Gimbling in the Wabe – When the Cigarette Doesn’t Burn

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The other day I was watching the latest episode of a dramatic television series that I had found surprisingly good: well realized plot, intriguing development, strong acting, great look.  Yet as the season progressed, I found myself becoming increasingly disillusioned with it, less on the convolution of the complex story line and more with what [….]

Review & Giveaway: Box Office Poison by Phillipa Bornikova

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Box Office Poison Phillipa Bornikova Tor Books August 6, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7653-2683-6 Linnet Ellery is a modern, young associate at the prestigious New York law firm of Ishmael, McGillary and Gold.  But IMG is not your average law firm – it’s what’s known as a “white-fang” firm, which means that it’s run by vampires.  That’s [….]

Goosebumps Books that Would Make Amazing Movies

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From our Shiny Friends at Mental Floss: Deadline announced that Sony Pictures is negotiating with director Rob Letterman to work on a film adaptation of Goosebumps, the kid-lit classic series written by R.L. Stine. If the Goosebumps film actually happens, the screenwriters certainly won’t be lacking for material: Between 1992 and 1997, Stine churned out 62 books in the [….]

Hollywood Buckaroo by Tracy DeBrincat

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Hollywood Buckaroo Tracy DeBrincat Black Lawrence Press First Edition: October 16, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-9828766-8-8 —♦— Thank heavens Tracy DeBrincat understands the glitter and glitz of Hollywood; the egotism, the diva moves and the dreams of avarice that go with the Beverly Hills landscape.  If she didn’t have such a feel for the movie industry and [….]

Trailer: World War Z First Look

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Brad Pitt plays a family man  who faces a deadly zombie pandemic in World War Z. Just when you thought that the zombie genre may be starting to generate less screams and more Zzzz’s, World War Z arrives with an adrenaline shot in the arm for the genre — complete with insane special effects and [….]