Skeleton sculptor Tim Prince took a bit of the person-eating plant from Little Shop of Horrors and added a pinch of Aliens' xenomorph queen to create this fearsome tribute to the horror comedy musical. I wouldn't put it past this critter to attempt world domination.
Photographer Marc da Cuhna Lopes imagines a desolate future in which people are gone, and somehow giant animal skeletons have taken over our world. But don't panic — that's not really a person-sized animal that somehow died while perched on a bed. It's an illusion of scale.
Kelly Link's latest short story sneaks up on you — at first you think it's just a concentrated dose of weirdness, a jarring head-trip like being suspended by your ankles over the ocean. But then her strange world-building starts to make sense, and you think the whole thing is becoming a demented thought experiment.
Want to write something that's both weird and gorgeous? That pushes the boundaries of storytelling and includes moving, relatable characters? Then you should read the masters of this odd not-quite-genre.
Want to revisit The Outer Limits, the classic 1960s anthology series? A new blog reviews one Outer Limits episode per day, with supplemental essays by an army of smart critics. Dip into the early-sixties zeitgeist and rediscover the weirdness! [WeAreControllingTransmission]
Want to know what's coming next on Fringe? You might need to go to your local independent record store and delve into mad scientist Walter Bishop's groovy musical tastes.
Iron Man director Jon Favreau stars in The Big Empty, in which he gets hired to make a delivery — and winds up out in the middle of the desert, where 27 people in blue tracksuits have a strange mission.
Not only was Scientology founded by a scifi writer, but its greatest enemy - the Anonymous group - models itself after a comic book character. Now members of the alien-loving religion are on trial in Australia for torture and baby-killing.