April 21, 2017 • Reference: Non-Fiction
This weekend, the environmentally conscious all around the world will come together to celebrate Earth Day—a day for spreading awareness and taking action to save the planet. There’s no doubt that taking care of our home is a hugely important issue, and there is so much that everyone can do to make a difference. Even in small ways, like taking shorter showers, recycling, riding a bike, or walking rather than taking a car. But what can we do as readers? We take a look at some of the ways that bookworms can help the Earth…and not only on April 22.
April 21, 2017 • Movies & Film, Classics, Fiction, Geek
Around the world, Shakespearean theaters are celebrating the birth date (and possibly death date) of the most famous playwright in history. Whether you love the Bard’s works, like we do, or don’t get what all the fuss is about, it’s hard to deny how influential Billy Shakes has been on pretty much every author to come after him. Beloved movies like 10 Things I Hate About You, She’s the Man, the Lion King, and West Side Story wouldn’t have existed without Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, and Romeo and Juliet, respectively.
But you know about those movies, right? We’re gonna get a little obscure, a little weird, and a little silly with these six bizarre adaptations of Shakespeare’s work.
April 20, 2017 • Fiction
Fans of FX’s Fargo are anxiously awaiting the new season, ready to be transported back to frozen Minnesota for more conspiracy and murder. Regardless of whether you’re a fan of the show, a frigid setting in which one wrong step could be just as dangerous as any villain is undeniably fascinating. These books with glacial settings are sure to enthrall.
April 20, 2017
April 17, 2017 • Geek
Time travel can be a tricky thing. One must avoid paradoxes, black holes, and alternate dimensions. But most importantly you must be careful when meeting your own ancestor. Here are a few fictional characters who learned that very lesson.
Marty McFly - Back to the Future