We’re Not Getting A RiffTrax For Twilight, But Starship Troopers Is A Pretty Good Consolation Prize
First, the bad news: the MST3K alums at RiffTrax couldn't lock down the rights to make a RiffTrax version of Twilight. The good news, of course, is that you don't need to watch Twilight now or ever again. The even better news, though, is that the team will bring their trademark heckling to the sci-fi classic Starship Troopers.Read on...
You, Too, Can Write a Book About Space Marines, No Matter What Games Workshop ThinksLate last year, author M.A.C. Hogarth's novel Spots the Space Marine was removed from Amazon following a pretty ridiculous claim by Games Workshop that their copyright of the term "space marine" in the context of Warhammer 40,000 meant they had called dibs on pretty much the entire space marine genre of science fiction. Amazon has put the book back up for sale on its site, but that doesn't mean Hogarth's fight is over -- we don't know how willing Games Workshop is to go to the mat defending their claim on the entire literary genre of 'space marines,' but we might be about to find out, and if we do, chances are things will become unpleasant.Read on...