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Counterpart creator Justin Marks on alternate realities and love quadrangles

Even though it’s only January, we’re calling it now: Starz’s Counterpart is one of the best television series of 2018. Despite being set in the present, Counterpart has a Cold War vibe that chills to the bone, and its spy-jinx are so subtle that the pl…

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Neil Gaiman's American Gods has found a TV home

Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel will at last become a TV series. The gods are pleased.

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Overheard at a Screening of ‘Spartacus’ (with Lucy Lawless and Steven DeKnight)

When I told some friend on Facebook that I was going to see the first episode of the last season of Spartacus and meet actress Lucy Lawless (Lucretia), I was shocked by how many people wanted to make out with her. Straight men. Gay women. Straight women. Gay men. They all wanted to pucker up to the former warrior princess, and they all wanted photos and autographs. Sad to say, I didn’t get within autograph distance, or even kissing distance. But I did get to know a bit about the characters of the Starz television show and some of the actors who play them.

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Da Vinci’s Demons Trailer Hints at Style, Debauchery, and Magic

Leonardo Da Vinci was the eponymous Renaissance man. He was a painter, an inventor, a scientist, a mathematician, a writer, and one of the patron saints of geekdom. But nothing is known about his life from the ages of 24 to 26. Da Vinci’s Demons, the upcoming TV show from Starz, is speculating about these gaps of knowledge with some logical guesswork, with a touch of magic thrown into the mix.

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