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Space Ghosts!!!!! 9 Spooky Specters from Science Fiction

Space Ghosts!!!!! 9 Spooky Specters from Science Fiction

By Ryan BrittOctober 21, 2014
Everyone knows ghosts are either supposed to scare you, or teach you a lesson, but what about when they make you think? Science fiction is often lovingly accused of being the fiction genre of “ideas,” so what sci-fi talks about when it talks about ghosts ... More  →

How to Feel About Leaked Concept Art, the Emperor's New Name, & Everything Else Star Wars Right Now

By Ryan BrittOctober 17, 2014
Over a year and half ago, while still full time on staff at Tor.com, I wrote a piece called “Star Wars News Is Driving Everyone Crazy,” and it’s shocking to see just how short-sighted I was then. Back in those tender days, we didn't have much ... More  →
How to Feel About Leaked Concept Art, the Emperor's New Name, & Everything Else Star Wars Right Now

Grumpy Doctor Rocks His First Comic Book Adventure: Titan's Doctor Who #1

By Ryan BrittOctober 16, 2014
Prior to this year, Doctor Who comics came from the publisher IDW, which if you’re into these things is code for CRAZY COMICS CROSSOVERS. At that publisher, you had Ninja Turtles teaming up with Ghostbusters, Transformers turning into Zombies, and the 11th Doctor landing on ... More  →
Grumpy Doctor Rocks His First Comic Book Adventure: Titan's <em>Doctor Who #1</em>

New York Comic Con Proves Lucy Liu is the Real Star of Elementary

By Ryan BrittOctober 13, 2014
Friday afternoon at New York Comic Con featured an exclusive sneak-peak at the season three premier of CBS’s American Sherlock Holmes interpretation; Elementary.  Just three short years ago, Elementary, was treated just suspiciously by Sherlockians as the great detective might give the stink-eye to shifty ... More  →
New York Comic Con Proves Lucy Liu is the Real Star of <em>Elementary</em>

George Clooney Wins New York Comic Con

By Ryan BrittOctober 10, 2014
A double panel on Thursday at New York City Comic Con featured teasing tidbits about two hotly anticipated Disney Studio films; the animated Big Hero 6 and the live action Tomorrowland. And though we were given insight into both films there was one moment that ... More  →
George Clooney Wins New York Comic Con

7 Cosplays You Definitely Won't See At NYCC This Weekend

By Ryan BrittOctober 8, 2014
It’s here! Over 100,000 comic book, science fiction, fantasy, and all-around geek enthusiasts will be descending upon Manhattan’s west side starting tomorrow for the 2014 New York Comic Con and a good portion of those folks will be cosplaying. We’ve all heard about what we’re ... More  →
7 Cosplays You Definitely Won't See At NYCC This Weekend

Run Barry, Run! The Flash Premieres

By Ryan BrittOctober 8, 2014
In his opening monologue, TV’s new Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) asks us to “believe in the impossible,” which, if you like comic book heroes is easy. Okay, sure, you’ll say to yourself. Why not? Realistic science fiction was never really the realm of The Flash ... More  →
Run Barry, Run! <em>The Flash</em> Premieres

5 Ways Star Wars: Rebels Is Poised to Connect All Eras of the Force

By Ryan BrittOctober 3, 2014
With “Spark of a Rebellions,” the new animated series Star Wars: Rebels makes its official television debut tonight on the Disney channel. Set 14 years after Episode III and five years before Episode IV, this new series is poised to tell us what was going ... More  →
5 Ways <em>Star Wars: Rebels</em> Is Poised to Connect All Eras of the Force
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt's writing has appeared with The New York Times, Omni Reboot, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Crossed Genres, Story Magazine, The MindHut and elsewhere. He's performed stories on stage with The Moth, The Liar Show, and is the curator of two reading series; Lust for Genre and The HiFi Reading Series. He teaches at The Gotham Writers' Workshop and lives in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @ryancbritt.

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