You have booked a flight with one airline and you want to either get a seat assignment if you did not already receive one; or change your seat assignment... ...but you go to the official Internet web site of the airline to do so — only...Show More Summary
Can you believe it's only a matter of days until the year is almost over? 2014 just came and went like it was nothing, however it was still one for the record books. We can't wait to share with you all the fun stuff we have planned for...Show More Summary
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “Me-262!” in Blazing Combat #4, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1966. These scans are from the hardcover collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2009. […]
The days when you could hail a regular taxi via Uber for free are now over: The company quietly introduced a new $2 "booking fee" for UberT yesterday. "The fee is a small charge added to UberT trips on behalf of yellow and boro taxi drivers who utilize the Uber platform," the company said in a memo to users. Show More Summary
When She WokeWritten by: Hillary JordanPaperback: 352 pagesPublisher: Algonquin Books Language: EnglishOctober 2011Genre: Fiction/Dystopian I am red now. It was her first thought of the day, every day, surfacing after a few seconds of fogged, blessed ignorance and sweeping through her like a wave, breaking in her breast with a soundless roar. Show More Summary
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off on some of its most most-popular digital content (movies, music, books, and apps & games.) There’s some AWESOME DEALS in there, so be sure to check ‘em all out! Also,...Show More Summary
Happy Holidays everyone! Holidays are for reading, in my opinion. Yes, yes, I know – every day is for reading but holidays mean you can spend more hours devouring books in any format. Here are some of the books I’ve enjoyed or found useful this year: some are useful for writers, others may change your […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issue is Daredevil #6, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 1965. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Daredevil volume 1, which was published 2003. Enjoy! Wood continued to […]
Reading in bed can be a lovely way to end a stressful day, but without proper lighting it’s hard on your eyes. You can use a lamp, but if you share a room with someone it will keep them from sleeping. Should you happen to share a bed with someone as well, then even an attachable book light might be enough to keep them up as it is a focused...
For his book Fifty Shrinks, photographer and psychiatrist Sebastian Zimmermann captured New York therapists in their offices: The seedling ideas for the project began to take root as Zimmermann built his own practice in Upper West Side Manhattan, where he observed within himself a sense of remoteness from the outside world. While his patients shared […]
When I was very young, I was obsessed with the Arnold Lobel book Owl at Home, in which the main character (Owl) makes tear-water tea. I read this many days in a row. I remember sitting with it one afternoon,… Continue reading ?
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For some, winter vacation means no school. For others, it means days off from work. But for us, winter vacation means time to curl up and read a book. This month, Mashable's social book club MashableReads is cozying up with Station Eleven by Emily St. Show More Summary
Happy holidays! We're heading into the last week of the year, which means food- and alcohol-fueled slowdowns of everything, including comics. Not here though! Fortunately "more bourbon for Jim" m...
North Carolina named Shelby Stephenson its new poet laureate, just days after Ohio established a post for its own state poet. Massachusetts may not be too far behind.
Even before recent debacles the movie industry has been criticized quite a bit. It seems like the old days are gone: there is much less creativity now, as Hollywood turns out profitable but hardly stirring comic books and Transformer movies, and continues its love affair with safety and with sequels. So I've got good news and bad news. Show More Summary
In addition to dealing with symmetrical book stacking and full-torso apparitions in basements, New York's librarians have had to field some pretty crazy questions in their day. Case in point: "What percentage of all bathtubs in the world are in the U...
Theaters are frantically trying to meet Sony's 6 PM PST deadline to book 'The Interview' on Christmas Day, with several theaters confirmed. [...]
The last day to buy online before Christmas has passed, so comScore is closing the book on the season. The final result? $48.3 billion in revenue which is a 15% increase over the same period last year. Things were already looking great leading up to Free Shipping Day. Monday, Dec. 15 and Tuesday, Dec. 16 were […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issues are Shock SuspenStories #8 and 9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD magazine #13, all of which were published by EC and are cover dated April/May 1953, June/July 1953, […]