For Easter: okay, this is a little unusual


Looking for something different in Easter chocolate? How about your own custom-made laser-scanned 3D-printed chocolate death mask? Called “Eat My Face,” Bompas and Parr’s new project employs “the latest facial-scanning and 3D-printing technology” to create a mold of your comely… Continue Reading

What’s the Rihannsu for “soup”?


If the above (and below) images look a little bizarre, well, they should. They’re from long-ago German editions of My Enemy, My Ally and The Romulan Way into which the publisher inserted soup ads. Yes, really. The story came up… Continue Reading

When is a “library” not a library?

This is a library.

From over at the Tumblr: freyaliesel: o.o tuebl has all of Young Wizards in the library. BEST NEWS EVER It would be if (a) I’d given them permission to have the books, (b) I was getting paid anything for their… Continue Reading

How Lovely Are Thy Branches: A Young Wizards Christmas


  JD 2455550.52 / December 20th, 2010: It’s five days till Christmas, and the day before the Winter Solstice. The biggest pre-Christmas blizzard seen for decades is heading straight for the New York metropolitan area. But in one small corner… Continue Reading

The Shadow over Cyber Monday


Tomorrow’s one of the big days in the marketing year for anybody who (like us) sells ebooks. But this year, for many of us, there’s a nervous feeling about the event that hasn’t been there before: because this Cyber Monday… Continue Reading