Firstly, this: http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2009/05/entitl...
It's not about "grateful", it's about what your contract with the writer is. Your contract is "For the cover price you can read this book". Everything else is at the author's own good grace. » 7/09/14 10:02am 7/09/14 10:02am

What's that? My dissertation topic is in the thread? WELL SINCE YOU ASK!

The problem with all the War of the World's adaptations we've seen so far isn't the period (although a period version would be cool), it's with the central message. War of the Worlds was about the arrogance of the British Empire, illustrated by… » 7/05/14 12:26pm 7/05/14 12:26pm

Actually "This time with dinosaurs" is the only thing that's sparked a flicker of interest in me since I practically slept through the first one. Not enough for me to actually see it, or rent it, or watch it when it turns up on Netflix, but if it's on telly and there's nothing else to watch and I can't be bothered to… » 6/25/14 1:48am 6/25/14 1:48am