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You Need To Check Out These Mind-Blowing Scottish Street Murals

Just wow.<p>Intricately detailed and larger than life, stunning murals line the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, attracting spectators from near and far.<p>The port city’s Mural Trail connects more than a dozen featured pieces of artwork, which rejuvenate tired buildings and draw in widespread admiration. …

Murals

In cartoons: Doing Diwali Delhi style

<b>Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival is often called "India's Christmas". It's a time of cheer, but life also gets unusually busy as families rush to shop for gifts, decorate their houses and throw lavish parties. And nowhere is this phenomenon more evident than in the capital, Delhi.</b><p>Cartoonist Priya …

India

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man says his credit score was damaged by his former partner’s shenanigans.<p>7:30 p.m. June 22, 2018<p>How the ‘fear of missing out’ can keep you from …

8 Superb Quotes by Pablo Picasso to Celebrate His 135th Birthday

People<p>The legendary artist was famous for his witty quips.<p>,<p>Pablo Picasso was born on this day in 1881. During his lifetime the painter, sculptor, and …

Art

Scheme to Delete Google Results Is Exposed

When a Google search turns up negative stories, Europeans can turn to a controversial “right to be forgotten” law. But in the United States, where no …

20 Characters on The Walking Dead Who Look Different in the Comic Books

While <b>The Walking Dead</b> is based on Robert Kirkman's comic series of the same name, it is its own separate entity. Several characters were created just for the show (including Daryl, Sasha, and Beth), and certain storylines greatly differ from what happen in the books. For your reference, here are 20 …

Review: Alan Moore’s Jerusalem is a novel of wide-ranging scope that feels falsely inflated

Alan Moore's typescripts for his comic-book epics – <i>Watchmen</i>, his superhero Gotterdammerung, or <i>From Hell</i>, his dissection of the Ripper murders – are renowned enough for their length and detail to have become the stuff of legends, as well as the butt of jokes. Lean on dialogue and heavy on …

Alan Moore’s Secret Q&A Cult Exposed! Part IV: At Last the Truth Can Be Told!!!!!

I had intended to post up the Q&A exchanges involved in this, a few at a time, over the summer months, but inevitably time got the better of me, so …

Comic Books

Alan Moore Exposes The Corrupt, Secret History Of Warner Bros, With Kevin O’Neill

<b>Alan Moore</b> and Warner Bros have their issues. They are after all the company that bought and own DC Comics.<p>Moore quit DC Comics as a mixture of …

DC Comics

8 New Books We Recommend This Week

A psychic backgammon player, Eleanor Roosevelt’s other great love, Eisenhower’s Middle East crisis, and a massive new novel by the author of “Watchmen,” Alan Moore. These are just a few of the subjects that have editors this week at The New York Times Book Review madly turning the pages.<p>Personally, …

Meet Moon Man: The alt-right’s racist rap sensation, borrowed from 1980s McDonald’s ads

<b>(YouTube/Moon Man)</b><p>Once he was a harmless if idiotic Mickey D’s pitchman — but now he’s Moon Man, the alt-right’s hip-hop hero<p>Matthew Sheffield<p>October 25, 2016 9:00am (UTC)<p>From Elvis and the Beatles to N.W.A. and Miley Cyrus, popular music acts have been accused of degrading women, promoting racism …

1940: sf writer predicts the imminent and welcome end of science fiction comic books

Scott Edelman writes, "Science fiction writer Thomas S. Gardner says in a 1940 issue of the fanzine Fantasy News that science fiction comic books …

Just Wondering Why Wonder Woman's a UN Ambassador, but Real Women of Color Are Not

The first 20 times I saw <i>Rocky III</i> (the one with Mr. T as Clubber Lang, that <i>bad n-word</i> that sullied the championship so bad, the “respectable” black, …

Remembering Comic Book Artist Steve Dillon

News broke over the weekend that comic book artist Steve Dillon, who is most known for co-creating the series <i>Preacher</i> for Vertigo and reinventing the …

Ten of the Most Fascinating Pablo Picasso Paintings

The Old Guitarist, 1903-04<p><i>The Old Guitarist</i> is an oil painting which Pablo created somewhere between the years of 1903 and 1904. This dark-themed …

Art

The Pixel goes head to head against the iPhone 7 in speed tests, with interesting results [Video]

The Pixel may have just come out today, but that doesn’t mean that some people — including us — haven’t had the chance to use one some time before the general public. And what does the public love more than a good ol’ speed test to check out how the latest and greatest measures up to its direct …

IPhone 7

A Bad Lip Reading of the Second 2016 Presidential Debate Turned Into a Surreal Poetry Slam

As with the first Presidential Debate, the very funny Bad Leap Reading applied their own hilarious spin on the second debate where the audience …

Presidential Debate

N for Northampton: Alan Moore celebrates his hometown with a 1,200-page fantasy

For his epic new novel Jerusalem, V for Vendetta author Alan Moore has turned his imagination to a town better famed for Errol Flynn, fetish gear and a lift-testing tower<p>Although travel agents seem unlikely to compare Dublin with Northampton, literary critics now can. Ninety-four years after the …

Jerusalem by Alan Moore review – a magnificent, sprawling cosmic epic

Brilliance and bafflement collide in this almost visionary tale of recovered memories, art and madness<p>Somewhere in this sprawling behemoth, this teeming leviathan, this pythonic mammoth of a novel there is a very good – even visionary – book struggling to get out. Notoriously, it runs to more than …

Reading Pathways: Alan Moore

<i>This Reading Pathways is sponsored by Jerusalem by Alan Moore from Liveright Publishing.</i><p>In the half-a-square mile of decay and demolition that was …

Books

How Alan Moore transformed the way I saw comics (and house plants)

Moore always insisted on seeing himself as an artist – someone willing to try new subjects, experiment with new forms and work with new people<p>I don’t know if Alan Moore was the first artist who I really thought of as an <i>artist</i>. But Moore, who announced his retirement from making comic books this …

Alan Moore

As an anarchist, as someone who believes neither in leaders nor the means by which we select them, I’m obviously at something of a disadvantage when …

Labour Party

Alan Moore Supports Jeremy Corbyn As Leader Of The Labour Party – Even If He Won’t Vote For Him. Or Anyone.

This morning the Liberal Democrat Party conference decided to discuss the legalisation of hentai in the UK (among other things).<p>While the Northampton …

Labour Party