Andrew Liptak

Andrew Liptak

Vermont
Andrew Liptak is a writer and historian from Vermont. He is the author of the forthcoming book Cosplay: A History (Saga Press, 2021), and his work has appeared a variety of publications.
Jun
11
The taxonomy of dressing up for fun

The taxonomy of dressing up for fun

There's an invisible line between cosplayers and reenactors, but while the uniforms are different, there's a lot that's the same under the hood
13 min read
Jun
10
Another Middle-earth-set film is on its way

Another Middle-earth-set film is on its way

The Tolkien-verse gets even bigger.
6 min read
Jun
10
"Space belongs to you": Becky Chambers on optimistic sci-fi and ending her Wayfarers series

"Space belongs to you": Becky Chambers on optimistic sci-fi and ending her Wayfarers series

Becky Chambers won the inaugural Hugo Award for Best Series in 2019, and with her latest novel, The Galaxy and the Ground Within now out, she talks about building "wonderful and insignificant" stories about space.
24 min read
Jun
04
Storytelling is an unrealized work tool

Storytelling is an unrealized work tool

Storytelling is a powerful tool to evoke and impart emotions, and morality through fiction. But it's also a tool that organizations can and should utilize to effectively communicate their efforts.
10 min read
Jun
03
Imagining the breakdown

Imagining the breakdown

5 min read
Jun
01
Here's the June 2021 sci-fi/fantasy book list!

Here's the June 2021 sci-fi/fantasy book list!

A roundup of all the science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in June 2021 that you should add to your bookshelves.
10 min read
May
28
Amazon's roar

Amazon's roar

Amazon announced that it's acquiring film studio MGM. The move is part of a larger trend of media consolidation, and it could have some worrisome impacts on MGM's creative legacy.
12 min read
May
25
Transfer Orbit Slack Channel

Transfer Orbit Slack Channel

1 min read
May
21
Reopening the Stargate

Reopening the Stargate

Earlier this week, word broke that Amazon was in discussions to purchase MGM. If that goes through, it could provide a return path for the Stargate franchise.
12 min read
May
17
AT&T is spinning off WarnerMedia

AT&T is spinning off WarnerMedia

8 min read