It turns out that many well-adjusted, serious academics really <i>are</i> spending their free time running around and ruining the stuff we loved as kids with their brains. Unfortunatelier, when you actually hear their arguments, you almost want to agree with them.
So community theater directors have told you your entire life that you are gifted, that you are born to make emotions with your face under camera and stage lights, a face that was too optimistic or too young to devastate with brutal honesty. Well I can't see your faces, and I have some bad news. Here are five good reasons your career path will ma
An origin story for the new craze in gritty reboots.
When we try to shoehorn fictional tools into reality, we only end up frustrated and angry that we aren't any good at living according to rules that don't actually exist.
DAVID FINCHER: I don't know if you guys have seen the box office, but you may want to hold on to that money if you're planning on getting me to direct the other two books.
Sure, it's an impenetrably dense network comprised of a billion people and untold thousands of heterogeneous subcultures, but I figure we can probably get the gist of it from this fucked-up musical about killer robots.
Part of what makes fantasy and sci-fi appealing is that it's not just a bunch of characters -- it's a whole world. One you want to live in. And while that's not possible, you can come pretty close, because it turns out a lot of these fantasy settings were based on real places.
Even a hero who is specifically described as 'down on his luck' will routinely defeat the overwhelming odds thanks to a long list of coincidences falling his way.