Crowdfund an Ursula Le Guin stage show, mathematics-themed manga, and a new game from the makers of Space Quest

Projects big and small are looking for your crowdfunding dollars this week, including a small-budget original film series, a play based on an Ursula K. Le Guin novel, a comic series that teaches math while it entertains, and a new scifi video game from the makers of Space Quest. » 5/20/12 12:00pm 5/20/12 12:00pm

What If Your Shroom-Induced Dreams Shaped The World?

It's hard to pick the weirdest sequence from The Lathe of Heaven, the trippy 1979 TV movie of the Ursula LeGuin novel. This one comes pretty close, starting with a bizarre vision of alien invaders and then zipping to a well-intentioned but horrendous attempt to end racism forever. George Orr's dreams literally come… » 1/16/08 12:00pm 1/16/08 12:00pm