Rage of Thrones!

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THE GOLDEN COMPASS: The book was better!

THE DARK IS RISING: The books were better!

DUNE: The books were better!

STARSHIP TROOPERS: No f*cking contest, the book was better!

~ GO TO THE LIBRARY OR A F*CKING BOOKSTORE! ~

 

Review: ‘Figure Fantasy: The Pop Culture Photography of Daniel Picard’

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Many people enjoy collecting pop culture figures. Some collectors will add an environment to showcase them. What if the sky’s the limit and you could go hog wild? Imagine, for instance, the Joker facing off with G.I. Joe. And have that in a realistic setting. Well, as kids, the sky was always the limit! Your characters didn’t have to obey any rules and you could have all sorts of battles that would never have taken place anywhere else. In that spirit, photographer Daniel Picard has let it roll with some inspired work with icons we all know and love.

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Picard photographs 12-inch figures from Sideshow Collectibles, then does only what a skilled adult can do: create those sort of moments that kids around the globe conjure up just for the fun of it. These are to-scale environments with an uncannily realistic look.

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Actor Simon Pegg provides a forward calling…

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Christopher Lee: How to Live Life

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Well, what can I say.

It’s been a terrible few months in terms of Hobbit-related news; and not the kind of updates we were expecting.Christopher Lee

Lesnie’s death last April was totally unlooked-for. And whilst Christopher Lee’s recent birthday celebrations at 93 demonstrated an individual defying the norm of old age, this news still comes as a devastating shock.

Admittedly, I’m not one who can claim to have seen the majority of his impressively long (and unconquerable) filmography.

His role as Saruman – the wizard whose thinly veiled evil schemes pose a danger to Middle-earth – is naturally the first image that springs to mind when I come across his name.

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RED QUEEN, ROSE, AND ACE OF SPADES

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Models: Red Queen, Jonnie Gummo, Midian Spectra
Photography: Shakatography
Jonnie’s Corset: Damsel in this Dress
Midian’s Look:
Corset & Cropped Corset: Damsel in this Dress
Eyepatch & Sleeves: Figment: Costuming & Jewelry
Wig: Gothic Lolita Wigs
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— with Midian Spectra.

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Joël Champetier- Canadian SF Has Suffered a Major Loss

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Originally posted on onspecmag:

The whole family at On Spec wishes to express our deepest condolences to friends and family of Quebec SF author, Joël Champetier, who passed away Saturday May 30, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Joël was an award-winning author, and longtime editor of Solaris, a highly-respected Canadian French-language SF magazine.
For more information, go to the Locus Magazine Obituary for Joël.

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