Below are a couple of sci-fi articles:


Here’s how you can appear in HBO’s A Game of Thrones

Lena Headey. Sean Bean. Peter Dinklage. They’ve all been cast in HBO’s A Game of Thrones pilot, an adaptation of the fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin.

Now add to that list … you.

If you’re male (Check!), between the ages of 16 and 60 (Ditto!), can be in Northern Ireland in the last week of October and first two weeks of November (I could do that!) and can ride a horse (Oh, well … ), hurry over to read the casting agency’s urgent call.


Literary classic Little Women being remixed with werewolves

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was a monster hit, and we can understand why. Zombies are always cool, and mashing them up with Jane Austen—whose continued popularity almost two centuries after her death makes her seem a bit zombie-like herself anyway—was a brilliant idea.

Then came Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, which once more remixed Austen and monsters, this time two-headed sea serpents, giant lobsters and rampaging octopi.

Meanwhile, Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith has abandoned classic novels (at least temporarily) and instead set his sights on historical figures with his upcoming Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

And this remix trend is far from over, because according to GalleyCat, Del Rey Books has signed on for a mashup of yet another classic novel with a different iconic monster. Editor-in-chief Betsy Mitchell has just purchased Little Women and Werewolves from writer Porter Grand.

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Wow, it seems like everything is getting a supernatural make-over. It’s getting pretty ridiculous. What do you think? Do you feel your favorite classics are being ruined?