- This Spider-Man, X-Men and Fantastic 4 Concept Art Shows How Great the Films Could Have Been. *Sigh*
- What would it look like if there were a Joss Whedon themepark?
- Interview: Buffyfest Interviews Spike: The Devil You Know artist Chris Cross.
- Interview: Writer and artist Neal Adams talks Batman: Odyssey.
- iFanboy names 5 Heroes of Science.
- Interview: ComicBookMovies and JoBlo are reporting rumors from a “trusted source” that Nathan Fillion and Eva Longoria are in final talks to play Dr. Henry Pym and Janet Van Dyne in the Avengers movie.
- News: Over at the LA Times, rumours are suggesting that John Davis of Fox has optioned the film rights to Ray Bradbury’s sci-fi classic The Martian Chronicles.
- io9 remembers 30 post-apocalyptic visions of the 21st Century.
- Little Miss reveals The Difference Between the Cast of Harry Potter and Twilight.
- The SciFi Blog names Sci Fi Spoofs That Should Be in your DVD Collection.
- SFX names its choices for The Top 10 Evil Twins.
- Interview: Locus interviews Kit Reed, author of Enclave.
- Interview: The Functional Nerds chat with genre book cover artist & 2010 Hugo nominee John Picacio about creating genre covers, how he became an artist, his work with Pyr, monetizing cover art and the future of the genre cover artist.
- Interview: Yasmine Galenorn talks about her debut novel, Night Myst.
- Can You Have Too Many Books? It’s one of those zen questions, like “what’s the stupidest question you can think of?”
- Could the Hub be the new business model of the future for books and libraries?
- The Guardian discusses Creative writing as literary ‘intervention.’
- The Guardian has compiled a list of The top 100 books of all time that looks like it was written by your English 101 prof.
- Harvard Professors Suggest Summer Reading Picks For Undergrads, but somehow manage to completely omit both Harry Potter and the Twilight Saga.
- Huffington Post suggests how to take librarians off the endangered species list.
- The New York Times takes a look Inside Prison Libraries.
- In Today’s vampire – a needy, neurotic wimp, Neil Gaiman reveals, “My next big novel was going to have a vampire. Now, I’m probably not. They are everywhere, they’re like cockroaches.”
- The Twilight series is cack-handed in execution, bereft of originality, ludicrous in its plots and yet lapped up by hordes. Children’s author Philip Womack asks: if it isn’t the writing, what is it?