You can’t go anywhere on the internet without running into Batman somewhere. How did the caped crusader go from the original comic books to pop culture icon? That’s the focus of Glen Weldon’s new book, The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture.
Lucifer. Damien. The Witch. A new TV show based on The Exorcist. Hell, even Once Upon a Time is getting in on the current craze for Satanic, but this is certainly not the first time demons have infiltrated entertainment. A new book aims to trace the history of how the supernatural came to be so damn popular.
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Strap yourself in: We're in for the return of Cold War politics, the rise of new dominant powers, and a full-blown space war, according to a new book. What are the chances his dire predictions will come true?
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Though you may never visit Second Life, you know about it for the same reason you know about MySpace: it's a digital social space that's transforming how we use the web. Except instead of being a bunch of webpages devoted to bad music and OMG WTF, Second Life is a 3D virtual world where people build crazy houses,…
After being burned by tell-all biographies and exposés like Adam West's Back to the Batcave, it's easy to turn a wary eye to the next book that promises to give you the "real story" about what went down in Hollywood's conference rooms and executive offices with regards to one of the most popular comic book characters…