Parsec Award Finalists Announced!

The Parsec Awards celebrate the best in Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcasting, and they've just announced the finalists for the 2017 awards. There are between three and six nominees selected in each of the categories, and a total of fourteen categories, so there's a long list below! Each of the categories has now been passed... Continue Reading →

Superstructure of the Week: Alderson Disk

Named after Dan Alderson, a NASA scientist who had a love for science fiction, the Alderson Disk is probably the most ambitious megastructure ever conceived. This theoretical structure is shaped in the form of a compact disk - but blown up to nearly incomprehensible proportions. With billions of time the surface area of Earth, the... Continue Reading →

Hitchhiker’s Guide Returns to Radio

The BBC have announced the return of the cult classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Radio 4. To mark the 40th anniversary of Hitchhiker's first being heard over the airwaves, the original cast are reuniting for a series to be known as "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase". Confirmed as returning... Continue Reading →

Review – Syndicate – Sophie Davis

Stassi is a ‘runner’ – essentially a thief that travels to the past and acquires goodies the affluent in her present desire. The story is primarily set in 1925 France where she and a partner have been sent to obtain an unpublished manuscript. They must infiltrate the author’s social circles by drinking at parties and... Continue Reading →

SFW in the City launches with a bang!

After 8 years of their famous Sci-Fi Weekender, Chic festivals have expanded with the launch of their sister-event, SFW in the City. Launched this past weekend at the O2 arena in Sheffield, Zealot Script was fortunate enough to be in attendance at the event. In traditional style, there was lights, music, dancing, cosplay, merchandise stalls... Continue Reading →

Superstructure of the Week: Ringworld

by Logan LePage Larry Niven’s Ringworld was published in 1970 and immediately became one of the standards for which to compare other superstructures to. In the story, a gargantuan ring is explored by the long lived Louis Wu, the lucky Teela Brown, the insane Nessus, and the ferocious Speaker-to-Animals. Being a million miles across, with... Continue Reading →

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