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9 Dinosaur Movies for Fans of the Prehistoric 

Di-no what to watch tonight? Hold onto your butts: this dinosaur movies guide has all the recommendations you could possibly need. 

By Shannon Raphael

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

Is Star Wars Still Special?

The galaxy far, far away is now more ubiquitous than ever before. With an endless stream of content on the horizon, can Star Wars still be a major event?

By Mike Chen

5 Disaster Movies Seen Through a Scientific Lens

These blockbuster disaster movies should be taken with grain of salt the size of The Rock. 

By J.C. Breen

The Best Vacation Spots for Geek Getaways

It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door.

By Mike Chen

The Sonic Storytelling Behind Fantasy Podcast Archive 81

Archive 81's Marc Sollinger reveals how he uses sound to tell an unforgettable fantasy story. 

By Marc Sollinger

5 Unique Conventions Geeks Need to Check Out

These events offer all the camaraderie and excitement of a huge con — without the exhausting crowds. 

By Chris Mahon

Have an Out-of-This-World Weekend at Escape Velocity 2018

The Maryland convention celebrates the best in science and sci-fi—and right now they're offering a 20% discount to Portalist readers! 

By The Portalist Staff

[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

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