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The 10 Greatest Fantasy Series of All Time

The 10 Greatest Fantasy Series of All Time

Fantasy as a genre is often unfairly maligned. While there are plenty of authors who seem to be paid by the word and are only concerned with churning out volume, there are many authors producing fantastic works that transcend genre and often are even worthy of the word literature. While there were...

20 of the Best Dark Fantasy Titles

20 of the Best Dark Fantasy Titles

Dark Fantasy is a nebulous psuedo-genre of the fantastic. It can cover urban fantasy with rough edges, Lovecraftian horror, epic fantasy with violence and dirt still intact — but it's all these things and more. It's any story of the fantastic where things aren't Tolkien-levels of happy. Were people...

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Ricardo Montalban Dead at 88

Actor Ricardo Montalban has died at the age of 88. Born in Mexico, he was already a movie star when he moved to Hollywood to work for MGM in 1946. Montalban made his U.S. film debut in "Fiesta" opposite Esther Williams. He was also teamed up with the actress in "Neptune's Daughter" and "On an...

The 15 Greatest Stephen King Books

The 15 Greatest Stephen King Books

There's an old joke that Stephen King could probably publish his laundry list at this point, and another that goes further and suggests he's basically been doing that for a decade (or two). The man has produced a ton of works that run the full gamut from really horrible (Dreamcatchers was positively...

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

As a genre, dying earth has fallen out of favor recently, which is a shame because it's an incredibly remarkable one. It offers a wonderful opportunity to meld parts of dystopian fiction, swords and sorcery, fantasy, science fiction, space opera, and all set under a swollen red sun as the planet...

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Kornheiser Suspended for on Air Comments

Tony Kornheiser has been suspended for on air comments directed at CBS's Hannah Storm. Kornheiser hosts ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption." Last Friday, Kornheiser exchanged his sports commenting for fashion comments involving an on air criticism of Storm's attire. Kornheiser rendered Storm's...

Christian Slater to Star in New Drama "Breaking In"

Christian Slater to Star in New Drama "Breaking In"

Christian Slater has been tapped to star as a Captain Kirk-esque character in a televised security firm drama entitled "Breaking In." Slater is set to portray the character of Oz, a security hacker, who's loosely based on the Star Trek's Starship Enterprise commander. Slater, a huge Star...

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

In the theatre there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time- in the cinema, only one,” as quoted by Orson Welles, the prolific director of the most studied film of all time, Citizen Kane. Within the last century cinema has grown from pioneering silent films into orchestrated musicals, “spaghetti...

Give Your Love Life Some Spark for Valentine's Day (Or Any Day)

Give Your Love Life Some Spark for Valentine's Day (Or Any Day)

Time to let your naughty mind wander. Take a break and think of the last time that you had out of this world sex. You know, the toe curling, bed breaking, mind blowing variety? If it’s been a l-o-n-g time, monopolize on those moments by adding a new dimension to your sexual arsenal. Surprise...

10 Must Read Books for 2011

10 Must Read Books for 2011

Everyone needs a healthy hobby and curling up with a great book is one of the best ways to nurture your self and expand your mind. Here are some suggestions for books that are guaranteed to entertain, enlighten, or feed your mind, belly, and soul. Purchase (or pre-order) any one or all of the 10...