And I have a few links to share...
* The Hog's Head has an introduction to/prep for/commentary on the upcoming film version of Watchmen: Watchmen: Getting Started.
* Fear.net has a five-part birthday tribute to Edgar Allan Poe by Darrell Schweitzer:
- "Part 1: Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe"
- "Part 2: Poe Goes to the Movies"
- "Part 3: Poe's Madmen"
- "Part 4: Poe and Lovecraft"
- "Part 5: Was Poe a Goth?"
* Librivox.org has some new (and, as always, free) unabridged readings of works available that may be of special interest to genre readers:
- The Jewel of the Seven Stars by Bram Stoker
- Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 11 by various authors
- Folk Tales from Many Lands by Lilian Gask
- The Republic by Plato
* And, last but not least, from Australia: a new look at Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:
"There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part."
- Bram Stoker, Dracula