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Kat Su’s ‘Crap Taxidermy’/Five Hideous Handmade Horrors From Sci Fi and Fantasy


Kat Su’s ‘Crap Taxidermy’/Five Hideous Handmade Horrors From Sci Fi and Fantasy

Welcome to the first installment of  “A Book In Mind”, a new feature in which I take a book that isn’t necessarily science fiction or fantasy and write an SF/F feature inspired by its contents. Today’s book is Kat Su’s Crap Taxidermy.
Kat Su’s famous(ly) horrific blog CrappyTaxidermy.com is ground zero for photos from a particularly [...]

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Suvudu

FAN-tastic News: Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine, Riding the Akira Cycle


FAN-tastic News: Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine, Riding the Akira Cycle

Another week has come to an end, and in its wake is an embarrassment of riches for those looking for fan news. Let’s get started:
Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine
Entertainment Weekly reports that DC character Lois Lane will step out from under the overwhelming shadow of her main squeeze Superman to star in her [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Monster Dogs of Myth and Legend


It’s National Dog Day, Suvudu readers!
Founded in 2004 by Animal Behaviorist and author Colleen Paige National Dog Day recognizes the important roles that dogs play in human lives as companions, rescuers, protectors, and guides, and raises awareness about the many shelter dogs that need to be adopted.
All of my dogs (and cats) have been [...]

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Suvudu

Eight Brain Monsters From Outer Space And Beyond!


Intellect_devourer I started thinking a little bit about all of science fiction and fantasy’s big-brained freaky mutants, monsters and aliens. I had never considered it until then, but – wow – there are a ton of them. So many, I made a list.

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SF & Fantasy

Featured Kickstarter: Kaiju Rising


A new Featured Kickstarter this week! This one with city-destroying monsters!

Make the jump to read an interview with Nick Sharps, co-editor of Kaiju Rising and learn more about this badass Kickstarter anthology!

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Suvudu

Legendary Monsters of South America


500cueroWe’ve got a lot European-flavored monsters in our fantasy fiction: trolls, dragons, ogres and vampire, just to name a few. It’s fine, they’re all classics and I love them, but as a long-time lover of monsters, I have to say that by focusing on the mythology of Europe, we as readers and writers end up missing out on a lot of cool and creepy stuff, like El Cuero: an evil blood sucking cow hide….

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Suvudu

Super-Scary Mochimochi!


Super-Scary Mochimochi!

Something horrifying is happening in Mochimochi land: the Super-Scary Mochimochi invasion! Tiny vampires, mummy kitties and goblins have arrived, and they’re here to stay. Don’t worry, little Mochimochis: they’re as cuddly as they are creepy.
It’s getting colder outside and Halloween is just around the corner. What better time to turn a time-honored tradition to creating [...]

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Suvudu

‘Face Off’ Isn’t Your Ordinary Reality Show


FaceOff_SyFyEven in this world of computer generated imagery and effects, the movie industry still relies on practical effects. (i.e. Ones that have been fabricated in real life.) Film making is rife with experts, but what about giving a relative unknown a shot at showing what they can do? That is the goal of Face Off.

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Suvudu

An Interview with Ted Kosmatka, Author, ‘The Games’


An Interview with Ted Kosmatka, Author, ‘The Games’

Ted Kosmatka is the author of The Games, a novel of a near-future where genetically engineered monsters fight to the death in an internationally sanctioned Olympic event. There’s only one rule: No human DNA is permitted in the creation of these chimeric beasts. The designs of American geneticist Silas Williams have taken the gold in [...]

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Paranormal

‘Being Human’ Is Monstrously Good TV


BeingHuman_S2With so much television programming out there, it can be hard to know what to watch. If you’re looking for a supernatural treat, Being Human on Syfy just might satisfy that craving.

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