Sometimes, as much as you want to dive into a pile of pages and emerge with ink-stained fingertips, infused with that new-book smell, there just aren't enough hours in the day.
George R.R. Martin admits to using real religions as the basis for these fictional ones, and to relating each faith to the temperament of its followers. The result is a diversity of faiths that compete for influence and play a big role in Westerosi identity and politics.
There is something going on with George R.R. Martin, the author whose work forms the basis for the HBO series Game of Thrones. Or two things, really. His books are getting longer, and they are coming out even more slowly.
Once again the premium ticket after the Golden Globes award show was the HBO after party, where reportedly 1200 stars, artists, producers and executives mingled and touted the evenings results.
New year, new start. It's time to start living...
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We at BabyNames.com see a great influence of millennials on baby naming trends as evidenced by the rising popularity of computer-related names and the years the source material was popular.
With the holidays approaching, it seems a perfect time for Supergirl to perform some task so spectacular that it meets my "thank God you're here," criteria. How about this?
Filters don't change the world. For the most part, they're just a way for you to show your online friends you support something in that moment. Within a day or two, most filters give way to new profile pics and all is forgotten... until, usually, another senseless act or weather-related horror occurs.
How to respond to a headline which reads, "Wanted in Saudi Arabia: Executioners." What are the benefits? Is dental included? What is the co-pay for psychiatry? Will the Saudi's provide a moving allowance for potential executioners who have to relocate?
This time I'm supporting Wikimedia Foundation by donating a toilet to their headquarters. It's for their gender-neutral bathroom, and it's my third donated latrine.
For me, the aversion was as real as morning sickness; attempting to watch "The Walking Dead" without wanting to flee the room became as unrealistic as brushing my teeth without puking.
Regardless of who wins this election, there is a great enemy marching on the electorate and its name is climate change.
Television is an inherently visual medium, but how important is it to actually watch it? Critics of my viewing methodology insist that I am missing out on the essence of television. I don't deny that I have transformed the experience from a visual to a literary one.
Now you may think it a fool's errand to try to pair anything with Netflix's upcoming Pee-Wee's Big Holiday. Fortunately, the flick and the wine industry share someone in common: Tara Buck.
After its very satisfying series finale, it looked like Mad Men might just end up with another near perfect finale, this time at the Emmy Awards in the form of a record-breaking fifth Emmy as Best Dramatic Series.