Daily links for 04/06/2011

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  • “HBO is about to unveil an ambitious adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novel Game of Thrones. Jace Lacob speaks to Martin; the show’s creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss; and Sue Naegle, the entertainment president of HBO about the ruthlessly addictive show. Fans of the books should also read “10 Secrets of HBO’s Game of Thrones,” to find out about casting direwolves, forging the Iron Throne, creating the Dothraki language, and many other behind-the-scenes details. Also, read George R.R. Martin’s Curator feature of his favorite science fiction films.”

    tags: fantasy

  • “But this was no concert; there would be no encores or bows. Mr. Dylan’s powerful lyrics were the focal point, but not so much the performance of them. Instead, this was an examination of how Mr. Dylan’s music has influenced the American judicial system. A two-day conference titled “Bob Dylan and the Law” started Monday night with a panel discussion at Fordham Law School, featuring two law professors, a Dylan historian, a disc jockey and a guitar player.”

    tags: dylan legal

  • “For those of us who aren’t code slingers, what’s the easiest way to build a digital book? I’ve noticed a small but growing number of tools, ranging from big guns like those on offer from Adobe to iPad-based efforts that aim to make publishing a touch and drag affair. Below is a list I’ve been compiling over the past few weeks. Some of these solutions get you an iPad app, some get you ePub, some are for web-based books.”

    tags: ebook

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