Posts tagged with neil-gaiman

Apr 5 2011

Good Omens to hit British TV

Someone is adapting Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel Good Omens into a TV show? But how will they include all the footnotes? Those are my favorite parts!

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Sep 2 2010

Don't do it, guys.

A television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman series, created without involvement by the author?This, dear readers, is a Very Bad Idea.

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Jan 20 2010

Congratulations to 'em both.

Whoa. I'd heard that Neil Gaiman was getting married again to musician Amanda Palmer, but I hadn't actually seen the happy couple. Now, thanks to GoFugYourself's Golden Globes coverage, I have. (L...

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Sep 8 2009

Neil Gaiman makes a Christmas movie!

Neil Gaiman's long-hinted-at short film will happen, and it will apparently star ubiquitous character actor Bill Nighy. According to Cinematical, the movie will be a silent short described as "a l...

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Jun 10 2009

Summer reading picks straight from the source! has asked a variety of authors, including Wordcandy-approved authors like Neil Gaiman, Berkeley Breathed, and Diana Gabaldon, for their summer reading picks, some of which are actually p...

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Mar 17 2009

Why, thank you again, Mr. Colbert.

Stephen Colbert has been doing his part to make my job easier today (which, seeing as I am STILL SICK, I really appreciate). He had another Wordcandy-friendly interview last night, this time with ...

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Feb 6 2009

The critics (heart) Coraline, but I have my doubts.

Lots of good reviews coming out about the film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline, due out in theaters today. But what's with this new character, "Wybie"? I hate it when they stick in complete...

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Nov 20 2008

The full-length Coraline trailer is up...

...and frankly, it's something of a disappointment:It's not that it looks bad, exactly (although I still want to know why they went with American actors). But I think the original illustrator, lon...

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Nov 7 2008

Gaiman fans take note...

There are still tickets available for this Vertigo/Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) event, apparently:Veteran voice actor Tom Wayland and others, will read from some of the most politically c...

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Oct 7 2008

Unforseen awesomeness ahead

I haven't been particularly excited about the upcoming film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline. I enjoyed the book (although I prefer Gaiman's short story The Wolves in the Walls), but I was dis...

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Jul 23 2008

Gaiman gets choosy.

Neil Gaiman—who's obviously in full promotion-mode for his upcoming novel The Graveyard Book—has compiled a list of his 10 favorite "New Classic Monsters" for Entertainment Weekly. I’m not sure I...

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Apr 6 2007

Stardust Trailer

We've been keeping an eye on the new Stardust movie, and we now have a trailer. Take a look:There's a better version on the official Stardust website, located here.

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Dec 19 2006

More Stardust pics...

Including one of Claire Danes, looking be-wigged (although that might just be a really unfortunate dye job):One of Michelle Pfeiffer and some goats, looking misty:And one of Sienna Miller and Char...

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Sep 30 2006


I finally got around to watching Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's movie MirrorMask last night, and it was pretty good! I put off watching it for ages because (and I'm sorry to say it, but it's true) ...

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Sep 8 2006

Gaiman movie update

The official homepage for the film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Stardust is up. There's hardly anything there, but it looks awfully pretty.

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Aug 13 2006

Wordcandy particularly loves her short stories.

Just a reminder, Clarke fans: you can read one of the short stories found in The Ladies of Grace Adieu here. It's called The Duke of Wellington Misplaces His Horse, and it originally appeared on ...

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Jul 8 2006


Okay. At first, I was pretty excited about the upcoming film version of Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust. He wasn't going to direct it (good), it's one of my favorite Gaiman novels (good), and it wa...

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Jun 24 2006

Seeing Ear Theatre

We here at Wordcandy were extremely stoked to discover the Sci-fi Channel's Seeing Ear Theatre, an online archive of radio-play versions of stories by authors like Neil Gaiman, Lewis Carroll, and ...

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May 29 2006

I'm sure those Coraline jammies will sell like hotcakes.

From Neil Gaiman's blog:How very... marketable of you, dear.

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May 24 2006

Odds and ends

Sorry about this post wandering all over the Wordcandy map, people...Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson have released Chew On This, a kid-friendly book exploring the same territory that Schlosser c...

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Mar 29 2006

Hollywood (hearts) Neil Gaiman, too

...although you'd think that the silver screen would, like, sag under the weight of all that brilliantly profound, Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning brilliance, wouldn't you?The various projects that...

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Mar 23 2006

Neil Gaiman Tribute Album!!! is reporting that Tori Amos will be leading a Neil Gaiman Tribute album.My first thought: ...hee hee heeMy second thought: Hasn't his swelled head already reached, like, critical mass?

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Feb 19 2006

Wordcandy Weekly Book Snippet

A new feature for the blog- snippets of Wordcandy goodness!"Did you know," he said, "my cousin said that in America there's shops that sell thirty-nine different flavors of ice cream?"This even si...

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Aug 14 2004

Neil Gaiman

Despite the fact that he's always photographed dressed up in black t-shirts and leather jackets, looking like he'd be happier with a skull in one hand, Neil Gaiman is actually capable of being a t...

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