Bishop to Rook: Meyer to Adapt O’Malley Hit

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We now have several reports of Lionsgate developing The Rook, a book about a British supernatural agency in crisis, into a Hulu series. Helmed by Stephanie Meyer of Twilight fame. Cue the screams. Look, I’m thrilled to bits that The Rook is getting an adaptation. Daniel O’Malley deserves all the money that can possibly be thrown at him, …

Cthulhu & Friends Reads: The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft

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Have you visited the GeeklyInc Store and bought a CaF t-shirt? No? GO DO IT! As always, be sure to check out our Patreon campaign! Like Kickstarter, but better for our purposes. Support the show! Keep us free! Click here for details! Holy BUTTCRAP!! We announced the glory that is Project Bombshell: A brand new …

This is Halloween: Roundtable on Our Favorite Frights

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Christina Ladd: Area X Cross-contamination between various media was always inevitable. Books that read like movies–and now books that read like video games–were always going to happen, and I’m not sorry they did. But there’s always a special pleasure reserved for books that do what other media can’t, taking full advantage of not only a …

Clean Room #1 Review: A Pink and Promising Start

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The Clean Room #1 is a tantalizing first step into a world that is altogether a little too familiar.  Everything is overexposed–in graphic detail–but somehow still full of hidden agendas. Each character’s story immediately dramatically unfair, and madness is in ample supply. It’s a comic very much for and about this suspicious generation, weaned on corporate marketing …

The Last Witness Review: Some Memory Thieves Just Want to Play the Flute

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K.J. Parker’s latest novella is narrated by an anonymous man with a unique and unexplained gift: the ability to enter into the mind of anyone within eyesight and steal their memories as easily as grabbing scrolls off a bookshelf. Afterward his victims (or customers, as the case may be) have a headache but no idea anything’s …