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Kubrick’s Game: An Interview with Author Derek Kent

So I’m just going to vomit out some facts and then let you all get to the Q/A portion because that’s why you’re here. Derek Kent is a screenwriter, novelist, and film aficionado. He’s written a handful of children’s b...


Star Wars Top 8: New EU Characters

When I first started writing this article, the title was “Star Wars Top 8: Characters.” You might earn a prize if you can guess the problem with that. Did you guess that I’m still using “Star Wars Top 8&...


Star Wars Top 8: Ranking the New EU Novels

Is “yo” an appropriate way to start a post? For some reason, it feels a tad on the informal side. So I’m going to err on the side of “No, you should not start posts with the word “yo.” That i...



5 Japanese Novels that Influenced Popular Media and Why You Should Read Them

It’s no secret that a ton of books have influenced media over the decades. A ton of movies these days are based on books. Video games often use novels to inspire story lines. And every comic character has more or less app...