It’s hard to recommend reading for summer fun this year. 2020 is hard, But I have some comics and if you need to take a breather from fighting for justice and punching the novel coronavirus hard, well, these comics are here for you. There are a few titles […]
Much of my time lately has been spent packing to move–and now unpacking from the move–while listening to The Adventure Zone, a podcast in which the McElroy brothers and their father, Clint, play a game of Dungeons & Dragons*. The McElroys used the conventions of Dungeons and Dragons […]
At The Root, Michael Harriot shares, “The Black Person’s Guide to Game of Thrones“: “Game of Thrones is not just a television show; it is entertainment, a primer on the art of war, a family drama, a weekly action movie and a new-millennium philosophy lesson. Even Barack Obama […]
Thirteen Covers celebrates Walt Simonson’s birthday with… 13 covers, including Beta Ray Bill, Fin Fang Foom and Frog Thor!
This week SF/F Editor Emeritus James Schellenberg returns as a Guest Star! Stories are important, we all know this. I hasten to add: and they should be fun too, otherwise why bother reading them? Every once in a while, I run across a new author that balances “something […]
At Pornokitsch, Jared takes a look at The Dragonlance Chronicles’ influence on contemporary fantasy: “[C]ool or not, Dragonlance has done more than almost any other post-Tolkien property in influencing fantasy. Its narrative and conceptual tropes can be found in every nook and cranny of the genre, and much of […]