Thursday, April 27, 2006

It's For Everybody. Like, er, Coca-Cola!

Roger Avary and I are working on the Black Hole adaptation right now, Charles Burns' story about (among other things) a sexually transmitted teen plague in 1974. Roger just went looking to see if there were any films up on the web about Venereal Disease of the kind they might have shown in schools back then. Instead he found this, and I, bemused, amused, and amazed, am passing it on to you, and I suspect that, like VD, you'll be passing it on to all the happy smiling people that you know. The "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" school of venereal disease warning...

And I've just noticed that you can read my introduction to Martin Millar's novel THE GOOD FAIRIES OF NEW YORK up at the Soft Skull Press site, here. (It was originally written for the Italian edition -- I'm very happy the book will once more be available in English.)