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by Siggdalos
Tue May 11, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: New JAL novel: Verkligheten
Replies: 0
Views: 29

New JAL novel: Verkligheten

Today John announced that he'd finished writing a new short novel titled Verkligheten (meaning "Reality"). He first mentioned it in an interview in the literature talk show Babel on March 26 (at the 12:00 mark): I've now put [both The Value and The Pigs ] aside because I've started writing a book ca...
by Siggdalos
Sat May 08, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Fan Fiction
Topic: little Funny Fictions:)
Replies: 571
Views: 52038

Re: little Funny Fictions:)

WboggjN_G-4 [Oskar walks around offering candy from a bag] Oskar: Dumle lollipops! Dajm! Eli: Got any bananas? Oskar: Haven't got any bananas, sorry. Got Japp, Bounty... Eli: No, no... Oskar: Lakrisal? Eli: I don't want any of that candy rubbish. Oskar: None of it? Eli: None. Never tried it, anyway...
by Siggdalos
Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Let The Right One In (Television Series)
Topic: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime
Replies: 16
Views: 2330

Re: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime

Not entirely sure how I feel about introducing a more medical or scientific side to the story, but it sounds like it could be interesting.
by Siggdalos
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Let The Right One In (Television Series)
Topic: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime
Replies: 16
Views: 2330

Re: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime

Tom wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:04 am
Naomi is the combination of Oskar’s mother and policeman Staffan?
Staffan and/or Gunnar Holmberg. Maybe a bit of Karin from LTODD as well.
by Siggdalos
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Let The Right One In (Television Series)
Topic: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime
Replies: 16
Views: 2330

Re: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime

https://deadline.com/2021/04/anika-noni-rose-let-the-right-one-in-showtime-drama-pilot-1234735144/ https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/anika-noni-rose-let-the-right-one-in-pilot-showtime-1234952576/ Anika Noni Rose has been cast in the “Let the Right One In” pilot at Showtime, Variety has learned. [......
by Siggdalos
Tue Mar 16, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Meanwhile in Sweden...
Replies: 405
Views: 41800

Re: Meanwhile in Sweden...

TA and Ernst Billgren ended up making it to the semifinal of På spåret , in case anyone cares. On a related note, JAL will be participating in the similar quiz show Alla mot alla with singer Nina Persson starting on March 22. I've never watched said show, but now I might have to find some time to wa...
by Siggdalos
Tue Mar 16, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Let The Right One In (Television Series)
Topic: New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime
Replies: 16
Views: 2330

New TV adaptation ordered by Showtime

http://johnajvidelindqvist.com/article.php?id=81 My translation: Let the Right One In has been filmed twice before. 2008 saw the release of Tomas Alfredson's version, and two years later came the American remake. Now it's time again. This time it's the American TV network Showtime making their versi...
by Siggdalos
Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Let The Right One In (Novel)
Topic: Possible inspiration for Ávila
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

Possible inspiration for Ávila

At the 2018 Gothenburg Book Fair, JAL was interviewed by Lärarpodden (a podcast aimed at Swedish school teachers) about his then-recently released book Misslyckas igen, misslyckas bättre and his writing methods. At the 11:15 mark, he says this: Intervjuare: Har du haft nån lärare som har betytt nånt...
by Siggdalos
Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Seize The Night
Topic: Theory about the infection
Replies: 4
Views: 1371

Re: Theory about the infection

Well, my opinion is that while the universe of What Kept You So Long? includes the events of LtROI, the opposite is not true. It's a unidirectional relation. [...] On a more prosaic level, the narrative of LtROI required an incubation time of about a couple of days, while What Kept You So Long? nee...

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