That’s a wrap #30

That’s a wrap #30

A wrap of SFF news, some links and some fun.  If you have news to be included, DM or email me.

Muppets… again
Ricky Gervais with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog

Ricky Gervais with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog

The next Muppet movie will be the Muppets… again, starring Ricky Gervais as the lead human.  Ricky hinted that acting alongside Oscar-winning actor Christopher Waltz was surreal.

 Locus list of the best science fiction, fantasy and horror for 2012

Locus magazine has published their definitive list of the best science fiction, fantasy and horror in 2012.

Jonathan McCalmont sent a series of tweets discussing this list, including the following:

https://twitter.com/RuthlessCult/status/297624384032608256

Blue Hackers – a community for depressed geeks

John Dalton’s post “One geek’s guide to clinical depression” informs readers of the geek depression support group.

John’s post made my fingers itch to write a geek guide to clinical depression that explains different forms of depression; instead I’ll refer you to Beyond Blue, Australia’s initiative in dealing with depression, anxiety and mood disorders.

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger: book trailer

Underwater art worthy of SF fan fic

Jason Isley’s underwater photography features real sea life and miniatures to create visual stories.  Jason founded and manages Scubazoo, a TV and film production company specialising in underwater imagery.

one of Jason Isley's SF photos

 

Isn’t his work fabulous?