Last year, Reebok released a pair of Alien themed sneakers that very few people could get their hands on, and while the whole world went berserk over the shoes, the company only released them in men’s sizes… for sneakers that were originally worn by a woman. Today, the company learned from its mistake and unveiled […] The post Reebok Unveils New “Final Battl […]
A fantastic cosplay video from Beat Down Boogie featuring tons of Mass Effect cosplayers, including Mark Meer, the voice of Commander Shepard a,nd Rana McAnear, the model for Samara. [beatdownboogie] The post A Fantastic Compilation of Mass Effect Cosplayers from Beat Down Boogie [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
In a previous video, Destin from Smarter Every Day tried shattering a Prince Ruperts Drop by firing a regular .22 lead bullet at it. In this video, he tries the experiment with a .22 full metal jacket magnum bullet, and after, a .38 special, which is another full metal jacket bullet, but a much larger […] The post .38 Special vs Prince Ruperts Drop at 170,00 […]
Our t-shirt sale for April is now live, and starting today and until the end of the week, all our tees are priced at just $14! Getting a t-shirt (or a few) from our store is a great way to support us! We’ve added plenty of new designs in the past few days, so be […] The post BIG T-SHIRT SALE: All Our Tees Are Just $14 for a Limited Time! appeared first on Ge […]
Watch as two balls, who play the role of two brothers, go to the rescue of their third brother who’s been trapped by a big and evil black ball. One of the most entertaining thing I’ve seen this week! [Via Neatorama] The post This Rube Goldberg Machine Movie is Better Than Most Action Flicks! [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
The makers of Shadowrun are producing a cooperative deckbuilder with the Dungeons & Dragons licence. Dragonfire aims to bridge the gap between tabletop games and RPGs, a sometimes tricky task. The game – which doesn’t yet have a release date — is based on the core engine of Shadowrun: Crossfire, though makers Catalyst Game Labs […] The post Dragonfire Is […]
In this episode of Nerdy Nummies, show host Rosanna Pansino shows us how to make mixtape cookies in honor of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Check it out! [Rosanna Pansino] The post Nerdy Nummies: How to Make Star-Lord’s Mixtape Cookies [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone play the theremin that well. Most impressive! Composed by Morricone for the legendary movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly featuring Clint Eastwood and heavily used by Metallica before the shows. Using the Etherwave Pro by Moog Music and RC-50 Loop Station, PS-6 Harmonist and DD-7 Digital […] The post A Fabulous Theremin […]
In the pantheon of cool movie sets, a Ridley Scott Alien set is right near the top. Here is the man who directed one of the most iconic genre films ever, returning to that world in modern times, and it’s a place on Earth that exists. Sure, most people don’t get to experience it but here’s the next best thing.Read more...
We have the trailer for next week’s episode of iZombie, “Spanking the Zombie” and it’s...pretty much all innuendos. I don’t know if it’s because they couldn’t make it work with the other seasons’ stories or what but the fact that they haven’t done dominatrix brain until season three is shocking.Read more...
Looks like Game of Thrones isn’t the only franchise getting its own badass tabletop game... now Fallout fans can recreate the game’s famous post-apocalyptic hellscape from their coffee tables. Read more...
Ever since laptops and game consoles started launching with USB-C charging, the promise to effectively infinite battery life with the help of USB battery packs has been tantalizingly close, and yet so far away.Read more...
Shep McAllister on Gear, shared by Shep McAllister to io9
Joe Johnston’s Hollywood resume is almost unfathomably impressive. He worked in the art departments on the original Star Wars trilogy and the first Indiana Jones films, directed Honey I Shrunk the Kids, The Rocketeer, took over Jurassic Park from Steven Spielberg, and did Captain America: The First Avenger, just to…Read more...
In 2016, Reebok released a pair of sneakers themed around the movie Aliens. The idea was universally praised... until those sneakers were released and appeared to only be in men’s sizes. Men’s sizes for a shoe worn in the movie by a woman. Well, it’s 2017 and this year, Reebok is release TWO new pairs of Alien-themed…Read more...
There’s a series coming to Syfy this summer called Blood Drive, and it has a relatively simple premise. The world has run out of oil so cars are fueled, naturally, with blood. And while I get that it’s supposed to be intentionally absurd and campy, I’m concerned about the premise. I got questions.Read more...
Michael Ballaban on Jalopnik, shared by Katharine Trendacosta to io9
The Doctor Who/Mr. Men mashup books are almost too cute for words. But it turns out, you can make them even cuter—by having Missy herself, Michelle Gomez, narrate an adorable caper involving Mr. Men and Little Miss versions of the Twelfth Doctor and Missy.Read more...
