Saturday, 30 August 2014

TA DA! THE ART OF ASKING has a COVER. (warning: contains NSFW behind-the-scenes nakedness)


hola dears greetings from the woods. i’ll get to the bizarre story of what i’m doing in the woods for the next few months after i deal with book madness. gimme a couple days.

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Extended UK Preview for Gotham Debuts


FOX has revealed a new extended UK preview for their upcoming Batman-inspired show "Gotham" and it features some bits of new footage from the series. Check it out in the player below!

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Friday, 29 August 2014

The Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller Automata, Starring Antonio Banderas


Millennium Entertainment has released the trailer for sci-fi thriller Automata, in theaters and on VOD October 10. Directed by Gae Ibanez, the movie stars Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen and Dylan McDermott.

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Get a Glimpse of The Walking Dead's Fifth Season in a New Teaser


AMC has debuted a new teaser for the upcoming fifth season of their hit series, "The Walking Dead"! Check it out in the player below and catch the premiere episode Sunday, October 12 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

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Adrianne Palicki Joins the Cast of Marvel's Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Mockingbird!


It was first revealed at the San Diego Comic-Con that Bobbi Morse, AKA Mockingbird, would be joining the crew of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and now Marvel Entertainment has confirmed that "Friday Night Lights" and G.I. Joe: Retaliation�star Adrianne Palicki has been cast in the role.

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Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Will be Teaming Up Again


Speaking about the possible next project, Pegg said: "Edgar and I were having a conversation the other day about it and it has a title and everything. We're kind of into a creative cycle now.

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The First Official Dancing Groot Toy Has Arrived!


It's here! Well, almost – the official price and release information won't be announced until next week, but the first Marvel-approved dancing Groot toy will be available for pre-order "real soon," according to Ryan Pegagos, Executive Editorial Director of Marvel Digital Media.

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Life On Mars Creators Are Conjuring Up A Victorian Ghost Drama


The co-creators and writers of Life on Mars and Ashes To Ashes are working on a new paranormal drama for the BBC titled The Living and the Dead. And they're promising it will be "very, very scary." Excellent.

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Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith’s Daughters to Fight Evil with Yoga and Apathy in New Movie


Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp are bringing their daughters to work...

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British Genre Fiction Hitlist: Late August New Releases


From the fold of the British Genre Fiction Focus comes the British Genre Fiction Hitlist: your biweekly breakdown of the most notable new releases out of the United Kingdom’s thriving speculative fiction industry.

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Epic new Karen Miller is nearly here


International bestselling author of Karen Miller is back next month with THE FALCON THRONE, book one in the stunning Tarnished Crown series. Karen Miller’s newest novel tells the story of a divided kingdom where some will do anything to seize the crown.

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The British Library Unveils a New Show Devoted to Gothic Literature


Two hundred rare objects will trace 250 years of Gothic literature, in the British Library's forthcoming exhibition, Terror and Wonder. Dave McKean has designed this image to promote the event, inspired by Frankenstein, Dracula and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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Creepy Cosplay That's As Horrifying As Anything We See In The Movies


If you ever need proof of how utterly effective special effects makeup can be in horror, you need look no further than these cosplayers. They take terrifying characters and concepts away from the realm of movies and into the real world. Sometimes cosplay is inadvertently horrifying.

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Are We On The Verge Of A Space Opera Resurgence?


The superhero boom is certainly showing no signs of stopping or even slowing. But could space opera be the next genre to take over our screens?

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Good News For Eye Worms! The Strain Renewed For Season 2


Those of us who are patiently waiting for the vampire apocalypse to finally get off its undead ass, good news! FX has confirmed Guillermo del Toro's horror show The Strain for a second season. Meaning the show has 13 additional episodes to finally show humanity getting its ass kicked.

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Why I'm Excited For DC Comics' Massive New Movie Plans


A couple weeks ago, Warner Bros. announced it was claiming release dates for nine unspecified DC Comics films, between now and 2020. This signaled that Warners is serious about building on the success of Man of Steel, and challenging Marvel's comic-book movie ascendancy.

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Beautiful Monsters


Clive : "Hello - I'm eating - I'm sorry, I'll stop eating in just one moment... I'm eating a big doughnut, full of chocolate sauce. Really, really good! Okay - how are you guys?" Clive : "I did that as well.

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Science Fiction And Fantasy Books That Will Change Your Life This Fall


Science fiction and fantasy books are seriously going to blow your mind this fall. William Gibson returns to the future. Plus there are new books by David Mitchell, Anne Rice, Michael Moorcock, Margaret Atwood and Patrick Rothfuss.

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

The Official Site of The Hugo Awards


The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, has announced the 2014 Hugo Award winners. 3587 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot.

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Sunday, 17 August 2014

What's The Difference Between Epic Fantasy And Sword-And-Sorcery?


As an editor at Pyr Books, Lou Anders has published tons of fantasy novels of all stripes. But now he's crafted his own fantasy novel, Frostborn, in the sword-and-sorcery tradition that goes back to Conan. But what's the difference between "epic fantasy" and "sword and sorcery"? Anders explains.

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