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Preacher: is Seth Rogen's new show the best comic book adaptation ever?

It came shrieking on to our screens this weekend with a healthy dollop of gore, daftness and – perhaps most importantly – respect for the source material’s tone

Comic Books

15 development lessons from Dungeons and Dragons

I started playing Dungeons and Dragons in about the fifth or sixth grade.<p>I didn’t get good at it for a while, but once I did, I didn’t play much longer (insert reference to “The Best Days of My Life” here).<p>Dungeons and Dragons taught me a few lessons that I didn’t realize would turn out to be great …

Vividly Colored and Dense Paintings of Comics

James Jean is an American painter and drawer native of Taipei, well-known for his illustrations of comics <i>Fables</i>. He collaborated in particular with …

Painting

When the Commodore 64 Ruled Personal Computing

Back in the 1980s, the role-playing game <i>Dungeons and Dragons</i> set off a media frenzy and a moral panic: While kids across America embraced the fantasy …

Documentaries

You Can Be The Best D&D Player Ever. Here’s How.

There’s a whole lot of advice on how to be a great Dungeon Master out there, but not a lot on how to be a great D&D <i>player,</i> which is a little bit …

Kylo Ren Is An Undercover Boss In SNL's Hilarious 'Star Wars' Sketch

There are those who saw <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and found its new villain Kylo Ren to be a fascinating, compelling bad guy.<p>Others thought he was weak and ridiculous. Still others decided to go make Twitter accounts parodying Kylo.<p>Now Saturday Night Live has taken a crack at the character, with …

Tom Clancy's The Division Is More Like Destiny Than You Think

After a full two-year delay, some part of me wasn't sure Ubisoft's open world, third-person shooter The Division would ever come out. Even when we were allowed a brief taste of the game's nebulous Dark Zone multiplayer hubs at E3 2015, we only saw a tiny, tightly controlled fraction of the overall …

New York City

There's a gorgeous PlayStation 4 exclusive coming out this month that looks amazing

We're barely two weeks into January and there are already great new games arriving on the PlayStation 4.<p>This is "The Witness," a new puzzle/exploration game coming to the PlayStation 4 and PC on January 26, 2016. It's gorgeous and massive and it's been in development for over seven years. <b>But what</b> …

Turntables

Bungie Teases Destiny's Next Six Months of Updates

Following a recent report suggesting Destiny's second year would be comprised of smaller, event-based updates rather than larger expansions, Bungie has provided some insight into its plans.<p>Today's Bungie Weekly Update saw community manager Eric Osborne address concerns over the aforementioned …

Whiteboards

Russian Hunter Bags Trophy of His Life after Shooting Half-a-Ton Boar

Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day by those who believe in superstitions, but for Peter Maximov, a hunter from Chelyabinsk, Russia, …

Wildlife

The 10 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

Sound, color, and animation have changed the medium of 21st century film and thereby changed its potential. The emphasis may have once been powerful …

10 Fan Theories That Drastically Change How We See Popular Movies

2. Stalker (1979)

It's hard to know what to make of Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky's strange and incomparable 1979 science fiction masterpiece.<p>Across the span of 163 …

I Am A Hero Is One Of The Best-Looking Comics I Have Ever Read

Like Toshi, I’ve been reading the manga <i>I Am A Hero</i>, and like Toshi, I’ve been loving it. But I wanted to spend some time today looking at one aspect …

The Dude Who Built His Own Steampunk Gatling Gun Just Built A Railgun

Firearms tinkerer and car nut Alex fascinated the internet with his do-it-yourself steampunk gatling gun and now he has upped the ante significantly …

'The Visit' Explores What Would Actually Happen If Aliens Came To Earth

And asks some big questions about what it means to be human<p>As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us exists elsewhere out there. More recently, we’ve found new ways to try to answer that question, by capturing images of far-off worlds or sending our …

Recommended Reading: Monster Stories for Halloween

Fall is a wonderful time to read, rivaled only by lazy summer beach reading. The weather is getting cooler and the air is crisper. Kitchens warm with baked apple treats and pumpkin reigns in pastries and beverages alike. October in particular has a special spooky charm, especially when the leaves …

The Dark Legend Of The Devil’s Bible

The Codex Gigas, or Devil’s Bible, a massive and mysterious text from the Middle Ages, is believed by many to have been conjured by the Devil …

Mystery howls spark Bigfoot hunt in Canada - Unexplained Mysteries

Is there a creature roaming the woods of Cormorant Island ? Image Credit: CC 2.0 Ashley Chile Baz<p>Residents of a remote island community have been …

Forbes Welcome

Watch Cats vs Zombies in Adorable Promo for SyFy's Z Nation

In a video that was made for the entirety of the internet, we finally get to see what it would be like to see crafty and stealthy cats face off …

Ben Carson: Charles Darwin Came Up With the Theory of Evolution Because He Was Influenced by Satan

At LGF we’ve written several times about GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s rejection of the scientific theory of evolution in favor of …

Ben Carson

Witches of Seattle Tell Us About the Appeal of Magic

"I would define magic as the purest form of love and joy and sharing it in a way that is intentional, that thrives."<p>Photos by Allyce Andrew<p>Surrounded by sage smoke and honking geese at the base of Mount Si, we spread our arms out like crosses as Aubrey Rachel Violet Bramble, a witch dressed in an …

Did US troops encounter Bigfoot in Vietnam ? - Unexplained Mysteries

Could a new species of ape be hiding in Vietnam's jungles ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.5 Diliff<p>A significant number of soldiers reported encounters …

2 Stammer Verbs to Avoid in Your Fiction

by Hernán Piñera | via Flickr<p>Note from Jane: Today’s guest post is by editor Jessi Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords).<p>As a writer, you’ve probably heard the …

An Information Theory of Losing Consciousness

What happens to 'us' when we're not longer aware of 'us.'<p>Unconsciousness is more than just weird, it's unnerving. All of a sudden, we're just <i>gone</i> for many hours at a time, left only with a sometimes improbable-seeming return ticket to awareness. We dream briefly (and only briefly), but otherwise …

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Gaming Recommendations from TableTop Season 3

On Season 3 of <b>Tabletop</b>, Wil and friends played great games perfect for any board game night. If you are looking to expand your board game collection, …

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics