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From the ARRR-chives: It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19, 2015 – 8:00 am
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Avast, ye lilly-livered bilge rats!

No Puppy love: Hugo Awards results reject ‘Sad,’ ‘Rabid’ political block voting

August 24, 2015 – 1:00 am
Rocket Raccoon

The annual Hugo Awards were presented — some of them, anyway — on Saturday at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane, Wash.

Sherlock Christmas clip: ‘I’m hardly in the dog one’

July 9, 2015 – 4:27 pm

At last! A clip of Sherlock’s Victorian-flavored Christmas special!

Wedge Antilles returns in Star Wars: Aftermath novel

July 8, 2015 – 9:44 pm

Descriptions for several books and comics in the “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens” series are detailed a bit more.

‘A Love Story’: Christie Golden on Star Wars’ dark romance, novelizing Clone Wars scripts

July 7, 2015 – 2:11 pm
Dark Disciple

Christie Golden shares some behind-the-scenes perspective on her new Star Wars novel Dark Disciple.

Dark Disciple: Clone Wars-era tale ties up TV’s loose ends, leaves us wanting more

July 6, 2015 – 7:06 am
Dark Disciple

Forget about the Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos you think you know.

Free RPG Day returns June 20

June 15, 2015 – 6:15 am
Free RPG Day logo

Free RPG Day is June 20 this year.

Guardians of the Galaxy, Annihilation top winners at 50th annual Nebula Awards

June 6, 2015 – 10:30 pm

The 2014 Nebula Awards were presented Saturday at the Science Fiction Writers of America’s 50th annual event Saturday in Chicago.

Trek’s tribble troublemaker David Gerrold headlines LepreCon

May 26, 2015 – 5:26 am

David Gerrold, who wrote “The Trouble With Tribbles” for the original Star Trek, will be guest of honor at LepreCon, June 25-28 in Phoenix.

He-Man minicomics omnibus coming from Dark Horse and Mattel this fall

May 12, 2015 – 7:30 am
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe mini-comic reprints from Dark Horse

For me, the 1980s He-Man toys from Mattel were just toys, and not my favorite ones either. They had weird squishy heads and their exaggerated physiques made me more than a little uncomfortable. I wasn’t all …

From Elemental Evil cultists to demon lords and drow, D&D continues to mine a rich past

May 11, 2015 – 7:30 am
Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse (Wizards of the Coast)

Four cult dedicated to evil elemental powers have infiltrated the North, bringing destruction to the Forgotten Realms.

Mini-review – Star Wars: A New Dawn

May 4, 2015 – 5:45 am
Star Wars: A New Dawn

A New Dawn suffers from the same problem as the other titles in the new Star Wars canon.

Lords of the Sith: the dark side of the new Star Wars canon

May 4, 2015 – 5:04 am
Lords of the Sith

Plenty of mayhem and massacres makes Lords of the Sith a virtual novelization for the greatest Star Wars video game never made.

Contentious 2015 Hugo Awards ballot unveiled

April 4, 2015 – 10:00 pm
Guardians of the Galaxy

The nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced Saturday at several science fiction and fantasy conventions.