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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...

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...

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...

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

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...

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...

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

The life of an author — particularly an author of fiction – is necessarily connected to that which is most dangerous: our consciousness. It is often through the explorative process of creative literature that we touch the exciting possibilities and subversive consequences of our capacities as a...

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50. Squid Vs. Whale (Source) 49. Floating Mario (Source) 48. TMNT (Source) 47. Anime's Never Looked So Good (Source) 46. 20 Sided (Source) 45. Still Aiming At The Dog As An Adult (Source) 44. Where The Wild Things Are (Source) 43. Comprehensive Star Wars (Source) 42. Good Question...