Year: 2013

Excerpt, Fantasy

What’s it like to age in 5 minutes?


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Aging is one of those things that sneaks up on us, surprising us with a wrinkle that wasn’t there yesterday–a grim reminder that we’re not escaping our mortality. I think this is why artists so often explore this uncomfortable subject, maybe as a way to test their courage for what none of us can avoid.

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Fantasy, News

Little Hiccup is a leather-clad badass


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If you’re a How To Train Your Dragon fan, then you know the loveable Hiccup, who couldn’t live up to his dad’s expectations for becoming a tough-as-nails Viking. Remember Hiccup’s take on his father’s attitude of him? “Excuse me, barmaid! I’m afraid you brought me the wrong offspring! I ordered an extra-large boy with beefy

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Guillermo del Toro’s beautiful monsters


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Have you seen Pacific Rim yet? If not, you’ve got to go see it! With all the devastation the film’s leviathans wreak, it’s a little hard to get past the adrenaline rush and really appreciate the design and attention to detail del Toro always puts into his creatures. For a closer look, watch this three

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Design, News

I want my Scary Godmother Doll!


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If you’ve read  Fate’s Fables, then you know Fate is the author of a book called Magic Brew. Among the many colorful characters in Fate’s fictitious book is a goth witch. Well I just found the most adorable goth witch doll! She’s got crazy red curls, bat wings, striped stockings and a sweet whimsical smile

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