The production elements are not heaven sent. The set designs of David Korins are clever, but confusing and cluttered. The Kong-size doors, the ready abundance of knives, spears and scythes, keep the eyes very busy and the questions coming.
Weird stuff happens here all the time. Sometimes we have dance parties. I have these lights that flash and stuff, and they play a lot of rap music.
Is my one-time favorite magazine going the way of the dodo bird? What's to become of TIME after it was cut loose from a corporate tether tied to a sought-after prize?
B.A.F.T.A. (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) held their high pre-Emmy tea Saturday afternoon at the luxurious SLS hotel. This industry party continues its solid draw as a talent magnet, with many notables of the red carpet and at the exclusive party beyond.
The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards are happening this Monday, and I don't think I can wait that long to find out who will win. To remedy my impatience, here is who I want to take home the golden statue.
"Outlander" might be new to TV, but "Claire and Jamie" tours based on Diana Gabaldon's long-running book series have run for over a decade--and they're newly in demand, thanks no doubt to the early success of the Starz adaptation.
The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.
As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.
Do not despair. We are not illiterate. Not yet, anyway. We've just changed the course of how we receive our ideas and language.
It feels like a mix of Battlestar Galactica, Gundam Wing and even Game of Thrones. No main character is safe, and the enemy is terrifying to the highest degree of hyperbole.
Hailed as The Amazing Race meets Lord of the Rings, the show is essentially a scripted fantasy world for unscripted reality contestants -- 12 to be exact -- who will be known throughout the series as paladins.
After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?
Conn Iggulden is internationally known for his historical fiction. Now, he's begun the Wars of the Roses series with the first of three books, Stormbird.
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," said Alfred Stieglitz.
For New Yorkers, the most mundane landmarks can hold all the history of Ellis Island. I walked into strange apartment buildings, responding to roommate ads on Craigslist, and walked out with some of my best friends. And on a Penn Station platform and in Tompkins Square Park, I still sometimes step on shards of broken heart.
From Homer to George R.R. Martin, literature is fascinated with all the ways in which hosts and guests can betray each other.