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I'm Thinking Of Making The Senate CIA Torture Report Into A Boardbook

Gotta tell you, the CIA onesie, coupled with multiple stories like this about Melville House making a trade version make me want to adapt the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture as a boardbook. Maybe over the Christmas break. Maybe...Show More Summary

Kotaku's Favorite Comics of 2014

It's an arms race out there in superhero-movie-land. Seems like everybody wants to adapts comics into something else. That's cool. But let's not forget the ancestral medium whence all that excitement originates. Because comics had a damn good year this year. Read more...

Newswire: Sega wants to adapt some of its old video games into movies and TV shows

From Mortal Kombat to Doom to Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time, movies adapted from video games have a reputation for not being worthy of their source material. Still, that doesn’t stop studios from trying to buck the trend, eternally hoping that what’s enjoyable and popular in one form has got to be at least worth checking out in another. Show More Summary

NBC to stage ‘A Few Good Men’ as live television event

NBC wants to adapt “A Few Good Men” to the small screen -- with a live twist.

Lena Dunham Is Looking To Make A Period Period Piece

2 months agoOdd : Badass Digest

The GIRLS creator wants to adapt the book CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY.

The Artist Who Helps Scientists Imagine the Future of Our Planet

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the future, as we flee regions made unlivable by climate change, we'll want to adapt quickly to new habitats. That's why we need the inventions of Maja Smrekar, an artist who works with scientists to create visions of the future — and glimpses of our evolutionary past. Read more...

Wow: Some Brave Soul Wants to Adapt the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy for TV

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Some ambitious production company has decided in the wake of Fifty Shades of Grey to adapt Anne Rice's Sleeping Beauty Trilogy into a television show. HOO BOY. Good luck with that, y'all. Read more...

Shorties (Making Ulysses a Video Game, The Best Live Albums of All Time, and more)

PopMatters profiled a filmmaker who wants to adapt James Joyce's novel Ulysses into a video game. Paste listed the best live albums of all time. NPR Music is streaming the new J Mascis album Tied to a Star. Lumina interviewed...

Watch James Franco’s ‘Blood Meridian’ Test Reel, With Mark Pellegrino as the Judge

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

James Franco directed an adaption of the Cormac McCarthy novel Child of God, which opens in some theaters on August 1. But Franco also wanted to adapt McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, and even Franco admits the book seems like an “un-filmable” novel. Show More Summary

Warner Bros Really, Really Wants To Adapt The Best-Selling Novel The Goldfinch

This is a bit of an unusual story. Most of the times when we mention a movie studio and a novel in the same article, it's to announce that a studio has scooped up the rights of a novel, often one that is best-selling and/or penned by a hot author. Show More Summary

Are you excited for 'If There Be Thorns,' the follow-up to 'Petals on the Wind' and 'Flowers in the Attic'?

There are two movies down and two movies to go if Lifetime wants to adapt all four of V.C. Andrews' first book series about the incestuous, dysfunctional Dollenganger family -- rumor has it that the network plans to adapt the third and fourth novels. Show More Summary

Electric Cloud Closes $12M Series E Round For Its Continuous Delivery Service

8 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Electric Cloud, a company that offers continuous delivery products, services and support to businesses that want to adapt this software design practice, today announced that it has closed a $12 million Series E round with participation from Siemens' Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Show More Summary

MRI tracking of genes to offer insights into memory and learning

Doctors normally use MRI to look inside the body to examine organs and tissue, for instance to find tumors and other abnormalities. Now, biological engineers in the US want to adapt the scanning technology to work on a much smaller scale. Show More Summary

Motherless Brooklyn on Screen

Edward Norton has wanted to adapt Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn since it came out, but finding financing was almost as difficult as solving Frank Minna’s murder. Now, Brett Ratner has agreed to fund the film with Norton directing and starring as Lionel Essrog.

Man Of Steel Writer Wants To Adapt Neil Gaiman's Sandman

David S. Goyer knows a thing or two about adapt comic books. To date he's penned screenplays for The Crow: City of Angels, which was inspired by James O'Barr's Crow comics, three Blade movies, Batman Begins and the summer hit Man of Steel With the last of those pulling in an incredible $662 million worldwide, Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Disney wants to adapt Princess Bride for the stage

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Disney is toying with the idea of a Princess Bride "stage adaptation." Please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck. Read more...

'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects

While 'War Horse' is in L.A. at the Pantages, the director launches Tori Amos' musical, 'The Light Princess,' at National Theatre. LONDON — When author Michael Morpurgo was told the National Theatre wanted to adapt his book "War Horse" for the stage, to be co-directed by Marianne Elliott, he immediately went off to see Elliott's production of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan."

How do you manufacture huge amounts of graphene for a fraction of the cost? Printing presses

last yearTechnology : GigaOM

The National Science Foundation recently awarded $745,000 to Graphene Frontiers, which wants to adapt roll-to-roll manufacturing to the emerging material.

Jason Reitman Wants Adam Sandler And Cameron Diaz For Next Film

For his next film, Jason Reitman wants to adapt Chad Kultgen’s satirical novel Men, Women and Children; and he specifically wants Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Cameron Diaz and Rosemarie DeWitt in leading roles. Kultgen’s novel focuses...Show More Summary

Best Backpacking Stoves and Pots for Cooking Simple One Pot Meals

Simple one pot backpacking meals are a great option if you want more variety in your backpacking diet, you want to eat real food with less preservatives, or you want to adapt your meals to seasonal or locally available ingredients that you encounter on your hike. But if your existing stove and cook pot are only […]            

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