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- Interview: ‘Real Steel’ director: Hugh Jackman offered warmth amid the metal
- News: The fully restored and digitally enhanced version of the Lucio Fulci classic film Zombie will be hitting theaters October 21 through 22!
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- Event: Join @simonschuster for a Live Twitter Chat with Ashes of a Black Frost author Chris Evans (@CEvans_Author) Thursday, October 13th, Noon-4pm EST
- Interview: The Agony Column profiles Neal Stephenson
- Interview: Omnivoracious interviews Cherie Priest, author of Ganymede
- Interview: Peter Orullian talks to George R.R. Martin about what comes next.
- Interview: R.A. Salvatore plugs his new book Neverwinter: Neverwinter Saga, Book II, in interviews with Apex Magazine, Grasping for the Wind, Reading Review, and Unwinnable
- Interview: Sci-Fi-London interviews Kevin J. Anderson
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- Interview: T.C. McCarthy talks sci-fi trench warfare in Germline.
- Interview: Tor.com interviews Laini Taylor, author of Daughter of Smoke and Bone
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- Margaret Atwood defines science fiction: “Is [the term science fiction] a corral with real fences that separate what is clearly ‘science ﬁction’ from what is not, or is it merely a shelving aid, there to help workers in bookstores place the book in a semi-accurate or at least lucrative way? If you put skin-tight black or silver clothing on a book cover along with some jetlike ﬂames and/or colourful planets, does that make the work ‘science ﬁction’? What about dragons and manticores, or backgrounds that contain volcanoes or atomic clouds, or plants with tentacles, or landscapes reminiscent of Hieronymus Bosch? Does there have to be any actual science in such a book, or is the skin-tight clothing enough? These seemed to me to be open questions.”
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- Supreme Court hears important public domain case: Can Congress remove works from the public domain? Reformers want to remove thousands of works by foreign authors from the public domain in order to “harmonize” US copyright law with international copyright standards.
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- Body suit may soon enable the paralyzed to walk. “In a busy lab at Duke University, Dr. Miguel Nicolelis is merging brain science with engineering in a bid to create something fantastical: a full-body prosthetic device that would allow those immobilized by injury to walk again. On Wednesday, Nicolelis and an international group of collaborators declared that they had cleared a key hurdle on the path toward that goal, demonstrating they could bypass the body’s complex network of nerve endings and supply the sensation of touch directly to the brains of monkeys.”
- Interview: Q&A with AMERICAN HORROR STORY Executive Producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
- News: ABC commits to a pilot written by Seth Green and others. It is described as a “Sci-Fi White House Drama”
- News: X-Men Movie Writers Working On New TV Series: Ashley Miller and Zack Stenz, who wrote the screenplay for X-Men First Class, are currently working on a new Fox series based on the novel The Magicians, which has been described as “Harry Potter for adults.
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