Brad Furman (“The Infiltrator”) is stepping up to direct his next project, starring Johnny Depp, entitled “Labyrinth.” Before you can conjure up all the ways Depp’s Jareth the Goblin King will pale in comparison to the late, great David Bowie, note the film is not a remake of the 1986 cult fantasy film. Show More Summary
One L is enough for one day, Kings! The Warriors lost by 29 points and Anthony Davis put up 50 points in this young season but pale in comparison when you’re talking about the biggest burn in the NBA. It’s not even Russell Westbrook and the enthusiastic 76ers fan who threw up a double bird at the Thunder guard. Show More Summary
He may or may not be related to NHL Hall of Fame defenceman King Clancy, but singer/guitarist Jonathan Clancy is definitely His Clancyness. At least, he was until recently. In the few years that passed since Clancy released Vicious,Show More Summary
It's the sort of project you don't hear about every day. Brian Azzarello, best known for writing 100 Bullets and a recent run on Wonder Woman, is teaming up with legendary artist Simon Bisley, of Heavy Metal and Lobo fame, and Nick Floyd,...Show More Summary
Try something new with each bottle Once upon a wobbly time, in a drunken land not long ago, buying beer was a spring breeze. Saturday nights, friends en route, I’d grab six-packs of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Lagunitas IPA, or a dozen Brooklyn Lagers and half as much Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA. Show More Summary
SO IT’S STARTING TO SEEM LIKE WHITE PEOPLE PRETENDING TO BE BLACK ARE A FAST-GROWING DEMOGRAPHIC, BUT MAYBE THAT’S OVER: Milo Yiannopoulos: Black Twitter Turns Shaun King a Whiter Shade of Pale.
Joseph P. Kahn writes for The Boston Globe that books published posthumously are among the most profitable, from Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy to David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King. Pair with the opening lines of The Pale King, and a previously unpublished scene.
The FIFA and NBA 2K series are the reigning kings of team sports video games, but they pale in comparison to the legacy of Tecmo Super Bowl and RBI Baseball. Much of the credit goes to…
The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has chosen a rock that looks like a pale paving stone as the mission's fourth drilling target, if it passes engineers' evaluation. They call it "Bonanza King."
An iPhone will function after being splashed with half a shot of Four Roses Small Batch bourbon, but not after swimming in a pool of Three Floyds Alpha King pale ale. How do I know this? Because I was a compulsive phone-on-bar person. Drink, coaster, phone: It was my holy trinity. Show More Summary
Rep. Peter King believes it's perfectly acceptable for the NSA to be spying on members of Congress, because they might be paling around with those al Qaeda terrorists. As we discussed here, we've got Sen. Rand Paul and his fundraising ploy class-action suit against the NSA, and Sen. Click here to view this media read more
Two opposing theories of aesthetic value conspire to render browsing the literature shelves of a bookstore a rather heavy and heady experience. One comes from the conceit of classical history, the idea that most of the narrative literature worthy of being read that will appear in my lifetime has already been written. Show More Summary
Official Author WebsiteRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Written Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Pale Kings Ben Galley is an author who popped on to my radar thanks to Mark Lawrence, with his debut series now complete with the release of the dual volumes of Dead Stars. Show More Summary
("Did you get the shot? Good, now take this disgusting pale creature away from me." / Check out 24 more “Awkward Dad Photos" at WorldWideInterweb) Dana White Says TUF 18's Rousey-Tate Rivalry Is 'Pure F--king Mayhem Every Day' (MMAFighting) Champ Cain Velasquez vs. Show More Summary
Perhaps this is just because I read David Foster Wallace's posthumous novel The Pale King recently, but I actually feel kind of sorry for the IRS. Frankly, their job seems almost impossible. Think about it: they have to process over a hundred million claims a year, several million of which are highly complex. Show More Summary
These literary/accounting gems come from the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas (with a h/t to Quartz for the find). To research his IRS novel "The Pale King," David Foster Wallace (who killed himself before the book was published) studied accounting. As Jenny Schuessler of the...
In preparation for his unfinished novel The Pale King, David Foster Wallace immersed himself in the world of accounting and the IRS. (Read my sort-of-review of The Pale King here.) Quartz just published two pages of DFW's notes from one of those accounting classes. Show More Summary
In a rumination on the life and work of David Foster Wallace, David J. Michael spots this passage from The Pale King: It turns out that bliss—a second-by-second joy + gratitude at the gift of being alive, conscious—lies on the other side of crushing, crushing boredom. Pay close attention to the most tedious thing you [...]
“Suddenly the fingers of a man’s hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king’s palace, and the king saw the back of the hand that did the writing. Then the king’s face grew pale and his thoughts alarmed him, and his hip joints went slack and his knees began [...]Show More Summary