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Tabletop Gaming: Why Dungeons & Dragons is the Best Game Ever

Dungeons & Dragons,Wizards of the Coast

Dungeons and Dragons has a complicated history. There was a time when a fair amount of people thought D&D players were satanic worshipers performing pagan rituals in somebody’s basement. The people who didn’t fall for that and still played might have ended up the target of bullies who saw the

Trailer #2: Starz Newest Show ‘American Gods’ is Going to be Crazy as Hell

American Gods, Starz

Starz is bringing in a bombshell, American Gods looks confusing as hell if you don't already know a  bit about the story. It is not that hard to understand, once it gets going. In the second trailer for Neil Gaiman's American Gods sets the show up to be a visual mind-meld. The show looks

‘Ready Player One’ Will Juggle Motion Capture and the Real World

Ready Player One, Amblin Entertainment

Ready Player One is a great novel that is infused with a ton of pop culture references and 1980s references. This may be my favorite part of the novel, but when you are trying to adapt it to the big screen, one of the biggest challenges is creating the OASIS. The

Read the First Chapter of the ‘Kingdom Hearts II’ Manga

Kingdom Hearts II, Shiro Amano

Manga publisher Yen Press announced that they are coming to ComiXology. In celebration of the collaboration, they dropped the first Chapter for their ongoing Kingdom Hearts manga series. You can read the chapter below. Kingdom Hearts isn't the only book series coming to ComiXology. 1200 translated manga titles from Yen Press is available

Paul Verhoeven on the ‘Starship Troopers’ Reboot

Starship Troopers, TriStar Pictures

You cannot dismiss Paul Verhoeven's 1997 sci-fi film Starship Troopers place in history as a great cult classic space movie. The song solidified itself in most people's collections with its strange dark humor, interlaced with political satire, gore, and nudity. The film, taken from Robert A. Heinlein's novel of the same name, Starship

Will Tony Gilroy Save ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Spin-Off?

Star Wars: Rogue One, Disney

Another installment of the Star Wars verse prepares to invade theaters on December 16. A new hero has appeared and his effect will be quickly felt. His name is Tony Gilroy. In the upcoming spin-off Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Mr. Gilroy contributed to the screenplay, but has taken a larger role in

George R.R. Martin Calls Stephen King Out

George R.R. Martin and Stephen King

What would you do when two writing giants have the opportunity to talk with each other about process and style? You sit down and enjoy the ride. In a recent event in Albuquerque, New Mexico, George R.R. Martin and Stephen King faced off and had an hour-long conversation. In a recently

Donald Trump and the Theater of Politics

Donald Trump Cartoon, DonkeyHotey

This isn't a political article. It is an article about theater or how life imitates art more than art imitating life. Say what you will about current GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, who unless society has a magical deux ex machina in reserve, will become the Republican Party nominee, he

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