- Print out your own Vintage Poison Labels! They’re great for labeling all of that Halloween Candy stash.
- The Wall Street Journal has run a nice photo essay on the Monroeville, Pa. zombie crawl.
- io9 argues the 4 Reasons Why Zombies And Superheroes Don’t Mix.
- Wow. I just discovered what may be the best webcomic ever, 2D Goggles. Check out the interview with author Sydney Padua at Tor.com.
- Watch the first five minutes of Colin, the super-microbudget U.K. zombie flick told from our zombie’s point of view.
- Which was better, Paranormal Activity or Blair Witch? The first one was more fun. The second one was (nominally) more subtle.
- io9 remembers The Greatest Science Fiction Sites We’ll Miss On Geocities.
- Tor.com offers Steampunk Wardrobe Customizations for the Lazy, the Poor, or the Crafty.
- Interview: Anne Rice discusses her new novel Angel Time, and claims “I Haven’t Read Any of the Twilight Series.”
- Interview: Bibliophile Stalker interviews Diana Rowland, the author of the recently released Mark of the Demon.
- Interview: Publisher’s Weekly interviews Urban Fantasy author Seanan McGuire.
- Interview: Suvudu interviews Max Brooks.
- Interview: Watch the Skies asks John Scalzi 5 Questions.
- News: August Book Sales on the Upswing, Just Barely.
- News: Censorship Mystery Brewing Inside Public Library.
- According to Anne Rice, Angels are the new vampires. This autumn there will be a whole host of them in the fantasy aisle.
- The Christian Science Monitor reports that Kindles and laptops are beginning to replace books at school libraries, but the Telegraph reports that e-books helping surge in library members.
- Medialoper asks Is Book Sharing Really a Threat to Publishing?
- NPR remembers Three Hauntingly Unforgettable Literary Houses for Halloween.
- Philip Roth predicts novel will be minority cult within 25 years. “The book can’t compete with the screen.”
- Stephen King gives a blunt explanation for delaying the e-book of Under the Dome.
- Ben Bova reminds us that No writer is an island, either.