At Worldcon I had the pleasure of moderating a panel featuring Harriet McDougal (Robert Jordan's widow), Maria Simons (one of his assistants) and fantasy authors Wesley Chu and Peter Brett, who spoke about the influence of Wheel of Time on their works. Show More Summary
Liverpool are looking to sign wonderkid Patrick Roberts from Fulham before loaning the 17-year-old back to Felix Magath's side for the rest of the season, according to reports. Affectionately known as the "English Lionel Messi," perShow More Summary
You don't think preseason games are important in fantasy scouting? Ask Le'Veon Bell. Ask Jonathan Stewart. Blake Bortles, Jordan Matthews, Mohamed Sanu, Robert Turbin, Sam Bradford, Teddy Bridgewater, Hakeem Nicks and Tony Romo. Ask their fantasy owners. Show More Summary
Central and Eastern Europe has got a new venture fund in the shape of Fiedler Capital. Headed up by managing partners Robert Hegedüs and Jordan Bocskov, the new seed and early stage venture capital firm is looking to invest up to €250,000 in startups from Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics. Show More Summary
Hospitals are jumping aboard the bandwagon of privacy invasion as medical centers buy data on millions of patients both to anticipate when they’ll get sick and for their own commercial purposes. Shannon Pettypiece and Jordan Robertson...Show More Summary
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III doesn’t think there are any ulterior motives in Washington this season, but he does think there is a tight end on the verge of breaking out. Jordan Reed flashed plenty of talent in nine games during his rookie season, which came to an early end because of concussions. Griffin spent…
A quick briefing on what I've read recently/currently... -Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan After what felt like months, I finally finished book 9 in the WoT. I had heard that the slower pace wasn't a big deal if you were reading the series without waiting years between books. But I've gotta that reading WH felt […]
Below is this week's list of new fantasy releases: -A Barricade in Hell by Jamie Lee Moyer -Crossroads of Twilight: Book Ten of 'The Wheel of Time' by Robert Jordan (new tpb edition) -Veil of the Deserters: Bloodsounder?s Arc Book Two by Jeff Salyards (the digital edition came out 2 weeks ago. Now the hardcover […]
I've been a big fan of L. E. Modesitt, jr.'s Recluce saga since The Magic of Recluce first came out in the early 90s. Haters might find it hard to believe, but as was the case with Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time, it was the Darrell K. Show More Summary
We'd be over the moon cuckoo's nest if this jack of all trades came out of retirement a la Michael Jordan! You know who else would be happy? Robert Downey Jr.! RDJ is apparently trying his hardest to get Jack Nicholson to play a part in the latest installment of Sherlock Holmes! According to a source, Iron Man [...]
Spoiler alert: the books don't agonizingly start treading water like this until next season.
Over this past weekend, the 2014 Hugo Award nominees were announced. Among the nominees is the well-known Wheel of Time fantasy novel series, written by the combined efforts of Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Some Hugo Award fans – hardcore fantasy and science fiction aficionados – have cried foul at the nomination of the entire […]
The agreed to sale of the last week by Herb Kohl to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million shows how outsmarted a billionaire and a U.S. senator. In June 2003, Jordan was considering whether to either invest in the Bucks or the NBA’s expansion team in Charlotte. Kohl was looking to get $170 million for his [...]
With so many toys at Jay Gruden's disposal in Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon, Andre Roberts, Jordan Reed and DeSean Jackson, how does Alfred Morris fit in offense? In his three years as the Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator, Gruden had two 1,000-yard rushers in Cedric Benson (1,067 in 2011) and BenJarvus Green-Ellis (1,094 in 2012). Show More Summary
Take the speedy, talented Pierre Garcon at wide receiver, the emerging Jordan Reed at tight end, stud running back Alfred Morris, sky-is-the-limit quarterback Robert Griffin III and add DeSean Jackson, who is coming off a Pro Bowl season...Show More Summary
What I'm Reading: -Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan: I finally finished the 8th book in the Wheel of Time...I believe I started it way back in December, if my Goodreads profile is correct. Yeah, it was a big of a slog, just as most of the reviews claim. I thought the last 200-250 pages […]
What I'm reading: I've decided to try to finish Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan. I'm about 75% through, so I might as well continue on until I finish. It looks like something might FINALLY be happening, so I'm hoping the final 1/4 of the book has a strong finish. It sure needs it, after […]
Robert Venditti tells CBR News about pushing Hal Jordan into a leadership role with the Green Lantern Corps and how he selected his GL braintrust.
Maybe you read Brandon Sanderson's first entry in The Stormlight Archives, The Way of Kings. Maybe you're just familiar with his work from finishing up Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. Whether you've been hyped for Words of Radiance or not, you are not prepared for how fantastic it is. Read more...
Michael Jordan... Tiger Woods... Kristen Stewart?!? When it comes to reconciling with Robert Pattinson, many fans of this actress have been screaming at Stewart to just do it. But Nike is reportedly sending this message to the star for...Show More Summary