Star Wars Celebration is more than just a convention — it’s a rare chance to live in a world of nothing but Star Wars for a few days. And the love of Star Wars comes across beautifully in some of the photos from the event. Photographer Davann Srey was in Anaheim all weekend, and here’s the best costumes he saw. »
Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) sits front and center for the very first trailer for Syfy’s huge adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s famous alien invasion book Childhood’s End. This is a big deal, and it absolutely must be done correctly. »
Game of Thrones keeps delving into murkier and murkier territory, as we sift through the ashes of war and the show adapts George R.R. Martin’s most morally ambiguous books. So maybe it’s not a surprise that too much loyalty poses as much danger as betrayal. Spoilers...
Do your charitable donations suck? Are you failing to save lives due to greed you don't even realize you have? Do poor people have the right to take all of our stuff? One of the world's most famous philosophers talked about these very topics with us. »
This week’s best stories are about what it means to be human, about balancing the universe’s harmonies, and about using one’s voice as a weapon or a balm — depending on the situation. »
A newly-unearthed section of A Wrinkle In Time has been released by Madeline L’Engle’s granddaughter — and it has some strong words about the dangers faced by democracies, as they try to balance security and freedom.
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Some books keep you turning pages at a mad pace, eager to find out what happens. But then there are the books where you want to slow down, because every sentence is a marvel. Which science fiction or fantasy novel blew you away the most with its beautifully crafted writing? »
Today on Amazon, you can order the c omplete Blu-ray collection of the Battlestar Galactica reboot for $90, which is within a couple bucks of the lowest price Amazon's ever listed. That's a great frakking deal. [Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series, $90] »
Some of the best children's books are actually quite strange, even dreamlike. And this is especially true of kids' books from the 1960s and 1970s. In an interview with BoingBoing, author Jonathan Lethem talks about the kids' books that he loved, including the "mysterious and rich" Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (above). »
The first four issues of the award-winning Attack on Titan graphic novel have been bundled and marked down to $5 on Amazon. That's the lowest price ever listed on the comic that's soon to be adapted for both a feature film and live action TV series . [Attack on Titan 1 (paperback), $5] »