What would a Random House/Penguin merger mean for science fiction and…

The latest shockwave to hit the publishing world is the news that Random House and Penguin could be merged by their respective parent companies. Instead of having the Big Six publishing companies, we could be down to the Big Five. What will this lead to (apart from John Scalzi's joke that we could get a company called… » 10/25/12 11:56am 10/25/12 11:56am

Regress Yourself With Borf's Gun From Space Ace

If you played arcade games in the 1980s, then you probably remember the quarter-sucking craze of laserdisc games which were led by the juggernaut of Dragon's Lair. Enough small fortunes were lost to that game to start a small media empire, which is just what creator Don Bluth tried to do. He followed that swords and… » 2/06/08 11:20am 2/06/08 11:20am