Neil Gaiman Wants You to Watch New ‘Good Omens’ Trailer

Neil Gaiman Wants You to Watch New ‘Good Omens’ Trailer

Well, this was a pleasant surprise! In a tweet this morning, Neil Gaiman posted a link to the latest trailer for the upcoming adaptation of one of his most famous novels: Good Omens, co-written with the late, great novelist Terry Pratchett. Gaiman took to Twitter to ask fans: ‘So you’ve all seen this now, yes?’ Yes, Neil, yes we have, and we couldn’t be more excited.     The novel was the result of a creative collaboration between the brilliant Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, a witty adventure that follows the angel Aziraphale and the demon Crowley as they both attempt to sabotage …

5 Perfect Books for Father’s Day

5 Perfect Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, but you still have plenty of time to get Dad (or other father figures) the perfect book to celebrate them. Here are a list of some our top picks he’ll love.    1. For the Dog Dad   via Amazon   My Dog: The Paradox is the perfect illustrated explanation of man’s best friend, dogs. From the author of The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman, comes a new comic about his observations of Rambo the dog answering questions like “why do dogs like to chase animals four times their size?” and “why are dogs so excited all the time?”. …

Nick Offerman Narrates Mark Twain Audiobook in Greatest Human Decision Ever

Nick Offerman Narrates Mark Twain Audiobook in Greatest Human Decision Ever

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In probably the smartest move in literary history, Audible has recruited Nick Offerman to narrate Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.   via GIPHY   The time-traveling romp follows a 19th-century engineer from Connecticut transported back to 6th-century England, where he uses his then-modern expertise to wow King Arthur and his posse. Things go awry in a hilarious fashion, and Twain proves yet again he’s a master of understated, cantankerous wit.   Enter Nick Offerman, whose Parks and Recreation persona may be the closest we’ll get to seeing Mark Twain in a sitcom. Having previously narrated The …

Nick Offerman Will Host 2017 PEN Center USA Literary Awards Festival

Nick Offerman Will Host 2017 PEN Center USA Literary Awards Festival

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At this year’s 27th Annual PEN Center USA Literary Awards Festival, writers from all across the book spectrum will be celebrated. The ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on October 27. Along with the judges (listed below), PEN has announced that Ron Swanson himself (Nick Offerman, that is) will host the ceremony. Margaret Atwood, hot off the success of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” will receive a lifetime achievement award.   Image courtesy of Her Campus   So, without further ado, here are the judges for each category: Fiction: Chris Abani Alex Espinoza Jervey Tervalon Creative Nonfiction: Dinah Lenney Thomas Page McBee Elizabeth …