In Peter Tieryas’ novel The United States of Japan, the United States loses the Second World War to Japan, and finds itself split between the invading Japanese army and Nazi Germany.
When we assembled our list of books that we were pumped about coming out in 2016, one particularly stands out: United States of Japan, billed as a ‘spiritual successor of The Man in the High Castle’. It’s got giant mechs, alternate history, and did I mention giant mechs?
Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television scrolling through Netflix. Allow us to help.
This has been a tough year. Pop culture let us down in many ways, even as our political system and our social institutions revealed a deeper seam of ugliness. But speculative fiction still offers us hope: not just optimism about human ingenuity, but actual reasons to look forward and keep our heads up.
The producers of alternate-history drama The Man in the High Castle spent eight years struggling to bring the Philip K. Dick adaptation to the screen. Now, after an extremely well-received first season, Amazon has just renewed the show for a second season.
Yesterday, two major shows dropped from streaming giants Amazon.com and Netflix: The Man in the High Castle and Jessica Jones. On one hand, you’ve got superheroes, while on the other, dystopian alternate histories.
The producers of the Man in the High Castle TV series spent eight years trying to get it off the ground, and having doors slammed in their faces. For a while, the BBC was going to make it, but it fell through. In order to finally get it made, they had to make one crucial change, that makes it a bit less bleak.
Books can transport you to strange new worlds—but they can also make your home more beautiful. And it’s the beauty and luxuriousness of nice books that make them such terrific gifts. These gift items will remind your friends and loved ones why they love books to begin with.
Jessica Jones comes to Netflix, Man in the High Castle streams on Amazon, and Marceline the Vampire Queens gets her own four-part miniseries on Adventure Time! A deadly Grant Morrison character swoops in on Gotham, a Jim Henson project is thawed in time for Thanksgiving, and Clara’s future is revealed on Doctor Who!…
Even just a few years ago, it seemed like science fiction was an endangered species on television. But now, there’s a new wave of smart, ambitious science fiction coming to the small screen. And meanwhile, a lot of original SF has flopped at the movies.
Philip K. Dick’s classic novel The Man in the High Castle offers cover designers a few creative directions to go in. There’s Nazi imagery. Japanese flags. Images of an occupied United States. But as Atlas Obscura shows, some overseas designers went in a decidedly different direction.
The Flash casts a villain’s father—and films a new villain. The next season of Supernatural will have a car-bound bottle episode. A comic about a time traveling Nikola Tesla is heading to TV. Plus, new footage from both Ant-Man and Fantastic Four, Bill Prady talks Muppets, and more. Spoilers Get!
Are you ready to live under Nazi and Japanese occupation? Amazon is adapting Philip K. Dick’s beloved alt-history novel The Man in the High Castle for television, and today at Comic-Con, we found out what to expect from the show’s first season.
Philip K. Dick’s famous novel, The Man in the High Castle has recently gotten special treatment from The Folio Society, a publisher notable for their exquisite editions of classic literature. With the release, they’ve provided us with a special look at some of the artwork inside.
Amazon has released the pilot for their series translation of Philip K Dick's novel Man In The High Castle, set in an alternate universe where Germany and Japan won World War II. We were nervous at first, but so far, it looks great.
Big Hero 6 hit theaters with a rocket-powered punch, thanks to superpowered nerds and a cuddly robot. People all over the net are going to try and take this apart piece-by-piece, and I can't speak for all of it, here're some pop culture (and especially Marvel Comics) nods you might not have caught. SPOILERS, naturally.
Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle, which takes place in a world where the Axis won World War II, has found a lead for its new Amazon TV series. We're just super happy this PKD book is finally getting an adaptation.
Jeremy Renner shoots down a major Avengers: Age of Ultron rumor. The Russos explain how Captain America 3 will be the second half of a two-part story. Guy Ritchie finds his King Arthur star. And what does a set video reveal about an Arrow character's past? Spoilers now!
Syfy just announced plans to adapt Philip K. Dick's award-winning 1962 novel The Man in the High Castle as a miniseries. The book is set in an alternate universe where the Axis won World War II, and America has been divided amongst Germany, Italy and Japan; the complex narrative covers several characters as they fight…