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From The Walking Dead's Negan to the Joker, the Saint of Killers and more, Steve Gustafson takes a look at the scariest comic book characters ever.
The Scariest Comic Book Characters of All-Time | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 35 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

Called the most notorious literary critic in America, Professor Bloom argued for the superiority of giants like Shakespeare, Chaucer and Kafka.
Harold Bloom, Critic Who Championed Western Canon, Dies at 89 - The New York Times
Books • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 17 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

The Lord of the Rings may be a work of high fantasy, but did you know there was a devastating real event that tied our world to Middle-earth, the mythical land of Elves, Orcs, and Hobbits?
Books • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 33 views •  3 comments • 1 month ago

Whites’ fear of and oppression and violence toward blacks was born in the Middle Ages.
“White people are afraid that black people will wrest from them their greatest power—the power that comes with embodying the norm.”
Books • by just_box • 34 views •  1 comments • 1 month ago

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austria's Peter Handke win the prize, which had a year off in 2018.
Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018 and 2019 - BBC News
Books • by just_box • 18 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

From Spawn and Batman to Dr. Fate, Squirrel Girl and more, Steve Gustafson takes a look at the greatest superhero costumes. 
The Greatest Superhero Costumes Of All-Time | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 21 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

Steve Gustafson looks at the scariest comic books of all-time from Hack/Slash and The Walking Dead to Sandman and more.
The Scariest Comic Books Of All-Time | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 23 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

In her new memoir, the legendary indie rocker shares tales of the shame, fear, and violence of ordinary life
Liz Phair's
Books • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 15 views •  0 comments • 1 month ago

Three new comic book series were announced at New York Comic Con on Friday.

2020 is a year of new beginnings for some of Marvel Entertainment’s most iconic characters, with the company announcing relaunches for the comic book adventures of Thor, Iron Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy during its “Marvel Comics: Next Big Thing” panel at New York Comic Con on Friday afternoon.
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Marvel To Relaunch Iron Man, Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy in 2020
Books • by Middleman • 31 views •  1 comments • 2 months ago

Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer’s bestselling book Secret Empires rocketed to number 17 on Amazon, and sold out, after he joined Mark Levin’s Life, Liberty & Levin Sunday on Fox News Channel to discuss Joe and Hunter Biden’s Ukraine connections.
“The key question here that nobody seems to want to ask in the media is: What was he being paid for?” Peter Schweizer asked of Hunter Biden. “He wasn’t being paid for his expertise. What was he being paid for? And what were the Ukrainians expecting to get in return?”
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Schweizer's 'Secret Empires' Rockets to #17 on Amazon 1.5 Years After Release
Books • by stephen19 • 36 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

The Epoch Times has serialized a translation from Chinese of the...
Books • by 1FRAC1 • 80 views •  2 comments • 2 months ago

The 411 staff provides this week's comic reviews including House of X #5, Spider-Man #1, and more.
411’s Comic Reviews: House of X #5, Spider-Man #1, More   | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 28 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

From Joker and Thanos to Green Goblin, Magneto and more, Steve Gustafson looks at the greatest supervillains in comic book history.
The Greatest Comic Book Supervillains Of All-Time | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 41 views •  1 comments • 2 months ago

It feels like hype for Tamsyn Muir’s debut novel about necromantic lesbians, bone citadels, rockin’ adventures, tantalizing mysteries, wicked sword fights, and many, many reanimated corpses has been building for YEARS. It was earlier this year, however, when it really started to catch my attention. ...
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Necromantic: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir » Aidan Moher—Hugo Award-winning author and blogger
Books • by coffeeninja • 21 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

The poor reviews for the the film adaptation of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the latest famous book that doesn't translate well to the big screen.
Why are Film Adaptations of Great Books Usually so Bad? - InsideHook
Books • by GatorMcKlusky • 20 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Ultra-educated, highly paid, overworked elites are not partners in the struggle to reform an unequal system.
In Young’s book, set in 2034, Britain is forced to evolve by international economic competition. The elevation of IQ over birth first serves as a democratizing force championed by socialists, but ultimately results in a rigid caste system. ...
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The Fall of the Meritocracy | The New Republic
Books • by BoonEvil • 22 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, ruled Friday that businesses can ban nonemployee union activists from their property.
NLRB rules companies can bar nonemployee union activists from property
Books • by BoonEvil • 24 views •  1 comments • 2 months ago

Steve Gustafson looks at our favorite superhero rivalries including Superman and Batman, Tony Stark and Captain America, and more.
Comics 411: The Best Superhero Rivalries | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 35 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago

Steve Gustafson takes a look which Stephen King novels Hollywood should take a look at adapting next.
Which Stephen King Book Should Be Adapted Next? | 411MANIA
Books • by raven13 • 24 views •  0 comments • 2 months ago


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