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"Poe's Tales of Mystery and Terror", a compilation of Edgar Allen Poe works.

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^ That sounds awesome. I've been wanting to get some works of Poe, and I love me some compilations.

Currently I am reading The New Dead. Its a zombie (obviously) anthology book. Like I said before, I love short stories, and zombies even more. Highly recommend this book.

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I wouldn't call it serious reading, but I purchased the Hellraiser graphic novel anthologies, Volumes I-III. With people like Clive Barker and Neil Gaiman writing the stories... so far, so good.

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Been re-reading Stephen King's BAG OF BONES.  Awesome.

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Just got my hands on about a hundred or so various issues of Savage Dragon, which I haven't read in about fourteen years.  That's a lot of brushin' up to do...

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kinda dim in the comic dept.   is that the weirdo with the green mohawk?  LOL

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Yeah -- though it was a fin, not a mohawk. lol

Used to be a great comic book -- lots of violence, a HUGE assortment of characters, good writing, but I lost track of the series when I moved to Canada back in late '00, somewhere around issue 75.  But I just skimmed through issues 76-132 and man, the quality of that book went WAY downhill.  The artwork's sloppy and inconsistent and the storytelling is repetitive and hackneyed.

Still, though.  The first 40-50 issues of that book was a lot of fun.  It was one of the better Image comics of its time.

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Waitin' on the new Walking Dead issue, #86 I think it is. Really interested in the Witch Doctor comic they've been hypin' up also.

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Pretty Little Liars-Sara Shepard

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the Sookie Stackhouse series

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Aftermath, Inc.: Cleaning up after CSI goes home

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Shot by Shot, by Steven D. Katz

In the Blink of an Eye, by Walter Murch

On Directing, by David Mamet

and...

Re-reading Crash, by JG Ballard.

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Crash.
nice.
love Cronenberg's adaptation, too  smile

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Got a copy of it here just waiting to be watched. Gonna definitely give it a view after I finish the book this time, I have high expectations, Cronenberg is easily one of my favorite directors and if he can pull off a decent adaptation with Naked Lunch, I'm sure he can do this novel justice.

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Cronenberg IS my favorite director.
I predict you and I shall get along just fine.  LOL

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That's awesome, man. I'm more excited to see A Dangerous Method then any other upcoming movie. Oh, and I watched Eastern Promises for the first time last week, and was blown away, one of the best films I've seen in a long time.

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A History Of Violence is top notch, too, if you haven't seen it.
I do wish he'd return to Horror, but his films are often so visceral that they come close anyway so at least there's that

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A return to horror would be nice. Videodrome and The Brood are among the best of the genre, in my opinion.

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I am reading "The Singularity is Near"....... Highly recommended. If Philip K Dick had been an actual scientist this is probably the book he would have written. A terrifying vision of science fact... both wonderful to think about and scary to consider how real this prediction of our genesis as a species will be.

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SW1134 wrote:

^ That sounds awesome. I've been wanting to get some works of Poe, and I love me some compilations.

Yeah, it was a good little collection. Wasn't ALL of his works, only about 8 of his stories were included

The Fall of the House of Usher - One of my favs, loved it
The Cask of Amontillado - Great story, fun read
The Masque of Red Death - Another good one, no hiding from death, it'll be there eventually
The Gold Bug - Good read, fun story
The Murders In The Rue Morgue - How bizzare, awesomness.
The Pit And The Pendulum - Great visuals, great descriptions of human desperation at its finest
The Purloined Envelope - Good mystery story, the original Sherlock Holmes.
The Mystery of Marie Roget - Sorry, this story just bored the f*** out of me, no way around that . LOL

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I am still suffering through the Dark Tower series. I am 70% into book 5

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Just started A Clockwork Orange.. So far i'm pretty impressed.

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oh shit.  first timer, huh?  that's good stuff right there wink

what I find most remarkable about it is how young Alex is actually made out to be, whereas in the film he's portrayed as a bit older.
The language def. keeps you on your toes.  LOL

I first read that when I was 17 I think and some of it was lost on me at the time.

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yeah i love the way its written... Really imaginative... It's crazy how someone can come up with all that..

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Currently reading for the 2nd time 'The Living Dead', edited by John Joseph Adams. A compilation of Zombie short stories. My favorite the first time I read through was 'Stockhold Syndrom'. So far that is my favorite again. They put out a part two to this book that I really want to pick up.