Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is a longtime contributor to Inverse and the author of the book 'Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths' (Plume 2015.) He's been published in Den of Geek!, SyFy Wire, Vulture, Tor.com, the New York Times, and StarTrek.com. He is also an editor at Fatherly. Ryan lives with his wife and daughter in Portland, Maine where he teaches creative non-fiction for the Maine Writers and Publisher’s Alliance. He is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency.
The Way
'Mandalorian' Season 2 trailers are hiding a secret bigger than Baby Yoda
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What do we actually know about this season?
Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where?
'Mandalorian' Season 2 trailer 2 breakdown may reveal a Boba Fett teaser
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The newest trailer didn't give much away — or did it?
Boldly Go
'Star Trek: Discovery's newest villain is an obscure alien from the movies
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This all-new century is inhabited by some very old aliens.
Fear Is the Mind Killer
'Dune' 2021: Why the delay could save the movie and get us more sequels
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If Dune had come out this year, it might have been a disaster.
Seize the time
'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 4 release date may precede 'Picard' Season 2
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Discovery confirmed production will start on Season 4 in November 2020. Here's what that means for the rest of Trek.
Warp Speed
Star Trek just became more like Star Wars in one major way
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In Discovery, getting around the galaxy isn't like dusting crops...
Inverse Reviews
'Discovery' Season 3 review: The biggest Star Trek reboot since J.J. Abrams
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"We were hitting a major reset button," director Olatunde Osunsanmi tells Inverse.
The Way
'Mandalorian' Season 2 revives a strange part of '90s Star Wars canon
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Remember the good old days when Gamorreans would fight in boxing rings?
Fear Is the Mind Killer
'Dune' 2021: 3 ways to read the books before the new release date
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There are a lot of Dune books. Which order should read them in? What about the prequels? Do you need to read them all?
Final Frontiers
Star Trek showrunner talks 'Lower Decks' Season 2 and fixing Trek canon
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"I feel like I could do a whole Star Trek show set on Earth," Mike McMahan tells Inverse.
There's Coffee In That Nebula
'Star Trek Prodigy': Janeway's return could totally change the timeline
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She's back!
Number One
'Star Trek: Lower Decks' adds a major TNG castmember for Season 2
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The high-profile cameos from the Season 1 finale will continue.
Assimilate This
Star Trek just dropped a mind-blowing critique of its founding vision
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What happens to the planets of the Federation after people have boldly gone?
Infinite Combinations
'Star Trek 4' release date could finally reconnect the movie and TV canons
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What happened to all that post-Beyond momentum?
Fear Is the Mind Killer
'Dune' 2020 will get 1 space science theory right that Star Wars gets wrong
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One of the greatest science fiction masterpieces avoids one of sci-fi's oldest tropes.
Ancient Religion
'Mandalorian' Season 2 can fix a massive 'Force Awakens' Jedi plot hole
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Hey, weren't the Jedi supposed to have returned?
Assimilate This
Star Trek just threw its entire movie canon into question
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Everyone assumes there's one canon of Star Trek, but what the latest Lower Decks presupposes is — maybe there isn't?
Silver Jumpsuits
'Raised By Wolves' flubs a key sci-fi detail Ridley Scott usually nails
Ryan Britt
The pulp vibe of these bots is cool — but it's also distracting as hell.
Beam Me Up
'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' leak teases an Enterprise fan-fave's return
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A familiar Short Treks face could be back for the Discovery meets TOS spinoff.
Robot Overlords
'Dune 2020' will make a lot more sense if you watched 'Star Trek: Picard'
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There's a Dune connection to the canon of Star Trek hiding in plain sight.