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  • August 26, 2015
    This is a timeline detailing all the Star Wars media that is now considered canon after Disney's takeover of the franchise. You can get as angry as you want about your favorite games/books/comics not being included, but that isn't going to bring them back. It's like crying wh... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    This is an interactive map detailing famous literary trips across the United States. How many of the books have you read? I have read all fourteen. "There are only twelve." I am way better at reading than math, I swear. Thanks to Aisha, who has inspired me to reread Travel... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    The first six Star Wars movies are all being adapted into 24-page Little Golden Books so you can read Star Wars to your children before bed and give them SPACE DREAMS. They'll cost around $5 apiece ($3.74 on Amazon) and will be released July 28th. Are you going to get them al... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    These are the superhero bookends and floating bookshelves available from Israeli design studio Atori Design. They cost $25 apiece and make it look like Superman some generic caped superhero is saving your books from falling. Pretty clever. Me? I don't use any bookends becau... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Remember that homemade wooden Game Of Thrones RISK game somebody made for themselves? Well now USAopoly (with licensing from Hasbro and HBO) is releasing an official version. It's the perfect combo! Like casually drinking beer and napping on a Saturday afternoon. The game... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    This is a video from Mashable of author Chuck Palahniuk reading 'Fight Club 4 Kids', an incredibly abbreviated version of his novel 'Fight Club' aimed at a much younger audience. I just bought copies for all my nieces and nephews and little cousins to read every night before b... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2015
    These are the Game of Thrones house sigil pancakes made by pancake magician Nathan Shields. What's your favorite house sigil? Mine's Greyjoy, because it reminds me of the female reproductive system. I'm mature for my age. "You act like you're twelve." Well I'm only nine an... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2015
    This is the Harry Potter Monster Book Of Monsters replica on sale soon by Sideshow Collectibles. I can't tell if it's actually a book or just a furry block. It would suck though if it didn't actually have pages. Or if it doesn't attack unless you stroke it's spine. If you s... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2015
    If you haven't already seen it (or have already seen it but still need a good cry today) this is a 14-minute video of all of Severus Snape's most important scenes from the Harry Potter movies played in chronological order. Of all the characters in the Harry Potter universe, Sn... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2015
    These are some of the charts and graphs created by Michigan State University computer science graduate student Randal S. Olson (links to his page with waaaay more in depth information) showing the quickest way to spot Waldo in the seven main Where's Waldo books. You know, why... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    Did you see the Star Wars teaser trailer? If not, GO WATCH THAT. I want one of those soccer ball droids. This is a short video of several clever Japanese flip books. They use cut-outs and secret compartments to add to the effect. Honestly, I wouldn't mind finding a couple ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    When it comes to picking a good beer, there are only three factors to consider: taste, alcohol content, and price. I'm kidding, just buy the shit with the coolest bottle design. And now BevLink and Fish Brewing have teamed up to take advantage of the fact that people really w... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    This is a short 3-second clip of George R.R. Martin responding to a question about what he thinks of the fans who demand he hurry up and finish the Song of Ice and Fire series in case he dies soon. For reference, Martin is 65. "And round." I didn't say that. I will say that... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    This is a video of a guy dressed up and make-upped to look like a member of the advanced orc breed Urak-Hai from Lord of the Rings. Then he goes grocery shopping. He gets a bunch of funny looks. Although not nearly as many as I got when I went shopping this afternoon, which ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2014
    Note: Image may contain some spoilers so hopefully you only glanced at it if you don't keep up with the show. This is artist nedesem's cartoon of Game of Thrones packed into a single image. I feel like he really captured the essence of the series. The artist I commissioned t... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2014
    These are a bunch of shots from Meredith Fahey and Joshua Votaw's wedding (all taken by photographer Candice Benjamin). It was Harry Potter themed. They both love Harry Potter so much. Just not as much as they love each other, which is why they tied the knot instead of one o... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a video of pro blacksmith/prop maker Tony Swatton forging Jon Snow's sword from Game of Thrones. If you had to choose to own any sword from any fantasy/sci-fi/video game series, what would you choose? A lightsaber? Link's Master Sword? Cloud's Buster Sword? I think... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →