It was a dark and stormy night in June, when Lord Byron issued a famous writing challenge, during the summer …
I recently attended a session in Bengaluru that aimed to introduce science fiction to people who’d like to get into …
‘Science fiction is nothing but reality ahead of schedule.’ This pithy, thought-provoking definition of sci-fi doesn’t come to us from …
One part near-future scifi in a post-internet world, one part locked-room murder mystery, and two parts fast-paced Hitchcockian thriller, with a dash of Hammett.
Isn’t it strange how Michael Crichton’s name doesn’t crop up more often when talking about science fiction?
Last but not the least: Mooncop, a short and bittersweet sci-fi graphic novel about a lonely lunar cop
Dark humour meets deadpan delivery, with impeccable timing in the artful and delightful cartoons of Tom Gauld.
It’s not often that the Nobel Prize in Physics makes waves among sci-fi fans and movie buffs. It happened this year with Kip Thorne along with Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish winning the prize.
From sparking Tim Berners-Lee’s first ideas about the Web, to helping sci-fi going mainstream, a lot can be traced back to the seminal pages of Playboy.
Revisiting Wells’ timeless ideas, enduring legacy and influence – SFnal and otherwise. Lector, si monumentum requiris, circumspice.
An SFnal musical interlude.
It’s a race that the USA is seemingly leading right now. Meanwhile, China has already embarked on a plan with …
Like Fantastic Four, Avengers, X-Men, Groot…? Then meet the ‘King of Comics’ who brought them to life!
A brief introduction to the man who createdheroes, gods, strange tech, immortal characters, and who made comics krackle.
Those who don’t learn from fictional dystopias are doomed to live their reality in it, if not now, in the future.
Every so often, the puny Y chromosome turns up in newspapers to occupy a few column centimetres about its impending …