Fri Sep 30
Wesley Chu’s The Lives of Tao is Being Developed for Television
Celebrate Robert Repino’s Culdesac With This Perfect Cat Poster
Fran Wilde on Why Her Characters Aren’t Defined by Their Disabilities
Holy Rewatch Batman! “Catwoman Goes to College” / “Batman Displays His Knowledge”
Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s Picks for October
I Am Not a Serial Killer Movie Adaptation Wins the Prestigious Silver Méliès Award
Is There Anything R2 Can’t Do?
Dark Angel: Suck it, Succubus!
Games of Thrones Might Get A Spinoff If HBO Can “Find the Right Take”
Old Timey X-Men: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children
Which Series Warrants a “Best Series” Hugo Award?
Listen to Zachary Quinto Read an Excerpt From John Scalzi’s The Dispatcher
The Questions Raised By 1973’s Westworld Made Its Revival Inevitable
Revealing the Cover for Curtis Craddock’s An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors
Thu Sep 29
James S.A. Corey Has Started Drafting the 7th Volume of the Expanse Series
Tetris: The Games People Play
Experiments in Animation: Disney’s Fantasia 2000
When You See Yourself on a Book Cover
Just Your Average Disney Gothic YA Alien Ghost Mystery Thriller Thing: The Watcher in the Woods
ZNB Publishing Funds Three New Anthologies, Themes Include Robots, Water, and Death
Midnight in Karachi Episode 65: Marie Brennan
George R.R. Martin and Apple Release Interactive Edition of A Game of Thrones
A Brief History of Luke Cage in the Comics
Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for October
Wed Sep 28
Greg Rucka Confirms Wonder Woman is Queer
Fiction Affliction: October Releases in Science Fiction
World War Z Author Max Brooks to Write the First Minecraft Novel
Five Can’t-Miss SFF Books by Diverse Authors
The U.S. Postal Service Versus Shub-Niggurath: Robert Bloch’s “Notebook Found in a Deserted House”
How Long Was the “Endless Summer” in The Wheel of Time?
Travel Through Old, Magical New York City with the New Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Trailer!
Innumerable Voices: The Short Fiction of Charlotte Ashley
Lev Grossman to Write Post-Camelot Novel The Bright Sword
These Agatha Christie Stamps Are Guaranteed to Bring Out the Sleuth in You
The City Born Great
Tue Sep 27
“Mister Doctor?” “It’s Strange.” Watch the New Doctor Strange TV Spot!
Rereading Kage Baker’s Company Series: Mendoza in Hollywood, Chapters 25-29
Visit First Second at New York Comic-Con 2016!
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “The Lights of Zetar”
Fiction Affliction: October Releases in Fantasy
The Tick has Survived to Bring Us Mighty Blue Justice in a Whole Season on Amazon!
Brent Weeks Gives Dates for Blood Mirror Book Tour!
Sleeps With Monsters: Different Kinds of Death
Everyone Loves Superman in the Supergirl Season 2 Trailer
Colorful Heroes: The Origins of Marvel’s Iron Fist and Luke Cage
She’ll Kill You With Her Mind: Announcing Two Killing Gravity Novellas by Corey J. White
Remembrance of Earth’s Past and Humanity’s Future: Reflections on the Three-Body Trilogy
Artist Takes Tourists for a Ride with the Staten Island Ferry Octopus Disaster Memorial
Mon Sep 26
This Week: Tor.com NYC Meet-Up! Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6 PM.
Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Chapters 20-21
Sanctioned Sororicide: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga: The Warrior’s Apprentice, Chapters 10-12
Announcing the 2016 British Fantasy Award Winners
The Final Luke Cage Trailer is Here to Raise the Stakes
Five Books That Force Me To Buy Multiple Copies
Our Malazan Rereaders Look Back at Gardens of the Moon: Favorite Moments and Tips for New Readers
Where to Start? Choosing Between the Original Story and the Screen Adaptation
Fri Sep 23
Holy Rewatch Batman! “The Joker’s Last Laugh” / “The Joker’s Epitaph”
The Robots Are Cheaters!
