The BBC are reporting that two of the people behind the relaunch of Doctor Who, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter, have formed Bad Wolf, a company dedicated to “high-end film and television drama.” In the absence of Satellite Five, boom town Cardiff has been selected as a ready source of slave labour. Just don’t sign up… »
But I thought this was worth sharing. It’s a Youtube series called “If the Emperor had a text to speech device” and it’s pretty great. For all you WH 40k fans, I’d recommend giving it a go if you’re in the mood for some silly lore and funny animations. »
Fantasy seems to have become very strict when it comes to its creatures and races. Elves have to be wise, excellent bowman and in peak human perfection. Orcs and Goblins are ugly and evil. Dwarves are small and excellent miners and Halflings is the term you use when you want to use Hobbits and don’t want to piss off… »
This episode opens with a sense of urgency that has been lacking, as would seem entirely reasonable given bald, tentacle-shooting monsters roving in packs. However, whatever sense of urgency the cold open establishes is soon undermined by basic lapses in good writing, logic, and some unintentional humor. Namely, the… »
Hell, you probably have no idea what this is...... ;) Captain Future was a Japanese Anime series of the late 70s based on the pulp SciFi novels by Edward Hamilton of the same name. There is an English dub and it was kinda big in France and some other European countries. However it was not big anywhere as it was here… »
One problem I mentioned last week was, well, if Michener is legally the President of the United States, Chandler and the crew are in pretty precarious waters. How to solve this? I know, let’s try and kidnap the President.
Good morning, faithful readers. Welcome, welcome, welcome. Come on in, and try not to track any ash onto the carpets.
This is ThursdayTales. »
I’ve been gone for a while. Basically since the AoS season finale. I’ve not even watched the last 3 episodes of arrow or the last episode of the flash. What have I missed this summer? (I did catch the 1 hour episode of Rebels) I mean besides the fact that the O-Deck isn’t on the io9 front page any more.
It’s Monday again. How does this keep happening every single week? I need to talk to someone’s supervisor. »
Sometimes I have intriguing ideas for essays on comics and sometimes I have on the vaguest idea that I want to write about random comics I have read. Hence: “Contemplating Comics.” Here you will find my thoughts on the random comics I have within the past weeks. Fun! Possibly! Maybe! »