George Clooney Brings Diamond Age To SyFy

SyFy is planning on turning Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age into a television series, and it's looking to George Clooney to make it happen. Insert your "Well, here's hoping it's better than Solaris" jokes here. » 6/06/09 7:00am 6/06/09 7:00am

India's Walled Cities Resemble Neo-Victorian Enclaves of "The Diamond…

It's as if we're witnessing the rise of the walled cities in Neal Stephenson's novel The Diamond Age, where neo-Victorians live in isolated, nanotech splendor while other people live in cardboard boxes. This image shows the stark contrast between the slums and the mini-city called Hamilton Court in Gurgaon, India. » 6/09/08 10:14am 6/09/08 10:14am

Read All About It In Weird Future Newspapers

This alien-looking newspaper from the movie Ultraviolet recently turned up on a movie props site. I love the weird font that screams "Vampire Epidemic!!!" with the three exclamation marks. It's good to know that even in a dark dystopian future where plague victims drink your blood, sober responsible journalism will… » 1/17/08 3:30pm 1/17/08 3:30pm

Where The Hell Is Our Diamond Age?

Last year at the Television Critics Association, where professional couch pota... er, critics get together to be spoon-fed updates from the networks about what to watch during the upcoming season, the Sci Fi Channel announced that George Clooney and his buddy Grant Heslov were developing Neal Stephenson's awesome The… » 1/03/08 8:40am 1/03/08 8:40am