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Today Daniel Handler Is Matching All Donations Made To The #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign - Innnteresting.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

After making a bunch of terrible and quite racist jokes at the expense of African American YA author Jacqueline Woodsen on Wednesday night, Series of Unfortunate Events author David Handler (better known as Lemony Snicket) has announced...Show More Summary

Yessss Shadow of Mordor Free Update Lets You Play As A Female Warrior - YAY.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

Shadow of Mordor has gotten some excellent reviews, but I'll be honest with you—my "must buy immediately" excitement for the game was dampened upon discovering that you could only play as Talion, Scruffy White Male Protagonist. But now, with a free update from Warner Bros., everything has changed.

Here’s The “Sound” ESA’s Philae Probe Made When It Landed on a Comet - Wheeee!

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

In space, no one can hear you scream. But if you were going to land on a comet while equipped with special acoustic sensors, they would definitely be able to hear that—and it would probably sound a little something like this.

Watch Lindsey Stirling Defeat a Dragon With Her Violin While Playing the Dragon Age: Inquisition Theme - But where are my bbs Cullen and Sera?!

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

If you've ever wanted to watch an incredibly-talented violinist destroy a High Dragon with just the power of her music, then you should probably watch Lindsey Stirling magic her away through the main theme from Dragon Age: Inquisiti...

The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: BOOM! Studios’ Butterfly #3

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

The awesome Marguerite Bennett is on to her third issue of Butterfly, and BOOM! Studios has given us an exclusive preview to share with you! Bonus points for the Phil Noto cover.

Five Vertigo Comics Begging to Hit the Small Screen

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

DC Comics is making a full-steam-ahead effort of translating several of its Vertigo comic book series to the small and big screen. Let's look at other Vertigo properties that are begging to be given the live-action touch for televis...

Things We Saw Today: The Implications of This Chewbacca Rug Are Sobering - Tauntauns just weren't cutting it.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

Nothing says "decadence" like stretching out in front of the fire on a walking-carpet-carpet! Two different sizes of cozy Wookiee rug are available for purchase from ThinkGeek (adorable Rebel Alliance-themed living room sold separately).

Twelve Years a Slave Director to Helm Lady-Centric Heist Movie Widows - Let the fan-casting begin.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

According to Variety, 12 Years A Slave and Shame director Steve McQueen is set to write, direct, and produce a film with New Regency based on the British TV series Widows. I'll cop to being totally unfamiliar with the series, but if I can make a shallow judgement based on the DVD cover alone, this is a movie to get excited for—just look at all that hair.

Tomb Raider Video Game Writer Rhianna Pratchett Taking Over The Dark Horse Comic From Gail Simone - Ladies writing!

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

Rhianna Pratchett, lead writer on the Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider games, will be stepping in to begin solo writing the Dark Horse title of the same name. Issues one through twelve were written by fan fave Gail Simone, and Pratchett will be beginning a new arc with issue thirteen, out February 25th.

Walmart Isn’t Happy About That PS4 Scam, So They Idiot-Proofed Their Price Match Policy - Roll back those prices policies.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Yes, some people were really picking up $90 PlayStation 4s using a bogus 3rd party Amazon listing over the past few days. Of course, price matching is always up to store management, and they should've shut this down in the first place. But Walmart is no longer playing it fast and loose with employees' common sense.

Ursula K. LeGuin Accepted Lifetime Achievement Award From Neil Gaiman Last Night; Can Still Give a Speech Like No One’s Business - Guinning.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Gaiman said of last night's event, "I do not remember being happier than getting to give Ursula LeGuin her award."

The Hunger Games’ Donald Sutherland Likens Jennifer Lawrence to Joan of Arc. Oh, and Also Jesus. - Jesus Lawrence

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is rolling out in theaters as we speak and the cast and crew are doing countless interviews in support of it. Here's one of the weird ones.

Crap on Wheels! The UK’s First Poo-Powered Bus Has Hit the Road! - Wow. I didn't think being stuck behind a bus could get worse.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

The UK's first "Bio-Bus," which I'll begrudgingly admit is catchier than "poo bus," runs on human waste and food garbage kind of like the Back to the Future DeLorean after its Mr. Fusion upgrade—only with less time travel and more p...

Rat Queens Artist & Co-Creator Roc Upchurch Arrested For Domestic Abuse

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Rat Queens co-creator and artist Roc Upchurch has been arrested for domestic violence after allegedly beating his ex-wife.

Accio Time-Turner: Colleges Now Offer “Study Harry Potter Abroad” Courses - Sallie Mae Owl, this is literally the worst time.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Did your Hogwarts Acceptance Letter get lost in the post? Did you drop out of school to pursue your Quidditch dreams, only to have your career cut short by a difficult bout of dragon pox? There's still hope!

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Daniel Handler Makes Racist Jokes At Expense Of African-American Authors

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Last night Jacqueline Woodson was awarded the National Book Award for Young People's Literature for Brown Girl Dreaming, her book of poetry about growing up as an African-American woman during the '60s and '70s. Upon accepting the award,...Show More Summary

The Game of Thrones Video Game Trailer Is Finally Here! - When you play the video Game of Thrones you die or you die over and over and over. (We're guessing.)

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Complete with CERSEI VOICEOVER. And the crowd goes wild! The crowd that's left after everyone is mercilessly killed, that is.

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