We Read The Internet So You Don’t Have To

David Tennant reads vampire stories, Michael Moorcock’s rock ‘n’ roll chaos

October 16, 2019

(Above: Edvard Munch, “Vampyr”) David Tennant reads vampire stories: Hallowe’en has come for you a little early with this special treat — great vampire fiction by Fritz Leiber, Richard Matheson, Edith Wharton and other great authors, as read by one of the great contemporary interpreters of fantasy and science fiction roles on screens large and […]

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Here’s a li’l dish of Disney’s latest Star Wars and Marvel trailers …

August 26, 2019

Trailers, photos and more for The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, WandaVision, Moon Knight, She Hulk and What If … ? on the big and small screens.

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Neil Gaiman on Gene Wolfe, ‘Stranger Things’ season 3 trailer, all 37 Batman TV villains, comics ‘n’ sci-fi chatter plus ‘Peanuts’ vs. ‘The Thing’

June 22, 2019

(Above: Bruce Pennington’s cover for Wolfe’s “Shadow of the Torturer”) At a time when TV adaptations of classic works of SF/F are coming fast and thick, Neil Gaiman’s appreciation of the late Gene Wolfe‘s most famous work is also a testimonial to the pleasures of simply reading: Writing in the Times Literary Supplement, Gaiman called […]

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Miyazaki museum show, Starfleet on Mars, new ‘Dune’ TV serial, ‘Swamp Thing’ canceled, Mothra theme song and more

June 15, 2019

This week in Flotsam & Jetsam, our weekly overview of pop-cultural driftwood and sea-glass we trawled up from the Internet, its a giant heaping net full of comics, TV and sci-fi, from Dune to Star Trek, from Magneto to Miyazaki, from Swamp Thing to the execrable Alex Jones paying his dues for misusing Matt Furie’s […]

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Godzilla, Bugs Bunny, anti-fascism: We read the Internet so you don’t have to

June 8, 2019

Popular Mechanics, unable to suspend its disbelief, provides an awesome illo and a few paragraphs of pure science that handily disprove the possibility of anything as huge as Godzilla ever walking the Earth. Intellectual Takeout mag argues that classic cartoons “did more than mind-numbingly entertain a generation of children” — they also “introduced millions of […]

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Because that Game of Thrones tapestry didn’t just embroider itself

June 1, 2019

That 70-meter-long Game of Thrones tapestry didn’t just embroider itself.

In fact a crew of 30 women in Belfast took to the task, producing an 11th-century style, hand-stitched cloth that represents 77 hours of video storytelling.

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