Kirste Mitchell

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Podcastle in the Sky

Podcastle in the Sky is a podcast dedicated to examining works of anime in combination with a selected piece of pop-culture, cinema or literature. …

Pop Culture

Archaeologists Are Excavating Sheffield Castle, One-Time Prison of Mary, Queen of Scots

By all accounts, England’s Elizabeth I never should’ve made it to the throne. Bastardized following the 1536 execution of her mother, Anne Boleyn, …

Henry Viii

Netflix shares thrilling first look at 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina'

We can barely wait for <i>Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina</i> to debut<b>—</b>and Netflix just shared some pictures that are making us even more excited for the show.<p>…

Entertainment

Netflix is getting hard to ignore as an Oscar contender

Three months after its films were barred from competing in Cannes, Netflix is getting ready to open the Toronto International Film Festival with what it hopes will be one of several Oscar contenders.<p><i>Outlaw King</i>, an upcoming historical epic film starring Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce, will be the …

Film Festivals

Ian Somerhalder Shares First Look At His New Vampire Character & It Doesn’t Suck — See Sexy Selfie

Ian Somerhalder may be starring in another show about vampires, but this time he’s fully human! See the first look at his sexy doctor costume for …

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

Choosing a movie to watch on Netflix over the weekend is a struggle. But it shouldn't be, so we've made it a whole lot easier.<p>Every week, we look through what's available on the streaming service and recommend seven movies you can watch over the weekend.<p>Some of our selections recently came to …

Entertainment

Exclusive: Director Alex Haughey on Netflix's shocking new sci-fi thriller, Prodigy

Exploring similar paranormal territory as FX's <i>Legion</i> and Netflix's own <i>Stranger Things</i>, first-time directors Alex Haughey and Brian Vidal have struck …

Action Movies

Matt Groening's newest series is up on Netflix

Matt Groening

Netflix Has Deleted All User Reviews From Its Website

It’s the end of another era for Netflix: As of Friday, the company has removed all customer-submitted reviews of TV shows, movies and other …

Entertainment

Netflix is testing ads and people are freaking out

Say it ain't so.<p>The company that almost single-handedly introduced us to binging video has apparently gone decidedly old-school with the latest …

Streaming

This Golden Head Adds a Twist to Ancient Roman History

Science & Innovation<p>The horse head sculpture and other discoveries suggest the Romans had a surprising relationship with tribes along their northern border.<p>After nearly a decade of legal wrangling, a piece of ancient Roman sculpture worth almost U.S. $2 million has been unveiled to the public for …

Archaeology

Science confirms Harry Potter readers make better partners

Science has once again delivered confirmation that the Harry Potter fans among us are in fact the better members of society.A new study published in …

Harry Potter

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it …

Consciousness

'Bleach' Interviews Shed Light On Its Controversial Ending

<i>Bleach</i> stands as one of the most popular anime series to hit the west. Its fast pace and supernatural angle made it an easy sell to anime fans …

Manga

Jar of Ancient White Stuff Found in Egyptian Tomb Finally Identified

It's the oldest solid cheese ever discovered.<p>Ptahmes was a high-ranking official under Pharaoh Seti I and later and his successor Ramesses II, and …

Archaeology

The Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Balance & Anxiety

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

Wellness

'Harry Potter' fans are totally blown away by this illustrator's black Hermione fan art

An illustrator's fan art of Hermione Granger has stunned Harry Potter fans.<p>Sophia Canning posted an illustration of Hermione as a woman of colour, …

Books

'Voltron' Fans Clash Over One Season 7 Controversy

<i>Voltron: Legendary Defender</i> has dropped its new season, and you don’t have to be a fan of the series to know about its fallout. The much-hyped …

Anime

Op-Ed | What Can Hip-Hop Artists Learn from Joe Budden's Post

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

Bethesda Has A New Studio And It's Working On Starfield

Bethesda has announced it has acquired Escalation Games, the Dallas-based studio that contributed to the development of Skyrim VR, Fallout VR, and Skyrim Switch. It will know be known as Bethesda Dallas, as confirmed by during QuakeCon 2018. Bethesda Dallas is currently working on Fallout 76, The …

QuakeCon

'Cowboy Bebop' Star Addresses Live-Action Adaptation

Cowboy Bebop is one of the most prolific anime series, and it's often one of the first mentioned when fans are asked about their favorites. So that's …

Anime

Childish Gambino — Issuu

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

The Best Reddit Theories About Game Of Thrones Season 8

Television has been suffering its own Long Night for nearly a full year, since <i>Game Of Thrones</i> season 7 wrapped in late August 2017. Although the HBO …

Psych will make another movie eventually, says star James Roday

The <i>Psych</i> dudes aren’t trying to psych you out: They <i>do</i> want to make another movie.<p>Despite the fact that stars James Roday and Dule Hill have roles in …

Santa Barbara

'Bleach' Proves It's Possible to Make Good Live-Action Anime Movies

'Bleach' premiered in the US last weekend, and it could pave the way forward for better representation of anime on the big screen.<p>Anime is cool now, but with its rise in Western culture, an awkward trend has followed of Hollywood trying to capitalize on anime fans with big-budget remakes of their …

Anime

Leaving Netflix in August 2018: Finding Dory, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and more

The full list of shows and movies leaving Netflix in August.<p>As always, there are shows and movies that must leave the streaming service in August. …

Entertainment

25 Best Anime Series on Netflix Right Now (August 2018)

Netflix has quietly built up a small but good library of anime series. Here are the 25 best anime shows on Netflix!<p>Even if you live in the United …

Everything coming to Netflix in August 2018: Ozark, The Good Place and more

The full list of Netflix new releases in August 2018, including Ozark season 2, Disenchantment, The Innocents and more!<p>Netflix shared the full list …

Entertainment

25 best anime movies to watch on Netflix right now

Here are the 25 best anime movies available to watch on Netflix right now.<p>Anime movies have been overlooked for years. A genre that has so much to …

Live-Action Anime Adaptations Might Be Getting Better

There’s a <i>Jin-Roh</i> movie. It’s based on the 1999 anime version of Mamoru Oshii’s <i>Kerberos</i> manga. And damn, it looks pretty good!<p>The movie was announced …