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Confirmed: ‘Deadpool’ Film to be Rated ‘Hard-R’


Those of you who have been silently (or not so silently) wondering how Marvel planned on making a decent “Deadpool” movie while sticking to a PG-13 rating need worry no more: Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the film will not only be rated R, but it will be a “hard-R” at that. In an interview [...]

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Take Five With John Birmingham, Author, ‘Dave vs. the Monsters’


Take Five With John Birmingham, Author, ‘Dave vs. the Monsters’

John Birmingham is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Birmingham is the author of the Dave vs. the Monsters series. The third volume, Ascendance, is available now:
As a hardworking monster-slayer, Dave Hooper tries not to bring his [...]

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Mark Zuckerberg Wants You to Read Iain M. Banks


How’s this for cool? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has added a novel by the late Iain M. Banks to his “A Year of Books” series. Titled The Player of Games, it’s the second in Banks’s The Culture series, which is set in a post-singularity, galaxy-spanning society. Zuckerberg announced the addition of the book via his [...]

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Interview with ‘Self/Less’ Screenwriters Alex and David Pastor: Radical Life Extension, Faustian Bargains, and an Immortal One-Percent


Spanish screenwriting brothers Alex and David Pastor are known in their native land for their science-fiction films “Carriers” (“Infectados”) and “The Last Days” (“Los Ultimos Dias”), but their names may be less familiar to American movie-goers who aren’t foreign film buffs.This might all change next week when the Pastors’ newest film, “SELF/LESS” hits theaters.
Starring Ben [...]

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SF & Fantasy

2015 Comic-Con Author Schedule


In one week, the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con will begin! It is going to be a great convention of geeks everywhere.

And here is a fairly comprehensive list of panels featuring some of the best writers in our genre! Take a look and use as a resource if need be!

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Artist Todd Lockwood Paints His Own Novel’s Cover Art


Todd Lockwood is known for his Drizzt and dragon art. But in 2016, his debut novel, The Summer Dragon, will publish from DAW Books.

And he is contributing the cover art, as can be expected. Take a look at it here!

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On This Day in 1704: A Pirate’s Death at Scarlet’s Wharf


On this day in 1704, John Quelch, captain of the Charles and six crewmen were marched to a waiting gallows at Boston’s Scarlet’s Wharf. After enduring a sermon from a clergyman in attendance, Quelch and five of the crewmen met their fates dangling at the ends of the hangman’s nooses. One received a last-minute reprieve, [...]

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Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases 6/30/15


Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases 6/30/15

HARDCOVER
Artemis Invaded
by Jane Lindskold
The Hollow Queen
by Elizabeth Haydon
The Map of Chaos: A Novel
by Félix J. Palma
The Philosopher Kings: A Novel
by Jo Walton
The Red: First Light
by Linda Nagata
PAPERBACK
Alien Hunter: Underworld
by Whitley Strieber
American Craftsmen: A Novel
by Tom Doyle
Ascendance: Dave vs. the Monsters
by John Birmingham
The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell
The Book of [...]

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Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ Game from Visceral to be in Style of ‘Uncharted’


Remember “Star  Wars 1313″? Sure, you do. Teased in 2012, the game was to be a “mature” look at the “Star Wars” universe from the perspective of a bounty hunter in search of a criminal in Coruscant’s underworld. Unfortunately, the game died in the development phase, lost when studio LucasArts was closed.  While there’s pretty [...]

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Interview with Nathan Garrison, Author, ‘Veiled Empire’


Nathan Garrison is the author of the new fantasy novel Veiled Empire:
The Empire is Shrouded, not only by the barrier that covers the land, but by the lies and oppression of the mierothi regime. Magic is the privilege of the elite, and the people of this shadowed country have forgotten what it means to hope [...]

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