Via artist and designer Andy Helms comes a damn excellent series of 8-Bit GIFs depicting scenes from SciFi and fantasy classics, along with countless other films. Check out more, including tons of other artwork, over on his blog.
The winners of the 2012 World Fantasy Awards were just announced here in Toronto, Canada - and the Best Novel Award didn't go to George R.R. Martin or to Jo Walton, who'd already swept the Nebula and Hugo Awards. Instead, it went to Lavie Tidhar's Osama, a strange pulp-oriented alt history about Osama Bin Laden.