Today’s post is the best of the heated debate around the Gollancz office this week on the value of Ewoks. Love them? Hate them? There’s a pretty powerful sway on both sides, but we will let you decide for yourself. Rest assured it has been meticulously edited for strong curse words and bloodstains.
At a recent Gollancz marketing meeting (yes, we plan this stuff) it was suggested that someone write … More
It was 101 years ago today that the one of the greatest – certainly the most famous – of all maritime disasters occurred: the sinking of the RMS Titanic. With a hull containing sixteen separate airtight compartments, causing some to refer to it as ‘unsinkable’, the Titanic struck an iceberg south of Newfoundland and sank, five days into its maiden voyage, resulting in the loss of over 1,500 lives.
The Titanic has fascinated explorers, historians and writers … More
To celebrate the release of Game of Thrones Season 2 HBO UK sent the Westeros Wagon around London.
When we found out the Westeros Wagon would be around the corner from our offices . . .
Team Gollancz took a few minutes to hand out copies of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones.
. . . and there was food. Free delicious Game of Thrones themed food . . .
. . . which was very much in demand.
Issac Hempstead-Wright (Bran … More
Tags: Bran Stark, Game of Thrones, Game of Thrones Food, Game of Thrones Season 2, HBO UK, Inside HBO's Game of Thrones, Issac Hempstead-Wright, Westeros Wagon
Posted in Fantasy, Fiction, George R.R. Martin, News, Other, TV shows | 1 Comment »
Aww, remember this? Remember how excited you were…?
And then you saw the movie.
Some have been scathing of Prometheus, but I rather enjoyed it. No, it wasn’t Alien or Aliens, but it looked jaw-droppingly stunning, and there were great performances. But something wasn’t quite right, and it was largely the screenwriters Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof who came in for a kicking.