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X-Men: Days of Future Past

December 5, 2012 by

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So we’ve known for some time they were making a sequel to X-Men: First Class. It’s been given the disturbing? entertaining? kinda freaky? rather suggestive? title Days of Future Past. I have been excited/concerned/waiting to see how it’ll turn out. I mean, it could be good. The last set of X-Men movies only turned to disaster on […]

World War Z

November 13, 2012 by

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World War Z is book by Max Brooks about the zombie apocalypse, framed as a series of interviews after the fact. Its structure is this brilliant, interlocking thing where each story/interview is complete in itself but the larger story proceeds step by step taking you from the first outbreak to where they are now. It […]

A Certain Predilection For Getting Dragons Drunk

November 9, 2012 by

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Okay, so recently I’ve noticed that there are certain… similarities between the two series’ I’m writing. Not in story or character but some of the underlying ideas are the same. Fundamentally, this is not surprising. An author’s obsessions tend find their way onto the page somehow. And my doctorate — if it achieved nothing else […]

Archer’s Goon

November 6, 2012 by

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I just found out that once upon a time they made a TV series of Diana Wynne Jones’ Archer’s Goon. Brilliant book. So I was… excited and wary. We watched the first episode last night and I’m still trying to figure out if I want to watch the rest. It was terrible but in that […]

Happily Ever After

November 1, 2012 by

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COULSON LIVES

October 16, 2012 by

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I’ll just leave this here… At today’s Marvel Television Presents panel at New York Comic Con, Head of TV Jeph Loeb announced that Clark Gregg would reprise his role as Agent Phil Coulson in the live-action pilot “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.” …. [Joss] Whedon will …. co-write the pilot to “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.” with Jed Whedon and Maurissa […]

Character Sketch in 32 Words

October 15, 2012 by

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I want a trouble-maker for a lover, Blood spiller, blood drinker, a heart of flame, Who quarrels with the sky and fights with fate, Who burns like fire on the rushing sea. — #862: From Rumi’s Kolliyaat-e Shams-e Tabrizi. Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988). Translated by Zara Houshmand  

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