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8 Reasons Why Books Are Better Than TV

By ElodieOctober 13, 2014
People have been squabbling about things since forever, and they’re not going to stop any time soon. We’ve presided over some pretty hefty debates (Mac vs PC, GIF vs JIF, Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man vs Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man), but perhaps the one with the... More  →
8 Reasons Why Books Are Better Than TV
NYCC Featured Artist Chrissie Zullo Empowers Women in Her Amazing Art

NYCC Featured Artist Chrissie Zullo Empowers Women in Her Amazing Art

By Josh PeriloOctober 13, 2014
One of the greatest things about any comic con is finding new and original art that you can't see anywhere else, and New York Comic Con is bursting at its spandex seams with it! This year, we ran across the incredibly talented Chrissie Zullo. She's got a thing for Disney pri More  →
YA Author David Iserson Talks Being a Jerk, <i>New Girl</i>, Writing <i>Firecracker</i> and What Happens When You Watch Too Much TV (YOU GROW UP TO BE A TV WRITER)

YA Author David Iserson Talks Being a Jerk, New Girl, Writing Firecracker and What Happens When You Watch Too Much TV (YOU GROW UP TO BE A TV WRITER)

By Janet ManleyOctober 13, 2014
I have already pronounced David Iserson's brilliant novel Firecracker to be the FUNNIEST BOOK OF THESE MODERN TIMES, and if you haven't yet read the story of uber-wealthy Astrid Krieger, grand-daughter of a senator and resident of a backyard rocket ship (a real one),... More  →

The Women of DC Represent at NYCC

By Eric GrundhauserOctober 13, 2014
As one might expect, NYCC's Women of DC Entertainment panel was all about the wonder women, as the hall packed out to welcome a panel of DC's leading ladies to discuss their current work for the superhero giant and what got them into comics in... More  →
The Women of DC Represent at NYCC

Dorm Room Decorating Tips

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 13, 2014
The average dorm room has a lot in common with the average jail cell: blank, featureless walls, furniture that is strictly utilitarian, and a roommate who may very well go insane and stab you at any time. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here are 25 suggestions for making More  →
Dorm Room Decorating Tips

Censorship Fail: School Bans Seven Books, Students Get Books Un-Banned

By Valerie BurnOctober 13, 2014
A high school in Texas just un-banned seven books from the library and classroom instruction, which were initially banned over concerns about references to sex, abortion, rape, and other HIGHLY OBJECTIONABLE CONTENT. Highland Park ISD originally "suspended" the books after pressure from a group of parents... More  →
Censorship Fail: School Bans Seven Books, Students Get Books Un-Banned

Chasing Dave: Summer's End

By AddisonOctober 13, 2014
Hello, Sparkletoes! If you're new to Chasing Dave, here's the B-line: This is a tale of how I went from being single and NBK to being double and slightly less NBK. *** "Addison," He cleared his throat. "I don't know what I'm doing or what this means... More  →
Chasing Dave: Summer's End

Open Thread for October 13!

By SparkLifeOctober 13, 2014
"Nacanaca and I went to an art museum in New York City and saw this weird oil painting by Jeff Koons. You can't tell from the picture, but it's actually about nine feet tall and fourteen feet wide; which is pretty big. It was actually... More  →
Open Thread for October 13!
I Got 3D Scanned at Comic Con So I Could Become a JEM FIGURINE and Make Out With He-Man

I Got 3D Scanned at Comic Con So I Could Become a JEM FIGURINE and Make Out With He-Man

By Janet ManleyOctober 11, 2014
When I heard New York Comic Con would have a 3D scanning booth that makes miniature figurines of your cosplay, I JUMPED ON MY HORSE IN MY JEM ATTIRE AND RODE OUT INTO THE STREETS CRYING, "THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING!"It is not every day you have a chance t More  →