Pre–Memorial Day Free-for-All | What We’re Reading


“What We’re Reading” travels far and wide on the book trail this week.

Nonfiction: Canada’s Native Peoples, Futurism, Louis XVI, “Star Wars,” Little Gibraltar | Xpress Reviews


An eye-opening series on Canada’s Native peoples; futurism; a solid birth-to-death biography of Louis XVI; for fans of “Star Wars,” George Lucas, and sf movies; bitcoin potential; Little Gibraltar and the stories of individual participants

Star Wars Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, January 1, 2016


Thankfully, Star Wars is one of the richest and most long-standing intellectual properties in pop culture, and its relationship with video games goes almost all the way back to the original 1977 movie.

Best Media 2015: Video Games


It’s been another great year for gaming. The Xbox One and Playstation 4 hit their stride in earnest, the Wii U proved to be the little console that could, and the PC continued to be the premier platform for innovative indie titles. Here’s how to spend this year’s money updating your circulating games collection and […]

Getting Ready for the Force Awakens | Wyatt’s World


For many Star Wars fans, Christmas comes a week early when The Force Awakens opens in theaters on December 18. Feed their desire to experience the film and the full movie franchise with a range of works.

Q+A: Marc Thompson, narrator


Narrator Marc Thompson on being the voice of Star Wars audiobooks

Carol Tilley: Librarian Superhero, DC Releasing Batman: City of Owls/Earth 2, New Harry Potter Covers | Geeky Friday


Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a librarian! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) posted a terrific story on Carol Tilley, a library science professor at the University of Illinois, whose research shows that child psychologist Frederic Wertham falsified data for his 1954 volume Seduction of the Innocent, […]

Star Trek Superbowl Spot, Animated Marvel Inhumans DVD, Holy Batface!, Star Wars 3D RIP | Geeky Friday


Okay, geeks, I hope you’re all ready for the big game this weekend and have laid in plenty of brews and munchies! If you’re thinking the Superbowl has nothing to do with geekdom and you’ll be spending another Sunday watching reruns of The Big Bang Theory, then au contraire mon frere! During the game’s second […]

J.J. Abrams Directing Star Wars 7, Marvel’s MAX on comiXology Platform, RED 2 Trailer, Live-action Toy Story | Geeky Friday


The Force is with J.J. Abrams! After much speculation, the geekosphere was abuzz yesterday with word that Lucasfilm/Disney has tapped J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode 7. As 3PO would say, “Thank the maker!” Abrams did a sweet job bringing new life to the recent Star Trek reboot without disrespecting the original. His own […]

SF/Fantasy Newsworthy | January 2013


The latest news in the SFF world