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One in five cannot name a single author of literature, survey shows

One in five British people cannot name a single author of literature, a survey has revealed, as writers warn there is a section of society that is “shut off” from the benefits of reading.<p>The study, from the Royal Society of Literature, revealed that 15 per cent of those surveyed believe that …

GOP Reps Vote Down Trump-Russia Measure

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Compromise doesn't work with our political opponents. When will we learn?

In Chelsea Manning’s first column since her commutation, she writes that Barack Obama’s legacy is a warning against not being bold enough<p>Barack Obama left behind hints of a progressive legacy. Unfortunately, despite his faith in our system and his positive track record on many issues over the last …

Michelle Obama

Registered Voters Who Stayed Home Probably Cost Clinton The Election

Registered voters who didn’t vote on Election Day in November were more Democratic-leaning than the registered voters who turned out, according to a …

Government

The FBI Offers A Detailed Overview Of Russian Interference With The 2016 Election

After the election, concerns over Russia propaganda and hacking activities influencing the 2016 elections became a hot topic, especially after a CIA report on the issue leaked. While Donald Trump attempted to dismiss the concerns, the FBI stepped forward to publicly back the CIA’s statements on the …

Josh Glenn's top 75 Golden Age sci-fi novels

My friend and frequent Gweek podcast guest Josh Glenn put together a terrific list of Golden Age science fiction novels (which he classifies as …

Obama administration prepares sanctions, retaliation for Russian election meddling

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Obama administration is preparing to announce, as soon as Thursday, a series of retaliation measures against Russia for meddling in the US election, according to American officials briefed on the plans.<p>The actions are expected to include expanded sanctions and diplomatic measures, the …

Obama Administration

People Have Been Using MDMA to Treat PTSD for Decades

Last month, the FDA granted researchers permission to move forward with clinical trials studying the effects of MDMA on treating PTSD. Though the development may seem surprising, the so-called "party drug" was used in therapy years before it was banned...<p>Roslyn Talusan, a freelance writer in …

Depression

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

Science Fiction

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

Texas, Missouri, Florida officers shot in attacks; 1 killed

A manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran Texas police detective ended Monday with an arrest in the killing that was one of several weekend attacks against law enforcement in multiple states, authorities said.<p>The San Antonio detective and officers shot in Missouri and Florida were …

Law Enforcement

Are You Being Manipulated? 5 Ways Psychopaths Use Emotions Against You, According to Science

Knowing how psychopaths use emotion can help you protect yourself.<p>For most of us, the label "psychopath" summons images of cold-blooded serial killers. But psychopathy is a complex condition that scientists still struggle to fully understand.<p>Professor Robert Hare has spent his life studying …

Psychology

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How To Read All The Marvel Comics Events In Right Order

This guide covers the order of all the big Marvel comics events and crossovers. Marvel always does these big events which radically affect their …

Why is Flashpoint So Important?

<i>The Flash</i> returns to The CW for a third season tomorrow with a premiere episode entitled “Flashpoint.” Of course, as DC fans know, that title is a …

Comic Books

Lil Wayne: the tragic decline of a hip-hop trailblazer

As he prepares to release a memoir, Gone ’Til November, we look back at the New Orleans rapper’s career – from giving Drake his big break to becoming the voice of Katrina and his ongoing Cash Money legal battle<p>I can’t say I wrote the book on Lil Wayne but I did write <i>a</i> book. This was in late 2010, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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Kim Gordon Murdered Out: Sonic Youth singer releases first solo song

Kim Gordon dropped a new solo track, “Murdered Out,” on Monday via Matador Records. Produced by Justin Raisen, the track is Gordon’s first forray as …

Moving Fantasy Beyond Elves – The Fantasy Genres You Didn’t Know Existed

When you say “fantasy” to most casual observers, a few cliche things come to mind: noble elves, ruddy dwarves, and brash humans trekking through the …

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

Book Review - The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer

<i>Tony Black reviews The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer…</i><p>Greg Carpenter …

Deathstroke Gets Back to Being DC Comics’ Biggest Asshole

Slade Wilson kills people for money. Sometimes, it’s just because he wants/needs to. In recent years, he’s been presented as a kind of antihero but …

Goodbye Garage: the songs we unwittingly start our drive with

Listening to music in the car is a time-honored tradition. As far back as the 1930s, drivers were listening to AM radio on the first Motorola in-dash units. As the 20th century progressed, so did our in-vehicle technology. We went from AM to FM radio, in-dash record players, cassettes, the 8-track …

Time I

The Dark Knight: Heath Ledger's Joker greatest villain in video essay

There’ve been many cinematic iterations of the Joker, including Jared Leto in <i>Suicide Squad</i>, but a fan-made video essay on <i>The Dark Knight</i> explains why …

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Books

Is Andre 3000 Dissing Drake on Frank Ocean's New Album? - XXL

Frank Ocean's highly anticipated new album <i>Blond</i> featured the return of Andre 3000 on the track "Solo (Reprise)," which is always a good thing. But it …

The one superhero who can fix DC Comics’s movies

The returning road to superhero movie glory for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment has been quite the bumpy ride on a path that should have been smooth.<p>Three movies into their attempt to build a connected live-action movie universe with some of the world’s most recognizable superheroes, a disturbing …

Comic Books

IDW's Star Trek Comic Joins the TV and Movie Universes in a Brilliant, Beautiful Way

This week’s issue of IDW’s <i>Star Trek</i> ongoing brings an end to five years of boldly going for the Kelvin-timeline version of Kirk and friends. But it …

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