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Michael K. Williams will play Montrose in Lovecraft Country

Deadline Hollywood reports that Michael Kenneth Williams has been cast as Montrose in the upcoming HBO adaptation of Lovecraft Country. This is amazing news, and also very surreal for me: Back before the book was even optioned, when I would … Continue reading

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Three new Lovecraft Country cast announcements

Yesterday HBO revealed three more casting choices for the Lovecraft Country series: Courtney B. Vance, who I first saw in The Hunt for Red October half a lifetime ago, will play Atticus’s uncle George. Aunjanue Ellis (Of Mind and Music) … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country: Meet Atticus & Ruby

HBO has announced two more casting decisions for the Lovecraft Country series: Jonathan Majors will play the lead role of Atticus, and Wunmi Mosaku will play Ruby Dandridge. This follows last week’s announcement that Jurnee Smollett-Bell will play Letitia. And … Continue reading

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Seattle Crypticon & Lovecraft Country news

Hi, I’m still alive. I’ve been working on a new novel and making good progress, hence the lack of recent blog posts. I will be coming up for air shortly: Seattle Crypticon is next week, and I’ll be appearing on … Continue reading

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The OA

For those of you seeking a late holiday binge-watch, I recommend the new Brit Marling series, The OA, which dropped on Netflix a couple of weeks ago. Marling operates on an artistic frequency a couple wavelengths over from mine. She … Continue reading

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FYI, Charlie Jade is on Hulu

If you’re looking for an offbeat sci-fi series—or just something non-9/11 related to watch over the weekend—check out Charlie Jade on Hulu. It’s a Canadian/South African production filmed in and around Cape Town. It concerns a private investigator from an … Continue reading

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Why do they hate us?

Via James Fallows and today’s New York Times, the latest shocking Wikileaks revelation: In early 2008, American diplomats stationed in Ottawa turned on their television sets and were aghast: there was an “onslaught” of Canadian shows depicting “nefarious American officials … Continue reading

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Vampire Bill?

Over the weekend Lisa and I finished rewatching the BBC vampire-hunter miniseries, Ultraviolet. This morning I went web-surfing for information about Sue Hewitt, who composed the soundtrack, and stumbled across a fan site that mentioned how one of the supporting … Continue reading

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Stargate: SVU gets busy with the body-swapping

Last Friday’s Stargate had the first use of body-swapping technology as a plot complicator. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, they’ve got this alien device on the show that’s kind of like a plug-in desktop Zen garden. … Continue reading

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Good popcorn TV. Some random thoughts: * It’s nice to see Elizabeth Mitchell, Alan Tudyk, and Morena Baccarin all getting work. I’m less crazy about the other characters so far. * I’m not sure if it’s the haircut or what, … Continue reading

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