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This is a neat article about what different musicians and writers choose as their favorite books about music. Read More: Musicians and writers choose their favourite book about music . As festivalgoers crowd the stages at Glastonbury, Brian Eno, Beck, Lavinia Greenlaw, James Wood and a host of other stars select their favourite books about […]

Poulter Set To Play Pennywise In Stephen King Film Adaptation

May 5, 2015

Great news for both Poulter and Stephen King fans! It remake: Will Poulter set to play evil clown Pennywise in Stephen King film adaptation British actor Will Poulter is reported to be in line to play evil monster Pennywise in the upcoming film remake of Stephen King’s It. At only 22, Poulter is thought to […]

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An Interview with Ken Lui about Silkpunk

May 3, 2015

Below is an interview with Ken Lui about a new technological aesthetic he has created in some of his books that is the Eastern equivalent to Steampunk. This new aesthetic is featured in his first novel, The Grace of Kings. Tired of Steampunk? Try Silkpunk on for Size “The way that China has been described […]

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Game of Thrones Premiere Recap

April 13, 2015

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones. While slow in some places,there were some promising moments that seem to foreshadow the direction the season will take. Here’s the Article: Game of Thrones’s Slow but Promising Season 5 Premiere Game of Thrones season premieres have a […]

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Reza Aslan on His New CNN Show About Religious Rituals

March 13, 2015

A few days ago, Deadline announced Reza Aslan’s new show on CNN about religious rituals. Hopefully, all those people who denounced Aslan and his books without knowing him or reading them will tune in and give the show a chance. Here’s the Article: Reza Aslan on His New CNN Show About Religious Rituals Reza Aslan, […]

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How Accurate Is American Sniper?

February 2, 2015

The other day, after having a few discussions about this movie with a young friend of mine, I bought Chris Kyle’s book, American Sniper. I decided I wanted to read it before I saw the movie, because the book is in his words – the movie…well, its only based on his words. And before I […]

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What Real-Life Teachers Think about the Education System in America

January 18, 2015

When I first saw this article, I was really sure if it was going to be worth anything much in the way of readibility and shareability. I thought the fact that real teachers had a book AND a movie coming out was the interesting part. I was wrong. The interview is truly fascinating and I […]

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This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway

January 12, 2015

This is pretty awesome. I would love to be able to see this exhibit. If you are in the area, be sure to check it out. Read More: This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway Reinier Gerritsen doesn’t think books will be around much longer. That’s […]

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Review: Culture Crash by Scott Timberg

January 8, 2015

I have to admit, I was sort of interested in Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class by Scott Timberg when I first heard about it. I’m not sure now. I don’t want a book that discusses a culture crash from only the white male perspective, as described by Evan Kindley from Slate in […]

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The Power of the Myth

December 15, 2014

Myth is a powerful thing; and for the most part, its a part of everything we do. Most books draw on some sort of myth, video games draw on and create myth; and if you want to be even a little bit cynical, even our politics are full of myth. This is an interesting article […]

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New camera technology meant Wolf Hall adaptation could be shot by candlelight

December 13, 2014

This is really really cool. When we see movies, most of us don’t actually contemplate the technology behind the movie. In this case, because of the book, the movie adaptation really does need to have the candlelight feel. Its incredibly awesome that there is technology now that can make this happen. Read more: New camera […]

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