This is for our baseball fans. IMO it’s apropos considering that today begins the 4th of July weekend. ESPN has been running a series this year. It’s a fictionalized “diary” by Yankees’ pitcher Myles Thomas concerning their 1927 season. Thomas was a real individual. He as various baseball sites show, he was a journeyman, not […]
Well, of course it isn't. There is no magic bullet. But here's a great piece from the New Yorker presenting the idea of reading as therapy, with a particular emphasis on fiction. I'm a great fan of fiction, and if left to my own devices, that's mostly what I will read. Show More Summary
Here. I think that all makes sense. I like how people will bring very specific value systems to things that they do. I think most writers have written in some way with other characters -- even if those stories haven't been typed out....Show More Summary
While the Axanar lawsuit grinds on, CBS and Paramount have released guidelines for Star Trek fan films. Fans, however, are not happy. The post Fan Fiction After Axanar appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
A Change.org petition was set up by fans of the science fiction franchise “Star Wars” asking producer Lucasfilm to create the saga’s first LGBT character in memory of one of the victims of the recent Orlando shooting. Christopher Andrew “Drew” Leinonen was one of the 49 people killed at...
Artist and writer Chip Zdarsky: 'We acknowledge that this is basically Trudeau fan fiction' The post Justin Trudeau joins Alpha Flight in Marvel comic book appeared first on Macleans.ca.
News that a studio wants to turn Tetris into the next science fiction blockbuster have met many fans with confusion, but make no mistake, these guys are completely serious.
For boxing fans, good fights rarely come more often than a couple of times per week and sometimes much less frequently. To fill up all that remaining space, the fans need their allotment of rumors and speculation. All of the fights on this list have been talked about in serious enough terms to rise to the level of open speculation in the media. Show More Summary
While we at Fashionista have been pretty loud about our desire to see one Harry Styles in a Gucci campaign — we want it so bad we essentially wrote fan fiction about them collaborating — I'm starting to sing a different tune. Did you see 2 Chainz at Sunday night's BET Awards in the buzzy... Continue reading
One Direction might be taking a break, but their fans have their own version of going solo and have been taking the Directioner fan army into new territory. On top of starting a hashtag trend about Muslims, some One Direction fans are also getting their 15 minutes of fame for their literary talents. Show More Summary
With the return of the Star Wars universe in a big way, fans have the chance to get countless more stories told inside one of their favorite fictional universes. That's not the only new opportunity of course. New storytellers also have the chance to put their own spin on the...
This article was originally published on June 18th, 2013. Roger had a passion for pulp fiction, cultivated at an early age and never surrendered to 'grown-up' tastes. He shared this devotion with his Sun-Times colleague Andy Ihnatko,...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — In the opening scene of Paramount Pictures and Studio71's film, Be Somebody, hoards of screaming, crying fans wait for the movie's protagonist, the fictional pop star Jordan Jaye. In real life, Matt Espinosa, the 18-year-old...Show More Summary
For 11 seasons on Supernatural, Dean Winchester has been making the audience swoon. He might be fictional but you're straight up lying if you're a Supernatural fan of a certain persuasion and haven't thought of what it would be like to date Dean. Show More Summary
The Twilight Zone and Star Trek both occupy a special place in science fiction history. But, perhaps more interesting is the surprising amount of crossover between the two shows (and I’m not just talking about the more well-known instances a la Captain Kirk screaming on an airplane). Show More Summary
M. Night Shyamalan will cull stories and genre trends from the fiction site Wattpad.
Microsoft is buying LinkedIn, and I can't think of anyone I'd rather read thinking through what that might mean more than Paul Ford. Microsoft is a software company, sure, but it's also a bit of a nation-state with an enormously broad mandate. Show More Summary
You could call Sanspareil, in the Bavarian town of Bayreuth, a fan fiction rock garden. Commissioned in the mid-18 th century by Margravine Wilhelmine, sister of Frederick the Great, it tells a 17 th century story of an ancient Greek...Show More Summary
Trying to survive In the wake of a nuclear war isn’t easy – but in Fallout’s fictional setting, the Pip-Boy 3000 Mk IV wearable makes things a little easier by showing you your health stats, maps, inventory of items and even acting as a Geiger counter on your wrist. Show More Summary
Hasbro promotes a character from G.I. Joe fan fiction to the squad's official roster.