The Amazing Book Covers of Kavalier and Clay

The Amazing Book Covers of Kavalier and Clay

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It has been 20 years since Michael Chabon’s legendary novel was published on September 19th, 2000. In that short time, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay has won a Pulitzer Prize, and many many other awards. The book follows two cousins, Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, as they reunite when Joe comes to America to escape Nazi Europe. The pair combine their skills, Joe the artist, and Sam the writer, to navigate the newfound world of comic books. It follows their careers, and intertwined love lives: Sam struggles with his queerness in a time when it wasn’t accepted and …

Superman’s Battle With The KKK That Reflects The Times

Superman’s Battle With The KKK That Reflects The Times

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It’s safe to say these are extraordinary times; with levels of racism and xenophobia climbing with each passing day, we’re looking for a hero to aid us. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, but this year definitely hits differently given the horrible discrimination Asian communities have been facing during this pandemic. However, perhaps the hero we’ve been looking for is Superman? In a recent adaptation of the 1946  Adventures of Superman, there’s a storyline called “Clan of the Fiery Cross” in which we see the Man of Steel facing off the KKK.   Not only does the legendary hero …

Five Bookish Halloween Costumes Someone’s Gotta Try

Five Bookish Halloween Costumes Someone’s Gotta Try

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With a week left until the big day, it’s time to iron out your costume. Here are a few based on books that break the mold a little (or a lot). But they’re mostly just straightforward to execute. Requiring things you probably have and very little explanation, try these outside the box ideas that’ll tell everyone “This is the one day a year I put down my book and leave the house.”     Queen of Hearts Image via Good Housekeeping   The card ruff makes this so simple. Red dress, red lipstick, and a pack of cards. All you …

Thrilling Hulu & Netflix Shows Arriving This October

Thrilling Hulu & Netflix Shows Arriving This October

Along with the changing of the leaves come the dark, chilly nights of Autumn- the perfect setting for everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween. Face your fears with this month’s terrifying Hulu and Netflix adaptations! We’ve put every new release into categories and included the Netflix and Hulu release dates to boot! Click on the titles or where it says “book” or “novel” to either the watch film/show trailer or to purchase the original book!     Sci-Fi & Fantasy   From ‘the Time Traveler’s Wife’ | Image via Giphy   A. I. Artificial Intelligence (2001 Film) – based on the short story …