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A look at the opening scene to The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.

The Stand Author Stephen King Posts COVID-19 Nickname Trump Won't Like

To be clear, he wasn't saying that our current health crisis was on par with "Captain Trips" but that the path it's been taking (and how the government is responding to it) is a little more on-par with the novel that some might admit Flash ahead to last week when King once again took to[...]


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

Williams, and Jamie Harris.[caption id="attachment_1047108" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Credit: Harper/FOX/History/Warner Bros.[/caption]Adapted from Matt Ruff‘s novel of the same name, the project stems from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele‘s (Get Out) Monkeypaw Productions, J.J Abrams’s Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce the first episode; with Underground's Misha Green writing the pilot and serving[...]


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'

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 been hooked ever since the film and have enjoyed my time being grossed out and horrified throughout his novels, as[...]

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

A new year means a new season of Starz's critically acclaimed adaptation of Neil Gaiman's popular novel, which means the cabler's PR push for the new season begins in earnest in about the next month or so; and I'm assuming we're looking as a late Spring/early Summer 2018 premiere (similar to the first season).I'm a[...]

CW Taps The Skinny's Jessie Kahnweiler to Adapt 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 Suzy Unger will also serve as producers.The CW's adaptation of The Viagra Diaries centers on Kit, a gorgeous intern new in town who gets[...]

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

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 is set to debut on Monday, March 26th, 2018.You can check out the teaser trailer for the 10-episode series below, along with an official synopsis from AMC:Inspired by a true story and adapted from[...]

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

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 publisher Little Brown Company has to say about the novel, the first of a proposed trilogy: When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays[...]

Dietland: Julianna Margulies Returns In AMC Revenge-Fantasy Series

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 that focuses on society’s obsession with weight loss and beauty.Here’s how publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt summarizes the novel, giving us some insight into the story: “The diet revolution is[...]

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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 and only[...]

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

The novel centers on events at a theater in Toronto and the travels of a post-apocalyptic travelling symphony in northern Michigan Locals to both northern Michigan and Toronto will recognize places in the book, as well as details such as the prevalent tourist sweaters (if you’ve been up here, you know they are everywhere).Station Eleven struck[...]

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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 novel[...]

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

[rwp-review id="1"] 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 […]

'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"

If you are a fan of the novel or have some idea of what’s ahead, then spoilers probably aren’t that big of an issue for you but there may be some visual surprises or subtle changes that you might want to avoid until you see them for yourself.So here’s what STARZ had to tell us[...]