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Opinion: It's Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ "Magic" Players

Opinion: It’s Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ “Magic” Players

A recent book covering the latest plots in the storyline of Magic: The Gathering entitled “War of the Spark: Forsaken” has come under scrutiny by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Magic players (among many others) for its content. Greg Weisman, the author, seems to have done a lot of people in the community dirty, according […]


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New Planeswalker, “Oko”, Unveiled for “Magic: The Gathering”

Brace yourselves, Magic fandom, for Oko, the newest planeswalker to grace the Blind Eternities! According to Forbes.com, Oko, full name to be determined, is the newest Planeswalker character for the Magic: the Gathering trading card game. Oko is explained in a Forbes interview with Nic Kelman, Head of Story and Entertainment at Wizards of the […]

Review - Dungeons & Dragons: Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook

Review – Dungeons & Dragons: Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook

One of the most popular and well-known Dungeons & Dragons shows out there today is Acquisitions Incorporated, created by the minds at Penny Arcade. The company has turned a simple podcast between some friends playing D&D for content into a phenomenon with lore and canon behind it, even though it’s basically what would happen if […]

“Lovecraft Country”: HBO’s J.J. Abrams/Jordan Peele Series Adds Abbey Lee in Recasting; Jamie Chung, Jordan Patrick Smith as Recurring

The road to HBO‘s upcoming thriller-drama series Lovecraft Country is one now paved with casting changes and additions, with Abbey Lee (Neon Demon) replacing previously cast Elizabeth Debicki in the role of Christina Braithwhite. In addition, Jamie Chung (The Gifted) and Jordan Patrick Smith (Unbroken) have joined the cast in recurring roles. Lee, Chung, and […]

“Remembering Anthony Bourdain”, Written Ode to Chef Gets May Release Date

It’s been almost a year since the passing of multi-award winning tv personality and chef Anthony Bourdain. He was so much more than just one thing; he was more educator than simple travel show host, seeker of culinary adventures than “former chef”, and highly respected by his peers and friends. Some of those peers and friends […]

‘Loner’: HBO Developing Series Pilot for Teddy Wayne Novel Adaptation

Though its Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press event is over, that doesn’t mean HBO is finished boosting its programming slate – announcing early pilot development on Loner, a drama based on author Teddy Wayne‘s 2016 award-winning novel published by Simon & Schuster. Wayne is expected to both write the pilot and executive produce the project. […]

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion

The latest and probably last Zelda extended tome to be released by Dark Horse Books was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion. The company has already done a fantastic job in creating three volumes that go over pretty much everything you need to know about the series in detail. From the original […]

You Season 2 Moves to Netflix; Lifetime to Focus on Original Movies

When Lifetime‘s new drama You returns for its second season some time in 2019, it will be with one major change: it won’t be on Lifetime. The Penn Badgley/Elizabeth Lail-starrer moves to Netflix beginning with season 2, becoming a Netflix global original. The first season of the psychological thriller is set to premiere on the […]


There’s a Kickstarter Funding a SEGA Arcade Pop-Up Book

We rarely report on anything Kickstarter related, but this one deserves a slight nod for the content they’re showing off from SEGA. This particular project is kind of awesome as they are pitching a coffee table book that will document the history of Sega’s entire line of classic arcade games throughout the years, and show […]

Lend Me Your Ears: We Review Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Adjustment Day’

Like a lot of fans of Chuck Palahniuk, I came to know his work after Fight Club hit theaters. If you had told me that nearly 20 years later I’d be feeling the same chills and excitement from another novel of his in Adjustment Day, I’d kiss you and thank you for the spoiler. I’ve […]


Dan Taylor Unveils Sci-Fi Noir Novella ‘Pi Private Eye’

Writer and former IDW editor Dan Taylor has launched a new Kickstarter for a science-fiction noir robotic detective story called Pi Private Eye: The Immortal Coil. Dan has totally embraced the Pi part of the title, launching the campaign on Pi Day (March 14th) and stating that the project is a novella that will clock […]

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Shorthand History Lessons with DK Books’ Justice League: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re looking for complicated histories in the world of comics, there’s no finer example than that of the Justice League. Just type the words “Justice League history” into Reddit and watch the narrative and fanboy arguments flow like a river discourse as everyone has some issue with the canon. Making sense out of it is […]

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Reviewing Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to The Amazon Princess from DK Books

It’s now eight months after her film’s initial release, and still, Wonder Woman continues to have an impact on the superhero genre of films — shattering barriers and records in the process while being a figure women and girls everywhere can look up to. While it’s awesome to focus on the current, many of the […]

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Searching the Pages of DK Books’ Ultimate Marvel for Anything New

Every couple of years it seems that DK Books comes out with a new all-things-Marvel guidebook, some of them containing character info, others containing canon info, and some being a mesh of the two. The most recent addition to this library is Ultimate Marvel, which covers the basic things you need to know within the Marvel […]

Jeffrey Smith, On Drawing the “Fire And Fury” of Donald Trump for New York Magazine

Last week, the New York Magazine brought ahead of schedule the publication of extracts of Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House by Michael Woolf after the Guardian newspaper leaked extracts. But what they also brought to the party, absent from Woolf's text, were illustrations of some of the scenes portrayed in the book, by one Jeffrey Smith.

American Gods Season 1: A Look Back at a Season of Gods and Monsters

Okay, I know it’s been a while since we’ve heard any new American Gods news — well, any new American Gods news that doesn’t put me into a Level 8 panic mode — but that’s still no reason to not get excited for 2018. A new year means a new season of Starz‘s critically acclaimed adaptation […]

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Hulu’s 9/11 Series The Looming Tower Examines CIA, FBI Rivalry

With what might be one of 2018’s more controversial series, Hulu‘s new dramatic series The Looming Tower focuses on the rivalry and distrust between the CIA and FBI throughout the ’90s that may have laid the groundwork for the 9/11 terrorist attack. Based on Lawrence Wright‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning account, the series will examine how a […]