Shang-Chi Casting News! Who’s in Talks?

Shang-Chi Casting News! Who’s in Talks?

Reportedly, Ludi Lin is on the shortlist to be cast as Shang-Chi, and Donnie Yen is in talks for an unnamed role in the project.   Image Via The Mary Sue   That Hashtag Show states that Marvel is looking for “a wise, old statesman and one of his deadliest warriors,” and they believe that “the studio is currently targeting an early-November start of production” and is aiming for “the February 12, 2021 date…[which] would coincide with the Chinese/Lunar New Year.”   Image Via Pop-Culturalist.com Obvious the ‘deadliest warrior’ is Shang-Chi, Marvel’s ‘Master of Kung-Fu’. Apparently Ludi Lin, who’s had roles in Power …

3 Great Authors Who Might Not Be Great People

3 Great Authors Who Might Not Be Great People

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For the record, these are modern authors. So no talking about Lewis Carol and his even-for-the-time creepy relationship with a young girl or H. P. Lovecraft’s outward racism, sexism, homophobia (to name a few) that even racist people called ‘troubling’. These authors are alive and what they wrote was actually good. Can you separate the art from the these artists?   3. Anne Perry I’ve wrote about her before in my ‘5 Authors Who Were Also Murderers‘ article, but I’ll pretend who haven’t read and I’ll pretend who aren’t reading this sentence. Author of the Thomas Pitt detective series and the William Monk detective …

The Ultimate Bookworm Summer Playlist

The Ultimate Bookworm Summer Playlist

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It has been said that “art begets art.” Never has this been so true than in the case of bands inspired by books!   We’ve compiled some of the best examples of musicians who have written songs about their favorite works of fiction. From Taylor Swift to The Velvet Underground to Kate Bush, here is the bookworm’s essential summer playlist, guaranteed to get you in the mood for some sunny summer reading!    1. Love Story by Taylor Swift   Image Courtesy of Biography   One of Taylor Swift’s most catchy hits is inspired by Shakespeare’s timeless ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ …