20th Century Fox is taking another stab at turning Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen into a film franchise, it was reported today. The studio is producing a new film based on the influential graphic...Show More Summary
Tanith Lee, who died on Sunday, was one of the most prolific and influential authors of fantasy and horror. Everyone seems to know her for something different. Some people are obsessed with The Silver Metal Lover, while others devoured her fantasy series. And then there are the Blake’s 7 episodes. She left a huge bounty. Read more...
H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was a prolific American author of poems, short stories and novellas in the horror/fantasy genre. Although he died in poverty and obscurity, he has since been recognized as one of the most influential writers of "weird fiction" since Edgar Allen Poe. Show More Summary
Vox Media has acquired Re/code, the tech news website started by veteran journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg The site began around 18 months ago after Swisher and Mossberg left the Wall Street Journal, at which they had builtShow More Summary
The influential photographer was known mostly for her humanist work.
In a Think Piece for the Adam Smith Institute, Vuk Vukovic pays tribute to the endlessly influential theorist John Nash: It is with great sorrow we hear that one of the greatest minds in human history died this weekend in a car crash with his wife while they were returning home from an airport. John Forbes Nash Jr., was widely known […]
As influential as game developer Apogee would become, and for as early in my own gaming history its work appeared, Apogee's games didn’t land on the same pantheons of classics like Sonic the Hedgehog, Spyro, and Super Mario. Games like...Show More Summary
FORBES presents its 12th annual list of the 100 most influential women from extraordinary entrepreneurs and visionary CEOs and politicians to celebrity role models, billionaire activists and pioneer philanthropists.
Canadian Lawyer is holding its sixth annual Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential survey:"Again this year, we will be picking the top 5 lawyers and judges in the following 5 categories: Corporate-commercial, including litigation, deals, class actions, etc. Show More Summary
An influential theory says productivity growth in health care is inherently low, but a new study offers reason for hope.
The 1966 Batman television show was one of the most successful and influential adaptations of comic books to mass media of all time. Over the course of three seasons and 120 episodes, the series became a cultural force with its unique...Show More Summary
In a recent article with the Associated Press, Ice Cube, who was in the influential Hip Hop Group, N.W.A., he was asked about his group’s failure to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first two year’s of eligibility. "It sucks. Show More Summary
Today it was announced that Bob Casale, a founder of the influential band, Devo passed away today of heart failure at the age of 61. The Ohio based band was best known for their biggest hit, “Whip It”, which was a heavy staple on the early days of MTV. Show More Summary
This article is presented by Josh Cellars. As Father’s Day approaches we’ve become quite reflective about the relationship that all men have with their dads. Fathers are typically the most influential men in our lives, and we always look to them for answers to life’s toughest questions. Show More Summary
For more than a decade, Hobby Lobby billionaires provided substantial financial support to Bill Gothard, a politically influential religious leader who — among other things — founded the Institute in Basic Life Principles and the chain of Christian ‘treatment’ centers to...
Emmet Gowin (b. 1941), one of the most original and influential photographers of his generation, is known for constantly reinventing his working methods along with his subject matter?and also for his sensitivity to the deep historical life of images. Show More Summary
Photography Visionaries is an inspiring guide to 75 of the most influential photographers from around 1900 to the present. Entertainingly written by an expert on photography, it provides fascinating insight into the lives and careers of men and women working in a medium which perhaps more than any other in the visual arts has been deeply affected by technological change
My easy-like Sunday morning loll around in bed reads: • Yellen Sees Rate Rise in 2015, Gradual Tightening Thereafter (Bloomberg) • How ‘Mathiness’ Made Me Jaded About Economics (Bloomberg View) see also The 20 Most Influential Economic...Show More Summary
Getting called in for an interview is way more complicated than it should be. You can do everything right and still end up with nothing. Or you can be recommended by someone influential and get your foot in the door without even formally applying. Show More Summary
Born out of the ashes of post-World War II, Germany came one of the most original and influential genres in musical history, Krautrock. The genre gave birth to bands like Can, Neu!, and Kraftwerk—all of which directly helped give birth to some of todays best electronic, hip-hop and rock and roll music. Show More Summary