Tagged in "interview"

Interview with key figures in the world of science and science fiction.

Interview with 'Our Final Invention' Author James Barrat

OMNI Staff
in Culture

James Barrat is the author of Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era, an equal parts fascinating-and-terrifying book which explores the perils associated with the he...

Await Further Instructions

Roger Crow
in Entertainment

Christmas. What could be more enjoyable than getting the family together, having dinner, then crashing out in front of the TV? However, for those featured in new movie Await Further Instructions, this...

Some words with Zsófia Döme, Hungarian Treehugger and Illustrator

Mickey Rivera
in Culture

Zsófia Döme (http://zsofiadome.tumblr.com/) likes to get lost in the woods and draw the things she didn’t see, those things that imagination can’t help but see while surrounded by wild greenery teemin...

Who's Laughing Now?

Ryan Sprague
in Culture

“We could make you disappear, and your body would never be found.” Darren Perks knew that this wasn't going to be a friendly encounter, but had it really come to this? The words of the guard were fill...

Confessions of a Conspiracy Geek

Ryan Sprague
in Entertainment

On May 19th, 2002, a finely strung bow was tightly wrapped around nine (although it is now ten) seasons of what is arguably one of the greatest science fiction shows to ever hit the television airwave...

Interview with 'Alien' Co-Creator Dan O'Bannon

OMNI Staff
in Entertainment

In the below excerpt from Film Fantasy Magazine, Ed Sudden II interviews Alien co-creator Dan O'Bannon. In excerpt, O'Bannon recounts that the concept of the movie Alien began as a simple story called...

Reconstructing Lynch's 'Dune:' A Look at 'Dune Redux'

Mike G
in Entertainment

Once you’ve watched a few fan edits (also known as fan cuts) of commercially released feature films, you come to appreciate the extraordinary power of editing to change a movie. I found that particula...

Interview with Investigative Filmmaker Jeremy Corbell

Rachel David
in Culture

Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell makes his living seeking out the ExtraOrdinary; that seemingly gratuitous capitalization perfectly encapsulating his mission to–as he puts it–“force us to reconsider the fabric of our own beliefs” and consider an atypical alternative. His approach is to undermine attempts to discredit unorthodox opinions by way of discrediting the opinion holders themselves. This investigative journalist and documentarian believes that the key to opening minds to a radical viewpoint...

The Science of Smell

Tim Noakes
in Science

Straddling the disciplines of art and science, Sissel Tolaas has travelled the globe collecting over 7,000 different smells, which she stores in her Berlin research laboratory. Along the way she has m...

Artist Mario Martinez aka MARS-1 Interview

OMNI Staff
in Culture

While artists abound who enjoy conjuring up astronauts, robots, space battles and creatures from another world, few are able to achieve the striking balance that makes the extraterrestrial imagery of ...

Interview with Mike Resnick

Joshua Sky
in Culture

At 74 years old, Mike Resnick is only hitting his stride. Just last week he handed in the eighth book he wrote this year, and he has clocked in 13 short stories and just sold a fantasy trilogy to DAW ...

Interview with 'Floaters' Creator Jeremy Solterbeck

Natasha Sydor
in Entertainment

Space: the Final Frontier. Or... is it? While space travel has consistently been depicted in science fiction and popular culture as an exclusivity attainable by elite scientists, engineers, and air fo...

Science Journalist Lee Billings On Life Beyond the Solar System

Claire Evans
in Science

The history of science can be read as a series of brusque reality checks. Once, we imagined ourselves the center of a small and harmonious universe, gifted with a sun content to revolve placidly aroun...

Interview With Ralph Barnaby

OMNI Staff
in Culture

In October of 1910, when he was just 17 years old, Ralph Stanton Barnaby played hooky from high school and went to the Second International Gordon Bennett Air Race at Belmont Park, Long Island. His ol...

To Preserve a Demon 

Joshua Sky
in Culture

Writer/editor Jason Davis has a special ambition -- to catalog, digitize, edit, correct, annotate and re-publish (or publish for the first time, in some cases) all of Harlan Ellison's writings. Twenty...

Interview with Martin Shoemaker

Joshua Sky
in Entertainment

Omni had the opportunity to speak with Martin L. Shoemaker, multi-award winning author and professional programmer. His short story Today I Am Paul was nominated for a Nebula Award and he has won much...