I haven’t done a links post in a while…

…and you were probably hoping it would stay that way.

Well, too bad.

If you were recently sucked into a fictional universe and need employment, or if you moved to a fictional universe because you thought there might be a better job market there, Topless Robot has a list of high-risk sci-fi/fantasy careers you might want to avoid.  “Red-shirt” only comes in at #4.  Impossible, I say!  (Via Grasping for the Wind.)

Cracked.com (always NSFW) has a geek-heavy piece on how being an obsessive fanboy can gain you fame.  I’m sure most readers of this blog will be more interested in the David Tennant section of the piece than any other.  I, however, am absolutely floored that Evanna Lynch was not a professional actress.

The trailer for a new Green Arrow series is here, and overall it looks much better than the small-screen Wonder Woman series of last year (about which I previously blogged here).  But is Green Arrow a big enough name to carry his own show?  Especially when it is named simply Arrow?  I wonder.

Finally, as a nod to Elizabeth Segrave, your moment of Star Wars zen.

P.S.:  Later tonight, I’ll post a review of the new movie Battleship.  Do you want a little image preview?

Published in: on May 21, 2012 at 7:47 pm  Leave a Comment  

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