty: The Beggar Queen
A Read of Ice and Fire: “The Hedge Knight” Part 2
The Way of Kings Reread: Chapter 48
He Drank and Saw the Spider (Excerpt)
This is How You Paint a 150 Foot Tall Hobbit (And Some Dwarves)
Tor.com Reviewers’ Choice: The Best Books of 2013
Wed Dec 11
The Rule of Three (Excerpt)
Farscape Rewatch: “Mental As Anything”
Watch the Trailer for Doctor Who Xmas Special “The Time of the Doctor”
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Stonewielder, Chapter Eleven
Cliff-Hanging Without a Cliff. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “The Bridge”
Rereading Joe Abercrombie’s First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself: A Holiday Interlude
Twin Peaks Wins the Creepiest Christmas Carol Award, 23 Years Running
How to Make a Fantasy World Map
Haunted Holidays: Charles Dickens & Co.
Framing in Gaming: Blitzball and Final Fantasy X
Spiders, Bear Men, Bowmen, and Crises of Elvish Conscience—What We Might See in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Friedrich the Snow Man
Oh No! A Brief History of the Chung Kuo
Tue Dec 10
A Wistful Look Back: Charity Girl
Do the Amazing Spider-Man Movies Need Peter Parker?
Crossword Master, Train Spotter, Sin Eater: Sleepy Hollow’s “The Golem”
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Destiny”
A Darkling Sea (Excerpt)
Watch the Trailer for the New Godzilla Movie!
The Wheel of Time Reread: A Memory of Light, Part 41
New Community Season 5 Trailer Promises Relief from our Despair
Words of Radiance: “Lift” (Excerpt)
Short Fiction Spotlight: Apocalypse, Afro
Trailer for Jupiter Ascending is Sort of The Matrix in Space?
Technology and the Body: Disability in Science Fiction, edited by Kathryn Allan
This is How Big the Words of Radiance Manuscript Is!
Mon Dec 9
After the Big Sleep: Something More Than Night by Ian Tregillis
The Night is Dark and Full of Snowflakes: Game of Thrones-Inspired Patterns!
Work Done For Hire (Excerpt)
Advanced Readings in D&D: Andrew Offutt
Kelsier Gets into an Axe Fight in New Brazilian Mistborn Cover
Some of the Best from Tor.com 2013 is Free to Download Now!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Someone was a bit of an Audball all along
Here Be Dragons! Some of Our Favorite Fantastical Fire-Breathers
A Read of the Dark Tower: Constant Reader Tackles The Dark Tower, The Little Red King, Chapter 7
John Doesn’t Care HowHe Wants to Know Why. First Trailer for Sherlock’s Season 3!
The Main Character in Their Own Lives: Does Diversity Make YA SF/F Better?
Vulcans and the Women Who Love Them: A.C. Crispin’s Sarek
Sat Dec 7
Saturday Morning Cartoons: “Imago” and “Leo’s Song”
Fri Dec 6
Neutrino Hunters (Excerpt)
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Paranormal Romance
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Heart of Stone”
Dreams of the Golden Age (Excerpt)
Will Terry Brooks’ Shannara Come to a TV Near You?
The Elric Reread: “Elric at the End of Time”
X-Men: Apocalypse Will Follow Days of Future Past
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Stonewielder, Chapter Ten (Part Two)
Describing the Craft of Writing is an Art: Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook
Picturing The Hobbit
Fairy Tales for the Modern Age
Thu Dec 5
The Triumph of Private Industry: Mars, Inc.: The Billionaire’s Club by Ben Bova
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Urban Fantasy
Breach Zone (Excerpt)
The Aftermath of Royal Restoration: The Kestrel
Spoiler Thread for A Read of Ice and Fire, Part 5!
A Read of Ice and Fire: “The Hedge Knight” Part 1
The Way of Kings Reread: Chapter 47
Under the Radar: Jesse Bullington’s The Folly of the World
Rewatching for the First Time: Targets
2013 Fiction Wrap-Up from Tor.com
Watch the First Trailer for Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition is Actually Better Than the Theatrical Release
Wed Dec 4
Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s Picks for December
Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for December
Jon Snow’s Intense Abs Star in the First Trailer for Pompeii
New 300: Rise of an Empire Trailer Lets Eva Green Menace Us All
Farscape Rewatch: “Twice Shy”
Rex Regis (Excerpt)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Rewatch: “Life Support”
Andrew Vachss and Blue Belle: The Great Opening Line
Wonder Woman Cast for Batman Vs. Superman
Rereading Joe Abercrombie’s First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself: “Better than Death” and “Sore Thumb”
Hurry! Get Brandon Sanderson’s The Way of Kings Ebook for $2.99
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Stonewielder, Chapter Ten (Part One)
Samuel Delany Named 2013’s Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master by the SFWA!
Framing Devices and Nested Narratives: Stories (Within Stories (Within Stories))
Benedict Cumberbatch Tells Us What Smaug’s Favorite Music is in Twitter Interview
The Feast Goes on and Ever On: Recipes of Middle-earth!
In the Greenwood
Scotland the Speculative
Tue Dec 3
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Science Fiction
Thor Isn’t Kissing Natalie Portman in Thor: The Dark World
Kevin Tran, Prophet of the Lord, Writes Fanfic for Supernatural Fans
Short Fiction Spotlight: “The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling” by Ted Chiang
The Wheel of Time Reread: A Memory of Light, Part 40
New Tor.com Original Fiction in December and January
The Stormlight Grimoire, Part 3: So You Want to Be a Windrunner
Sleepy Hollow Adds a Miraculous Cast Member
J.J. Abrams Says Studio Insisted on Keeping Khan Secret
Goodreads Choice Awards Announce Their “Best Books of 2013”
Something More Than Night (Excerpt)
Girls on Fire and Hawk-guys: Why Do We Like Archers in Our Fiction So Much?
Mon Dec 2
Destination Darkness: End of the Road, ed. Jonathan Oliver
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Fantasy
Advanced Readings in D&D: Margaret St. Clair
Spirited Away: The Goddess and the Thief by Essie Fox
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Pretentious Inner Turmoil or Precognitive Abilities? How to Tell?
Big Broadway Numbers and Sensible Morals: Disney’s Frozen
The Walking Dead, S4 E8 “Too Far Gone”
A Read of the Dark Tower: Constant Reader Tackles The Dark Tower, The Little Red King, Chapter 6
Watch Air New Zealand Turn a Plane into A Fire-Breathing Dragon!
10 Reasons to Read a Star Trek Novel
Tolkien, Alignment, Non-Violence, and Why Hobbits are Required for Middle-earth to Survive
Sun Dec 1
British Genre Fiction Hitlist: December New Releases