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When you are 1500 feet deep, there’s no wind, there’s no ambient sound, and there’s no sunlight as well (no wonder!). However, ride on the elevator doesn’t take too long – during these seconds you virtually see your whole life in front of your eyes....

Some days, I would forgive anyone who said that the publishing industry was one of the most poorly run businesses in existence. As one of the examples that could warrant such a comment, there is the latest plan by Harlequin in which their rejected authors...

It seems that Michael Moorcock will be writing a Dr Who novel: The author of the Elric, Eternal Champion and Jerry Cornelius novels, and an inspiration to many creators such as Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, Wiliam Gibson and Ian Sinclair, posted on his forum that; Looks like...

I've been listening to Wolfmother's new album, Cosmic Egg. I dug their last album, but I didn't rush out to sample the next one, mostly because I didn't feel the urge. Also, the clip for 'New Moon Rising' is really boring: But, y'know, the album is...

Local authors, book publishers and unions have secured a win over the major book retailing chains in their campaign to maintain restrictions on imports of cheaper foreign-published books. The Federal Government this morning announced it would abandon proposed changes to Australia's book publishing regime that supporters...

The other week I finished work and chilled for a while in front of the TV. I flipped some channels, tried to decide if I could be bothered (the answer is usually no), but then came across Tim Roth. I liked Roth in Reservoir Dogs, though...

Writing comedy is a very strange thing, I find. There's an old saying that being funny is the hardest thing to do, and it is probably true. I suspect it's because being funny relies so heavily on the mood of your audience--you can twist mid...