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REVIEW: The Drowned Cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

REVIEW: The Drowned Cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

By Paul KirschJune 6, 2012

Though it has some quality characters and a thought-provoking title, The Drowned Cities falls short of answering the one question that made me pick it up in the first place: What's up with those drowned cities?...More  →

Geeky Memorials We Want To See

Geeky Memorials We Want To See

By Robert RunyonJune 5, 2012

One of Philadelphia’s most beloved landmarks is its Rocky statue. Perched in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it celebrates the triumphant moment of Rocky’s training montage as he climbs the museum’s 72 steps and celebrates. In Brussels, one of the must-see sights is...More  →

4 Kick-Ass Ladies of Fiction Who Are Good Role Models
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4 Kick-Ass Ladies of Fiction Who Are Good Role Models

By Nuala McKennaJune 5, 2012

There are a growing number of strong women characters in today’s popular media. From the superhero through to the everywoman, these ladies are popping up everywhere. What’s more, most of these women are good role models in addition to being totally awesome. Some are conventional,...More  →

Blogging RPGs: Commitment Issues

Blogging RPGs: Commitment Issues

By Allison EmmJune 5, 2012

A few days ago, I sat down with my books and decided to make a character from scratch. Having played through only two D&D encounters, it was all still very intimidating. I tried, but there is only one thing I hate more than numbers and...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: Viral Summer Movie Tie-Ins

Transmedia Tuesday: Viral Summer Movie Tie-Ins

By ChauntonJune 5, 2012

Big summer movies mean big viral campaigns. And nowadays these can be just as good as (and sometimes better than) the movies themselves. We’ve gathered together a handful of the more promising examples to help fill your summer days.  By the way, you’ll notice a...More  →

5 Superheroes That Would Benefit from Film Adaptations

5 Superheroes That Would Benefit from Film Adaptations

By Eric GarneauJune 5, 2012

It's pretty much common knowledge by now that one way to make a ton of money at the box office is with a movie based on a beloved comic book character (or group of characters). If you doubt this, you should probably look at how...More  →

REVIEW: Dark Matter Graphic Novels, Volumes 1-4

REVIEW: Dark Matter Graphic Novels, Volumes 1-4

By Swapna KrishnaJune 4, 2012

The names Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie should be very familiar to any die hard science fiction fan—after all, these men worked on the Stargate franchise and brought us some of the most memorable characters in sci-fi history. It’s exciting to see them turn their...More  →

VIDEO: Trailer for Arrow
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VIDEO: Trailer for Arrow

By Beth MishlerJune 4, 2012

Fiscally and creatively, most people agree that last year’s cinematic rendition of The Green Lantern was a bust. So why would we want to check out an upcoming TV show by the same guys? Well, because those guys (Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim) now have...More  →

Daniel Radcliffe Might Play Pinocchio!

Daniel Radcliffe Might Play Pinocchio!

By Beth MishlerJune 4, 2012

It has been announced that Guillermo del Toro will write and co-direct a 3D stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio with Mark Gustafson, the animation director on The Fantastic Mr. Fox. (You can check out a pic and parts of del Toro’s interview here....More  →