Mon Nov 30
Push the Button, Patton!
Aurora Australis: Awards, Movies, Books, and Peace
The Walking Dead Season 6 Midseason Finale: “Start to Finish”
Science and Swashbuckling: A Daughter of No Nation by A.M. Dellamonica
The First Second of Eternity. Doctor Who: “Heaven Sent”
Jessica Jones is Her Own Worst Enemy
Pull List: Pretty Deadly
Peter Jackson Announces He’s Directing an Episode of Doctor Who in the Silliest Way
Need a Ride? BITE by K. S. Merbeth
Victor Frankenstein Needed to Embrace Its Inner Gay
Return of the Ham. Watching Return of the Jedi for the First Time
Syfy’s Childhood’s End Updates a Classic to Ask Big Questions
Sun Nov 29
C.S. Lewis: Moral Fantasist
Fri Nov 27
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Paranormal Romance
Pictures With a Thousand Words: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe
Getting to “The End.” Standalone Fantasy Books That Came Out in 2015
Thu Nov 26
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Urban Fantasy and Horror
Midnight in Karachi Episode 38: Francesca Haig and The Fire Sermon
The First Star Wars Novelization Reads Like an Alternate Universe Version of the Film
Paul Cornell Reveals Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?
Wed Nov 25
Rereading The Elfstones of Shannara, Chapters 38-41
Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for December
Jessica Jones is a Primer on Gaslighting, and How to Protect Yourself Against It
Reading Melanie Rawn’s Skybowl: The Final Chapters
The Man in the High Castle: Worldbuilding, Reality, and You
The Jessica Jones Paranoid Conspiracy Support Group
Was the Death Star the Atomic Bomb of the Star Wars Galaxy?
Forgotten Bestsellers: Coma by Robin Cook
Right Now, In a Galaxy Very, Very Close
Watch the First Trailer for Captain America: Civil War!
Tue Nov 24
The First Trailer for Legends of Tomorrow Takes Us Back…to the 70s!
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Science Fiction
Blood and Piss: Jessica Jones and The Loss of Control
Five Books with Fictitious Works of Art
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Great Hunt, Part 25
Supergirl Battles the Friendzone and Tries to Have It All
Lovecraftian Women Strike Back, and It’s Awesome: “The Man of Stone”
Jessica Jones Can’t Have Nice Things
What’s Your Personal Highlight From The Wheel of Time Companion?
Sleeps With Monsters: Don’t We All Want To Read Faster?
The Secret of Star Wars: A New Hope is Sheer, Unbridled Joy
Uncontrolled Experiments Are the Most Fun. Luke Skywalker Can’t Read by Ryan Britt
MST3K Has Gained a New Mad Scientist!
Mon Nov 23
Fiction Affliction: December Releases in Fantasy
Rocket Talk Episode 69: Kate Elliott and Emma Newman
Sleeps With Monsters: Some Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Tor.com Publishing Winter Cover Roundup
HBO Shares a VERY Revealing Poster for Game of Thrones Season 6
Let Me Be Brave. Doctor Who: “Face the Raven”
You Can Watch The Expanse Pilot Right Now!
Jessica Jones Does Not Respect Doors
The Original Trilogy Strikes Back. Watching Empire Strikes Back for the First Time
Perfume: A Little Piece of Fiction to Wear Against Your Skin
Fri Nov 20
Richard Powers Inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame
Holy Rewatch Batman! “The Joker Goes to School” / “He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul”
Twelve Tor.com Story Illustrations Make it Into Society of Illustrators Awards
Dragons and Elves Finally Get Their Spot in Cards Against Humanity!
The Marketing Strikes Back: The Most Heartwarming Star Wars Family Commercials
The End of an Era: Simon Spanton Departs Gollancz
Rereading The Elfstones of Shannara, Chapters 35–37
David Bowie’s New “★” Video Puts Him Back in a Fantasy World!
From Fighting to Writing
Helpful Writing Advice from Charlie Jane Anders for NaNoWriMo, and Beyond!
This Fluffy Neko Suit Will Take Your Cat Cuddling Game to the Next Level
Thu Nov 19
The Harry Potter Reread: The Half-Blood Prince, Chapters 21 and 22
Production Changes: Disney’s Oliver and Company
The Man in the High Castle is a Tense and Chilling Look at a Dark Timeline
I Am a Rocket. Please Read My Newsletter.
A Read of Ice and Fire: “The Princess and the Queen” Part 1
An Ember in the Ashes Cover Reveal and Excerpt
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 61
Real Talk: You Should Just Ignore the Star Wars Prequels and Read the Episode III Novelization
Midnight in Karachi Episode 37: Michael R. Underwood
Real or Not Real: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” is Beautiful in Map Form
Wed Nov 18
Watch Famous Scientists Battle Zombies and Their Scientific Rivals in Super Science Friends!
