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For a limited time, you can download the entire The Soldier Son trilogy by Robin Hobb for only 2.99$ here. This omnibus edition is comprised of Shaman's Crossing, Forest Mage, and Renegade's Magic.Here's the blurb for Shaman's Crossing:Here's the blurb:Nevare Burvelle is the second son of a second son, destined from birth to carry a sword. Show More Summary

Interview with Tim Marquitz (Interviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author website Order Aftermath HEREOrder Influx: Clandestine Daze #1 HERERead The Nocturnal Library's review of InfluxRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of Armageddon Bound Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Resurrection Read...Show More Summary

‘Kholat’ Review: Cool As Ice

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of nine hikers in the Ural mountains in 1959 has spawned dozens of theories and perhaps as many dramatic reimaginings. Not only that, the truth is equally as unsettling as the fictional counterparts. The Dyatlov Pass incident involved nine hikers ripping through their tents and fleeing barefoot through deadly cold […]

Extract from Ian McDonald's LUNA: NEW MOON

The folks at just posted an extract from Ian McDonald's forthcoming Luna: New Moon. It's the author's first adult novel in a few years and I'm really excited about it! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:The Moon wants to kill you. Show More Summary

How to Build a Globe From Scratch

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Time, patience, time, dedication, and time are just a few of the things Peter Bellerby needed to found and subsequently operate Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, one of the only companies on Earth that still makes globes by hand. Read mor...

Charity Drive for Con or Bust: An Audio Version of “John Scalzi Is Not A Very Popular Author And I Myself Am Quite Popular,” Read by Me

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Short version: To benefit Con or Bust, a charity which helps fans of color attend science fiction and fantasy conventions, I will make an audio version of John Scalzi Is Not A Very Popular Author And I Myself Am Quite Popular: How SJWs Always Lie About Our Comparative Popularity Levels, a parody of an actual book […]

Satiate Your Bloodlust With 15 Minutes of ‘Dying Light: The Following’

When Techland first unveiled the gargantuan expansion that is Dying Light: The Following, it sounded like it would be a big deal. With a world that’s larger than every environment in the main game combined, as well as new loot and dune buggies, it was immediately clear that this DLC would be well worth its […]

Bow Down to the Beauty of These New Godzilla Posters, Out Friday

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Who wouldn’t want to see the King of the Monsters, bursting out of the water and screeching on their wall, every single day? We all would, and that’s what these brand new Godzilla posters by artist Laurent Durieux will do, if you can snag one. Read more...

Who causes more destruction in superhero movies, heroes or villains?

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Lost in all those superhero comic book flicks that hijack too many screens in movie theaters is how in preventing a villain from let’s say, world destruction or universe domination, the superhero becomes responsible for a lot of damage to a city. Show More Summary

Untitled Horror Film Coming From ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producers

Red Granite Pictures, the production team behind The Wolf of Wall Street and Horns, is developing a psychological horror film based on an idea from Joey McFarland. The film is as-yet-untitled. According to Variety: The film is centered around a young medical technician as he begins to experience disturbing and unexplainable events while treating a […]

ASAP Science Runs Through How Many Cherry Pits and Tablespoons of Spice Will Kill You

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This is the ultimate video to illustrate that “the dose makes the poison.” ASAP Science explains how much seasoning, how many cherry pits, and how much loud music will murder you. Read more...

How did H.P.

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How did H.P. Lovecraft conquer popular culture? In The Atlantic, writer Philip Eil examines the posthumous history of Lovecraft’s works and the current mania for all things Cthulhu. At the same time, he asks: How can fans reconcile their affection for Lovecraft’s fiction with the author’s virulent racism? Read more...

How to Recreate One of Aliens' Most Iconic Props For Under $30 

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Many of you now know about one of the many things I collect. Another thing on that list is prop replicas of weapons from movies. I’ve got lightsabers and samurai swords, but one thing I always wanted and never got was the Pulse Rifle from Aliens. Now I can build one for under $30. Read more... and Social Media Updates!

In preparation for the exciting LeakyCon 2016, LeakyCon is updating their website, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. These sites are currently veiled under an air of mystery, as they are being rebuilt from the ground up. With constructing a new theme, LeakyCon promises new and exciting details about the relaunch of LeakyCon in Los Angeles more!

Waxwork Announces ‘Evil Dead 2? Vinyl: Needs Your Help For Design

Waxwork Records has announced that they will be releasing Joseph LoDuca‘s score to the 1987 horror comedy Evil Dead II on limited edition vinyl. As someone who owns several Waxwork titles, I can tell you that this is incredible news and makes me extremely excited for the final product! However, there’s a very cool twist […]

Check Out "Noticing," a New Project From Robert Krulwich and Aatish Bhatia

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Two of our favorite science writers, Robert Krulwich and Aatish Bhatia, just launched a new science blog about “noticing small things and exploring big ideas.” They call their project “Noticing.” Read more...

American Horror Story might double down on seasons in 2016

American Horror Story is an undeniable zeitgeist hit, and - like it or not - its success is good news for the horror genre at large. But showrunner Ryan Murphy might just be letting the ratings numbers get to his head. Drunk with power,...Show More Summary

Meet the Protein That Plugs a Sperm Into an Egg During Fertilization

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The successful union of egg and sperm in fertilization depends on a sperm cell’s ability to get through an egg’s thick protective coating and latch itself to its membrane. A study published in the journal Andrology yesterday gives us our first look at the protein responsible for the tie-down. Read more...

We’re Getting An 80’s Style Slasher From Slash

Legendary guitarist Slash has confirmed that he will be producing an 80’s style slasher in the vein of Halloween and Friday the 13th for Revolver Picture Company. While there is no title or concept for us to read, it is being reported that Brian Sieve (Boogeyman 2 & 3) has written the script, which is […]

August 27, 2015: Win a Dark Matter script – and secrets!

Here’s the deal.  I’m giving away a signed copy of the Dark Matter season one finale.  But this isn’t just a run-of-the-mill signed script.  No.  I’m offering up an annotated version of the script for Episode 13 with notes on EVERY page, offering behind the scenes insights, episode secrets, and a hint or two at what’s in […]

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