“I regret to announce that — though, as I said, 12 years and 10 months is far too short a time to spend among you — this is the END! I am going. I am leaving NOW! GOODBYE!” [Slips ring on] – Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien (paraphrased) When we started SF Signal in 2003, it was because we loved speculative fiction. Having a blog a […]
Helen Lowe, is a novelist, poet, interviewer and blogger whose first novel, Thornspell (Knopf), was published to critical praise in 2008. Her second, The Heir of Night (The Wall Of Night Series, Book One) won the Gemmell Morningstar Award 2012. The sequel, The Gathering Of The Lost, was shortlisted for the Gemmell Legend Award in 2013 and Daughter Of Blood, […]
REVIEW SUMMARY: With a strong cast and genuine sense of fun, the latest entry in Marvel Studios’s superhero story engages and entertains, even if it never offers its audience anything new. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: When an operation in Lagos results in the deaths of civilians, Iron Man and Captain America must decide their place in a world that has become i […]
Ada Palmer is a professor in the history department of the University of Chicago, specializing in Renaissance history and the history of ideas. Her first nonfiction book, Reading Lucretius in the Renaissance, was published in 2014 by Harvard University Press. She is also a composer of folk and Renaissance-tinged a capella music, most of which she performs wi […]
The finalists for the 2016 Locus Awards have been announced! SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi (Borzoi; Orbit UK) Ancillary Mercy, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Aurora, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Seveneves, Neal Stephenson (Morrow) A Borrowed Man, Gene Wolfe (Tor) FANTASY NOVEL Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear (Tor) The Hou […]
Who’s got time to go through all the monthly SF/F releases and pick the cream of the crop? I do! This week for the Kirkus Reviews blog, I look at The Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books You’ll Want to Read in May. Check it out, won’t you? Related posts: The Best Speculative Fiction Reads for May 2014 Women in Spaaace! (Part 2) Captain Marvel – High […]
Favorite Weapons: Be it Excalibur or the Point of View Gun, Stormbringer or the BFG, weapons in Fantasy and Science Fiction often have a personality and charm all their own, and sometimes are even characters in their own right. Q: What are your favorite weapon, or weapons, in fantasy and science fiction. Here are a couple of additional late correspondents fr […]
In case you missed them, here are The Top SF Signal Posts for April 2016 (excluding the daily link posts and housekeeping posts): See the Ancient Horror of the Lovecraftian Short Film “The Mountains of Madness” How Well-Read Are You in Science Fiction? Here’s a Cover Gallery of the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Books Out in April 200+ SF/F/H eBooks for […]
Interviews & Profiles Black Gate interviews James Stoddard, author of Evenmere. The Guardian interviews Martin Stewart, author of Riverkeep. LightSpeed interviews Tim Pratt, author of “North Over Empty Space” LightSpeed interviews An Owomoyela, author of “Three Points Masculine” The Qwillery interviews Anna Smaill, author of The Chimes. Reading And Writi […]
David, Devindra and Jeff remember the work of Jonathan Demme, get psyched for the comeback of M. Night Shyamalan, and discuss what it’s like to have a Ratatouille moment. In the After Dark, Dave and Jeff discuss the art of Las Vegas magic. Be sure to check out Hans Zimmer’s Coachella set. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call an […]
We should never forget the Berlin wall. I carry a piece of it with me wherever I go. The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. You can e-mail Stephen at […] The post The Tobolowsky Fil […]
Did you notice a little tribute to Bill Paxton in this week’s Agents of SHIELD? Would you pay $100 to see Wonder Woman in theaters as many times as you want? When will The Tick debut on Amazon? Did you know that Gamora‘s skin almost wasn’t green in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie? Where […] The post Superhero Bits: The Tick Premiere Date, Where to Watch Ne […]
Always wanted to see Gotham City and Metropolis but found it was too obscured by dark lighting and a desaturated color scheme in Batman v. Superman or Man of Steel? Well you’re in luck, because Warner Bros. World, the $1 billion theme park planned by Warner Bros. Studios and Abu Dhabi’s Miral, is featuring both […] The post Warner Bros. Theme Park Unveils Re […]
It was almost a year ago the first trailer came out for Tulip Fever. Director Justin Chadwick‘s (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) period drama was originally scheduled to come out last July, but The Weinstein Company pushed the release date back twice. Days before it was set to open in February, the distributor again postponed its […] The post ‘Tulip Fever’ Tr […]
Every now and then a new rumor emerges that the original cuts of Star Wars are on the verge of getting a home video release without all the Special Edition modifications George Lucas has made over the years, some of which were made even after the new version of the movies hit theaters in 1997. […] The post ‘Star Wars’ Original Cuts: Did Kathleen Kennedy Basi […]
I know Jurassic World has a lot of haters, but I’m holding out hope that director J.A. Bayona will be able to deliver a sequel that improves on its predecessor. Jurassic World 2 already has one element that the previous movie didn’t: the one and only Jeff Goldblum returning as Dr. Ian Malcolm. But this movie will also feature something no […] The post ‘Juras […]
As Disney continues its reign of box office domination, one of the most effective tools in the studio’s arsenal has been the live-action adaptation of a classic animated property. Beauty and the Beast is the latest example, pulling in over a billion dollars worldwide (and counting), but there are plenty more where that came from. One of the […] The post Ewan […]
At the end of Prometheus, Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) either makes a very brave or very foolish decision. After the doctor’s search for humanity’s creators goes horribly wrong, leaving most of the Prometheus crew dead, she continues to seek answers. Based on Shaw’s lack of presence in the promotional materials for Alien: Covenant, her minimal role […] The […]
John Requa and Glenn Ficarra may tell the story of WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. The directors of Crazy, Stupid, Love. and Whisky Tango Foxtrot are currently in talks to direct Pandemonium, a biopic that now has McMahon’s blessing. It’s unclear which part of his life Craig A. Williams‘ (Underdog) script focuses on, but it’s probably safe to assume it’s […]