Evan Stansbury

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From Modern Family to Glee: How TV advanced gay rights

Television has played a critical role in shaping a positive perception of the LGBT community worldwide. Tom Brook reports on how the small screen has made a big impact.<p>In 1997, Ellen DeGeneres made history when she declared “I’m gay” on her primetime sitcom Ellen. Ratings for the series declined in …

Words of Radiance Reread: Prologue

Welcome back to the Stormlight Archive Reread on Tor.com! It’s good to be back, everyone. <i>The Way of Kings</i> lies complete behind us, and <i>Words of</i> …

Archive - Film Comment

<i>Let the Sunshine In</i>, Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche interviews, <i>Cocote</i> and Latin American cinema, <i>Hereditary</i>, Marlene Dietrich, mothers and …

Robert DeNiro

'Manhattan' Marathon: A guide to this Sunday's atomic bomb binge-watch

They’re making a “gadget,” one that they hope will save the world … but fear will actually destroy it someday.<p>In <i>Manhattan</i>, WGN’s new World War II …

The Top 100 Star Trek Episodes Of All Time!

<i>Star Trek</i> gave us six TV series, spanning over 700 episodes, because it's such a rich universe. And a Federation starship is the perfect vehicle to …

Why classical radio must change or die

Reaction to Alan Davey’s appointment as controller of BBC Radio 3 has been predictably facile. The <i>Guardian</i> fulfilled its role as part of the BBC PR …

Oscars: Dust Settles On The Fall Festivals With No Clear Best Picture Front-Runner (Yet)

In just a few days, the first barrage of the fall film festival season will be done. <b>Toronto</b> has a couple of days left, but basically everything has …

How to Identify a Load-Bearing Wall

Most people enjoy an open floor plan these days, but it's impossible to achieve that look in older homes without taking down a few walls. Since some …

The Essential Creepiness Of DFW Fandom

Mike Miley owns up to it in a fascinating essay about his experiences at the David Foster Wallace Archive at the University of Texas, confessing, “I …

David Foster Wallace novel translated by an 11-year-old – into Lego

How to get an 11-year-old interested in the works of David Foster Wallace? Crack out your copy of Infinite Jest, and recreate it in Lego. That was the project embarked upon back in April by American English professor Kevin Griffith and his 11-year-old son Sebastian. They've just finished, and – …

Lock In Is One Of John Scalzi's Most Accessible (And Relevant) Novels

In the near-future of John Scalzi's latest novel, <i>Lock In</i>, a pandemic called Haden's Syndrome sweeps the world. Some of its victims suffer flu-like …

12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You

<i>Your behavior is a little thing that makes a big difference.</i><p>In our line of work, Angel and I hear from hundreds of coaching clients every month. …

Finally, a Smart Movie About Male Friendship

Take a break from man-boys and watch Steve Coogan's The Trip to Italy<p><b>When you think about male friendships onscreen,</b> most likely you think of Judd Apatow. The infamous man-boys of his many films, maybe captured best in the opening sequence of <i>Knocked Up</i>, only show brains or feelings when they get …

A Failure To Communicate, Vol. 67

I think this is what our grandparents call "a senior moment."<p>The best part?<br>THEY WROTE IT IN ALL CAPS.<p>[sad face here]<p>"Sprinkles All Over Momther" is …

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MacTrast Deals: TuneUp – Clean & Organize Your iTunes Music Collection

- Aug 12, 2014<p>If you’re like me, your iTunes music collection is a sad mess. It’s amazing how many groups recorded a song called “Track 1”, isn’t it? …

Histropedia – tool to visualise history unveiled at Wikimania

Histropedia, a new interactive tool to display historical events and described as “a combination of maps, timelines, and trends”, made its public debut at the Wikimania conference this weekend at the Barbican in London.<p>The site, which is currently running in beta, is the brainchild of Navino Evans …

Symphony guide: Vaughan Williams's A Pastoral Symphony

“It’s really wartime music – a great deal of it incubated when I used to go up night after night in the ambulance wagon at Ecoivres and we went up a steep hill and there was wonderful Corot-like landscape in the sunset. It’s not really lambkins frisking at all, as most people take for …

'Finnegans Wake for theatre? It was one of those moments'

"It was really one of those moments," she says now, "that the tongues of fire descended, and I felt this vibration around the room, and it had this …

The Theatre

Mark Helprin’s Winter’s Tale is a Failure that Genre Fans Must Experience

This book. Did you know it was a book? Did you know it’s going to be a questionable movie this week? There’s a magic horse in it.<p>Mark Helprin’s</i> …

Game of Thrones Deaths, Illustrated

Fishfinger has completed their trilogy of art posts about the HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i>. This one illustrates the various deaths on the show through …

16 Books to Read Before the Movie Versions Come Out

Good news: You'll have no shortage of things to read (and watch) in the next year.<p>Books are the prequel to countless up and coming major films these …

11 Indie Directors Scarlett Johansson Must Work With

Scarlett Johansson sure has come a long way since “The Nanny Diaries.” Thanks to a quartet of diverse performances over the past year in “Don Jon,” …

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further.<p>As summer rolls on, you may find yourself with free time to catch up on …

10 Actors Who Kept Their Characters Alive In Books After Cancellation

The greatest heroes and villains of science fiction and fantasy live on in our hearts and minds, long after they've left our screens. That's often …

Books

The All-Time Best 'So You Think You Can Dance' Routines in Every Dance Style, Part 1

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>[CLICK HERE for Part 2]<p>FOX's <i>So You Think You Can Dance</i> kicks off its eleventh season on Wednesday, …

With Archie getting killed off in the Life with Archie comics, Dave presents the "Top Ten Memorable Moments In Comic Strip History." Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaefeOay2z4

Paris Review - Julio Cortázar, The Art of Fiction No. 83

Interviewed by Jason Weiss<p>Issue 93, Fall 1984<p>When Julio Cortázar died of cancer in February 1984 at the age of sixty-nine, the Madrid newspaper <i>El Pais</i> hailed him as one of Latin America’s greatest writers and over two days carried eleven full pages of tributes, reminiscences, and farewells.<p>Though …