All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Neil Gaiman’

Cannes Film Festival: Nicole Kidman Defends Grace of Monaco

Actress Nicole Kidman gently addressed criticism of her new film Grace of Monaco on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival. “I feel sad because I think that the film has no malice toward the family or particularly towards Grace or Rainier,” said Kidman, who stars in the film’s titular role. “I want them to know that the performance …

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Neil Gaiman Reads Us A Bedtime Story

Neil Gaiman has been responsible for–or had a part of–so many incredible things that it’s nearly impossible not to admire him. From writing comics to penning children’s books and wondrous novels (“Coraline”, “American Gods”, The Sandman, and “The Ocean At The End Of The Lane”, to name a few), he’s proven over the years that he’s as cool as they …

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Neil Gaiman Talks ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ At Google

Author Neil Gaiman recently stopped by the Googleplex to talk about his latest book, “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”. Google has now made the talk available for fans to enjoy. The talk took place on June 28th. Chris DiBona moderated. As Google notes in the YouTube description, you can find the book on Google Play. As Google …

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Alicia Keys is BlackBerry’s New Global Creative Director

Today’s announcement by BlackBerry (which included changing its name from RIM to BlackBerry) was expected to be a simple announcement of its new phones and a rundown of all the features of the new BlackBerry 10 OS. It was all of that, but CEO Thorsten Heins channeled Steve Jobs by saving one last big announcement for the end of the …

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Neil Gaiman’s “Coraline” Turns 10 Years Old

Neil Gaiman has been one of my favorite writers for years now; when I was in high school, I discovered the Sandman series of comics and fell in love (I have a quote from one of the books tattooed on my shoulderblade; Sandman was the first-ever comic series to win a literary award, a fact which gives me goose-flesh every …

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SOPA: An Open Letter To Washington From Content Creators

In all the debate that has raged over SOPA/PIPA, one group has been decidedly under-represented: the creators of the content that the two bills are designed to protect. Those lobbying loudest in support of SOPA and PIPA have insisted that the bills are necessary to protect the entertainment industry from the ravages of online piracy. Such piracy, they claim protects …

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