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Isaac Asimov wrote 500 books. His first novel was published in 1950, and he died in 1992. This means he wrote aprox 1 book per month for 42 straight years.

Isaac Asimov “Asimov” redirects here. For other uses with the name Asimov, see Asimov (disambiguation). Isaac Asimov (/ˈæzɪmɒv/;[b] c. January 2,[a] 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer, and …

Isaac Asimov wrote 500 books. His first novel was published in 1950, and he died in 1992. This means he wrote aprox 1 book per month for 42 straight years. Read More »

After Sir Terry Pratchetts death, Neil Gaiman had the only hard drive containing his unfinished novels crushed with a steamroller, as per the late fantasy writers request

Terry Pratchett’s unfinished novels destroyed by steamroller The unfinished books of Sir Terry Pratchett have been destroyed by a steamroller, following the late fantasy novelist’s wishes. Terry Pratchett docudrama reveals moment author realised he was ‘dead’ Read more Pratchett’s hard drive was crushed by a vintage John Fowler & Co steamroller named Lord Jericho at …

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J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis both once went to a party dressed as polar bears. It was not a fancy dress party

Five Fascinating Facts about C. S. Lewis C. S. Lewis is one of the major figures of twentieth-century children’s literature and Christian apologism, so we’ve gathered together our five favourite interesting facts about Lewis and his work. Some of the interesting facts about C. S. Lewis that follow touch upon his friendship with J. R. …

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Actor Jack Gleeson, who played King Joffrey on Game of Thrones, said the scene he enjoyed the most after three seasons on the show, was when Joffrey’s corpse was lying on a plinth in the set with ceremonial stones covering his eyes, because he got to sleep for the whole day.

Jack Gleeson on Game of Thrones, the Time He Peed Himself on Set, and Why You Should Do Everything With Puppets Many of the actors who’ve died on Game of Thrones — and there are a lot of actors who have died on Game of Thrones — have moved onto Disney movies, superhero franchises, and …

Actor Jack Gleeson, who played King Joffrey on Game of Thrones, said the scene he enjoyed the most after three seasons on the show, was when Joffrey’s corpse was lying on a plinth in the set with ceremonial stones covering his eyes, because he got to sleep for the whole day. Read More »

Patrick Stewart hated having pet fish in Picard’s ready room on TNG, considering it an affront to a show that valued the dignity of different species

And, dang, if that guy up on stage, the one strumming a guitar and singing mighty fine, doesn’t look just like that actor from Deliverance, The Onion Field, Taps, Beverly Hills Cop, RoboCop, Total Recall, Vision Quest, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stargate SG-1and The Starter Wife. Star Trek fans will recall that Cox very …

Patrick Stewart hated having pet fish in Picard’s ready room on TNG, considering it an affront to a show that valued the dignity of different species Read More »