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  • “Illuminae”: For When You Want to Be Blown Away by a Book

    Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, is about the invasion of an illegal mining operation that results in the deaths of thousands of civilians. Two rival mining companies are at war, and one is willing to use biological weapons in order to completely wipe the lone outpost out of existence. After the attack, the damaged […]

  • Samuel Johnson & Boswell Headed for the Big Screen? YES, PLEASE!

    Fans of John Connolly’s Samuel Johnson series may have reason to celebrate. According to Deadline, DreamWorks has optioned the books as a possible future film franchise! There is literally no other information available at this time, other than that they just acquired the rights, but you’d better believe that I will be keeping my eyes peeled […]

  • Star Trek Is Boldly Going Back to TV

    Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the beloved franchise, Star Trek will be returning to the small screen in 2017! Says David Stapf, President of CBS Television Studios: There is no better time to give Star Trek fans a new series than on the heels of the original show’s 50th anniversary celebration. Everyone here […]

  • “A Thousand Nights”: AKA How to Do a Retelling Right

    YES. Take notes, everyone, because this book right here is how to do a retelling. This is the kind of quality I was expecting with A Whole New World, and where that book failed, A Thousand Nights delivers. Taking a story like Scheherazade and her One Thousand and One Nights, which has been told and retold so many times […]

  • “Black Widow: Forever Red” Needs More Black Widow

    It seems unfair of me to review a book based on expectations, but I was at the Women of Marvel panel at last year’s New York Comic Con when they announced that there would be a Black Widow YA novel, and I feel that it was misrepresented. When I first heard about it, I assumed […]

  • [adult swim] at NYCC: Robot Chicken

    Can you believe Robot Chicken is coming back for an eighth season? Neither can the writers, most of whom assumed that their season 1 skit about being cancelled would come true. But on October 25th, Seth Green and company return with an all-new season that promises to be just as weird and entertaining as the previous […]