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Leaving New York

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Dear New York: You gave us a delightful weekend, and we loved visiting you, but now I’m afraid we must depart and return to our Ohio environs. Thank you for having us. We’ll be back again, you can be sure. (Also, for all of you who want a Hamilton review from me, I’ll be posting […]

Load Up Your Kindle With 40 Popular Titles For Just a Few Bucks Each

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today’s Kindle Gold Box is ostensibly centered around previous Kindle Daily Deal titles that you might have missed, but all you really need to know is that it’s loaded with really popular books for $5 or less. Read more...

New Jacqueline Carey interview

When I started considering resuming doing interviews, I checked to see who was releasing something new in the near future and Jacqueline Carey topped the list. Miranda and Caliban came out earlier this week, so she was happy to oblige!...Show More Summary

Joe Tracz: “Lemony Snicket” and “Lightning Thief”

This week, screenwriter and playwright Joe Tracz talks about two big projects in progress: "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" for Netflix and "Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief" for Broadway. Joe talks about the challenges...Show More Summary

Star Wars Rebels Ended With a Bit of a Bombshell This Week

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars Rebels has never shied away from emotion—and the latest episode, Legacy of Mandalore, offers up an extra-large serving. It puts us smack in the middle of a rare Star Wars conflict, a mother versus daughter, then hits us with a very big shake-up. Read more...

‘Us and Them’ Trailer Ignites Deadly Class Warfare

The rich get rich. The poor stay poor. A socially relevant thriller headed to SXSW next month, Joseph Martin’s Us and Them puts a target squarely on the chest of the wealthy. The film centers on a working class youngster who aims to kick start a revolution by turning the tables on the establishment with a […]

February 18, 2017: What’s best for Bubba

There are still some rewrites to do, a couple of polishes to finish, and a series finale to break but, for now, I’m taking it easy.  For now, it’s all about the dogs. We broke out the stroller for the dogs while Lulu managed to limp her way to the dog park long enough to […]

Behind the Scenes with Oscar-Nominated ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Design Team!

Vanity Fair recently interviewed production designer Stuart Craig and set dresser Anna Pinnock – leaders of the immensely talented design team behind Fantastic Beasts – on their Oscar-nominated work behind the scenes of the latest film to delve into J.K. Show More Summary

Emma Thompson Talks ‘Alone in Berlin’ and Propoganda, Past and Present

Emma Thompson, known to Harry Potter fans as the flighty Professor Trelawney, spoke to The Sydney Morning Herald about her current film, Alone in Berlin. Naturally, when discussing a WWII film that delves into what individuals can do in the face of great opposition and evil, the conversation turned to politics, both past and present. You...read more!

Grumpy Cat and Garfield Comic Is Either the Worst Idea Ever, or Purrfectly Genius

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Grumpy Cat and Garfield are teaming up in their first comic book series. This seems like something that would grate my skin until it bleeds... but it might actually be one of the most logical crossovers in years. Read more...

[Toy Fair ’17] ‘The Exorcist’ Living Dead Doll Will Make Your Head Spin

The power of Christ might compel you to buy this. Many horror fans consider William Friedkin’s The Exorcist to be the scariest movie of all time, and that’s a crown that will probably never be taken off its head. The image of a demonically possessed Linda Blair is one that is seared into the brain […]

Today’s Visit to the Central Park Zoo, In Tweets

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Ominous sequence. pic.twitter.com/Oltc7X2l78 — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Weird looking cat. pic.twitter.com/vbeFJRVfwQ — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Also a weird looking cat. pic.twitter.com/xxFipMsXKZ — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Seriously what's up with the cats in this place. Show More Summary

[Toy Fair ’17] ‘The Mummy’ and ‘The Dark Tower’ Join Funko’s POP! Vinyl Line

Two of the most hotly-anticipated movies of 2017 head to the toy shelf. We’re looking ahead to a huge summer this year, and two of the biggest movies headed our way in the warmer months are a brand spankin’ new reboot of The Mummy in June and the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark […]

David Tennant Talks Final Season of ‘Broadchurch’

David Tennant, known to Harry Potter fans as the wily and erratic Barty Crouch Jr., returns for the third season of Broadchurch as DI Alec Hardy. The cast and crew are typically secretive when it comes to the hit show, but Tennant recently spoke about what fans can expect in the final series, the first episode of which airs on ITV, Monday, February...read more!

[Toy Fair ’17] Super 7 Unveils New Wave of ‘Alien’ ReAction Figures Including Jonesy!

The retro-style ReAction Figures line all began with a wave of Alien toys that the company Super 7 literally unearthed from the past. To make a long story short, the figures were based on prototypes of Alien toys that Kenner never ended up releasing back in 1979; the line was soon picked by Funko, who […]

Broadway “Cursed Child’ Auditions Next Week

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child takes a significant step towards its 2018 Broadway premiere next week. As reported earlier this month by Leaky, tryouts for the Harry Potter play, which has run with much acclaim in London’s West End, are scheduled in New York February 20-22. According to a recent listing on Backstage.com,  now...read more!

[Toy Fair ’17] NECA’s 30th Anniversary ‘Dream Warriors’ Freddy Figure is Hungry for Souls

The ultimate Dream Warriors figure has arrived. In celebration of the third Nightmare on Elm Street installment’s 30th anniversary, NECA will be releasing a couple of awesome new products. First up, as we showed you earlier today, they’re putting out a full-size, screen-accurate replica of the Freddy puppet seen in the movie, and now we […]

[Toy Fair ’17] The Ninja Turtles Transform into the Universal Monsters

Cowabunga, Drac! You may remember that back in the ’90s, Playmates put out of a line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures that dressed the beloved turtles up as iconic Universal Monsters such as Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Wolf Man. It was a strange line, but it’s become one that horror fans have strong […]

Death of Stalin Gets Reprint for New Movie, Reminds Us Dictators Sucks

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Death of Stalin, the French graphic novel detailing two days of chaos between Joseph Stalin’s stroke and the announcement of his death, will get a new reprint ahead of the upcoming film adaptation. Perfect timing too, because (for some weird reason) we should remind ourselves what actual totalitarian governments are… Read more...

[Toy Fair ’17] Chucky Retro-Style Clothed Figure Coming from NECA

Wanna play? Countless toy companies have released countless Chucky toys over the years, to the point that it’s admittedly become hard to get excited about any new ones, but hardcore Chuck-heads(?) will nevertheless be happy to hear the news out of Toy Fair that NECA is bringing the pint-sized ginger menace into their MEGO-style, retro […]

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