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Star Snacks: How Star Wars and Star Trek Feed a Galaxy

“The ship’s computer would be more efficient, but it wouldn’t allow for the subtlety needed for great cooking. It would give you all the ingredients …

We ComiConverse With Gene Luen Yang

Comics<p><i>Gene Luen Yang, currently the writer of DC Comics'</i> New Super-Man<i>, recently received the prestigious honor of being named a 2016 MacArthur</i> …

Ask Chris #208: Crisis On Infinite Earths Is Basically A Mess

<b>Q: I was reading your column about New Teen Titans where you said Crisis on Infinite Earths was a mess, but a topic for another time. Care to explain</b> …

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Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

Celebrating the Unsung Legacy of Sheldon Moldoff

If you only go by bylines, you would believe that not only did Bob Kane create Batman on his own, he also wrote, drew, and inked every adventure of …

Comic Books

The Horror of the Blank Page: A Conversation with Art Spiegelman

Art was in his Borgesian-library/studio-"The Haus that <i>Maus Built</i>"-surrounded by a century's worth of illustration books. He climbed a ladder propped against his tall, wooden shelves like a mad archivist, grinning.<p>Art Spiegelman needs caffeine.<p>I'd promised to bring him the strong stuff for …

Art

Internet Of Things – An “Age of Ultron” In The Making ?

Image Credits : business2016.com<p><b>Internet of Things – Getting to know :</b><p>There should be no two-ways in accepting that <b>Iron Man</b> series, more specifically …

Superheroes Reimagined as 16th Century Paintings

What would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? These are the questions photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself when he created this playful new series <i>Super Flemish</i>. Some of our favorite pop culture characters like Darth Vader and Snow White got …

Art

‘Superheroes in Gotham’ Review

With modern cities came crime and the invention of heroes to combat it—heroes who embodied part of the era’s immigrant dream<p>New York<p>The development of the modern city did marvels for the evolution of fantasy. Out of the city’s compressed crowds and conflicts came exotic new possibilities for …

Comics

The guy who launched a startup while fighting brain cancer is suing his insurance company

But the very next day was one of the worst. That's when he found out he had a rare type of brain cancer with only a 50 percent chance of survival.<p>And now, he's suing his insurance company for denying him coverage for a type of radiation treatment, proton therapy, which Castro underwent even after …

Cancer

What Does The Black List Mean for Screenwriters and Hollywood?

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Here’s How Netflix Plans To Dramatically Improve Your Streaming Quality In 2016

Netflix has changed how we watch TV and also put a lot of strain on your internet service provider. The answer, of course, is for the service to just upgrade their aging networks already, but when contacted for comment, they complained that that’s hard, and costs money, and it’s not fair. So, …

Televisions

Another cite of Bob Dylan: why scientists can’t stop namedropping his songs

In the past few decades, there have been more than 700 sneaky references to the musician in otherwise serious papers. Oh mercy! But he’s not the only artist whose work has been smuggled in to unlikely surroundings<p>Let it be noted that the scientific community is not without a sense of humour. It …

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

Advertising

Neil Gaiman reads "A Christmas Carol"

Last year's New York Public Library podcast featured this wonderful reading (MP3) of A Christmas Carol by Neil Gaiman, reading from the last …

Raw meat, live sex and snakes: the dangerous art of Carolee Schneemann

She has spent 50 years beguiling and outraging audiences in equal measure. The artist provocateur talks fearlessness, feminism – and what she’s done for Kim Kardashian<p>“Don’t bring your underaged children or grandchildren. Don’t bring your grandmother or other relatives. Don’t bring your out-of-town …

We ComiConverse With Wes Craig

Exclusives<p><i>Marvel and Image Comics fans should certainly be familiar with the name of Wes Craig. The Montreal native, who has drawn on Guardians of</i> …

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Adele

Epic Google Chrome experiment turns your smartphone into a lightsaber

Google just unleashed its coolest <i>Star Wars</i>-themed project yet.<p>The company unveiled <i>Lightsaber Escape</i>, a Chrome experiment that turns your smartphone …

Leonardo DiCaprio: The WIRED Interview | WIRED

Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t always survive. <i>Titanic</i>? Dead. <i>Django Unchained</i>? Unalive. <i>The Departed</i>? Departed. <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>? We won’t spoil that one for …

The Long, Complicated Relationship Between Star Wars and Marvel Comics

The release of <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 was an absolute gamechanger, on so many levels—from effects, to toys, and to how expanded universes were created in …

Too many people are pretending to be rich

His mother- and father-in-law are in their early seventies and have virtually nothing put away for retirement. Before too long, they're going to be unable to work, and because his spouse is an only child, his in-laws are expecting that Tim's family will take them in.<p>On the other hand, Tim's parents …

Retirement

Amazon unveils hybrid drone prototype to make deliveries within 30 minutes

Retail company’s UAV can fly vertically, like a helicopter, and horizontally like a plane but may still face regulatory obstacles in US, despite safety features<p>Amazon has unveiled a new hybrid delivery drone that can fly both vertically, as a helicopter capable of landing in customers’ backyards, …

The Most Important Hip-Hop Song of 2004

What This Song Is About<i>It’s a lifestyle song, stuffed fat with meta Houston rap references and slang.</i>Why It’s Important<i>It turned Houston into the</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Transformed by loss: Batman and the real-life heroic journey that inspired his creation

Our culture’s post-traumatic growth stories, from Batman to Spider-Man, are grounded in real people’s lives<p>Some researchers say that growth, or the perception of growth, might be influenced by culture. Americans in particular are bombarded with so many messages about the need to learn from and …

Did Quentin Tarantino Borrow Plot Elements From An Episode Of ‘The Rebel’ For ‘The Hateful Eight’?

Did Quentin Tarantino Borrow Plot Elements From An Episode Of 'The Rebel' For 'The Hateful Eight'?<p>Here we go again. Anytime a new film by <b>Quentin</b> …

Quentin Tarantino

How America Lost Track of Ben Franklin’s Definition of Success

According to Franklin, what mattered in business was humility, restraint, and discipline. But today’s Type-A MBAs would find him qualified for little more than a career in middle management.<p>When he retired from the printing business at the age of 42, Benjamin Franklin set his sights on becoming …

Literature