My Readercon Schedule!
Does what it says on the tin. (I don’t have an autograph session planned, but I’ll be around, probably in the book room or scrabbling for caffeine, and if you have something you’d like signed, please just tap me on the shoulder!) Friday, July 13 2:00 PM RI Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Expanding Our Knowledge.…
Fire Your Agent?: Karl Urban
To understand this question mark, let’s first all just acknowledge that this is Karl Urban’s next movie, and it’s actually happening, and it will be a total mess and/or pulpy satiric comedy gold: There’s something comfortingly meta about a movie in which the major drug is called SLO-MO and makes time run at a convenient pound-the-extras speed.…
A Spell, and Hour of the Wolf!
I’m on deadline this week, so most of what I have to say is either word count or “IT’S SO HOT WHY SWEET LORD WHY” in preparation for tomorrow (and at KGB tonight), but I wanted to update with two quick things! 1. The cover for Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells is here!…
Magick4Terri: Rock of Ages
Magick4Terri: Rock of AgesSo, one time, I probably said something like, “You couldn’t pay me to watch another Tom Cruise movie.” And then I realized that when you put yourself up for auction for terrible movie reviews and agree to honor the two highest bidders and one of them is someone who was your friend until around 11:49 this morning, you are, in fact, going to watch a Tom Cruise movie, and it’s going to be the living karaoke-bait that is Rock of Ages.…
NPR, Locus, and a Solemn Oath
Three things make a post, right? 1. My first book review for NPR (!) is now live: I reviewed John Scalzi’s Redshirts here! 2. Another first: I have an interview in this month’s Locus! I dig the picture accompanying my spread (seen here), in which there are awesome Victorian circus shenanigans going on behind me, and I am judging them harshly, probably because they are out late?…
Cat People!
(The movies, not the pet proclivity.) For this round of Intertitles, I talked about the sexual subtext of the Cat People films, and how that subtext changed alongside the cultural conversation that was happening in the respective eras in which each film was made (or did it? I mean, it did, but did it?…