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Interview: R.A. Salvatore on Drizzt Do'Urden, Escapism, and 2018

The Portalist spoke to the prolific fantasy author about the new Drizzt trilogy, the power of fantasy, and why the dark elf remains so compelling. 

by Carolyn Cox

Watch Carol Soar in the First Captain Marvel Trailer

See Brie Larson kicking ass and taking names in the inaugural female-led Marvel movie.  

by Carolyn Cox

Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

Meet a mysterious monster as American as apple pie.

by Carolyn Cox

Announcing the 2018 Hugo Award Winners!

See a list of winners from last night's historic ceremony — then download the titles and start reading!

by Carolyn Cox

Alleged Megalodon Sightings That Will Make You Want to Believe

Megalodon died out millennia ago. But our fascination with this mighty shark will never go extinct.

by Carolyn Cox

Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

Discover Butler's stunning vision for humanity's future. 

by Carolyn Cox

16 of the Best Audiobooks for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fans

Open your ears—and your heart—to these terrific tales.

by Carolyn Cox

Bookburners Is Your Next Fantasy Obsession 

Uncover this utterly addictive urban fantasy serial today. 

by Carolyn Cox

Strange Angel Explores the Wild Life of Scientist-Magician Jack Parsons

A new show reveals the unbelievable true story of Jack Parsons, sex magician and pioneering rocket scientist. 

by Carolyn Cox

8 Urban Fantasy Books With Magical Romance 

From shifters to shadowshapers—and everything in-between—these stories are filled with supernatural goodness. 

by Carolyn Cox

Congratulations to the 2017 Nebula Awards Winners! 

If you haven't discovered these acclaimed reads yet, then today is your lucky day. 

by Carolyn Cox

The Enduring Anger of Joanna Russ 

A new release of Joanna Russ’ work shines a light on the feminist author’s genius and fury. 

by Carolyn Cox

Sherrilyn Kenyon Talks Coloring Outside the Lines

The genre-defying bestselling author explains why she's drawn to fantasy, romance, horror—and everything in-between. 

by Carolyn Cox

52 Star Wars Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

These are the sacred Star Wars texts you're looking for.

by Carolyn Cox

Why the New Gormenghast Adaptation Has My Excitement Peake-d

The time is right for Mervyn Peake's masterpiece to return to the small screen.

by Carolyn Cox

Michael Crichton: Fun Facts About the Jurassic Park Author

Learn more about the blockbuster writer-director behind Westworld and the Jurassic Park series. 

by Carolyn Cox

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