Thursday, October 11, 2012

Manga and Math

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Scott Westerfeld's Midnighters for Fox TV

Chuck creators Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz are re-teaming for what they hope will be another television hit. However, this time, instead of an original series, The Live Feed reports the two will tackle an adaptation of Scott Westerfeld’s Midnighters book trilogy.

The Midnighters series follows the adventures of 15-year-old Jessica Day as she discovers she’s a Midnighter and able to access the Blue Time, an extra hour in the day that exists for people born at midnight. Far from the only Midnighter, Jessica finds herself allying with her fellow travelers against creatures called darklings and slithers.

Fox ordered a pilot from Fedak and Schwartz. If the network likes the effort, you could be seeing a Midnighters series on the air next season.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Funny Responses to "Banned" Books

Mark Twain said in reference to the challenges of Huckleberry Finn
“Apparently, the Concord library has condemned Huck as ‘trash and only suitable for the slums.’ This will sell us another twenty-five thousand copies for sure!”

Read some other savvy responses by authors to challenges of their books.