Sharma Shields' debut novel makes fantastical footprint
The Spokesman Review
It's the first look we get at the monsters and mythical beings – including lake monsters, a magic hat, a ghost, a gypsy fortuneteller, a unicorn and a trio of magical creatures – that populate Sharma Shields' debut novel, “The Sasquatch Hunter's ...
The dangers of certitude
South China Morning Post (subscription)
But it seemed an odd remark from the leader of a sect with a long history not just of criticising other religions, and other Christian sects in particular, but also of oppressing them as violently as secular "gods" such as Lenin and Mao. The church ...
Oscar nominee Edward Norton's son's name is revealed to be Atlas
In Greek mythology, Atlas was a titan condemned by Zeus to support the heavens upon his shoulders. He was given the task as punishment ... As a baby name, it was one of the fast-rising names on the 2013 list, coming from no-where into the top 800 - and ...
What's Coming and Going from Netflix in February
Joe: When ex-con Joe hires 15-year-old Gary to help clear trees for a lumber company, he doesn't expect to become a father figure for the abused boy. King Arthur: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table struggle to hold power amid a shaky ...
Full list of movies and TV shows arriving, leaving Netflix in February
Netflix releases entire list of shows coming and going in February
Those pietising about freedom of speech today defend their own sacred figures
The point made was clear, the list of untouchables stretches from the icons of the ethnic group, the powerful and protected of the allied ethnic groups, and no question of freedom of expression even arises when the things sacralised by the dominant ...
College Teaches Class On 'Mean Girls' Movie
The publication put together a list of 22 unusual choices from a single college semester. They included "Theory and History of Video Games" at Swarthmore, "Zombies in Popular Media" at Columbia College Chicago, Santa Clara University's "Joy of Garbage ...
Top 5: DC's Best Animated Films
... has been very faithfully adapted. The only reason that this isn't higher on the list is because Superman just isn't Superman here, but the big fight between Supes and Batman almost makes up for it. ... The animation is top notch and we get a really ...
Pomegranates: The Exotic Antioxidant Superfood
It figures in Greek mythology in the story of Persephone and how her banishment to the underworld for six months of the year created the winter season. And they're a recurrent symbol in the art of many cultures from ancient Egypt through the present ...