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Unconditionally by Katy Perry

Oh no, did I get too close?
Oh, did I almost see what’s really on the inside?
All your insecurities
All the dirty laundry
Never made me blink one time… 189 more words


PK (Rajkumar Hirani, 2014, India) - $100 million and counting...

Indian cinema’s attempts to take on the science fiction genre have been patchy, misconstrued and at times downright embarrassing. Certainly, recent Indian science fiction films have operated in the realms of ‘sci-fi’, focusing on familiar superhero tropes. 811 more words

Indian CInema

Book Review: The Earthsea Quartet

I confess. I read the Earthsea Quartet because of a quote on the cover of the new edition. (The cover also looked more ‘literary’ and less ‘genre’ – and that appealed to me, although I’d like to believe it didn’t. 950 more words

Ursula Le Guin

Best Movie Posters Designs of 2014

Each year IMP Awards picks out the best movie posters post on their design, and how it relates to the message and elements of the film.   519 more words


Thoughts on the Comic on page 620-21

Upon reading this comic (concerning “wild thrills” in order to keep an old life feeling young, to put it bluntly), I was reminded of Danielewski’s goal of remediating television, but what of remediating the novel itself? 238 more words

Book Design

10 Obscure Musical (Cross)-Genres You've Probably Never Heard Of

Musical development is all about incorporating different and disparate elements of existing styles to create new sounds. However, the music press and fans alike have contributed to a world of music that is marked by increasing fragmentation and specialism, with some hybrid crossovers being so obscure that only the three bands who play that style of music have ever heard of it. 1,238 more words


The tyranny of genre

I was speaking, via email, to a literary colleague the other day, and the subject of speculative fiction came up in regards to a publishing company that was looking for speculative fiction to publish on its website. 669 more words