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Ten Upcoming Sci-Fi/Fantasy Chicago Theater Productions

(Guest post by Tiffany Keane) Within the past decade, mainstream media has embraced science fiction and fantasy, with the genre arguably at its most popular levels in entertainment. This popularity has inspired the theatre community, which has started to embrace its inner geek. From long–standing theater companies with extensive sets and elaborate costumes to independent […]

Cushing in Space

Are there any words more delightful in a movie’s opening titles than “Peter Cushing?” Of course there aren’t—well, not for me, anyway. Cushing’s presence in a film means that no matter the nonsensical depths to which it may sink (and Cushing has been in a lot of nonsense) there’ll be smashing scenes that rise above […]

The Uncanny Valley

Is it that time of year again? Is there a crispness in the air? Are decorations going up around your town? Are you hearing joyful songs of the season? That’s right! IT’S TIME TO BEGIN A NEW YEAR OF UNCANNY MAGAZINE! Is there really a more magical time of year? So sing an Uncanny carol! […]

Uncanny Magazine 2015 Award Eligibility

It’s the time of year when people post their year-in-reviews to remind voters for the different SF/F awards what’s out there they might have missed and which category it’s eligible in (especially for the Hugo Awards and Nebula Awards). This was the first full year of Uncanny Magazine (Issues 2 through 7). We are extremely proud […]

Uncanny Magazine Podcast Episode 3

Welcome to the third installment of the Uncanny Magazine Podcast! In Podcast Episode 3, you will hear: Editors’ Intro: Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas Short Fiction: “The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History” by Sam J. Miller as read by C.S.E. Cooney Poetry: After the Moon Princess Leaves by Isabel Yap as read […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue Two

Uncanny‘s first issue of 2015! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on January 6, 2015. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on January 6, and half on February 3. Featuring new fiction by Hao Jingfang (translated by Ken Liu), Sam J. Miller, […]

The Uncanny Valley

The Thomases are… happy and exhausted. As we write this, we’re finally finished with our World Tour (which included a visit to the David Bowie Is exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago). Basically, every weekend was booked, from Caitlin’s birthday in October until mid–December. This included Lynne speaking about Doctor Who at […]

Uncanny Issue 2 Cover & Table of Contents!

Coming January 6, THE SECOND ISSUE OF UNCANNY!!! All of the content will be available in the eBook version on the day of release. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on day of release and half on February 3. Don’t forget that eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available on Weightless […]

The Ruby of the Summer King

The Summer King fell in love with the Winter Queen before they even met. He dwelt in the heart of summer in bursts of fruit and green, a place the denizens of winter did not and could not even consider approaching. But even in summer, tales were told of her stark beauty, of her penchant […]

Interview: Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She has won three Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a British Fantasy Award and four British Science Fiction Association Awards, and was a double Hugo finalist for 2019 (Best Series and Best Novella). Most recently she published The House of Sundering Flames, the conclusion to her Dominion […]