Why Did Marvel Say No to a Doctor Strange Movie From Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro?

It’s pretty cool that Marvel’s sorcerer supreme is making his way to the movies. You know what might have been cooler? A weird and wonderful look at the mystical side of Marvel comics from two icons of modern fantasy: Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro. However, Marvel apparently disagrees. »Yesterday 9:30am11/30/15 9:30am


10 Subversive Princess Stories That Are The Perfect Antidote To Disney

We love Disney movies, but many of the classic Disney princess movies leave us feeling that all fairytale princesses are good for is meeting their prince and getting married. Here are ten stories that take on those fairytale stories from a different angle, giving us complicated women who want more than a wedding with… »6/09/15 1:37pm6/09/15 1:37pm

Five (Non-Discworld) Works by Terry Pratchett You Should Read

Terry Pratchett is dead and the world is a poorer place for it. But before he left the world, he graced it with many, many, many novels, most of them set in the world (and mirror of worlds) of Discworld. And while Discworld is wonderful (it provokes wonder), that's not the only work he has written. Here are five you… »3/19/15 11:30pm3/19/15 11:30pm

10 Ways To Turn Your Real Life Experiences Into Science Fiction

Unless you've commanded a starship, fought off an alien invasion or survived a global disaster, your life experiences probably aren't too science-fictional. But still, the most powerful stories are often rooted in things that actually happened. Here are 10 tricks for turning your personal true stories into science… »12/18/14 1:08pm12/18/14 1:08pm

Watch Neil Gaiman Read Bad Imitations of Himself

Neil Gaiman was recently on the Wits American Public Media podcast where he got to read the "worst of the worst" of their "Bad Gaiman Challenge": paragraphs that tried (badly) to imitate Gaiman's style of prose. You can listen to the whole episode here or listen to a funny skit with Gaiman called "Alternate Realty" … »11/21/14 3:06pm11/21/14 3:06pm