Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Prologue through Chapter 2

Welcome to the weekly reread of Katherine Kurtz’s Camber trilogy! Last week we finished Camber of Culdi, and generally we felt as if the book had not held up in the reread.

This week we’re starting Saint Camber. I’ll be breaking it up a bit differently than heretofore, as the chapters vary in length—trying to do about 40 pages of the first-edition paperback per week. So we begin with the Prologue and proceed through the first two chapters. [Read more]

Series: Rereading Katherine Kurtz

John Barrowman Wins at Cosplay Yet Again

Look, we’re all adults here. We can be honest about the fact that life is a constantly shifting chaotic mess. But there are some things you can rely on – and fortunately for us, one of those things is John Barrowman showing up at San Diego Comic-Con in the greatest possibly cosplay. Here he is as Futurama‘s Zapp Brannigan. Look at those boots! Look at that steely captain’s gaze! And you know what’s better? If you click through you get to see him as Squirrel Girl.

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The New Mystery Science Theater 3000 Is Coming to Netflix!

After the one of the most successful fundraising campaigns in Kickstarter history, an insane live telethon, and a reunion hosted by Rifftrax, Mystery Science Theater 3000 made a triumphant announcement: the show will be coming to Netflix! The streaming service announced the news via their Twitter account.

We’ll update the news as it comes in!

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Brie Larson Confirmed as Captain Marvel

As the Marvel Studios San Diego Comic-Con panel came to an end, with all of the cast members coming together for an epic superhero group selfie, there was one last announcement: Captain Marvel (a.k.a. Carol Danvers) was in the house! And onstage came Brie Larson! The Kong: Skull Island actress, who was at SDCC promoting her other film, has officially been confirmed as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s next female superhero.

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Watch the First Trailer for Marvel and FX’s Legion

“Look at me. I know what I am.”

“And what’s that?”

While the X-Men comics and movies have come up with various metaphors for being a mutant, FX and Marvel Television’s new series Legion takes the tack of mental illness. The interesting part of this first trailer is that David Haller (Dan Stevens) is convinced he’s insane—something that the doctors around him encourage, even when his episodes manifest in psychic happenings right before their very eyes. That dichotomy makes the show look like a real mind-trip.

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