An excerpt from Paul Kemp's upcoming novel A Discourse in Steel is available on Tor.com. Read more here!
Friday, May 31, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Jack Vance has Passed
Celebrated author Jack Vance has passed at the age of 96. Read more here!
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Full Scale Lego X-Wing
A recent article on Gizmodo features "This Incredible Full Scale Lego X-Wing Is the Largest Model In History." See more here!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R. Tolkien
If you haven't already heard, a new book by J.R.R. Tolkien (edited by Christopher Tolkien) has been released entitled The Fall of Arthur. Read more here!
Monday, May 27, 2013
Board Game Museum in Beaverton, OR
On the BeavertonTribune.com website, there is a recent article highlighting a new Board Game Museum in Beaverton Oregon. Read more here!
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Game of Desks on Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon and his crew came up with a clever spoof on Game of Thrones. Enjoy!
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Top Ten Tabletop Game Kickstarters plus Analysis from Forbeck and Mathe
Over on icv2.com, they have put together a top ten list for Kickstarter projects of a tabletop gaming nature. See more here! In a related article, Matt Forbeck provides some analysis for the success of the top funders here! Furthermore, check out the detailed comparison of "IndieGoGo.com versus Kickstarter.com" by James Mathe here!
Friday, May 24, 2013
Workaholics Perform "Straight Outta Mordor" on CONAN
The cast of Workaholics had some fun the other night on Conan O'Brien's show, performing as the rap group Wizards, they sang a new song titled "Straight Outta Mordor." Enjoy (Warning: Some strong language)!
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Gen Con Indy 2013 Exhibit Hall Map
A recent update from the Gen Con Team includes the Gen Con Indy 2013 Exhibit Hall Map and a video overview. Enjoy the video and see the map here!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Disney Dance-Off with the Star Wars Stars
"Witness the power of this fully armed and operational dance team?" This might wind up being our Donny and Marie Star Wars Special moment of shame but the screen caps below should convince you to watch anyway. Set YouTube to Hi-Def, Rebels and enjoy!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Picard Face Palm Meme Cookie Cutter on Etsy
Over on Etsy.com you can get a "Picard Face Palm Meme Cookie Cutter." See more here!
Monday, May 20, 2013
Nottingham's Robin Hood Theme Park
According to bbc.co.uk website, developers of the "Nottingham's Robin Hood Theme Park" are on schedule. See more here!
Sunday, May 19, 2013
2012 Nebula Award Winners
Over on Tor.com, they are reporting the 2012 Nebula Award Winners. Read more here!
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Dungeon Bastard Coaching Session
The Dungeon Bastard uses a Google+ Hangout to coach Edda the Barbarian in her efforts to properly rage. Enjoy!
Friday, May 17, 2013
Amazon Develops Smartphone with 3D Screen
A recent article on Kioskea.net is titled "Amazon Develops Smartphone with 3D Screen" though pricing information has yet to some forth. Read more here!
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Official Trailer
Over on the Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. YouTube channel is the official trailer for the new series. Enjoy!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Hasbro Sues to Stop Warner Bros. 'Dungeons and Dragons' Film
The Hollywood Reporter shared the news yesterday that "Hasbro Sues to Stop Warner Bros. 'Dungeons and Dragons' Film." Read more here!
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Space Oddity on Space Station
According to the text shared with the video uploaded on Chris Hadon's YouTube channel "A revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station." Enjoy!
Monday, May 13, 2013
Once Sold Tales Bookstore Closing
Sadly, Once Sold Tales bookstore in Kent, WA, is closing. If you are in driving range, stop by and pick up some bargains at their huge closeout sale. They have half a million books selling at two dollars for hardcovers and one dollar for paperbacks. They will also sell at one dollar fifty a pound. See more here!
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Five Years of Gnome Stew!
Congrats to Martin Ralya and the gang at Gnome Stew on their five year anniversary! Check them out here!
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ninth Doctor for the 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary, John Hurt
It is being reported on on tv3.ie that John Hurt will play the Ninth Doctor for the 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary. Read more here!
Friday, May 10, 2013
PBS Off Book - The Art of Data Visualization
Over on the PBS Off Book YouTube channel is a recently uploaded video entitled "The Art of Data Visualization." Enjoy!
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Dungeons, Dragons, *and* a Budget?
According to a recent news item on DarkHorizons.com, Courtney Solomon is taking yet another stab at a Dungeons & Dragons movie but this time will have a larger budget. Personally, I hope he invests a good portion of that into writers and a director. Read more here!
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Ray Harryhausen has Passed at 92
With great sadness, I share the news that Ray Harryhausen has passed at the age of 92. Read more here.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
"Historically Authentic" Writing and Women
Tansy Rayner Roberts makes some interesting points in a recent blog post regarding writing about women in historical fiction (and fantasy). Read more here!
Monday, May 6, 2013
Help the Breitensteins with their Medical Bills
Just three days left to assist the Breitensteins with the medical bills left after the passing of Zombies!!! creator Todd A. Breitenstein, following a struggle with cancer. See more here!
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Revenge of the Fifth
One of the funnier things that turned up yesterday, but is actually more than a year old, was a KINECT commercial uploaded to YouTube for a Star Wars game on the Classic Game Room channel. Enjoy!
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Google Reader Ending July 1st
Google Reader is coming to an end this summer but look around at some of the alternatives that can make for some useful alternatives. Perhaps try a few of them out alongside the soon-to-vanish feed and see how they stack up. If you have some polite opinions of the alternatives, please feel free to comment below. Check out some alternate feed ideas here!
Friday, May 3, 2013
Once Upon a Tabletop
Wil Wheaton hosts a game of Once Upon a Time on Tabletop with guests Amy Berg, Mike Phirman, and Chris "Doc" Wyatt. Enjoy!
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Nine Incompetent Wizards
Recently, io9.com had a humorous article highlighting "The 9 Most Incompetent Wizards of All Time." See more here!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Andrew Offutt has Passed
It has been reported on the Locus Magazine website that author Andrew (A. J.) Offutt has passed. Below, the cover of his first published novel, Evil is Live Spelled Backwards, published in 1970 (from FantasticFiction.co.uk). Read more here.
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