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News of the Fantastic – April 2, 2011

Following are news items for the fantastic including horror, science fiction, fantasy, and the paranormal for the last few weeks. These items can be accessed daily as they are posted through my Facebook page and Twitter account. ‘Insidious’ review: An old-style horror movie “Insidious” is a respectable attempt at a type of horror movie they […]

News of the Fantastic – February 26, 2011

There have been several worthwhile news items since my last post on news of the fantastic. Below are some of the more notable items. Those interested in receiving these items as they become available can do so via my Twitter or Facebook posts. Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Danger Baltimore is where Poe […]

News of the Fantastic – January 29, 1011

Here are various news items related to the fantastic in popular culture for the preceding couple of weeks. News items of significance are shared daily as they become available via my Facebook profile and Twitter account. The right-wing agenda of the exorcism movie “The Rite” is the latest film in a genre with a surprisingly […]

News of the Fantastic – January 8, 2011

Below are several news items related to the fantastic from the last couple of weeks. Those interested in reading these items as they come available can also find them posted daily on my  Twitter account and Facebook page. 2011 will be a busy year for geeks on TV MSN includes a piece that looks at […]

News of the Fantastic – December 18, 2010

Following are news items on the fantastic from the week prior to December 18, 2010. These items are shared as they become available daily on my Facebook and Twitter pages. Paul Trailer Simon Pegg and Nick Frost of Shaun of the Dead are ready to return to the big screen and bring a touch of […]

News of the Fantastic – December 11, 2010

Following are news items from around the Internet for the week prior to December 11, 2010: http://thevaultofhorror.blogspot.com/2010/12/little-boy-and-monsters-who-are-saving.html The inspiring story of a monster kid. http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,2034975,00.html Hammer Films rises from the dead. http://torontoist.com/2010/12/doug_trumbulls_space_odysseys.php A look back at 2001: A Space Odyssey through an interview with special effects technician Doug Trumbull. http://www.examiner.com/tv-in-national/the-walking-dead-has-army-of-viewers-for-season-finale The Walking Dead attracted even […]

News of the Fantastic – December 3, 2010

The following are news items from the fantastic for the previous week. The Vulture Transcript: Anne Rice on Twilight, Her Casting Dreams for a New Lestat, and Her Ever-Evolving Religious Beliefs nymag.com Vampire stories are “inherently about salvation, about damnation, even if your vampires are total atheists like mine.” The Walking Dead news: The Walking […]

News of the Fantastic – November 21, 2010

Following are news items of the fantastic from the previous week. Internet Responds To Young Female Star Wars Fan Who’s Being Bullied – Techland – TIME.com techland.com Members of geek culture rise up to defend a girl bullied for her Star Wars fandom. War and Social Upheaval Cause Spikes in Zombie Movie Production io9.com There’s […]

News of the Fantastic – November 13, 2010

Various news items touching on the fantastic from the preceding week, published previously on my Facebook page and via Twitter. Sigourney Weaver on AVATAR ireport.cnn.com An interview with Sigourney Weaver where she discusses the impact of the environmentalism of Avatar on herself and viewers. Del Toro’s “The Devil’s Backbone”: horror with heart » The Pioneer […]

News of the Fantastic – November 5, 2010

This post represents a new regular feature for TheoFantastique that will include significant news items on at least a weekly basis depending upon the quantity and quality of news for a given period. We hope you find this information helpful as you keep in touch with aspects of the fantastic in popular culture. Life After […]

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