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The Adaptation Games:  How <em>Mockingjay Part 1</em> Will (Probably) Deviate from the Novel

The Adaptation Games: How Mockingjay Part 1 Will (Probably) Deviate from the Novel

By Ryan BrittNovember 21, 2014
The final book in the Hunger Games trilogy—Mockingjay—is a divisive one among fans, regardless if you're #TeamPeeta, #TeamGale, or #TeamKatniss. Some say it’s the worst book in the series, some say it’s the best, and still others hate it so much they haven’t even bothered ... More  →

Old School LucasArts Games Are Back! Here's 6 More We Want Next

By Ryan BrittNovember 18, 2014
This week, news broke that old-school LucasArts computer games were coming back for digital download via a new Disney partnership with Good Old Games. The games scheduled for re-release include three Star Wars games: X-Wing, TIE Fighter, and Knights of the Old Republic, plus three ... More  →
Old School LucasArts Games Are Back!  Here's 6 More We Want Next
5 Geek Sequels that Have Yet to Materialize

5 Geek Sequels that Have Yet to Materialize

By Ryan BrittNovember 18, 2014
There are those among us who claim to have sequel fatigue, though it must be really hard to be a beloved movie or cult classic without a sequel. It might be lonely. It might be weird. But, there some geek classics that you’d think would ... More  →

Everyone Needs to Admit that Interstellar is Maybe the Best Sci-Fi Movie of the 21st Century

By Ryan BrittNovember 7, 2014
If you ask most film snobs what the best science fiction movie is, they’ll have all gotten the same memo; 2001: A Space Odyssey. But, if you ask science fiction people the same question, things get a little dicier; is it Contact? Does Blade Runner count? ... More  →
Everyone Needs to Admit that <em>Interstellar</em> is Maybe the Best Sci-Fi Movie of the 21st Century

The Force Awakens is the Real Title of Star Wars Episode VII

By Ryan BrittNovember 6, 2014
The first scene of the next Star Wars film may feature a robotic hand hurling through space, but it also might feature that same hand smacking down on an early-morning alarm clock. The real deal title for the new Star Wars film has been officially ... More  →
<em>The Force Awakens</em> is the Real Title of <em>Star Wars Episode VII</em>

Getting Familiar With Doctor Strange

By Ryan BrittNovember 4, 2014
With last week’s colossal news explosion in which Marvel revealed its plans on how it will cinematically dominate the rest of the decade, one name may have given you reason to cheer, even though you weren't sure what you were cheering for. Doctor Stephen Strange ... More  →
Getting Familiar With Doctor Strange
Time Lord Countdown: Ranking <em>Doctor Who's</em> Season Finales

Time Lord Countdown: Ranking Doctor Who's Season Finales

By Ryan BrittOctober 31, 2014
As the latest Doctor Who episode “In the Forest of Night,” concluded, words on the screen told us “THE FINALE IS COMING.” There are only two episodes left in Doctor Who’s current season, which, depending on how you look at it, has been total game-changer, ... More  →

7 Ghosts Geeks Love

By Ryan BrittOctober 27, 2014
Defining a ghost is almost as hard as defining a geek. There are plenty of contradictory definitions and sub-categories, but ultimately, we know both geeks and ghosts when we see them. The most annoying difference between geeks and ghosts is that one category is “real” ... More  →
7 Ghosts Geeks Love
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  →
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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