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‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir Talks At Google HQ


‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir Talks At Google HQ

You won’t want to miss this one: Andy Weir, author of science fiction survival novel The Martian, delivered a talk at Google HQ as part of their “Authors at Google” series.
Check it out!

More about The Martian:
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, [...]

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‘The Martin’ Author Andy Weir Does Reddit AMA On New Book


‘The Martin’ Author Andy Weir Does Reddit AMA On New Book

Unless you’ve been hiding in a Suvudu-shielded bomb shelter somewhere (Which, if so, get your money back: Our geekish radiation penetrates even the most sturdy of shelters.) then you’ll know that we’re extremely excited about the publication of Andy Weir’s amazing novel The Martian. Apparently, we aren’t the only ones!
During a recent Reddit AMA (Ask [...]

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Scott Sigler on His TV Show in Development and More


Scott Sigler on His TV Show in Development and More

I didn’t have much of a chance to catch up with Nocturnal author Scott Sigler as SDCC, but a video conference wasn’t a problem for a tech-friendly guy like him. Scott gave an update on the state of his television show and more in this short interview.

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Zombies and Meth: An Interview with ‘Fiend’ Author Peter Stenson


Zombies and Meth: An Interview with ‘Fiend’ Author Peter Stenson

Peter Stenson is the author of Fiend, a zombie apocalypse novel in which the only survivors are methamphetamine addicts:
There’s more than one kind of monster.
When Chase Daniels first sees the little girl in umbrella socks tearing open the Rottweiler, he’s not too concerned. As a longtime meth addict, he’s no stranger to horrifying, drug-fueled hallucinations.
But [...]

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Should I read ‘World War Z’ If I’m Going to See the Movie? Yes.


Should I read ‘World War Z’ If I’m Going to See the Movie? Yes.

Should I read the book before I see the movie? Is the book better than the movie? Will one spoil the other? Those are some of the questions that fans have to ponder before they see a movie based on a novel, or vice versa.
Sometimes it can be difficult to choose which one to experience [...]

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Ernest Cline to Host AMC’s ‘Geek Out’


Ernest Cline to Host AMC’s ‘Geek Out’

Good news for geekish girls and boys of all persuasions: AMC is adding to its already fan-friendly lineup (Walking Dead, Talking Dead, Comic Book Men) with a pilot for ‘Geek Out’, a new unscripted television program hosted by Ready Player One author Ernest Cline. ‘Geek Out’ focuses on different facets of pop culture fandom, from [...]

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George R.R. Martin’s Favorite Book of 2012: ‘The Black Count’


George R.R. Martin’s Favorite Book of 2012: ‘The Black Count’

Amazon.com’s Omnivoracious blog grabbed a moment with A Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin to ask about his favorite book of 2012. What was it, you might ask: A far-flung fantasy, maybe? No, but it might as well be. Martin’s favorite book of the year, Tom Reiss’s The Black Count, is an unbelievable action [...]

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Must Read: Scott Sigler Describes the “Suvudu” Monster


Must Read: Scott Sigler Describes the “Suvudu” Monster

I’ve written about Scott Sigler’s book Nocturnal quite a bit here at Suvudu.com, so I though that for a change, I’d ask him to write for me. On impulse, I asked him to describe Suvudu if it was a monster. Here’s what he sent back. Amazing!
The Suvudu was a monster often reported by trappers, loggers [...]

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Superheroes and Zombies: Peter Clines on ‘Ex-Heroes’


Superheroes and Zombies: Peter Clines on ‘Ex-Heroes’

Superheroes in a world gone to the living dead: what does being superhuman mean when the average person is barely surviving? Peter Clines explores this and more in an Ex-Heroes, an exciting new take on two well-worn genres. Clines spoke with me about this cross-genre horror-fantasy in the following interview:
Zombies and superheroes, huh? I smell [...]

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Meet ‘The Black Count’: General Alex Dumas


Meet ‘The Black Count’: General Alex Dumas

We write a lot about fictional heroes  here at Suvudu, but the real world is full of larger-than-life heroes whose exploits rival anything a writer could dream of. Such is General Alex Dumas, the father of Alexandre Dumas, author of The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo and a score of other books. A [...]

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