Disney Brings Game of Thrones Writer Onboard for Live Action Sword in the Stone

The Wart is coming to the big screen again! THR reports that Game of Thrones writer/producer Brian Cogman (who is presently continuing his love affair with the medieval theme by working on an adaptation of the card game Magic: The Gathering) will help bring Disney’s tale to life. The animated “Sword in the Stone” was released in 1963, it was, in fact, the final movie released before Walt Disney’s death,…

The Harp Twins at LepreCon 41

When one thinks of the harp, the stereotypical image might be of a stuffy concert hall with uncomfortable seats or an Old Masters painting of an apple-cheeked cherub. Yeah; not here, folks. The stage at Phoenix’s niche sci-fi/fantasy convention LepreCon introduced a crowd of nerds and geeks to a different kind of harp artistry: The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt. It seemed intriguing to have harpers perform at a…

When Gay Meets Geek

Growing up when I did there were no openly gay characters in comic books, science fiction, or fantasy.  In every story the boy got the girl; unless it was one of those rare storylines where the protagonist was female.  In those cases she got the boy. As I got older and realized I was gay, I searched desperately for someone like me in the fantasy worlds I loved.  Eventually I…

Renowned Actor Sir Christopher Lee Dies at 93

“I think acting is a mixture of instinct, imagination and inventiveness. All you can learn as an actor is basic technique.” – one of the most memorable quotes from Sir Christopher Lee. From his beginnings as one of the Horror Masters to James Bond, Star Wars to Lord of the Rings and even Heavy Metal singer, Sir Christopher Lee spanned the decades, generations, genres and mediums to become one of…

Game of Thrones Coloring Book Due this Halloween

While it may seem easy to make a joke about needing all the red pens you can find given Game of Thrones bloody history, all that is being revealed about the coloring book due this October from Bantam that George R.R. Martin is overseeing is that it “will feature 45 original black and white illustrations, inspired by characters, scenes, locations and other iconic images from Martin’s wildly successful ‘A Song…

Thursday at Phoenix Comic Con 2015

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Phoenix Comic Con Day 1 – Video

A visit to the convention center as the vendors load in and before the crowds arrive. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csJiYZHrLaY&w=560&h=315]