When Universal Studios decided to bring the world of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series to life, they scoured the books for foods with which to populate their new Wizarding World.
Many celebrated authors throughout history have admitted to turning people from their own lives into some of their most iconic characters. Some of these characters are well-known to have real-life counterparts, while others are more surprising. Here are a few of each.
Mental health, along with the illnesses that can plague us, make up some of the most taboo, stigmatized topics of discussion within our society today. Historically speaking, society has always had a difficult time equating mental illnesses with the same sincerity physical illnesses foster.
I was quite saddened and shocked to hear about the passing of Anthony Bourdain at the end of last week.
Happy Friday, party people! The work day is nearing it's end; it's almost time for you to unzip your pantsuit, pour yourself a glass of something strong, and get ready to live out all of your wild, wicked weekend dreams!
Pride month is here! Celebrate by checking out some graphic novels and comics featuring LGBT themes and main characters that are part of the LGBT community. Since June is the sixth month of the year and also Pride month here are six of the best LGBT graphic novels and comics.
If you are looking for some summer reading, why not try some stories that take place over a single summer? These books can help you get through the irritating summer heat and can make your day whether it's spent reading by a wide and quiet beach or an overcrowded and sweaty subway train.
It's finally June; the first month where it really starts to feel like summer! Now is the perfect time to grab your favorite book, pop on over to the nearest park, take root under a tree, and read while you soak up the sun.
If there's one thing I love more than books it's bookstores. And, if there's one thing I love more than bookstores, it's independent bookstores. Independent bookstores act as a sort of home.
What is this innate fascination we all seem to have with cults? Is it an interest and disbelief that so many people seem to fall into them? Do we find it impossible to imagine ourselves within a world where we, too, are pulled deep into the depths of a cult?