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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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New WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE Chapter Highlights Westeros’ History

We already know what you’re going to say in the comments but we’re going to stop you right there. No, this is not a new chapter from The Winds of… more

Book Review: FREE TO FALL

To the pantheon of Young Adult fiction that includes “dystopian future” and “paranormal teen romance,” we now add “sci-chic.” Lauren Miller’s Free to Fall is her second novel categorized… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

The Trailer for GONE GIRL, David Fincher’s Latest, is Here

OK, we can’t even front: This one looks amazing. David Fincher’s adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel of the same name, Gone Girl, has been on everyone’s radar for awhile… more

HORNS Gets UK Release Date, US Soon to Follow?

Horns, the latest from The Hills Have Eyes and High Tension director Alexandre Aja, is one of my most anticipated genre movies of 2014. Based on the novel by Joe… more

Scientist Determines the Geology of Westeros

A Song of Ice and Fire is more than just a high fantasy. Over the course of the book series and the development of the Game of Thrones television series,… more
 

Potboiler LLC: “The Future of Publishing” from a Google Analytics Veteran

The next chapter in the beleaguered story of books reads like something straight out of Dave Eggers’ techie dystopia The Circle. Potboiler LLC, a company headed up by Jeff Gillis… more

Exclusive: Godzilla Smashes in the Pages of GODZILLA: THE ART OF DESTRUCTION

Reprinted from Godzilla: The Art of Destruction by Mark Cotta Vaz, published by Insight Editions. TM & © Toho Co., Ltd. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s14) While our bosses at Legendary… more

Book Review: ‘Salvage’ by Alexandra Duncan

Everything new is old again in Salvage, Alexandra Duncan’s debut novel; it’s a feminist, sci-fi, YA epic, and while that’s a hell of a genre mash, it… more
 

Seven Hells, George R.R. Martin Has Released a New THE WINDS OF WINTER Chapter

Perhaps this bodes well for when we can expect to get the next book, eh? George R.R. Martin, the bloody hand that crafts those epic fantasy novels in A… more

AMERICAN PSYCHO, WALL STREET Producer Options EAT WHAT YOU KILL

In what seems to be one of the most promising book-to-film adaptations in a long while, American Psycho and Wall Street producer Edward R. Pressman has optioned the rights to “… more

Tolkien’s BEOWULF Translation to be Published After 90 Years

Author J.R.R. Tolkien wasn’t just a creator of fantastical realms and long-lost languages, he was also a great scholar of literature and mythology from all the way back… more
 

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Author Anne Rice Reveals Who She’d Like to Play Lestat Next

Anne Rice is the horror author responsible for the “Vampire Chronicles,” a series of novels revolving around the life and times of vampires, specifically the vampire Lestat, who was most… more

Book Review: The Best of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

Amidst the white noise and the sound and the fury and the cat videos cluttering the internet, there are small pockets of quiet clarity: McSweeney’s Internet Tendency is one… more

By The Pricking Of My Thumbs, Disney To Remake SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES

By the pricking of my thumbs, Disney will remake Something Wicked This Way Comes…. Deadline is reporting that Disney has hired Seth Grahame-Smith to direct his first feature film with… more
 

Book Review: DOROTHY MUST DIE by Danielle Paige

I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado – taking you… more

A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES May Become A Broadway Play

For the numerous failures to get a film adaption of John Kennedy Toole’s classic humor novel A Confederacy of Dunces off the ground, one might think that Toole’s words might… more

Exclusive: Archaia Unveils JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: THE NOVELIZATION

Are you a massive Dark Crystal fan? Can’t get enough Gelfling in your life? Too Skeksis for your shirt? Then you’re going to love this juicy exclusive: BOOM! Studios’ Archaia… more
 

STAR WARS Meets Shakespeare: Read an Exclusive Excerpt From THE EMPIRE STRIKETH BACK

It is once again time to add iambic pentameter to the galaxy far, far away. William Shakespeare and Star Wars may not seem like a natural combination, but author Ian… more

Anne Rice Announces Return To The Vampire World In PRINCE LESTAT

Stand back, all you other bloodsuckers, the Vampire Lestat is back. Before Twilight, before True Blood, before The Vampire Diaries or Underworld or even Buffy the Vampire Slayer, author Anne… more

The 13 Most Badass Female Villains in Pop Culture

In honor of 300: Rise of an Empire’s (in theaters today) latest addition to the bad ass villainess Hall of Fame, Eva Green’s Artemesia, from comics to movies to animation,… more
 

Enjoy a Brief Preview of George R.R. Martin’s THE WINDS OF WINTER

We live in an age where we get short teasers for slightly longer trailers for full-length movies, so it makes sense that the concept would transfer to books. Fans get… more

Exclusive: 5 Drac-tacular Images from THE ART OF CASTLEVANIA – LORDS OF SHADOW

While the debate over whether or not a stake has been driven through the heart of vampire movies rages on, there’s no debate over how awesome they are in video… more

GOOSEBUMPS Movie Gets Release Date

The feature length Goosebumps adaptation we’ve all been waiting for has secured its release date: March 26, 2016. The film, directed by Rob Letterman, will star Jack Black as “Goosebumps”… more