Five Amazing Superhero Cartoons Canceled Too Soon

Column by BH Shepherd May 9, 2014
Sometimes being good just isn't enough. A look at five shows that never got to fulfill their potential.
Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

News by Riki Cleveland May 7, 2014
Chuck Wendig's 'Blackbirds' is being developed for Starz.

'Game of Thrones' and the Power of Resolution

Column by Christopher Shultz April 11, 2014
Season finales don't have to be frustrating moments for viewers, and no other show pulls off a gratifying dénouement like 'Game of Thrones.' Let's discuss the whys and hows of it, shall we?

Footnotes: The Weird, Horrific Birthplace of 'True Detective'

Column by Ryan Peverly April 3, 2014
You saw the show, loved it, and you've had a few weeks to digest it. Now, let's revisit the darkness that was HBO's 'True Detective'-where it came from and what it's done for the weird fiction genre.
Hap and Leonard TV Series

New Joe R. Lansdale Adaptations Include a Hap and Leonard TV Series

News by Sean May
After the Sundance success of the adaptation of 'Cold in July,' Joe R. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard series is headed for the small screen.
Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' To Become TV Drama

Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' To Become TV Drama

News by Sean May February 4, 2014
Neil Gaiman's celebrated novel about Gods fighting for survival is coming to TV as a drama series, produced by Fremantle Media.

LURID: Lifetime (Movie) Achievements

Column by Karina Wilson January 17, 2014
Lifetime Movies have always been a guilty pleasure, but this month the female-centered network surpasses itself with all-new 'Flowers In The Attic' and Lizzie Borden adaptations. Lurid takes a look.
John Constantine Headed To Small Screen via NBC

DC's Occult Detective John Constantine Headed To Small Screen via NBC

News by Rob Hart January 14, 2014
Don't get excited just yet, though... we haven't told you who's writing it.
10 Questions with Nic Pizzolatto

10 Questions with 'True Detective' Creator Nic Pizzolatto

Interview by Keith Rawson January 10, 2014
LitReactor goes ten rounds with novelist and creator of HBO's 'True Detective,' Nic Pizzolatto
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Rosemary's Baby Television Adaptation Coming To NBC

News by Nathan Scalia December 12, 2013
NBC seeks to adapt the classic horror story Rosemary's Baby for the television audience.

Elan Gale, Viral Narrative, and Why It Matters

Column by John Jarzemsky December 11, 2013
Over Thanksgiving, reality television producer Elan Gale generated the most successful narrative on the web — and it was all a lie. Does it matter?

Should You Become A Multi-Hyphenate?

Column by Kelly Thompson November 18, 2013
I find myself on unfamiliar ground trying to become a "multi-hyphenate." Am I a fool for trying, especially when I'm barely a non-multi-hyphenate? Let's talk.
Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

News by Rob Hart November 18, 2013
AMC has ordered a pilot of the hyper-violent Vertigo comic book series 'Preacher'!

Book vs. Film(s): "Carrie"

Column by Christopher Shultz October 28, 2013
At three film adaptations now, Stephen King’s first novel is shaping up to be one of his most enduring. But which version really gets it right, and which ones don’t?

Footnotes: The Walking Dead Is What We've Always Been

Column by Ryan Peverly October 10, 2013
If 'The Walking Dead' has taught us one thing, it's that we are what we've always been.
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Saturday Night Live "Exposes" The Fifty Shades Of Grey Auditions

News by Nathan Scalia October 7, 2013
The writers of Saturday Night Live explore some alternate casting possibilities for the Fifty Shades of Grey film.

Four Things 'Breaking Bad' Taught Me about Writing

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard October 4, 2013
What the hit TV show can teach us about character, plot and why Walter White was all about love...bitch!
Commissioner Gordon

DC Announces New Fox Drama "Gotham," Will Explore Commissioner Gordon's Origins

News by Christopher Shultz September 26, 2013
On the heels of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" premiere, the other big name comics publisher has revealed their own TV plans.
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AMC Planning "Walking Dead" Spinoff Series

News by Christopher Shultz September 17, 2013
The new show will exist in the same universe as the comic book, but will have no ties to its storyline.
FX Plans Sequel Series to ‘American Psycho’

FX Plans Sequel Series to ‘American Psycho’

News by Dean Fetzer September 11, 2013
First came the book - all the way back in 1991 - then the Christian Bale movie, now a TV series focused on a fifty-something Patrick Bateman.

Return Of Serenity: Dark Horse Comics To Bring Back "Firefly"

News by Nathan Scalia September 4, 2013
The highly popular but short-lived series "Firefly" may be seeing a resurrection as a comic book.
‘Today’ Starts Book Club — Publishers “Giddy”

‘Today’ Starts Book Club — Publishers Giddy

News by Dean Fetzer
In what looks like a bid to become the next Oprah book club, the morning program on NBC has introduced a monthly book segment which has publishers all over-excited.
Charmin Bear with The Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka Name-Dropped In A Toilet Paper Commercial

News by Christopher Shultz
If you're a fuzzy animated Charmin bear, you like your bathroom reading heady and strange.
‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Pilot

Fox Puts ‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Pilot on Schedule

News by Dean Fetzer July 12, 2013
The studio and its network side have committed to an adaptation of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s “widely popular” graphic novels.
Airwolf Comic

80s/90s NBC TV Shows To Resurface as Comic Books

News by Christopher Shultz
Some of your favorite sitcoms and dramas will transition from the TV screen to the illustrated page later this year. Will you read them?