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I did a Mind Meld question the other week on best film villains. I bet you can't guess who was my pick, but I bet you can guess what a lot of other people picked. I deliberately went for something a little amusing and different, but...

One of my students got a new Ipod Nano during the week, so I was flipping through it, checking it out, and hassling him for having a couple of Britney Spears and Beyounce tracks on it. I'm not really a music Nazi, but you have...

2009 WORLD FANTASY AWARD NOMINEE The city has always been a place of mystery, of magic, and wonder. In cities past, present, and future, in metropoli real and imagined, meet mutilated warrior-women, dead boys, mechanical dogs, escape artists and more. From the dizzying heights of rooftops...

I found this pretty funny: "According to Jett Heer in Lingua Franca magazine (June 2001), literary theorist Fredric Jameson called Dick "the Shakespeare of science fiction". Unfortunately though, Dick never returned the favour, with revelations that he wrote letters to the Federal Bureau of Investigation denouncing...

Following the monstrous trend brought to life by bestseller success of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Del Rey Books just bought Porter Grand's "Little Women and Werewolves"--remixing the classic novel with a wolfish twist. Editor-in-chief Betsy Mitchell acquired the title through Adam Chromy of Artists and...