This week has been full of laughter (unless you hate April Fools in which case it was probably full of irritation)! So we thought we’d share our giggles with you, and review the week in full.
Here’s some of what you might have missed:
- Lady Doctors!
- You guys, Game of Thrones Season 2 was totally leaked.
- Bunnies! (Guess why?)
- All the batmobiles
- Poetry for you!
Cool Stuff on Our Radar:
- John Scalzi’s Shadow War of the Night Dragon is going to become a manga series! You have to see the cover art.
- Take a look at this awesome picture of an old Dalek (with Eleven and Amy) from Doctor Who series 7!
- Absolutely gorgeous Dune concept art.
- Cute plushies for Fish Fingers and Custard Day!
- President Obama and Nichelle Nichols court the most important demographic. (Hint: it’s all of us.)
- The Avengers’ helicarrier!
- A Song of Ice and Fire map book
- All the Batmobiles. All of them. In a place where you can eat burgers.
- The Tale of Sherlock Rabbit. (Otherwise known as the cutest mashup book cover you’ve ever seen.)
What We’ve Been Discussing This Week:
- We cannot believe that someone leaked all of Game of Thrones Season 2. And the first episode aired on Sunday!
- It turns out that Robert E. Howard was planning a collaboration of shocking and epic proportions.
- A rant about Mirror Mirror
- A rant about the current Wonder Woman comics fail
- If the Twelfth Doctor were a woman, who would play her?
- Morgan Spurlock made a documentary about Comic Con. He both failed and succeeded.
- The heroine of new comic series, Alabaster, is awesome.
- SFF bunnies are also awesome.
- Is the new U.S. Holmes show Elementary really a Sherlock rip-off?
- The winners of the Bram Stoker Award!
- It’s National Poetry Month!
- Richard Matheson gets a musical? And I Am Legend is named the best vampire novel of the century.
- Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton and friends launch programing for their YouTube channel, Geeks & Sundry
- B&N Bookseller’s Picks for April
- Indie Bookseller’s Picks for April (from University Bookstore)
- Moiraine Sedai has advanced to the final round of the Suvudu Cage Match!
Read some original and upcoming fiction!:
- “The Inconstant Moon” by Alaya Dawn Johnson
- Redshirts, Prologue-Chapter 4 — TWO CHAPTERS ADDED! by John Scalzi (must be registered with the site to read)
- “Mouse Koan”, a poem by Catherynne M. Valente
- An excerpt from Rage of the Dragon by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
- An excerpt from Eyes Like Leaves by Charles de Lint
- An awesomely enhanced excerpt from Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson
- After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress
- Black Heart by Holly Black
- Star Trek #7: Vulcan’s Vengeance from IDW Comics
- Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy
- The Road of Danger by David Drake
- The Shape of Desire by Sharon Shinn
- The Straights of Galahesh by Bradley Beaulieu
- Banner of the Damned by Sherwood Smith
- Above by Leah Bobet