Listen to the First Clip of the Tenth Doctor and Donna’s Return Oh God It’s Like They Never Left
Five Books That Give Women Their Apocalyptic Due
It’s Huntsmen Versus Evil Sisters in The Huntsman: Winter’s War Trailer
Reading Melanie Rawn: Skybowl, Chapters 31-35
Did You Catch the Easter Egg in the Agent Carter Season 2 Teaser?
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Crack’d Pot Trail Part Seven
Now is the Perfect Time for a New Star Trek Series
Looks Like Somebody Forgot to Fix the Hyperdrive Again
Tue Nov 17
Supergirl Debates Mean Girls and Who “Creates” a Villain
First Gods of Egypt Trailer Ignores Race/Geography/Mythology/Everything About Egypt
The Stand-Up Hero: Third Time’s the Charm
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “The Doomsday Machine”
A Definitive Ranking of Every MST3K Short
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Great Hunt, Part 24
Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron Return for the Snow White Sequel The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Not the Immortal Count You’re Thinking Of: M.R. James’s “Count Magnus”
Sleeps With Monsters: Tanya Huff Answers Seven Questions
We Got Revenge of the Sith From the Star Wars Prequels, and That’s All That Really Matters
Utopian Mars: From Aleriel to The Martian
Mon Nov 16
Now You Can Roll a v20 in Virtual Reality Dungeons & Dragons!
Can You Survive as a Night Vale Community Radio Intern?
The Coode Street Podcast Episode 256: Suzy McKee Charnas and Pamela Sargent
Mr. Sandman Bring Me A Dream. Doctor Who: “Sleep No More”
The Politics of Star Wars: Aftermath
Rainbow Rowell’s Harry Potter-Inspired Carry On is the Ultimate Fanfiction Remix
Jessica Jones is My Hero
The Girl With All the Guilt: Fellside by M. R. Carey
A New Hope for Understanding Star Wars
I Don’t Get Star Wars, But I Plan to Change That
Things are Going to Get Awkward When They Riff Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Fri Nov 13
Holy Rewatch Batman! “The Thirteenth Hat” / “Batman Stands Pat”
See What’s Beyond the Wall in the New Allegiant Trailer
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Crack’d Pot Trail Part Six
xkcd Tells Us How to Go to Space!
The Dragonlance Chronicles Reread: Dragons of Winter Night Part II, Chapters 4 and 5
Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace Issues Forth from the Gates of Hell
When Sidekicks Get the Fan Mail
Either Stephen Colbert Now Fights The Evil Dead, or Bruce Campbell is A Shapeshifter
Thu Nov 12
The Harry Potter Reread: The Half-Blood Prince, Chapters 19 and 20
A Poignant Conclusion: Towers Fall by Karina Sumner-Smith
Fairy Tale Structure and Social Criticism: Dickens’ Oliver Twist
A Read of Ice and Fire: A Dance With Dragons, Part 44
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 60
Midnight in Karachi Episode 36: Louise O’Neill
The Star Wars: Episode II Novelization Actually Makes You Feel Sorry For Jar Jar Binks
Constantine is a Terrible Hellblazer Adaption, But a Damned Good Modern Noir
Night Vale and Constantine Are A Match Made in…Um…You Know
Wed Nov 11
Rocket Talk Episode 68: Patrick S. Tomlinson
Snowpiercer is Being Adapted for Television
The Post-Modern Western
Rereading The Elfstones of Shannara, Chapters 33 and 34
Reading Melanie Rawn: Skybowl, Chapters 26–30
Get Ready to Love Mark Gatiss
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Crack’d Pot Trail Part Five
Get Your Luke Skywalker Fix with the Force Awakens Poster That Could Have Been
Back to School with Paul Cornell’s Chalk
Sandman: Overture Adds New Dimensions to the World of Dream
A Risky Adaptation: Syfy’s The Expanse
The Freedom of Navid Leahy
Ta-Nehisi Coates Opens Up About Black Panther!
Tue Nov 10
What Neil Gaiman and Junot Diaz Talk About When They Talk About Sandman: Overture
“Millennial Falcon” Supergirl is Still Stuck in Her Cousin’s Shadow
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “Amok Time”
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Was Supposed to Be A Love Story….
It’s a Turkey Day Miracle! MST3K Is Returning!
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Great Hunt, Part 23
Dory Actually Remembers Something in the First Finding Dory Trailer!
Post-Colonial Literature of the Shoggoths: “At the Mountains of Madness” Part 3
Sleeps With Monsters: Early November Reading Edition
New Jessica Jones Trailer Has More Luke Cage and Kilgrave
Five Modern Books with Bad-Ass Fairies
Mon Nov 9
Mysterious Hero Flies Around Statue of Liberty in Jetpack, Disappears
Cover Reveal for a New Edition of Nina Allan’s The Race
Truth or Consequences? Doctor Who: “The Zygon Inversion”
John Joseph Adams to Launch New SFF Book Line for HMH
Anthropomorphic Animals Go Where Humans Fear To Tread
Jessica Jones: The Alias Reread Part 4
When Mary Sue Failed the Bechdel Test: In Search of A More Nuanced Discussion of Women and Gender in SFF
Sun Nov 8
Announcing the 2015 World Fantasy Winners!
