Billy Moon, the first novel by famed zinester, short story writer and podcaster Douglas Lain, is an exceedingly weird tale about Christopher Milne — the guy whose father A.A. Milne immortalized him as Christopher Robin, the boy companion of Winnie the Pooh. »
If you want to spend the Fourth of July long weekend being transported to a world of vintage wonder, you should seriously consider picking up Magic: 1400s-1950s, a brand new book from the art-book powerhouse Taschen. Check out some exclusive artwork from the book below. »
How on Earth do they do this? The characters in Now You See Me are supposed to be just regular stage magicians, but then they seem to have the actual power to send a guy from Las Vegas to a Paris bank vault — and then create a hole in the universe for money to fly through. Watch for yourself!
Almost every day, it seems like we hear about another new TV show based on a book or graphic novel series. Just today, it was announced that NBC is moving forward with a show based on the fantastic Vertigo comic Midnight, Mass. (This is the third attempt at a Midnight, Mass show — read our thoughts on why it's a great… »
What's amazing about the complete scan of 1882's brilliant, batty, bizarre How to Become a Magician over at the Public Domain Review isn't just the fact that it tells you how to make ice in a "red-hot vessel" (you'll need a platinum cup and "sulphuric" acid). Rather, it's that this book has that weird Victorian moralism… »
Darren Aronofsky and Michael Chabon working together. Doesn't that just give you chills? We're beyond excited about the recently announced news that Aronofsky will be directing the pilot of HBO series Hobgoblin, about magicians who fight Hitler! »
When he's not working Disney's John Carter of Mars script or penning Pulitzer Prize-winning novels, apparently Michael Chabon is pitching alternate-history series to HBO about the magicians that fought Hitler. Which sounds fantastic. »