From Tor.com: While still in the early stages of our Neil Gaiman reread, Magic and Good Madness, (look out for our Sandman reread starting this month!) we are nonetheless always excited to hear about Gaiman’s upcoming publications. HarperCollins has just announced they will be creating a beautiful print edition of […]
Who would win in a fight between Tolkien characters and Game of Thrones characters? George R.R. Martin weighs in. Warning: spoilers! Back during WonderCon, MTV consulted Martin about a series of Game of Thrones vs. Lord of the Rings smackdowns: Aragon vs. Jaime Lannister Smaug vs. Balerion Saruman vs. Melisandre […]
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 […]
A haunting book trailer via Book Riot. Cold Light by Jenn Ashworth: Synopsis I’m sitting on my couch, watching the local news. There’s Chloe’s parents, the mayor, the hangers on, all grouped round the pond for the ceremony. It’s ten years since Chloe and Carl drowned. You can tell from […]
From BookRiot. Look what io9 dug up! Science fiction author Ray Bradbury matches wits with Groucho Marx as a contestant on “You Bet Your Life” in 1955.
From TED Talks: Novelist Amy Tan digs deep into the creative process, journeying through her childhood and family history and into the worlds of physics and chance, looking for hints of where her own creativity comes from. It’s a wild ride with a surprise ending.
Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill reveal their all-time favorite books. Share yours below in the comment, LitStackers. We want to hear from you!
We discovered a very interesting clip on worldbuilding from Open Media. In this clip, SciFi and Fantasy novelists Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, and Patricia Wrede discuss the practices they undertake when constructing the worlds contained in their novels. In this regard, according to Open Media, worldbuiling is a practice […]
Some silliness for you this afternoon, from Moxy Fruvous on Canadian TV Breakfast Show back in ’09.