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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 31, 2005

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When Robert Rodriguez approached Frank Miller about adapting "Sin City," he knew he needed a great pitch. "I told him we shouldn't insult it by turning it into a movie. We gotta take cinema and turn it into this book," Rodriguez recalls.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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