Jeffrey Alan Love Talks the Art and Words of Notes from the Shadowed City in His Reddit AMA
We Want to Live In a World Where Studio Ghibli Makes a Legend of Zelda Movie
Uncanny Southern Gothic: The Family Plot by Cherie Priest
Take a Journey Through the History of Stop-Motion Animation!
In Praise of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Infamous “Reset Button”
Thu Sep 22
Haunting Grounds: As I Descended by Robin Talley
Bright Smoke, Cold Fire
Treading Ink: Disney’s Robin Hood
Revealing the Cover for Ellen Klages’ Passing Strange
Medieval Matters: How to Hold a Torch
Five Books That Make You Wish You Had Magic
Worldcon 75 Announces Guests of Honor
Midnight in Karachi Episode 64: Nisi Shawl
Blink and You’ll Miss These First Glimpses of Ghost in the Shell
Gene Luen Yang Receives MacArthur Genius Grant
Fantasy Creatures Keep Inviting Me Over for Tea
Welcome Back to Red Dwarf: The Best Running Joke on UK Television
Mr. Nancy is One Swingin’ Spider in the New Retro Cover for Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys!
Wed Sep 21
Discover the 17th-Century Science Fiction of Margaret Cavendish
A City Dreaming
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Season Four Premiere: Goodness Gracious, Great Skulls of Fire!
The Earthquake is Coming From Inside the House: Brian Lumley’s “Cement Surroundings”
Meet the Hidden Figures of NASA in New Trailer
Pull List: Thrills and Chills with Afterlife with Archie
Five Books Where Insanity is Normalized
Today Only: Download The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson for Free
The Art of Survival in Imaginary Worlds: N.K. Jemisin, Robert Jackson Bennett, and Sarah Beth Durst
The Night Cyclist
H.G. Wells Invented Everything You Love
The Great Stephen King Birthday Cinema Celebration!
Tue Sep 20
Rereading Kage Baker’s Company Series: Mendoza in Hollywood, Chapters 17-24
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “The Mark of Gideon”
What Could Margaret Atwood’s Cameo on The Handmaid’s Tale Be?
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Shadow Rising, Part 4
Chinese Literature and Apocalyptic SF: Some Notes on Death’s End
Hulu to Adapt Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass Series for Television
Five Great Reads Featuring Creepy Ass Water
Hermione Granger: More Than a Sidekick
Message in a Bottle: Death’s End by Cixin Liu
Alyssa Wong, Alice Sola Kim, Cat Valente, and Seth Dickinson Discuss Diversity in Science Fiction
Check Out the Tense New Trailer for Passengers!
George R. R. Martin: The Rock Star of Genre Fiction
Mon Sep 19
Read Selections from Cixin Liu’s Death’s End
S.O.S.! It’s the First Teaser for Passengers
Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga: The Warrior’s Apprentice, Chapters 8-9
Nnedi Okorafor on Finding the Soul and Shape of Her Feature Film The Camel Racer
Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Chapters 18-19
Transformative SFF: Transcendent, edited by K.M. Szpara
Read As Thou Wilt With This Gorgeous Limited Edition of Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Dart
Science Fiction, Literary Surrealism, and Latin American Fiction at the Brooklyn Book Festival
Five Sci-Fi Books That Make Use of Music
Tatiana Maslany Finally Wins the Emmy for Orphan Black
A Beginner’s Guide to Malazan Characters: Gardens of the Moon
Vengeance and Magic: Revealing the Cover for Paul Cornell’s Chalk
SCALZI PHONE HOME
Fri Sep 16
Nalo Hopkinson Shares the Best Uhura Cosplay Ever!
Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party is a Delightful Literary Take on Clue
Holy Rewatch Batman! “Batman’s Anniversary” / “A Riddling Controversy”
I’m Mr. MeeSeeks! 3D Print Me!
