Nine Literary Quotes For The Mental Health Day

Nine Literary Quotes For The Mental Health Day

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It is likely that, if you’re here, you have turned to stories and poetry for comfort during dark times (or any times). Mental Health Day is around the corner and, while you may already have your go-to validation lit, I’m going to go ahead and share some of my literary chicken broth. I will confess that every fiber of my will power was involved in keeping me from sticking exclusively to Maya Angelou quotes, because that woman’s wisdom could bring me back from the dead on my worst days. So, in addition to two of my favorite tía Maya quotes, …

‘Sandman’ Author Neil Gaiman Defends New ‘Ironheart’ Author Eve L. Ewing

‘Sandman’ Author Neil Gaiman Defends New ‘Ironheart’ Author Eve L. Ewing

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Black girl magic is definitely blossoming in the comic book world. Ironheart, one of Marvel’s ongoing series, focuses on a black teen who’s an engineering genius and temporarily takes on the title of superhero when Tony Stark  (Ironman) is in a coma.     Image Via Chicago Tribune    Now, for the first time ever, the Ironheart series is being authored by an African-American female poet and playwright, Eve L. Ewing. She’s certainty excited for her big debut as a Marvel writer, but many Marvel fans doubt her talents and capabilities to write for one of their favorite comic series. …

“Good Omens” TV Series Casts David Tennant and Michael Sheen!

“Good Omens” TV Series Casts David Tennant and Michael Sheen!

Neil Gaiman’s debut novel “Good Omens,” which was co-authored by Terry Pratchett, is coming to the small screen. “Doctor Who” alum David Tennant will star alongside “Masters of Sex” lead, Michael Sheen.   David Tennant as the Doctor from “Doctor Who” / via BBC America   Tennant will play the role of Crowley, a demon hard-set on putting a stop to the end times. Alongside Crowley is Aziraphale, played by Michael Sheen, who is an angel similarly attached to life on Earth, and thus reticent to let it end. Both actors are currently giving outstanding performances on TV–Tennant in “Broadchurch,” and Sheen in …

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 …