Jun 272010

* This is Episode #60 for June 27, 2010.

* Fright Night remake vampogeekgasm...
- Currently has a release date of October 7th, 2011 and it will be in 3D...
- Colin Farrell will be playing vampire Jerry Dandridge...
- and, oh yeah, DAVID TENNANT (Doctor Who) will be playing Peter Vincent!!
- Produced by Dreamworks but released through Disney? At least that means good promotion, right?

* Gail Carriger officially announced that Orbit books will release two more books in her Parasol Protectorate series: Heartless (July 2011) and Timeless (Winter 2012). Her second book, Changeless, hit the New York Times Bestseller list in April.
* Audible audio book version of SOULLESS has been released!
* PG Holyfield has released a teaser PDF from his novel MURDER AT AVEDON HILL.
* I finished reading ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Vampire Hunter I enjoyed this novel quite a lot actually. I give it a 9 out of 10.
* Currently reading DARKSOME THIRST by Morven Westfield (finally!)

// TV
* Vampire Diaries season finale was PERFECT! Cliffhangers FTW!
* Doctor Who "Vampires In Venice" -- OK episode, not brilliant, but interesting ideas.
* The Gates premiered on ABC.
- It's kind of like The Stepford Vampires or Desperate Housewives Being Human.
- Starring Rhona Mitra, who played Sonja, Viktor's daughter, in the third Underworld movie.
- Not bad, good setup. I'll give it a few episodes.

* In case you missed it in theatres, you can watch True Blood: Ultimate Fan Experience Q&A online at HBO.com
* Snoop Dogg's "Oh Sookie" video
* True Blood has already been renewed for a fourth season!
* BabyVamp Jessica's video blog.
* Episodes 1 & 2 reviewed with (mostly) no spoilers.

* Erotica a la Carte podcast by Philippa Ballantine
* DIGITAL MAGIC by Philippa Ballantine

* I had an excellent interview with Philippa Ballantine, author of many podcast novels, beginning with Weaver's Web, Chasing The Bard, and its sequel, Digital Magic, and also Weather Child. She's also the hostess (and often author) of the erotic podcast anthology, Erotica ala Carte. Her new novel GEIST comes out this October from ACE, and next summer we'll have THE MINISTRY OF PECULIAR OCCURENCES: Phoenix Rising with Tee Morris which was picked up by Eos/Harper-Collins. Last but not least, she contributed to the new anthology A TASTE OF TRUE BLOOD which hits shelves June 29!

* MURDER AT AVEDON HILL available NOW from Dragon Moon Press! Warning: New NSFW Promo!
* ANCESTOR by Scott Sigler is available now in a shiny new hardcover, and of course still available as a free podcast.

* We wrapped the show by playing, "Softly (live)" by Hungry Lucy, from their second podsafe album, The Teatime Sessions.
- The Teatime Sessions (2008) by Hungry Lucy, is a collection of 9 live performances, originally recorded during the "Tea with Hungry Lucy" podcast, which have been remixed and remastered.
- The entire album is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
- You can listen to and purchase tracks from: Amazon MP3 | iTunes | Rhapsody | Napster | Amie Street | Lala

* Our intro music is "24 FPS" by À Rebours, from their album Vanish, which can be found at iTunes among other places. Check out Ian Stone's MySpace page and blog, too. Find out more about À Rebours and their sister bands at Final Joy Records.

That wraps up this episode of the Out Of The Coffin podcast. Thanks for listening!

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