When the apocalypse hits, Linux user and zombie fiction writer Jack Wallen posits that open source users will be one step ahead of the undead horde and their creators.
Posted by Jack Wallen | October 27, 2012, 12:46 PM PDT
In this interview, astronomer, science writer, and sci-fi fan Phil Plait talks about getting hooked on astronomy, working on the Hubble telescope, palling around with Neil deGrasse Tyson at Comic...
Posted by Jessica Mills | October 26, 2012, 5:05 AM PDT
For all the moderately obscure appearances of the ARPAnet in fiction, none is perhaps as unlikely as the sitcom that presented the first TV depiction of any version of the Internet.
Posted by Jay Garmon | October 25, 2012, 1:27 PM PDT
Geekend contributor Ken Hardin lists five creepy film adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft works.
Posted by Ken Hardin | October 25, 2012, 4:41 AM PDT
Geekend contributor Jessica Mills shares some of her strong and critical feelings about four Doctor Who episodes written by Russell T. Davies.
Posted by Jessica Mills | October 19, 2012, 3:50 PM PDT
Geekend’s own Jay Garmon tag teams with professional geek rocker John Anealio to name the 10 best sci-fi rock albums that mainstream music ever produced.
Posted by Jay Garmon | October 18, 2012, 1:46 PM PDT
The social gaming site GameCrush generated controversy at its initial launch. In this interview, cofounder Eric Strasser talks about learning from that feedback and the site’s relaunch.
Posted by Nicole Bremer Nash | October 18, 2012, 9:24 AM PDT
Geek Trivia: What other sci-fi franchise unofficially 'shares' a universe with Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
Douglas Adams wrote several early drafts of the Hitchhiker’s Guide movie script — and made a special effort to secretly tie the movie universe into another well-known science-fiction...
Posted by Jay Garmon | October 12, 2012, 5:19 AM PDT
Wally Bahny reviews the English translation of the book Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified. Find out if he thinks it’s worth a read.
Posted by Wally Bahny | October 11, 2012, 10:25 AM PDT
Joss Whedon’s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing features Shakespearean vocabulary, a noir feel, and a cast with lots of geek cred.
Posted by Nicole Bremer Nash | October 11, 2012, 9:38 AM PDT