Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

September 04

5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Deaths I Just Can’t Even

By: Meg Humphrey Intense emotional investment in fictional characters is nothing new for those deep in fandom. A little piece of us goes with every character that was important to us and we mourn them as we would a flesh and blood friend. These are the deaths that my heart will never heal from. Dr. […]

September 03

Science Fiction Rules the Runway

By: Terra Clarke Olsen [This article originally appeared in the September issue of Pastoral Magazine.] It’s a good year to be a geek: there are more geeky movies than ever before, with new titles constantly being announced, and comic conventions and their influence continue to grow. Pop culture has fully embraced it’s geek side, and […]

June 18

Podcastle: Feminist Fantasy Audio Fiction

By: Leah Zoller Considering the underrepresentation of women authors and protagonists in literature, film, and publication, I feel that sharing and promoting media that demonstrate gender balance is critical to changing the genre. Today I’m pleased to review Podcastle, a free weekly podcast of audio fantasy fiction. Produced by Escape Artists, Podcastle branched out of […]

June 06

Under the Skin: An Intense & Unnerving Sci-Fi Film

By: Jen Richards Jonathan Glazer’s latest film, Under the Skin, is one that invokes strong feelings. Based loosely on the book by Michel Faber, and starring Scarlett Johansson, it is a creepy, close up look at what it is like for a being not of this world to experience it. Glazer has been compared to both […]

May 19

Real-Life Star Trek Tech

Guest Post By: Aradia There’s a myriad of articles & posts that discuss how the Communicator from Star Trek has come to life as the modern day mobile phone, as well as mentions of other iconic Star Trek technologies. So, since we’ve all heard that one before, I’ll ask you to walk through a list […]

May 12

Predator on the Big Screen

For those of you who don’t know me personally (or don’t follow me on twitter), you probably don’t know how big of a Predator fan I am. I love everything that has come out of that franchise. The books, the comics, the action figures, and ALL of the movies (I think I’m the only person […]

March 28

ECCC Happenings: Thrilling Adv. Hour & Night Vale

By: Terra Clarke Olsen This is a great week for Seattle geeks (and visitors). ECCC shenanigans have the city in a blissful nerd frenzy, and I love it. Yes, there are a lot of events happening…so many that you might be overwhelmed. But whatever you do, clear your Saturday night and buy tickets to the […]