Fri Nov 6
Getting There Was Easy: Planetfall by Emma Newman
Here Be Monsters: Europe at Midnight by Dave Hutchinson
Holy Rewatch Batman! “A Riddle a Day Keeps the Riddler Away” / “When the Rat’s Away the Mice Will Play”
Getting the Band Back Together: Daniel Polansky’s The Builders
Rereading Joe Abercrombie’s First Law Trilogy, Last Argument of Kings: “After the Rains” and “Answers”
A Kippled Meal
Forget Me Not: Claire North’s Next
The Dragonlance Chronicles Reread: Dragons of Winter Night Part II, Chapters 2 and 3
Where To Start with the Work of Elizabeth Bear
Kylo Ren Hunts Down Rey in New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer
Thu Nov 5
Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s Picks for November
The Harry Potter Reread: The Half-Blood Prince, Chapters 17 and 18
Five Haunted House Novels You May Not Have Read
When You’re Just Drawn That Way: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Breakfast Robot is the BEST Robot
Jason Denzel Talks Mystic, Favorite Wheel of Time Moments, and Kung-Fu in His Reddit AMA!
A Read of Ice and Fire: A Dance With Dragons, Part 43
Top 5 New(ish) Horror Reads for Fall
Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 59
Announcing A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson
Midnight in Karachi Episode 35: Margo Lanagan
Alice Battles Time in the First Alice Through the Looking Glass Trailer
The Star Wars: Episode I Novelization Explains All the Things the Movie Does Not
At the End of the Tunnel: The Light That Gets Lost by Natasha Carthew
Back to the Future: An Annotated Guide to Marty McFly’s Journey
Wed Nov 4
BB-8 Was Missing From Those Awesome New Star Wars Posters, So I Fixed That!
Death Becomes Him: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King
Rules, Trust, and NaNoWriMo
Key & Peele Are Making a Stop-Motion Demon Comedy with the Director of The Nightmare Before Christmas
Glittering Heroism and Naked Truth: The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves the World Again by A.C. Wise
Five Books Where Girls Disguise Themselves as Boys
Awesome Star Wars: The Force Awakens Character Posters Are Missing a Certain Someone
Reading Melanie Rawn: Skybowl, Chapters 21-25
A Daughter of No Nation
Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Crack’d Pot Trail Part Four
A New NME: The Last Days of Jack Sparks by Jason Arnopp
Oh No No No, Deadpool Went Trick or Treating With Kids
The Sherlock Coloring Book is a Three-Crayon Problem!
Rereading The Elfstones of Shannara, Chapters 30-32
Which Wheel of Time Ajah Are You?
Points of Origin
Tue Nov 3
Reconfiguring Epic Fantasy: Black Wolves by Kate Elliott
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “Who Mourns for Adonais?”
Supergirl Tackles That Pesky Question About Secret Identities
Can You Forgive Star Wars: The Phantom Menace? Should You?
Raise Money for Charities by Voting on Your Fave Wheel of Time Character
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Great Hunt, Part 22
Building The Builders
Denial is Not a Long-Dead River in Antarctica Either: “At the Mountains of Madness” Part 2
Sleeps With Monsters: Sarah McCarry’s Orphic Metamorphoses
Robert Jordan’s Raw Creativity on Display: The Wheel of Time Companion
We’re Celebrating our Mechanical Friends with All the Robotic Books We Could Find!
The BBC Adapting Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials for Television
Watching the World Burn: The Fireman by Joe Hill
Farewell, My Robot: Adam Christopher’s Made to Kill
Mon Nov 2
Aurora Australis: Once Upon a Time in the South…
Believe It or Not, We’re Getting a Greatest American Hero Remake?
The Randomness of Roleplay
Monster Mixtape: The Top Ten Terrors
Check Out the Wonderful Trailer for Charlie Kaufman’s New Film, Anomalisa!
Jessica Jones: The Alias Reread Part 3
Is it Grimdark, or is it Horror?
Rereading the Empire Trilogy: Mistress of the Empire, Epilogue
It’s Not Paranoia If It’s Real. Doctor Who: “The Zygon Invasion”
Bradley Beaulieu and Rob Ziegler Join the Tor.com Publishing Family
We’re Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek with a New Series from Alex Kurtzman!
Rocket Talk Episode 67: Matt Wallace and Kameron Hurley
Ash vs. Evil Dead Is The Most Fun You can Have with a Chainsaw
Upcoming Fiction on Tor.com in November and December
Write All the Genres, Lois McMaster Bujold!
Sun Nov 1
The New Preacher Trailer is Here To Save Our Souls From Perdition