Friday, February 28, 2014

Forensic Scientists Create The Face Of Crystal Skull Vodka

Over on the Neatorama website, there is a new pictorial-article titled "Forensic Scientists Create The Face Of Crystal Skull Vodka." See more here!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Amtrak's Plan to Give Free Rides to Writers

A recent article on The Wire discusses Amtrak's program for writers titled "Inside Amtrak's (Absolutely Awesome) Plan to Give Free Rides to Writers."  Read more here!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Godzilla - Official Main Trailer

The official main trailer has been released for the upcoming Godzilla movie and can be viewed through YouTube.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Games Plus Spring Auction in Mount Prospect, IL

For those in the upper Midwest of the USA, the Games Plus Spring Auction takes place Wednesday, March 5 and Friday, March 7, through Sunday, March 9, 2014. Details for which items and games go up on which days can be found here!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Tournament of Death 3 - Live Fantasy Novel Kickstarter

The excellent Steve Sullivan is spearheading a fun project on Kickstarter titled "Tournament of Death 3 - Live Fantasy Novel" with others such as Jim Ward, Paul McComas, Matt Forbeck, Ed Greenwood, Stan! (Brown), and Jean Rabe.  It's already funded and in the home stretch, so get on board while you can be a part of it.  See more here!

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Heroes Reborn

It's being widely reported that Tim Kring is on board for a 13 episode reprise of the show Heroes.  Read more here!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Medieval Fantasy Bathroom Fixtures

Over the last week I have spotted a couple of nifty Medieval and Fantasy bathroom fixtures.  Check them out here and here!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Legend of Conan Rumblings

There are some rumblings on the Legend of Conan front, including a statement by producer Chris Morgan that this will be like Schwarzenegger's Conan's "Unforgiven" which sounds like a fine place to start. Read more here!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

First Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

So, here's the first Guardians of the Galaxy trailer for this new Marvel franchise.  It looks like a lot of fun.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Candy Crush Saga Crushing CandySwipe

A rather interesting story has emerged from the world of gaming apps regarding Candy Crush Saga and CandySwipe.  Read more here!

Monday, February 17, 2014

Isopod Plushie

Did someone not get what they wanted for Valentine's Day?  I submit that this won't be it either but the Isopod Plushie is still something to consider here!

Sunday, February 16, 2014

John Wesley Shipp Joining the Flash

The folks at the new television series, The Flash, have decided to bring John Wesley Shipp, who played the Flash in the 90s, on board to join the cast of the new series, at least for the pilot episode.  Read more here!

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Visual Guide to Marvel Movie Rights

The good folks at have put together a great graphic showing a "Visual Guide to Marvel Character Movie Rights."  See more here!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Star Trek Enterprise Inspired Designs

If someone is looking for a little more Star Trek in their life (And who wouldn't be?), then they can pick themselves up a very nice set of kitchen accessories on in the form of a pizza cutter, bottle opener, and even a corkscrew here (disembodied hand not included)!

One might also look toward Paul Michael Design (Facebook page here!) if one was in the market for a ring . . .

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Double Gameday Weekend in Southern Wisconsin

There are two gamedays in the offing this weekend in Southern Wisconsin.  First, on Saturday (and every third Saturday of each month) in Burlington, WI, is the Plymouth UCC Gameday.  This event runs from 11 am until 5 pm and generally features boardgaming, though sometimes there is an RPG or old school wargame.  Then in Elkhorn, WI, on Sunday (and every third Sunday of each month) at the Pizza Ranch, from 11 am until 8 pm is A Gathering of Gamers that always features boardgaming.  Both are a lot of fun.  Saturdays are free but Sunday requires paying the twelve dollars for the buffet and unlimited beverages.  Come join us!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Game of Thrones Season 4: Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing

A new video is up on the Game of Thrones YouTube channel titled "Game of Thrones Season 4: Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing." Enjoy!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran perform "I See Fire" from The Hobbit

Posted to YouTube, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran perform "I See Fire" from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Enjoy!

Monday, February 10, 2014

Sunday, February 9, 2014

D.I.C.E. Awards

Over on, there is an article from a few days ago heralding the D.I.C.E. Awards that took place last Thursday night. Read more here then watch the video from the awards show!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

How Dungeons & Dragons and Fantasy Prepare You for Law and Life

The big 40th Anniversary of D&D push presses on with an interview by Ethan Gilsdorf heralded on the website of a Feb 11th event sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society with Jonathan Zittrain. Find out more and don't forget to RSVP here!

Friday, February 7, 2014

Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ Update

There is some more movement on the production of Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ as reported on Read more here!

Thursday, February 6, 2014 Valentine Day's Sale is having a sale for Valentine's Day that you can use a coupon code to access.  Go to here!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

‘Witch-Craft’ Line of Heels [Shoes] Dedicated to Disney Villainesses

Over on, there is a pictorial of shoes designed by Kobi Levi inspired by Villainesses of Disney movies.  See more here!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Amazon Prime Pricing Increase

It's being widely reported that Amazon plans to increase the price of its Prime services.  See more here!

Monday, February 3, 2014

EN World's NEXT Adventure Contest

EN World is running a D&D Next adventure contest with maps officially sanctioned by WotC.  Read more here!

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Tracy Hickman, Dragonlance: TSR & the Dungeon Hobbyshop

Tracy Hickman has put up some memories on his blogged titled, "Dragonlance: TSR & the Dungeon Hobbyshop."  Read more here!

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Can We Build a Starship Enterprise in the Next 10 Years?

There is an interesting article on that muses "Can We Build a Starship Enterprise in the Next 10 Years?"  Read more here!