Neuroscience Is Inspiring Some Amazing Sci-Fi

Daryl Gregory’s collection Unpossible features several short stories inspired by neuroscience, including “Digital,” in which a man’s consciousness migrates from his head into his finger, and “Glass,” in which sociopaths are “cured” by activating their mirror neurons....

‘The Green Knight’ Isn’t for Everyone

David Lowery’s new film The Green Knight puts a modern spin on the classic Arthurian tale “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.” Fantasy author Lara Elena Donnelly appreciated the film’s surreal, dreamlike quality. “I liked just sort of living in the world of the movie as...

Making ‘Diablo II’ Was Pure Hell

David L. Craddock is the author of more than a dozen books about video games, including Break Out, about the history of Apple II games, and Rocket Jump, about the history of first-person shooters. “I tend to write a lot about games made in the ’80s, ’90s, and early...

Galactic Empires Are Getting a Little Old

Paul Di Filippo is the author of many science fiction books, including The Steampunk Trilogy, Ribofunk, and WikiWorld. His new novel The Summer Thieves is a picaresque adventure modeled on the work of Jack Vance. “I like to always challenge myself with new arenas of...