Last week Charles C. Mann, author of the excellent 1491 (one of my favorite nonfiction books ever) and 1493, tweeted what looked like a completed manuscript of a new book, The Wizard and the Prophet. Aside from a pub date (Oct 5), Mann was coy about details in the thread and there’s not a lot of information about the book on the internet. Show More Summary
Look, the jig is up: Josh Gad has been whiling away the hours on the set of Murder On The Orient Express by trying to trick Daisy Ridley into divulging plot details of her other gig, a science fiction series about wizards and talking dogs called Star Wars. Show More Summary
Wizards, Jazz reportedly are in the market; what can the Lakers get in return for the combo guard?
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Remove him from office or just call him a racist? That was the dilemma faced by two New York Times columnists this weekend. First, the prickly Charles Blow ventured into the Midwest to rant against Donald Trump at the Cleveland Public Library, while his colleague Nicholas Kristof put odds on Trump's removal.
As we move backward in time, we must beware of yellow brick fallacies. Also: poppy fields, flying monkeys, and entrepreneurial wizards.
From “Singin’ in the Rain” to “The Wizard of Oz,” musicals haven’t traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But “La La Land” has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood scrambling to dust off its...Show More Summary
A roundup of the latest talk as the trade deadline approaches
We’ve written before about the ongoing theme park cold war between Disney and Universal Studios, both of whom are battling it out to become the top dog in this industry. Universal took the high ground when it debuted the Wizarding World...Show More Summary
Washington is desperately looking for help off the bench
WOOOOOO! John Wall didn’t win the NBA All-Star Skills Challenge, but his interaction with Ric Flair was cooler anyway. According to the Washington Post, Ric Flair seemed pretty ecstatic to see the Wizards’ All-Star point guard. Over this weekend in New Orleans, the old narrative of being overlooked and underappreciated should have been put to rest. Show More Summary
On this episode of Emerald City, "Lions in Winter," Glinda grows jealous over Roan's feelings for Dorothy, West has big plans for Princess Ozma, Langwidere and Jack's relationship seems doomed for failure and the Wizard readies for war. Show More Summary
What do you need when the Dementors are getting you down and you can’t coax more than a few sparks out of your wand? You need a witch or wizard to come and conjure a patronus to repel the Dementors and save you from a terrible fate. Lumos, the international children’s charity founded by J.K. Rowling,...read more!
Beal is upset that Carmelo Anthony was named as a replacement for the injured Kevin Love instead of him. Wizards guard Bradley Beal respects Carmelo Anthony, but he isn’t sure how the Knicks forward was named Kevin Love’s All-Star injury...Show More Summary
With most of the League already in New Orleans, the Wizards and Bulls get wins ahead of All-Star Weekend. The post Post Up: On Break appeared first on SLAMonline.
Otto Porter Jr.'s 25 points lead the Wizards past the Pacers for a 111-98 win, Washington's fourth straight victory
Why can a neutrino pass through solid objects? Watch the four-minute, Harry Potter-inspired explanation.
Why can a neutrino pass through solid objects? Physicist Anne Schukraft of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory explains. Video of 5SniR5U6YTU Have a follow-up question about neutrinos? Ask Anne when she takes over the @symmetrymagShow More Summary
This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Oregon Convention Center, the Wizard World Comic Con will take place and LRM will be there to cover the proceedings. With guests such as Nicelle Nichols from STAR TREK, John Barrowman from ARROW...Show More Summary
Former Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas is first ballot savage hall of famer when it comes to posts on Instagram. He always has something to say. With the upcoming NBA all-star game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Arenas took to Instagram to let the older women know not to come down so the […]