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52 Star Wars Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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

by Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Win Passes to Escape Velocity and a Sci-Fi Prize Pack!

We've partnered with Escape Velocity to give away 6 weekend passes to the Maryland con, a $75 voucher, and a book bundle signed by Greg Bear.

by The Portalist Staff

8 Romantic Vampire Movies That Will Quench Your Thirst

You'll fall for these bloody good tales of undead lust and longing. 

by G.G. Andrew

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

8 Margaret Atwood Quotes for When the Bastards Grind You Down

The accomplished author reflects on dystopia, gender, and the eternal possibility of giraffes.  

by Aliza Polkes

6 Riveting Steampunk Movies

Put aside your blunderbuss, adjust your goggles, and immerse yourself in these steampunk-infused stories. 

by Stephen Lovely

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

5 Standout Sci-Fi and Space Westerns Like Westworld

These standout TV shows and movies can help pass the time between episodes of HBO's Westworld.

by Carolyn Cox

7 Gripping Shows Like Westworld

Already experienced Delos Destinations? These series will keep you entertained until it's time to return to Sweetwater. 

by Carolyn Cox

5 of the Coolest Starships in Science Fiction

They might look like buckets of bolts, but these ships are so much more than just modes of transport. 

by Chris Mahon

The Handmaid’s Tale Returns Soon—Download a Free Guide to Get You Ready

Know your Offred from your Ofglen? Eyes from your Angels? This free Ebook will get you up to speed for Season 2. 

by The Portalist Staff

13 Thrilling Space Movies

From sci-fi epics to incredible documentaries, these movies are out of this world.

by Aliza Polkes

8 of the Best Fantasy Movies Ever Made

Lions and tigers and great movies, oh my! These are some of the best fantasy movies out there. 

by Stephen Lovely

7 Incredibly Entertaining Movies Based on Video Games

Most movies based on video games are downright bad, but that doesn't mean they're not entertaining.

by Julianne Clancy

See the Eerie First Trailer for the Adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers

Martin says the TV series of his sci-fi novella will be "Psycho in space."  

by Audrey Webster

7 Transportive Sci-Fi and Fantasy Mobile Games

Transform your commute into an epic experience with these games. 

by The Portalist Staff

[CLOSED] Win a Trip to StarFest Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention in Denver!

We've partnered with StarFest to give away 2 Platinum Passes, a $300 travel voucher, and a bundle of books to read on your trip!

by The Portalist Staff

5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

We're looking back at some of the lessons to be learned from Ursula K. Le Guin's brilliant Earthsea series. 

by Chris Mahon

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