They’re the best:

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Order Sacred Smokes

You will be very happy you did, because THEN you get to read it.

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Essential Reading

All my Jasons, Gather Round Me

For many of us out in the fansphere, this isn’t just the dream, this is the perfect nightmare. Which, yes, is kind of am empty statement. What I’m trying to say is: Could there possibly have been anything even halfway as cool as this?

[Images] SIX Jason Actors Got Back into Their ‘Friday the 13th’ Costumes Over the Weekend

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Shirley Jackson Awards

Wow, so cool—great ballot to be a finalist on. Luck to all:

2017 Shirley Jackson Awards Nominees

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Encino Man Cometh

Every time I see this, I get excited all over. Because? If a wooly rhino can be frozen in a frozen place for 39,000 years, then . . . so could a Denosivan. I mean, maybe a Neanderthal too, but Denosivans were in the more tundra-ey places, so I think they’re the better bet.

In June 2007 this remarkably well-preserved woolly rhinoceros carcass was discovered frozen by gold miners in eastern Siberia. It is 39,000 years old. This was the first discovery of an entire woolly rhino preserved in permafrost. Find out more

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Thanos #spoiler

He’s Adrian Veidt with a cosmic version of the Redeker Plan, yeah? It’s a good build for a bad guy. I miss his old “I want to kill half the universe as a gift for Death, whom I love love love”-angle from the comics, but I think this version plays better. Or, it doesn’t have a self-destruct button built in.

Also, wonder if Deadpool will say anything about Brolin being both Thanos and Cable? Or, how can he not?

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Best of 2018 so far—the May roundup

Talking Books with Thriller Fan Tom Dooley – Mystery Thriller Week


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not sure how to embed the thread, so here’s the top one anyway, which leads to the rest:

I wanna talk about ~historical accuracy in worldbuilding for a bit, particularly in secondary world fantasy. Because it’s something that’s come up in discussions w/ friends lately and it won’t let my mind go. So. A mini-thread!

— ⒿⓎ ⓎⒶⓃⒼ 🌈🐋 杨雅珺 (@halleluyang) April 29, 2018

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