In Love in the Time of Global Warming, Francesca Lia Block does an off-kilter spin on Homer's Odyssey, set in a post-apocalyptic world. Pen, a 17-year-old girl, searches through the ruins of Los Angeles for her missing family. We've got an exclusive excerpt right here! »
We recently talked to Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, who plays the main mermaid Syrena in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. She told us about her mermaid history and what makes Syrena different from mermaids we've seen before. »
From the department of truly horrendous ideas: Brad Pitt will star in a "futuristic" version of The Odyssey », Homer's classic epic poem about Odysseus' struggle to get home. The story of Odysseus' struggles with the cyclops, Circe, and sirens will be translated to an outer-space setting. Pitt is making the film with…
Poor Homer — our favorite Simpsons » dad never gets a break, even when he's trying to vote. We mentioned earlier that this years "Treehouse of Terror" episode was going to have a lot more in it, so check out what happens when Homer tries to vote for Obama. The special will air on November 2.