The Best Twitter Reactions to ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live

The Best Twitter Reactions to ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live

Pop Culture

On Tuesday night, The Little Mermaid was brought to life on an ABC broadcast, starring Auli’l Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as the sea crab Sebastian, Graham Philitwps portrayed Prince Eric, and finally, John Stamos brought Chef Louis to the stage. While a lot of effort clearly went into the production, the overall reaction was quite, well, mixed to say the least. Some loved it, others didn’t, but here are some of the funniest and best tweets that aired throughout the show! Let’s dive in and dredge them out from under the sea for your viewing pleasure. …

The Face App Results on Your 7 Favorite Authors Are Hilarious

The Face App Results on Your 7 Favorite Authors Are Hilarious

Book Culture

Here at Bookstr, we’re fans of scientific research. Today our constant quest for knowledge has led us to discovering what our favorite authors look like aged, gender-swapped, young, bald, or moustachioed using Face App.   Among my favorites are J. K. Rowling’s very Jeremy Corbyn-esque male self, Stephen King’s can-I-speak-to-the-manager female self, and Ursula K. Le Guin’s Zack-and-or-Cody child self.   Enjoy!   J. K. Rowling     Stephen King     Haruki Murakami     John Green     Virginia Woolf     George R. R. Martin     Ursula K. Le Guin           All Images Via Face App

Comic Adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid’ Diving Onto Your Bookshelf!

Comic Adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid’ Diving Onto Your Bookshelf!

Book Culture

Swim into this news, Disney fans! A comic adaptation of Disney’s 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid, has been announced a week after the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel the upcoming live action remake of the Disney film. The comic will retell the story of the animated film with the classic designs that you doubtlessly remember from childhood. According to The Hollywood Reporter  the series will be released by Dark Horse Comics. The series will be adapting the animated film’s story, which is based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, very closely but through Ariel’s eyes, allowing us a more intimate look …

Ursula K. Le Guin Dropped An Album Beyonce-Style and No One Knew About It

Ursula K. Le Guin Dropped An Album Beyonce-Style and No One Knew About It

Book Culture

Way back in 1985, Ursula K. Le Guin published her novel, Always Coming Home. Along with the novel, she also released a cassette tape called Music and Poetry of the Kesh in collaboration with composer and analog synth artist Todd Barton. Literally no one saw this coming.   via Giphy   The tape has since been re-released and is possibly the most fire indigenous folk/electronica/avant-garde album of 1985.   via Pitchfork   Le Guin’s novel tells the story of a tribal civilization in post-apocalyptic California with inhabitants known as the Kesh. The book itself is a giant collection of poems, …