A Tumblr Reveals the Starbucks Orders of Your Favorite Literary Figures

There's a Starbucks that sits at a place where the walls of space, time, and parallel universes is thin. It's where authors and fictional characters go to pick up their coffee. And, of course, it's a particularly entertaining tumblr thought up by two English majors and a history major. » 10/26/14 11:00pm 10/26/14 11:00pm

When Fandom Falls Apart: DashCon Edition

DashCon, which is a convention in Schaumburg, Illinois that "aims to be the largest gathering of Tumblr users to date" is taking place this weekend. It is a first year convention, so people expected things to be a bit rough. It is also, however, apparently turning into a "complete disaster". » 7/13/14 6:11pm 7/13/14 6:11pm

When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, There's TL;DR Wikipedia

One of the best/worst things about Wikipedia is the temptation to spend hours trawling its depths. Poring over a long article. Clicking through to other entries. Opening a tab for each of the cited sources. It can be a lot to digest. But for those who would rather avoid all that reading, there's TL;DR Wikipedia » 5/04/14 12:10pm 5/04/14 12:10pm

Ever Wonder How Tumblrs Turn Into Books? One Writer's Story

Tim Manley, author of Alice in Tumblr-land: And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation, is living the Tumblr dream right now — his blog, Fairy Tales for Twenty-Somethings, was published by Penguin this fall. Here, we discuss his blog's momentum, his creative process, and the nitty-gritty details of how blogs become… » 11/21/13 2:13pm 11/21/13 2:13pm

This Tumblr about Star Trek: TNG fashions will fill the rest of your…

If you want to drill down on one of the things that made Star Trek: The Next Generation so adorably unselfconscious, you need to read Fashion It So. It's a Tumblr entirely devoted to examining every example of ST:TNG fashion, from those shiny pajamas Picard wore, to every piece of bizarre face jewelry worn by an… » 10/25/12 3:32pm 10/25/12 3:32pm

A Tumblr devoted solely to the violent deaths in…

We love ourselves some old-school pick-a-path novels around these parts, mostly for the litany of confusing deaths that were foisted upon the barely literate reader. The proprietors of the Tumblr "You Chose Wrong" also remember these many horrendous demises fondly and have thus devoted an entire blog to them. My… » 7/15/12 9:00am 7/15/12 9:00am