It's a good thing prosicated and I missed the earthsea miniseries on the sci-fi channel, apparently it was awful.
Ursula (the author) herself is really, REALLY harshing on it.
Her blog entry:
Her article entitled "How the Sci Fi Channel wrecked my books":
Ouch. no punches pulled here.
Oh, and we have a christmas tree. it smells yummy. I wanna go home and smell it more.