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Opinion: It's Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ "Magic" Players

Opinion: It’s Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ “Magic” Players

A recent book covering the latest plots in the storyline of Magic: The Gathering entitled “War of the Spark: Forsaken” has come under scrutiny by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Magic players (among many others) for its content. Greg Weisman, the author, seems to have done a lot of people in the community dirty, according […]

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New Planeswalker, “Oko”, Unveiled for “Magic: The Gathering”

Brace yourselves, Magic fandom, for Oko, the newest planeswalker to grace the Blind Eternities! According to Forbes.com, Oko, full name to be determined, is the newest Planeswalker character for the Magic: the Gathering trading card game. Oko is explained in a Forbes interview with Nic Kelman, Head of Story and Entertainment at Wizards of the […]

“Lovecraft Country”: HBO’s J.J. Abrams/Jordan Peele Series Adds Abbey Lee in Recasting; Jamie Chung, Jordan Patrick Smith as Recurring

The road to HBO‘s upcoming thriller-drama series Lovecraft Country is one now paved with casting changes and additions, with Abbey Lee (Neon Demon) replacing previously cast Elizabeth Debicki in the role of Christina Braithwhite. In addition, Jamie Chung (The Gifted) and Jordan Patrick Smith (Unbroken) have joined the cast in recurring roles. Lee, Chung, and […]


You Season 2 Moves to Netflix; Lifetime to Focus on Original Movies

When Lifetime‘s new drama You returns for its second season some time in 2019, it will be with one major change: it won’t be on Lifetime. The Penn Badgley/Elizabeth Lail-starrer moves to Netflix beginning with season 2, becoming a Netflix global original. The first season of the psychological thriller is set to premiere on the […]

Lend Me Your Ears: We Review Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Adjustment Day’

Like a lot of fans of Chuck Palahniuk, I came to know his work after Fight Club hit theaters. If you had told me that nearly 20 years later I’d be feeling the same chills and excitement from another novel of his in Adjustment Day, I’d kiss you and thank you for the spoiler. I’ve […]

American Gods Season 1: A Look Back at a Season of Gods and Monsters

Okay, I know it’s been a while since we’ve heard any new American Gods news — well, any new American Gods news that doesn’t put me into a Level 8 panic mode — but that’s still no reason to not get excited for 2018. A new year means a new season of Starz‘s critically acclaimed adaptation […]

CW Taps The Skinny’s Jessie Kahnweiler to Adapt The Viagra Diaries

Actor/writer/director Jessie Kahnweiler (Meet My Rapist, The Skinny) will be applying some of her “triple threat” skills to the CW‘s adaptation of The Viagra Diaries. Based on Barbara Rose Booker‘s popular 2009 novel, Kahnweiler will write the series adaptation; and serve as executive producer with Erwin More and Brian Medavoy (American High, Just Shoot Me). Alan Nevins and […]

New The Alienist Trailer Shows the Method Against the Madness

At the turn of the century, a new kind of evil stalks the streets that requires a different approach to law enforcement and criminal investigation — a new way to look at the criminal mind. As we see from the newest trailer for TNT‘s adaptation of Caleb Carr‘s The Alienist, police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Brian […]

The Terror: AMC Releases Teaser, New Images for Ridley Scott Series

AMC is taking to the high seas for their next tale of terror, confirming a release date for Ridley Scott‘s thriller series The Terror, while also releasing a teaser trailer and first-look images. Based on Dan Simmons‘s novel and executive produced by Scott, David Kajganich, and Soo Hugh, the two-hour season premiere of the historical drama […]

Highway 59: FX Adapting Attica Locke’s Bluebird, Bluebird To Series

After what Deadline: Hollywood is reporting was a “competitive situation with multiple bidders,” drama series Highway 59 has found a home at FX. Based on author Attica Locke‘s newest novel Bluebird, Bluebird. Locke will write the adaptation of her novel, and will executive produce with 3 Arts’ Richard Abate, Jermaine Johnson and Will Rowbotham. Here’s what […]

Dietland: Julianna Margulies Returns In AMC Revenge-Fantasy Series

The Good Wife‘s Julianna Margulies is wading back into the turbulent waters of series television, tapped for a major role in Marti Noxon’s upcoming AMC drama Dietland. Based on the 2015 novel by Sarai Walker, the 10-episode revenge-fantasy drama has Margulies as magazine editor Kitty Montgomery opposite Joy Nash‘s (Twin Peaks) Plum Kettle in a story […]

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Rosario Dawson To Narrate ‘Artemis’, Andy Weir’s Follow-Up To ‘The Martian’

Yesterday, Audible announced the upcoming release of Artemis, Andy Weir‘s follow-up novel to The Martian… and it’s being narrated by Rosario Dawson. Artemis will be arriving on November 14th and according to THR.com: “[Artemis] follows a small-time criminal who, while plotting the perfect crime, gets caught up in a conspiracy to control the moon’s first […]

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Station Eleven Review: An Introspective, Lyrical Post-Apocalyptic Tale

It isn’t often that my home stomping grounds appear in books, outside of Hemingway‘s terse words, or, if you’re lucky, some Jim Harrison short lit-fic. But Station Eleven, a National Book Award Finalist by Emily St. John Mandel, finally gives me some home-town love in a post-disaster tale of art, life, limited-edition comic books, music, and cults. […]

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‘Who Fears Death’: George R.R. Martin, HBO To Produce Okorafor Novel

Author Nnedi Okorafor took to her Twitter account today to announce that HBO “is now in early development” on a series adaptation of her sci-fi fantasy novel Who Fears Death, with George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones) tapped as executive producer. Here’s an overview of Who Fears Death from Penguin Random House, who published the […]

‘Bite’ Review: A Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland Romp From K.S. Merbeth

Somewhere between Mad Max and the zany humor of the original Dawn of the Dead, K.S. Merbeth‘s book Bite is a dark and fun read. Yes, it does deal with horrible things such as abuse, murder, assault, and cannibalism in a serious way; but it does so without turning into a grim and dour read. At […]

‘Sherlock’ Gatiss, Moffat Stake Claim To ‘Dracula’ Reboot

Because “The King of the Vampires” fears sunlight, garlic, crosses and a month going-by without another reboot of his backstory, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is getting Sherlock-ized , as writers/producers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat reunite for a different spin on the classic vampire novel.  Variety reports that Gatiss and Moffat will serve as writers on […]

American Gods ‘Come To Jesus’ Recap: ‘You Better Get Yourself A Queen”

After a “calm-before-the-storm” penultimate episode that slowed-downed the action a bit, American Gods finds a number of its storylines ready to collide at the front steps of Ostara’s (goddess of Spring also known as Easter, played by Kristin Chenoweth) palatial estate as the season finale Come To Jesus begins. Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) is looking […]


The Man Who Has Read Alan Moore’s Jerusalem. Out Loud.

Alan Moore‘s second novel, Jerusalem is due to be released later this year. But if reading more that 600,000 words fills you with a little trepidation, why not look to someone who has done it for you? Like the award-winning Simon Vance, who has read for the audio version of the book. And who took a […]