Why do we enjoy the fantasy worlds we read and watch so much? Because for most of us, they provide an awesome distraction from real life. Bills and relationship problems are the last thing you are thinking about when massive dragons are flying around, roasting people like marshmallows. It provides an essential escape for many […]
Fantasy is one of my favorite genres, and if you have the same inclinations, this list is for you. This genre goes back such a long way that an all-encompassing list of the best fantasy writers will take eons to compile – and read – so I’m sharing my favorites, which I will recommend any day. […]
I’m sitting here looking at the bare walls of our relatively new home, thinking of how to make things a little more interesting. There is, of course, the usual – paintings. But, why go for “usual” when you can actually do better? If you’re a fantasy fan, and you like swords (who doesn’t?), then here […]
Who loves board games? We all grew up playing Monopoly, I suppose, but I am sure that board game enthusiasts can introduce us all to a wonderful world of board games beyond Monopoly. I only know a couple of people who have a passion for board games, but if you are one of them, you […]
Forget winter. War is coming! The second season of Game of Thrones is upon us. And there’s no better way to prepare than to enjoy the many features and all ten episodes on HBO’s exceptional Season One Blu-ray set.
Looking for new sci-fi material to dig into? We’ve come across something that might catch your interest: Sci-Fi Radio Theater. This project is the baby of Charles Davis (you can call him international Internet man if you want) and Josie Corichi (an opera singer of all things!). If that combination does not intrigue you already, […]
In the pantheon of fantasy, there are gazillions of worlds encompassing everything from Dorothy’s Oz to the Greek mythology of Clash of the Titans to Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Sunnydale. This week’s poll presents five of the most popular fantasy worlds. Which is your favorite?
Last night, I gave in and started watching one of the newest TV shows airing today: Grimm. With The Walking Dead being as dragging as it is – I haven’t seen the latest episode, and I don’t particularly feel the desire to do so – it is about time for TV show junkies to cast […]
I have never been one to play with dollhouses or dolls. I think that the last set of dolls I got when I was a kid didn’t survive for very long. There is, however, this certain dollhouse that I certainly would not mind having around. In a separate room that is always well lit. I […]
Remember the list that NPR published earlier this year? Titled “Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books“, the list has caught the attention of every science fiction and fantasy enthusiast in the planet. And then some. If memory serves me correctly, there was even a question (or poll) going around on Facebook asking people to […]