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Play The 30th Anniversary Edition Of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Game Online Now

The BBC have refurbed the official tie-in video game to Douglas Adams’ beyond-seminal radio comedy show and are hosting the new version, murderous paradoxes, spit, polish and all, on their website.

How To Get Work As A Fantasy Artist – Tom Braxa Gives Away His Secrets

I’m always curious about the books you see like “How To Sell Your Graphic Novel To Hollywood” or “How To Make Money As A Writer”. The reason I’m always curious… and skeptical… is usually the name of the author is …

Enter The World Of Guillermo Del Toro – Book Trailer For His Cabinet Of Curiosities

I don’t have many book-books in this Kindle era but there’s no way I’m not adding this gorgeous new tome to my collection. This is just the thing paper is made for.

Full Trailer For The Pseudo-Mysterious Bad Robot Book Project, S

I cracked the mystery box open with a simple bit of actually looking at things when the first trailer hit, and now the second promo for S. admits just what it is: a book.

Official Book Trailer For Stephen King’s The Shining Sequel, Doctor Sleep

Apparently set within the confines of that infamous Room 237, here’s a book trailer for Doctor Sleep, Stephen King’s upcoming sequel to The Shining.

Contrast And Compare: M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth Movie, Peter David’s After Earth Novel

Peter David is the media-hopping writer behind Star Trek novels, Hulk comic books and Babylon 5 TV episodes, amongst literally hundreds of other genre pieces in just about every medium I can think of.

Change Of Plan – Stephen King’s 11/22/63 Headed To TV With Bad Robot

The last time we discussed Stephen King’s time travel story 11/22/63 is when Jonathan Demme was planning to adapt it into a feature film. Well… that isn’t happening.

David Cronenberg, Isabelle Huppert And Holy Motors’ Denis Lavant To Make Body Art

This thing has cinehipster appeal just dripping off of it. Hopefully, it will also be good.

Dotter Of Her Father’s Eyes Wins Costa Award For Best Biography

Announced on BBC’s Front Row (listen to it here), Dotter Of Her Father’s Eyes by Mary Talbot and Bryan Talbot has won the Costa Best Book Award for Best Biography.  Another graphic novel had been noiminated for Best Novel, Days of …

Saturday Runaround – Comics Are Still Not Just For Kids Anymore

COVER STORIES Charles Rousseau is signing at Cards, Comics And Collectibles in Maryland from noon today, and the store will naturally have their exclusive Adventure Time #10 cover by Charles for him to sign. Jae Lee will be doing similar …

Stephen Colbert Announces His New Book – America Again, Re-Becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t

Also, a cartoon farting dinosaur

Neil Gaiman And Phillip Pullman Talking About Fairytales In London

At the end of next month, timed to coincide with Phillip Pullman‘s Grimm Tales For Young And Old, Pullman will be sitting down for an evening of conversation about fairytales with Neil Gaiman at the Cambridge Theatre in London, currently …

Chris Sanders’ The Croods Gets An “Art Of” Book, Cover Is A Great Family Portrait

I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: the concept art for CG films can often be beautiful and astonishing in ways the finished films are not. Here’s a brilliant bit of artwork for Dreamworks’ The Croods, coming next spring. …

Warner Bros. Set Wheels In Motion For A Prequel To The Shining, As Stephen King Readies His Own Sequel

Could we be looking forward to duelling Shining spin-offs?

The Return Of Firefly? Whedon Unleashes His Snark

From San Diego Comic Con today, courtesy of Kate Kotler. Question: Are you thinking of a Firefly reboot if the Science Channel special goes well? “Yes.” -Joss Whedon “Opening sequence [of the Firefly reboot] is a conversation between Wash & …

“Science” Has Found The “Perfect” Casting For 50 Shades Of Grey – But Who The Hell Is It?

Universal and Focus Features spent so much money on the rights to turn that dirty Twilight fanfic 50 Shades of Grey into a movie that they’re bound to make a move sooner or later. But who to cast? Well, don’t worry, …

Under The Skin Of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter With Director Timur Bekmembetov

The director of Wanted has made a movie about Abraham Lincoln killing vampires. He was probably very confused by my sincere line of questioning.

A Look Inside Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Director’s Cut

Coming up later, lots of discussion of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. I got to speak to both director Timur Bekmembetov and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith at the weekend, and will be bringing you news of what we spoke of. Firstly, though, …