Posts tagged with ray-bradbury

Feb 27 2018

Flaming hellscape


The first trailer is out for HBO's upcoming film adaptation of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, starring two of my favorite Michaels: B. Jordan and Shannon. The movie looks good, but do either one of these actors ever play...

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Oct 10 2017

I want it.


And speaking of cool visuals, check out this extraordinary Instagram video of an edition of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. If the video is to be believed, Bradbury's text only appears when the reader applies heat to the page. I have absolutely no idea how this book works...

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Apr 20 2017

Are we leaving any classic dystopian novels out?


Man, what a good day for an announcement regarding a story in which everything goes up in smoke. According to Slate, HBO is making a new film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. The movie is set to star Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon (two of my favorite acting Michaels!), and Ramin Bahrani will direct...

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May 21 2014

It doesn't look creepy, but...


If you're a classic sci-fi fan with $1,495,000 lying around, Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury's house in the Cheviot Hill neighborhood in Los Angeles is for sale...

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Aug 23 2012

Close enough


Aw: the landing site for the Mars Curiosity (which just took its first test drive!) will be named after Ray Bradbury. The Curiosity landed on August 6th, but NASA waited to announce the site's name until August 22nd, which would have been Bradbury's 92nd birthday...

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Jun 6 2012

Ray Bradbury: August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012


Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, and the hugely creepy Something Wicked This Way Comes, died yesterday at age 91. He apparently wanted to be buried on Mars; here's hoping he ends up there.

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Sep 7 2006

Wordcandy loves the Bradbury

Ray Bradbury's classic short story "The Homecoming" was first published in Mademoiselle in 1946, and it's been a Halloween treat for readers ever since. HarperCollins has just released a beautiful...

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