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Coraline and the Uncanny

Today in my module Children’s Fantasy Fiction since 1900, we discussed Coraline (2002) by Neil Gaiman. In this seminar, we are generally given a set text as well as some secondary material to read, as well as a theme to aid our discussion, which this week was ‘Fantasy and the Uncanny’. 674 more words


Mysteries Overseas: an evening with women writers

“Strange, uncanny, and downright criminal” – if this sounds appealing and you’re in London on 28th March, come along to “Mysteries Overseas: An Evening with Acclaimed International Women Writers… 81 more words


Attempting to create an uncanny effect

When I sculpt, time stops and its just me the clay. During this process all I can think about is the clay residue on my hands and the image that I want to achieve. 67 more words


Uncanny X-Men Volume Three Issue 23 Minimates Variant

Cover by Barry Bradfield

I got this variant for two reasons.  I am a sucker for all Uncanny X-Men 141 variants and a variant featuring Kitty Pryde on it. 31 more words


3 things to know about the Uncanny Valley

With the already cult classic movie Ex Machina recently causing a stir of interest in the creepy aspect of robotics, here are 3 things everyone should know about the Uncanny Valley. 333 more words


Book Relief

Books say: She did this because.

Life says: she did this.

Books are where things are explained to you, life is where things aren’t.

I’m not surprised some people prefer books. ~ Julian Barnes