This is one of those things that you’ll probably wish you had thought of and be surprised someone hasn’t done it already. A Japanese paper company will be putting famed horror writer Koji Suzuki’s next novel on their toilet paper. I shit you not. Suzuki is best known for writing the novels “Ring” and “Dark Water” which were both made into feature films.
On Sunday British author J.G. Ballard died at 78 after a long battle with prostate cancer. Ballard was primarily considered a post-modernist sci-fi writer but his best known book was “Empire of the Sun”, a fictionalized account of his childhood in a Japanese-run prison camp in WWII-era Shanghai which Stephen Spielberg adapted into a movie in 1987 starring a young Christian Bale.