SF & Fantasy

Watch This Amazing Speed-Painting of Kit Harington as Jon Snow


Got a few minutes? That’s all you’ll need to watch a few squiggly lines and splashes of digital paint become a high quality rendering of Kit Harington Jon Snow. YouTube User ‘Drawing Dad’ uploaded this unbelievably cool short video today, and while I could do without the easy listening soundtrack (Sorry, Drawing Dad!) I was [...]

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Remembering Poul Anderson


Note: I wrote this remembrance of Poul Anderson just prior to learning of actor and wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper’s death. As Piper had died yesterday, and Anderson 14 years prior, I though it proper to write about Piper. However, as a longtime fan of Anderson, I have chosen to go ahead and run this today. [...]

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RIP Actor and Wrestler ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper


Former pro wrestler and actor “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died. According to his agent, Piper succumbed to a heart attack at his Hollywood, California home. He was 61 years-old.
While science-fiction fans will rightly remember Piper as the star of the John Carpenter cult classic “They Live”, Piper appeared in nearly 50 films and television programs, [...]

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Star Wars

Check Out Some of Mark Hamill’s Hilarious Autographs


A huge tip of the hat and a mighty “thank you” to Redditor “ibleedorange” for sharing a hilarious collection of “Star Wars” photo cards signed by Mark Hamill. The actor signed and personalized a series of collectible cards from the movie with irreverent but good-humored jokes about the film series. He pokes fun at the [...]

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50 Page Fridays: Robin Hobb


50 Page Fridays: Robin Hobb

This week we’re reading the first 50 pages from Robin Hobb’s upcoming book, Fool’s Quest! Click read more to check it out.

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SF & Fantasy

First Draft Done: MORNING STAR by Pierce Brown


First Draft Done: MORNING STAR by Pierce Brown

Pierce Brown has finished the first draft of Morning Star, the concluding volume in his Red Rising Trilogy!

How will Darrow get out of Golden Son alive?!

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HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ May End After Season Eight


HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ May End After Season Eight

Bad news for those of you who might like to stay in the wintery land of Westeros forever: HBO president Michael Lombardo has been quoted as saying hit series “Game of Thrones” may end after season eight. According to Lombardo, that’s how far showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss plan for the series to run.
Lombardo’s [...]

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‘Press Start to Play’ is the Fiction Anthology Gamers Need to Read


Sometimes I think that people don’t get the complex philosophical dimensions of video games: that these are worlds built upon a foundation of who we think we are. The antagonists–the demons, enemy troops, and monsters–reflect our own fears and moral quandaries, and our achievements reinforce what we perceive (in the context of the artificial world) [...]

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