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  1. By Grabthar’s Hammer! Paramount Will Bring Galaxy Quest to TV!

    Television needs more sci-fi comedy, and thankfully, all of us making Galaxy Quest a cult hit has paid off! Paramount is currently putting together a television version of the 1999 Dreamworks film!

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  2. Space Happens: Sci-Fi Comedy From a Smart, Female, Millennial Point of View

    Ladies need space.

    It started when Nicole Keating - creator, writer, and one of the stars of Space Happens - was playing Dungeons and Dragons. It was shortly before The Guild and just after the release of Serenity when the wheels started turning for Keating, leading her and a talented team of Chicago-based women to create what has turned out to be a smart, funny, unapologetically feminine sci-fi comedy from a millennial perspective.

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  3. Holy Tesseract, You Can Now Read a Never-Before-Seen Passage From A Wrinkle in Time

    This seems fitting.

    Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis manages her late grandmother's estate full-time, and discovered a game-changing piece of text several years ago while doing research for A Wrinkle in Time's fiftieth anniversary edition.

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  4. Two Hugo-Nominated Authors Withdraw Their Works From The Awards This Year

    This is what THIS puppy thinks of the Sad Puppies

    We've been writing a lot about the Hugo/Sad Puppy Controversy this year - particularly the thorough responses by George R.R. Martin about what the Hugos have seemingly become. Well, now other authors are expressing their dissatisfaction with what the Hugos have become by withdrawing entirely from the proceedings.

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  5. George R.R. Martin Talks Gamergate, Online Hate and Representation of Straight White Men

    "There was never any need for Sad Puppies to "take back" the Hugos. The feminists, minorities, literary cliques, and Social Justice Warriors never took them in the first place."

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  6. Katee Sackhoff Creating and Starring In Her Own Sci-Fi/Dystopia TV Series Like a BOSS

    Starbuck does not approve of global warming.

    One solution to the problem of there not being enough women represented on television is that more women need to find ways to tell their own stories. Thankfully, we now can add another female-led story to the mix. Battlestar Galactica and Longmire's Katee Sackhoff has created and will be starring a new sci-fi/dystopia series!

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  7. Sci-Fi Science: Age of Ultron and Robots That Learn

    The down-low from an IRL science communicator.

    Age of Ultron, Terminator: Genisys, Ex Machina, Chappie—if 2014 was the year of space movies, then 2015 is absolutely the year for robots and artificial intelligence to take over our screens. And it makes sense. We haven’t had much of a trend for robot movies since around the time people were worried about Y2K, and technologies have made advancements in leaps and bounds since then.

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  8. George R.R. Martin Continues to Address ‘Puppy-gate’ Controversy, Says the Hugo Awards May Be Broken

    After publishing an initial blog post yesterday afternoon addressing the controversy surrounding this year's Hugo Awards ballot, A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin went on last night to engage with sci-fi and fantasy fans on both sides of the debate and to share several pieces of writing about the fiasco that he's calling 'puppy-gate.'

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  9. [UPDATED] George R.R. Martin and Others Speak Out Over Hugo Awards Controversy

    This afternoon George R.R. Martin took to his Livejournal to address a growing controversy that, although seemingly niche even relative to the already niche world of geekdom, is indicative of a problem in Internet culture overall. And yes, 'gate' is unfortunately an applicable term here.

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  10. Ursula K. Le Guin On Gender, a Possible HBO Adaptation, and the Double Standards Faced by Female Writers

    "You know, what the hell?"

    At 85, National Book Award Winner Ursula K. Le Guin remains a progressive and incredibly valuable voice in genre writing, and in an in-depth, jealousy-inducing recent interview with Den of Geek, she opened up about what it's like to continue creating new content and the changes that she's witnessed throughout her incredible career.

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  11. Male Sci-Fi Authors Talk Feminism, the Bechdel Test and Genre Writing in New HeForShe Video

    Yes, HeForShe. You have correctly identified The Mary Sue's interests.

    "The purpose of a woman in ’50s science fiction “was to make the man look good, and scream when the bug-eyed monsters came in. My mother hated that trope; and she said, you know, ‘If a bug-eyed monster was invading my home, I’d find the nearest frying pan and beat the crap out of him!’"

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  12. Sci-Fi Thriller Morgan Casts Kate Mara as Its Star

    But will she terminate, or be terminated?

    In sci-fi movie news, it seems we'll have another member of the Scott family to deal with. Ridley Scott's son, Luke Scott, is making his feature film directorial debut with a sci-fi thriller Morgan, written by Seth Owen and, as was announced today, starring House of Cards and Fantastic Four alum, Kate Mara.

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  13. In Honor of International Women’s Day, Here’s An Illustrated Look at Some of Sci-Fi’s Most Badass Ladies

    These gals are giving me strength right now.

    In honor of International Women's Day this past weekend, Tumblr artist idrawstuffs compiled this incredible series of sci-fi heroines. Brb, writing crossover fanfic where all these women get to meet!

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  14. Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland Trailer Is Finally Out, and You Should Watch It

    Taking things to a whole other dimension.

    You have been waiting for months—no, years—for this. At last, the second (and probably final) teaser trailer for Brad Bird's sci-fi Tomorrowland is on the internet for the world to see. And it looks amazing!

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  15. Space Queens Lupita Nyong’o and Felicity Jones Talk Star Wars and the Possibilities of Sci-Fi

    Get Gwendoline Christie in there and three will be a crowd!

    Awww, these ladies.

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  16. Open Road Media Honors African-American Sci-Fi Authors for Black History Month

    "When there were people of color in these books, they were in the background, or they died quickly, or any number of other stereotypes. For the most part, they just weren't there. And in Octavia Butler's works, they not only were there, they were prominent; they were protagonists. The world looked like the world that I actually saw around me."

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  17. Don’t Wait For the Future, Syfy’s 12 Monkeys is the New Show to Get Hooked on Right Now

    Syfy's 12 Monkeys is absolutely, positively, 100% the next show you need to be obsessed over.

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  18. Netflix is Losing Doctor Who, Nearly All Of Our Favorite BBC Shows

    Et tu, instant streaming?

    Come January 31st, Doctor Who, Black Adder, Fawlty Towers, and other popular BBC series will be riding a pitch black steed off of Netflix.

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  19. Bittersweet: Ray Bradbury’s Sci-Fi Collection Is Now up for Auction

    And pluck till time and times are done/The silver apples of the moon/The golden apples of the sun

    When Ray Bradbury passed away in 2012 at the age of 91, he left behind an impressive legacy--not just his beloved body of publish work, but an incredible collection of concept art and memorabilia honoring science fiction and fantasy that is now being auctioned off to the public.

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  20. This Definitive Spaceship Sizing Chart Will Blow Your Mind In Less Than Twelve Parsecs

    They're tore up plenty, but they'll fly true.

    Honorary space cowboy Dirk Loechel has just completed a mind-blowingly comprehensive 4,268 x 5,690-pixel chart that demonstrates the comparative size of virtually every beloved ship in all of sci-fi.

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