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‘The Princess Bride’ Author William Goldman Wants To Write A Sequel
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The Princess Bride Blu-ray Image

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the classic Rob Reiner fantasy film, The Princess Bride, as well as the new Blu-ray release, Reiner and cast members including Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Carol Kane, Wallace Shawn, and Chris Sarandon reunited at the New York Film Festival recently.

William Goldman, the author behind the 1973 book of the same name and the screenplay adaptation of The Princess Bride, was also on hand at the reunion, and, according to him, he very much wants to write a sequel…but has no idea how to do so.

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$2 eBook Deal: William Goldman’s ‘The Princess Bride’
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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

The Kindle ebook deal of the day today is The Princess Bride (also known as The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure) by William Goldman for only $1.99 (that’s a 78% discount!).

The book also comes in trade paperback, mass market paperback, and hardcover, while the film is available on Blu-ray and DVD.

Can’t recommend this book enough – seriously, if you loved the movie, you will love the book and for only $2, there’s no reason not to grab it now!

The sale is valid only for today, Sunday, July 22, 2012, until 11:59pm PST.

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Geek Gear: The Princess Bride ‘Bride’ Shirt
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The Princess Bride - Bride

The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at TeeFury today is The Princess Bride-themed shirt called “Bride” by khallion.

The sale began at Teefury today, Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at midnight EST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.

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‘Lord Of The Rings’ Sword Master & Darth Vader Stunt Double Bob Anderson Has Died
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Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson, one of the world’s top sword masters and fencing choreographer for such movies as Lord of the Rings, Highlander, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Princess Bride, has died, according to TheOneRing. He was 89.

Anderson, who was born on September 15, 1922 in Hampshire, England, taught many actors fencing techniques and was a stunt double for David Prowse’s Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. He actually also trained actor Errol Flynn, who is known for his iconic swashbuckling roles.

According to TheLordOfTheRings.net, after the master swordsman read J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books, he “developed sparring methods based on Tolkien’s descriptions of each culture.”

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Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2011: Specialty Items
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Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2011: Specialty Items

Welcome to the Geeks of Doom Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Specialty Items edition!

This is your place for a few “outside the box” gift ideas for the geeks in your life who have just about everything you were thinking about getting them. Whether it be plush toys or board games, collectibles, household items, and even edibles, you’ll find it here to help guide you toward your ultimate goal: happy, glowing geek eyes when Christmas morn’ arrives.

If something is said to be unavailable, you can usually find it available elsewhere online. Or you can wait, it’s assumed that more should be available soon.

Be sure to continue on below now to check out the 2011 Specialty Gifts guide now!

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