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The trailer for the cartoon version of the Jodorowsky and Moebius Dune that never was

Bat21 wins the Reader No-Prize of the day with this awesome email update about the never-made version of Dune by Jodorowsky and Moebius:

Contrary to the legend circulating the Internet, Jodorowsky and Mobius did make this epic but not

Jodorowsky's Dune: Designed by Giger and Moebius, scored by Pink Floyd, scenery chewed by fat Orson Welles


Of course I'm flipping out in our Editor's chat about the fact that Alejandro "The Holy Mountain" Jodorowsky collaborated with Jean "MÅ“bius" Giraud, H.R. Giger, and Pink Floyd to adapt Frank Herbert's Dune into a film in 1975 — a …

Build your own ornithopter

Dune fans rejoice: you can now indulge your dreams of soaring over Arrakeen toward the shield wall by constructing your own mini-ornithopter. You could even put a little mouse inside it!

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The Unsurprising Psychedelic Inspiration for Dune


I'm currently reading Paul Stamets Mycelium Running, a book about how mushrooms can be used to clean our environment, repel insects, and cure diseases. I tripped over this interesting bit of lore in Chapter 9:

Frank Herbert, the well-known