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Scream All Night: Six Scary Movies for Halloween


trick1What’s Halloween night without scary movies? Sadly, you really can’t depend on television to show any frightful fare worth watching, so it’s good to have a stack of scary stuff on-hand. I’ve picked out six movies from my personal collection and listed them in no particular order for an all-night horror movie marathon – if you’re brave (or foolhardy) enough to stay up to dawn with nothing but werewolves, slashers and zombies for company. Note: I’ve scheduled approximately five minutes of down-time between each film. You’ve got to go to the bathroom at some time. Ready? Let’s get started.

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Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ Expanded Universe: Where Should a New Reader Begin?


‘Star Wars’ Expanded Universe: Where Should a New Reader Begin?

What is your recommendation for a reader’s first Star Wars novel? Assume that our hypothetical reader is familiar with all six films and enjoyed them all equally, and generally enjoys science fiction literature. Where would you tell him or her to begin?

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Suvudu On Air: The Whatcha Readin’ Edition


Suvudu On Air: The Whatcha Readin’ Edition

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Matt and Kyle talk about what they’ve been reading. Is it really that simple? Yup, turns out it is.

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Box Office Blitz: Top 10 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Films of 2009


This time of year, we do all kinds of Top 10’s that look back at what was and, in a few cases, look ahead to what will be. Now if you’re like me, you’re addicted to these little reminiscences of the year gone by (or predictions of the year to come). They’re like time capsules [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

PS Friday: Suvudu Graphic Novel Style


In case you haven’t heard this already, we’re participating in Personal Shopper Fridays (or PS Fridays) with the rest of team Random House! If you haven’t tried it out, you can do find out more here: BooksEqualGifts.com.
Anyway, the whole thing has me thinking about what I would recommend to others in need of suggestions for [...]

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Walter Mosley (et al) recommends China Mieville’s The City & The City


It’s been an incredible year for China Miéville’s latest novel, The City & The City. As long time readers of Suvudu know, it was a book that we were really excited about prior to its publication. I can remember my first experience with it. It was several months prior to the publication date and I [...]

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Paranormal’s Got Its Claws, Fangs, Whatever Sunk In Me


On second thought – I’m really not that surprised that I’ve been suckered into these books. I was an avid reader of the Twilight Saga and may have been an occasional peruser in the romance section back in the day… but man oh man – you add supernatural elements to a romance and it [...]

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Fodor’s on Comic-Con: Where to Eat near the San Diego Convention Center


It’s that time of year again: comic book fans from all over will soon descend upon San Diego for the ultimate science fiction celebration. If you’ve attended any of the previous conventions, you know that the only option for a quick bite onsite involves long lines, mediocre food, and steep prices. We at Fodor’s have [...]

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