Last night, CNN debuted its latest ultra-high-tech gizmo: a “hologram” interview system that allows Star Wars-like images of distant people to appear on stage, interacting with the CNN host. Now, it turns out that the “hologram” isn’t actually visible to the host (it’s composited into the image you see at home by a computer), butContinue reading “How CNN’s Hologram Interview System Works”
Best-selling author and filmaker Michael Crichton died unexpectedly in Los Angeles Tuesday, after a courageous and private battle against cancer, his family said in a statement. He was 66. Crichton was a brand-name author, known for his stories of disaster and systematic breakdown, such as the rampant microbe of “The Andromeda Strain” or dinosaurs runningContinue reading “Best-Selling Author Michael Crichton Dies”
PS Publishing has negotiated the one-off rights to publish Stephen King’s wonderful story “One For The Road” as a strictly-limited, extensively illustrated, full color hardcover edition. Stephen King will not be signing any copies. The order box is not yet up on the website – but it will be in the next week or so.Continue reading “PS Publishing Announce A Limited Edition Hardcover Of Stephen King’s “One For The Road””
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If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. Its the answer told by lines that stretched around schoolsContinue reading “Barack Obama’s Victory Speech”
Most snack foods have an evil twin that just doesn’t quite live up to the expectations of its more popular and delicious sibling. You can read side by side comparisons at the fun blog found HERE.
This is from an e-mail received from the publisher today: Our new flyer is at the printer and is expected to be in the mail next week. The day it is mailed we will start accepting advance orders for Stephen King’s “The Little Sisters of Eluria”. We will update the web site at thatContinue reading “Update From Donald M. Grant Publisher On Stephen King’s “The Little Sisters of Eluria””
From a genetic testing service to an invisibility cloak to an ingenious public bike system to the world’s first moving skyscraper — HERE are TIME’s picks for the top innovations of 2008.
Stephen King picks his 3 favorite books HERE.