You Don’t Have to Understand the Moonchild To Kill It
The Rise of Io
Let Tea Dragons Into Your Heart and Your Weekly Webcomics Bookmarks
Journeyman: The Gradual by Christopher Priest
Make a Perfect Fantasy World Map With Macaroni!
Five Stories with Unexplained Fortean Phenomena
Where to Start with Delilah S. Dawson
Thu Sep 15
Revealing Demon: Volume 3, and Five Other Sci-Fi Books About Math
Everybody Wants To Be a Cat: Disney’s The Aristocats
All Your Wishes
The Passing of an Icon: Gene Wilder and Young Frankenstein
Jeff VanderMeer’s Shriek: An Afterword and a Truly Freaky Chase Scene
Into the Empty: Revenger by Alastair Reynolds
A Hero Fulfills Her Destiny in the New Trailer for Disney’s Moana
Midnight in Karachi Episode 63: Laure Eve
Zita the Spacegirl is Coming to the Movies!
The Year’s Best Alternate Histories Take Us to Timelines Dark and Bright
Check Out the Covers for Adam Christopher’s Upcoming Ray Electromatic Books!
Do Not Run Away From this Serious Recut of Monty Python and the Holy Grail!
Wed Sep 14
Adapting Stories from Games: Writing Cold-Forged Flame
Neil Gaiman Reveals the Cover for Norse Mythology
New Frontiers in Elder Care: Rachel Caine’s “A Dying of the Light”
The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Greatest Nemesis is an Inconsistent and Forgettable Score
Lúthien: Tolkien’s Badass Elf Princess
Magic: The Gathering and the Importance of Inclusive Fantasy
This Soviet Ray Bradbury Cartoon Will Haunt Your Dreams
Tue Sep 13
New Westworld Trailer Makes Us Wonder If It’s All a Dream
Storm Reid Cast as Meg Murry in Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time
Rereading Kage Baker’s Company Series: Mendoza in Hollywood, Chapters 12-16
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “Whom Gods Destroy”
Robinson Crusoe of Tschai: Jack Vance’s Planet of Adventure Tetralogy
Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Memoir About His Year in Space to Become Movie
Comic Book Fever: The Neverending Story of Star Wars
A Woman Without a Past Shouldn’t Be This Compelling: Cold-Forged Flame by Marie Brennan
Revealing the Cover for Charles Stross’ New Laundry Files Novel The Delirium Brief
Sleeps With Monsters: Sometimes the Book Equivalent Of A B-Movie is Exactly What You Want
Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti Serves as Inspiration For Futuristic Photography Series
Announcing Cixin Liu’s Next Book: Ball Lightning
The Chef’s Life
Hey! Do You Want to Love Mad Max: Fury Road Even More?
Mon Sep 12
Check Out This Fan-Made Name of the Wind Monopoly Game!
Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Chapters 16-17
Arachnophobes Should Definitely Read Children of Time Author Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Spiderrific Reddit AMA
Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga: The Warrior’s Apprentice, Chapters 5-6
Are You Mighty Enough to Roll the Giant Steel Dice of Doom?
Fairy Tales and Poetry: Pamela Dean’s Tam Lin
Check Out the Trailer for The Red Turtle, a New Film from Studio Ghibli!
Orsinia: Le Guin’s Imaginary Europe
Gardens of the Moon and “Difficult” Fantasy: Advice to First-Time Readers
Revealing the Cover for Seanan McGuire’s Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Miss Peregrine’s Gingerbread Home for Peculiar Children
Fri Sep 9
Black Mirror Creator Charlie Brooker Breaks Down What Season 3 is About
Holy Rewatch Batman! “Penguin is a Girl’s Best Friend” / “Penguin Sets a Trend” / “Penguin’s Disastrous End”
That Time Rick & Morty Crashed into Shaun of the Dead
The Episode “Balance of Terror” is Touchstone for Star Trek: Discovery
The Cheysuli Reread, Book 6: Daughter of the Lion
Five Sci-Fi Novels That Satirize Society As We Know It
Fan Creates the Definitive Introduction to the Fantasy World of Malazan
7 Reasons Why Robert Silverberg Remains a Must-Read
Thu Sep 8
Those Wonderful Moments When Star Trek Loses Its Mind
Maybe it’s Witchcraft: The Graces by Laure Eve
There Are No Gods, Only…Spock? What Was Star Trek: Planet of the Titans?
