Alan Dean Foster's near-future India novel gets a movie deal... in Hong…

Prolific author Alan Dean Foster has sold the movie rights to his novel Sagramanda: A Novel of Near Future India, to the Hong Kong-based Agog Film Productions. According to Filmbiz Asia, Agog plans to start production "immediately," filming in Hong Kong and India, and the movie will be out in 2014. (So this isn't just… » 3/20/12 12:30pm 3/20/12 12:30pm

The Most Popular Drug In The Universe

So you're writing a science fiction story or script about a hot new drug, that all the kids are licking or sticking or smoking. And you want a name for this drug that screams "awesome" and sounds like something the kids would go apeshit over. But all the cool names, like KillKillKill and Pink Robots, are already… » 5/22/08 4:56pm 5/22/08 4:56pm