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‘Sea Serpent’ Washes Up On SoCal Beach


Giant FishIt’s a truism that many of the fantastic monsters of folklore and mythology are based on real-life creatures. Case in point: The serpent-like oarfish that recently washed up on a southern California beach. Eighteen feet of glistening, slimy, slithering, snaky fish, the creature was hauled away for study by marine science instructor Jasmine Santana and fifteen helpers.

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Hail, Atlantis: The Story of a Legend That Will Not Die


Atlantis_map_1882_cropA cursory examination of world mythology offers many tales of lost lands: Lemuria, Mu, Avalon, Shangri-La. None, however, hold as much sway over the popular imagination as the legendary island nation of Atlantis, a golden land of plenty lost in a single day to a mysterious cataclysm.

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Grant Morrison Honored by Queen Elizabeth II


Grant Morrison Honored by Queen Elizabeth II

For decades Scottish writer Grant Morrison has been leaving his wildly creative mark on the sequential storytelling medium with titles like The Filth, The Invisibles and ¬†Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth. When he’s not writing ground-breaking (and mind-blowing!) comics, Morrison is a playwright and screenwriter.
His last book, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Luck of the Irish! Kevin Hearne’s “Hounded” Coming Soon


Luck of the Irish! Kevin Hearne’s “Hounded” Coming Soon

‘Tis St. Patrick’s Day, and in between great quaffs of green beer and all the Irish dancing your poor feet can stand, you might be interested in hearing about a soon to be released novel: Kevin Hearne’s Hounded, a tale of the Iron Druid.
And who might be this Iron Druid, you ask? A fair [...]

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Star Wars

Blackstar Warrior: Can You Dig It?


Check out the trailer for Blackstar Warrior, a spoof/homage to Star Wars, the Blaxploitation films of the seventies, and what might have happened if these two cinematic strains had ever had the opportunity to cross-pollinate.
In all likelihood, this is as much as we’ll ever see from the universe of Blackstar Warrior, but I’d love [...]

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