Science fiction author Arkady Martine holds a PhD in Byzantine history, which she puts to good use in her first novel A Memory Called Empire. The story is inspired by the historical
The Netflix animated series Castlevania, based on the videogames from Konami, is much better than you’d expect. Fantasy author Erin Lindsey was impressed by the show’s strong writing and atmosphere. “It’s one
Christopher J. Ferguson is a psychology professor who often appears on TV to defend violent videogames. Having grown up during the Satanic Panic of the 1980s, he’s all too aware that adults
Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel Dune, first published in 1965, is still extremely influential. Science fiction author Matthew Kressel recently re-read Dune for the first time in more than a decade.
Science fiction author Rick Wilber is best known for writing about baseball, including a series of alternate history stories about real-life catcher-turned-spy Moe Berg. Wilber’s preoccupation with the game is understandable given
The new CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard features the return of the iconic character Captain Jean-Luc Picard, last seen in the 2002 film Star Trek: Nemesis. Science fiction author Daniel
Sci-fi author Myke Cole recently turned his hand to military history with his 2018 book Legion Versus Phalanx. In a follow-up volume, The Bronze Lie, he takes a skeptical look at the
Ron Howard recently confirmed that he’s developing a series for Disney+ based on the 1988 fantasy film Willow, which he created with George Lucas. Science fiction author Tom Gerencer was surprised to