I've just started podcasting a new short story, "Clockwork Fagin," which is to be published in Kelly Link and Gavin Grant's anthology of young adult steampunk for Candlewick Press. The story is about a group of children who are put in a home after being caught in the machineries of the information revolution, who kill their cruel master and replace him with a clockwork automaton. It runs to about 12,500 and I'll probably read it in four or five weekly installments.
Clockwork Fagin, Part 1
(Image: Dodger introduces Oliver to Fagin by Cruikshank (detail) Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain)
Watch this new trailer for that upcoming Martin Scorsese Netflix feature on Bob Dylan.
Deadwood: The Movie airs on HBO in the US on Friday, May 31. Can’t wait for Swearingen’s swears. “Thirteen years after it was abruptly cancelled, David Milch’s grimy, glorious western finally gets the ending it deserves.” From James Donaghy’s tease in The Guardian: Set in the historic lawless mining camp in the Black Hills gold […]
#Batwoman is coming Sundays this Fall to The CW.
With the quick-fix appeal of video games and their own cell phones, it can be tough to keep kids focused on supposedly “educational” toys. And while it may seem counter-intuitive to fight tech with more tech, we’re all in when it comes to the Toybox 3D Printer. We’re not sure if anyone had envisioned a […]
Whether you’re an artist, designer or just organizing a photo album, photo editing software is a must. And software designers know it: Platforms like Photoshop and Lightroom have a ton of helpful features, but you’ll pay for them in spades. Luckily, there’s some competition in the photo editing arena. Right now, Skylum’s Luminar software is […]
Who needs a holiday sale? Sometimes there’s no better time than the thick of summer to find deals. We should know – we’ve found ten deep discounts on some must-have items. Whether you’re searching for CBD edibles, exercise gear, chargers or other tech, take a look. But don’t look long – these prices aren’t likely […]