Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is an editor and writer for Inverse. He covers TV, film, and books, with emphases on science fiction, Star Trek, Dune, Star Wars, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Doctor Who, comics, ‘80s pop culture, ‘90s music, kids’ media, and more.

He is also the author of three non-fiction books: "Luke Skywalker Can’t Read" (2015), “Phasers On Stun!”(2022), and the Dune history book “The Spice Must Flow” (2023); all from Plume/Dutton Books (Penguin Random House.) His other writing has been published with the New York Times, Esquire, Den of Geek, SyFy Wire, VICE, StarTrek.com and elsewhere.

Ryan is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency and lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter.

The Force

Sneaky 'Acolyte' Easter Eggs Could Explain One Controversial Force Trick

Why do people in Star Wars always say the same things?

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

30 Years Ago, Star Wars Dropped Its Riskiest Game Ever

Sympathy for the Empire?

ByRyan Britt
Inverse Recommends

Kevin Conroy’s Final Performance is Just as Perfect as You’d Hope

The GOAT of Batmen takes his final bow.

ByRyan Britt
Movies

Star Trek's Mysterious New Movie Could Re-Use an Old Franchise Trick

Boldly going nowhere.

ByRyan Britt
The Spice

'Dune: Prophecy' Will Expand the Dune Canon With One Surprising Omission

Does the Dune show need...Dune?

ByRyan Britt
TV

Star Wars Just Revealed a Wild Fact About Yoda

Don't call him middle-aged.

ByRyan Britt
Spoilers

Everyone Missed 'The Acolyte' Finale's Most Game-Changing Jedi Moment

One conversation explains everything.

ByRyan Britt
Spoilers

Lightsaber Bleeding? 'The Acolyte' Finale Reveals an Unsettling Sith Trick

Let it bleed.

ByRyan Britt
SDCC 2024

Marvel's Comic-Con Schedule Reveals an Unprecedented First for the MCU

Seeing double.

ByRyan Britt
The Ring

'Rings of Power' Will Finally Help a Forgotten Character Make A Little More Sense

Let's talk about Círdan and his Ring of Fire.

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

Will Smith’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Misfire Is Way Better Than You Remember

Can you trust robots?

ByRyan Britt
SDCC 2024

The 2 Longest-Running Sci-Fi Shows Ever Are Finally Teaming Up

Time to beam into the time vortex.

ByRyan Britt
I'll Be Back

Netflix’s 'Terminator Zero' Trailer Boldly Reboots Skynet Canon

How did Judgement Day really happen?

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

Revisiting Mark Hamill's Tragically Forgotten Non-Star Wars Sci-Fi Game

Stay on target.

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

The Riskiest Spy Movie of the ‘90s is At Its Best When It’s a Bond Riff

The name is Schwarzenegger. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

A Perfect ‘80s Sci-Fi Classic Broke All The Rules

Nobody ever made them like this.

ByRyan Britt
Reel Science

Note To Hollywood: Nobody Faked The Moon Landing

Is the new rom-com Fly Me To The Moon good fun or a new path to damaging conspiracy theories?

ByRyan Britt
TV

'For All Mankind' Season 5 Casting Could Suggest An Even Bigger Reboot

Expect a lot of new faces.

ByRyan Britt
Movies

'Watchmen: Chapter 1' Won't Recreate Zack Snyder’s Biggest Mistake

Bring back the squid.

ByRyan Britt
TV

'The Acolyte' Just Rebooted a Very Obscure Dark Side Power

Since when can the Force do that?

ByRyan Britt