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Literature

'Eye of Sauron' finally appears in Moscow sky – but shares spotlight with holiday goodness
The Tolkien-inspired 'Eye of Sauron' eventually lit up Moscow's sky, following public controversy and opposition from the Orthodox Church. Having taken a virtual form, the image can be seen through the lens of a smartphone or tablet.

14.12.2014 15:06

Small Arizona town battles fictional fears of Ebola-like breakout
Mammoth, Arizona became the location of a modern-day ‘War of the Worlds’ type panic this week, thanks to a Reddit post saying that residents of the small town were dying of a mysterious Ebola-like virus which was being swept under the rug by authorities.

14.11.2014 20:14

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Snowden in Oliver Stone’s biopic
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is now confirmed to play the role of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in an upcoming Oliver Stone-directed film, ending months of speculation surrounding who would be selected.

11.11.2014 17:42

Denmark 'pours $428k' into researching fictional troll
Denmark’s Council for Independent Research (DFF) will contribute some 2.5 million kroner (US$428,000) into funding research on a fictional troll – an underground being which exists in popular myth on the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.

29.10.2014 14:48

Waitress donated $2,000 tip from Rush Limbaugh to pro-abortion group
A former Texas waitress hates conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh and his political views so much that she donated the hefty tips he left for her to a pro-choice organization.

24.09.2014 21:09

Language arts teacher banned from school for writing fictional books
An eighth-grade language arts teacher from Maryland has been placed on administrative leave after school officials learned he allegedly authored two books containing questionable content under a pseudonym.

26.08.2014 17:59

Goodbye to Carl Bildt, out of line and out of time
​About a decade ago, I spent a lot of time in the beautiful country of Croatia, where I developed an interest in ex-Yugoslav poetry. My favorite is probably Zagreb’s Miroslav Krzela, but a modern scribe who intrigues me is the Serb, Dejan Stojanovic.

25.08.2014 10:34

​Latest book trend talks about Russia’s ‘threat to the world’
People living in the West do not need their governments to remind them who their enemy is. Not when they have an obliging intelligentsia to do it for them.

21.08.2014 11:40

Technological dystopia looming, dooming the West
This latest Russian 'sanctions tilt' toward nuclear confrontation comes alongside a quiet and apparently unconnected launch of a global digital ID system through the City of London’s slick mouthpiece magazine, The Economist.

11.08.2014 08:50

George W Bush writing biography of his father, Bush 41
Painting isn’t the only type of art former President George W. Bush has taken up since leaving office in 2009. Now he has written a biography about his father, former President George H. W. Bush.

31.07.2014 18:46

Jazz band plays Game of Throne theme while George Martin prepares to kill Facebook employee (VIDEO)
A product specialist at Facebook has been identified as one of the two people who donated $20,000 each to buy their way into an upcoming release in author George RR Martin’s Game of Throne series.

13.06.2014 15:31

'Game of Thrones' creator George Martin breaks his promise, joins Twitter
In a move that shows an old “dinosaur” can still learn a few tricks, “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin has backtracked on his previous statements and joined Twitter.

11.06.2014 17:55