The First True Disney Romance: Lady and the Tramp
Is The Norseman The Worst Viking Movie Ever Made?
Fall 2016 TV: New Shows, Old Shows, and Plenty of Remakes
Take a Deep Dive into Roddenberry-ism in The Philosophy of Star Trek!
Midnight in Karachi Episode 62: Indra Das
On Its 50th Anniversary, Star Trek Must Recommit Itself to “Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations”
Reframing Fantasy Tropes: The Startling Originality of Last Song Before Night
Wed Sep 7
Aurora Australis Alphabetised (Again!)
Where to Start with SFF Podcasts
The Motion of Puppets
Greg Ruth Illustrates the “Powerful Central Women” of Nnedi Okorafor’s Novels in Stunning New Book Covers
Juggling Allegories: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappaccini’s Daughter”
Come to the Tor.com NYC Meet-Up on Wednesday, Sept. 28!
Everfair by Nisi Shawl: A Gorgeous, Complex, Thinky, Epic “What if?”
Five Books That (Conspicuously) Mix Science and Fantasy
The Day After and The Fire Next Time: Lessons in Big Message Storytelling
The High Lonesome Frontier
Tue Sep 6
One More Day to Download the First Malazan Novel Gardens of the Moon!
Rereading Kage Baker’s Company Series: Mendoza in Hollywood, Chapters 8-11
Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield”
The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Shadow Rising, Part 3
6 Different Ways Sci-Fi/Fantasy Characters Avoid Traditional School
14 Reasons to Read Steven Erikson’s Gardens of the Moon
Sleeps With Monsters: Foz Meadows Answers Eight Questions
Brewing Magic: She Smells Tea Spells in the Steam Clouds
A Genre Cornerstone: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
Mon Sep 5
Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Chapters 14-15
Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga: The Warrior’s Apprentice, Chapters 2-4
Sat Sep 3
Star Trek: Discovery Secrets Revealed at Missions NYC!
Fri Sep 2
Robert Brockway, Author of The Unnoticeables, Talks Punk Life and Writing Like a Goldfish
Survival at a Price: Welcome to Bari Wood’s The Tribe
Cut. It. Out. We Have a Mashup of The Avengers and Full House!
Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for September
Return to the First of All Worlds: New Editions of The Fionavar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay
The Dragonlance Chronicles Reread: It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over
American Gods Hires Jesus
The Great Classic Fantasy Reread: “The Snow Queen” by Patricia McKillip
Mark Hamill is Definitely in Star Wars: Episode IX… Unless He’s Trolling Us
Thu Sep 1
Black Mirror Season 3 Episode Plot Details Revealed!
One Last Package of Disney Shorts: Melody Time
If You Have 1000 Hours of Free Time and a 3D Printer, You Can Build Your Own Stargate
Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s Picks for September
This Week in Publishing: Subway Reads and the Nommo Awards
Fraught With Pee-Wee Herman Complications: Flight of the Navigator
The African Speculative Fiction Society Announces the Nommo Awards
Happy Birthday to Tor.com Publishing!
Midnight in Karachi Episode 61: Victoria Schwab
Revealing the Cover for Victor Milán’s The Dinosaur Princess
Hobbits and Hops: 42 Nerdy Beers to Sample on Vacation
Islam Science Fiction Anthology Islamicates: Volume I Tackles Algorithms, Time Travel, and Divine Inspiration
Fantasy Novel Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson is the Tor.com Free eBook Club Pick for September!
All We have to Decide is What to Do with the Cuteness that is Given to Us