Tuesday’s collection of offsite links is coming at you from an alternate universe where Blade Runner was originally a film that was adapted by a time-traveling hard-boiled 1940s writer, which was re-adpated into a short story by Philip K. Dick. The proof is this cover.
Today’s highlights include:
- Catwoman costume problems.
- Magic rules! (The rules of magic)
- Would your really change your name if you were named Han Solo?
Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook! Here’s today’s selection:
- LEGO giant squid action.
- New article “Calling a Sword a Sword” over on The New York Review of Science Fiction.
- Lev Grossman lists the 20 things he wishes fantasy characters would do more often.
- It’s been 29 years since Sally Ride first went into orbit.
- Despite Bond setbacks, Sam Mendes will still direct a musical version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
- N.K. Jemisin on why fantasy magic needs rules.
- Is there a moratorium on book spoilers?
- Would one really change their name from Han Solo if they were named Han Solo, like in the new Andy Samberg/Adam Sandler movie?
- Various Catwomen talk about the perils of the costume.
- Stephen King is no longer in a rock band.
Star Trek Watch
- Brannon Braga will write new TNG comic series about the Borg.
- Star Trek 2 will supposedly be ALL about the bad guy.
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