7 Stories That Must Get the “Rick and Morty” Treatment

7 Stories That Must Get the “Rick and Morty” Treatment

Book Culture

“Rick and Morty” repurposes tropes from sci-fi stories, fantasies, and all manner of adventures. Creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon have an eye for what’s familiar to their audience, and the irreverence to dismantle those familiarities. But that doesn’t mean they don’t need help. Here’s a list of both famous and lesser-known stories that need to, in the words of Rick Sanchez, get schwifty.   7. “Kaleidoscope” by Ray Bradbury   via Short Story Log   Bradbury’s short story (appearing in the 1951 collection “The Illustrated Man”) follows a free-floating astronaut whose vessel’s been decimated. With no hope of rescue, the …

7 Stories That Must Get the "Rick and Morty" Treatment

7 Stories That Must Get the "Rick and Morty" Treatment

Book Culture

“Rick and Morty” repurposes tropes from sci-fi stories, fantasies, and all manner of adventures. Creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon have an eye for what’s familiar to their audience, and the irreverence to dismantle those familiarities. But that doesn’t mean they don’t need help. Here’s a list of both famous and lesser-known stories that need to, in the words of Rick Sanchez, get schwifty.   7. “Kaleidoscope” by Ray Bradbury   via Short Story Log   Bradbury’s short story (appearing in the 1951 collection “The Illustrated Man”) follows a free-floating astronaut whose vessel’s been decimated. With no hope of rescue, the …

Infographic: The Scariest Monsters in Literature

Infographic: The Scariest Monsters in Literature

Halloween is a time for spooky monsters like the well-known Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Headless Horseman. It’s also a time for scary books. After all, every monster we just mentioned shares one thing in common: a literary heritage. Books are full of creepy ghouls, ghosts, and monsters, so it’s no surprise that a lot of our Halloween horror inspiration comes from the scary stories on our bookshelves. But how well do you know the scariest monsters in all of literature? Get into the spirit of Halloween with this awesome infographic from the folks at the UK’s Morph Costumes. All of the classic creeps are …