The world's first animated adventure game ever made for PC is making a comeback. In this age of reboots, a re-imagining of "King's Quest" is being developed by The Odd Gentlemen and will be published by Sierra Entertainment. It is scheduled to be released between the third and fourth quarters of 2015.
Lena Dunham published a quiz this week in The New Yorker – entitled “ … Read More
Nobel Literature Prize winning Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer died Thursday after a short illness, according to Swedish publisher Bonniers. Continue reading ? The post Nobel-winning poet Tomas Transtromer dies at 83 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Czech windsurfer Zdenek Maryzko spent 3 months at Dakhla, Western Sahara and published a video about his best sessions in waves and on flat water. The post Zdenek Maryzko at Dakhla appeared first on Continentseven.
The journal Anomalous has published an all-Oulipo issue. While not members of the Oulipo, the contributors have used constraint to shape their contributions to the issue. Here are the rules: 10 cards chosen at random each correspond to a word, use them in the order they were drawn, connect them by whatever means necessary. Show More Summary
A head’s-up about the forthcoming release of Time Ages in a Hurry by Antonio Tabucchi (currently April 14, 2015). There are reviews at Kirkus and Publishers Weekly and an excerpt at Guernica. I feel like Tabucchi could stand to have more coverage in English. Show More Summary
Why do men do the things they do? What do men want? Why do they beard?Slow your questions: A new paper about male primates, published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, addresses all of this business. Scientists at the University of Western Australia examined 154 species of primates. They found that... More »
Beat poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti has seen San Francisco through many eras of change. [ more › ]
This post was originally published in Inc. With medical marijuana legal in 23 states and Washington, D.C., there are now millions of card-carrying cannabis users working at companies across the U.S. While four states and the District...Show More Summary
When Ken Schles’ book Invisible City was published in 1988, it quickly sold out. Schles even had trouble finding a copy of his collection of black-and-white photographs of Manhattan’s East Village—he had to ask a clerk at the St. Show More Summary
One day after launching its new live video-streaming app Periscope, Twitter has given its other video-focused app some lovin' -- Vine now supports publishing animited GIFs in 720p HD.
Whenever a studio or producer remakes a foreign hit for American audiences, they make an assumption about what American's can tolerate. "Foreign Remakes and an Assumption About American Cultural Literacy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Our first look at the Merc with a Mouth is absolutely glorious. "Everything is Right With This First Look at Deadpool in Costume" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary
A widening gap between China’s rich and poor makes it “one of the most unequal countries in the world,” according to a new working paper published by the International Monetary Fund.
Another comic book series is going the way of live-action adaptation. This time, it's the obscure "Lazarus" comic book series of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, which was published under Image Comics in 2013. Legendary Television and Mark Tolmach of Tolmach Productions will be working on a TV adaptation of the comic book series after they acquired the rights to the series recently.
Journalist Gilberto Scofield Jr. and his partner, Rodrigo Barbosa, adopted a four-year-old boy in 2014. In an open letter published on the blog "Ser mãe é padecer na internet," Scofield talked about the adoption process and the challenges...Show More Summary
It's been six months since we published our original iPhone 6 review and iPhone 6 Plus review, and ninety days since we revisited it in our three months later review. We've now lived with Apple's big and bigger new iPhones for a half a year. Show More Summary
Vine today released an update to support higher quality videos. Previously, Vine videos published at 420p – with the new update, users can now upload at 720p. Vine provided an example photo below, though it’s a bit tough to see marginal differences. Show More Summary
Citigroup has warned against trusting sensitive information to law firms, which aren’t required to reveal data breaches and often cover them up. The New York Times viewed a copy of the report published by Citigroup’s cyber-intelligence center, which works to identify threats before they can affect financial institutions and their customers. Show More Summary
Marvel has teamed with men’s fashion brand Five Four to launch a line of exclusive clothing inspired by the publisher’s superheroes.