Harry Harrison

Repo Man director needs your help adapting classic Harry Harrison novel
Mar 25, 2013

If you're a sci-fi nut looking for your next Kickstarter obsession, director Alex Cox has something to show you.

Harry Harrison, writer whose book became Soylent Green, dies at 87
Dec 17, 2012

Harry Maxwell Harrison, the science fiction author best known as the author of the 1966 novel Make Room! Make Room! that was made into the 1973 film Soylent Green, passed away at age 87. Harrison also wrote many other well known science fiction novels in more than five decades as an SF author, most notably in series such as The Stainless Steel Rat, Deathworld, and Bill, the Galactic Hero.

Little-known sci-fi fact: Why Soylent Green was called Soylent Green
Dec 17, 2012

It's one of the most iconic names in classic science fiction, as celebrated for its cult status as it is for its massive parody potential, or at least that's what we think now. The reality is, if you heard the title Soylent Green without knowing anything about the movie, you'd probably think it's a pretty crappy name. So why's it called that?