During the seven year run of Gilmore Girls, main character Rory Gilmore read 340 books on screen. Now one writer aims to read them all in real life.
Patrick Lenton has launched the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge online, aiming to tackle that massive reading list. Read his first post and check out the massive list of books that Rory read:
Discover New TV Shows With Televisor
Looking for some TV shows to watch because you just finished your favorite series? Check out Televisor, a new recommendation search engine for television shows.”
Calvin and Hobbes Documentary Coming in November
Artist Bill Watterson decided to end his beloved Calvin and Hobbes comic strip on New Year’s Eve of 1995. He is remembered and appreciated daily by fans who still enjoy his amazing collection of work. This film is an exploration to discover why his ‘simple’ comic strip made such an impact on so many readers in the 80s and 90s, and why it still means so much to us today.
The Eye of Sauron Is the Modern Surveillance State
What can literary fiction teach us about recent revelations that the NSA has aggressively been gathering massive amounts of data on American citizens? The novel one usually turns to is George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, with its terrifying vision of the Thought Police. But a more accurate literary prediction of modern surveillance J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.
Tolkien’s most potent and intimidating image of centralized surveillance, the Eye of Sauron atop a tower, taking in the whole world, has resonated with those who are worried about government monitoring.
Self-replicating alien probes could already be here
Mathematicians in Scotland calculate that “self-replicating” alien probes could already have explored our solar system and may still be here but undetectable to our current technologies.