Star Wars

Woman Named Skywalker Can’t Renew Her Passport


You don’t know the power of… bureaucracy!
A British woman who legally adopted the middle name “Skywalker” became ensnared in an Imperial entanglement while attempting to renew her passport. Government authorities in the Home Office told Laura Skywalker Matthews (Yes, L. Skywalker) that they would not renew her passport because her legal name because is “subject [...]

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SF & Fantasy

SDCC 2014: How Fantasy Author Robin Hobb Protects You From Those Awful Spoilers


SDCC 2014: How Fantasy Author Robin Hobb Protects You From Those Awful Spoilers

They’re called spoilers for a reason…
If you’re a fantasy or science-fiction fan then you know what it’s like to deal with spoilers: You want to know, but you don’t want to know, right? Who is Jon Snow’s mother? Luke Skywalker’s father? What kind of game is Ender playing, anyway? Forget it. Forget I asked that. [...]

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Suvudu

SDCC 2014 Video: How to Survive a Sharknado at Comic Con


SDCC 2014 Video: How to Survive a Sharknado at Comic Con

Take one part Jaws, add a few dashes of The Room, mix in some Beverly Hills 90210, and what do you get? Sharknado. Here’s how to survive it when it happens in your city.

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SF & Fantasy

SDCC 2014 Video: James Dashner Discusses The Maze Runner Movie


SDCC 2014 Video: James Dashner Discusses The Maze Runner Movie

James Dashner was all over Comic Con 2014, from autograph signings and multiple panels to an advance screening of the highly anticipated movie adaptation of The Maze Runner.

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SF & Fantasy

SDCC 2014 Video: Chuck Palahniuk Hands Out Bananas, Talks ‘Fight Club 2′ and ‘Beautiful You’


SDCC 2014 Video: Chuck Palahniuk Hands Out Bananas, Talks ‘Fight Club 2′ and ‘Beautiful You’

Just because someone has written some of the most disturbing scenes in recent literary history, that DOESN’T mean he can’t have some fun and hand out inflatable bananas to his fans.

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Star Wars

SDCC 2014: New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Action Figures And More


One of the coolest things about San Diego Comic Con is getting an early look at all of the neat toys and collectibles coming down the pipes, like these Star Wars Rebels action figures! We’re still a few months out from the series premiere, but the folks at Hasbro already have a lion’s share of [...]

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Suvudu

SDCC 2014: James Dashner Says ‘Maze Runner’ Prequel Novel May Be Coming


SDCC 2014: James Dashner Says ‘Maze Runner’ Prequel Novel May Be Coming

If you’re at San Diego Comic Con and  you have an opportunity to interview an author like James Dashner, you take it – even if you have to record it in a supply area behind a booth like I did! The Maze Runner scribe was kind enough overlook the wires, cables, and cardboard boxes behind [...]

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Paranormal

SDCC 2014: Is it right to spoil the movie if you’ve read the book?


Ahhh spoilers. It’s a pitfall that’s lots of TV and movie viewers have to be careful of if they haven’t already read the book. But is it right for book readers to spoil things for those who forego the page?

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