Famous Authors…and the Dogs Who Look Like Them

Dec 11, 2014 By Megan Berman 0

Photographer Dan Bannino has been juxtaposing classic authors with their canine doppelgängers in a series he calls Poetic Dogs. The resemblances are at least amusing and occasionally uncanny…

Oscar Wilde

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Charles Bukowski

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But Bannino’s project isn’t just cool photos of funny dogs—his inspiration comes from his beloved dog Rothko, who he rescued from a shelter over a year ago.

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Funny Photo Shoot of Stephen Colbert as Tolkien Characters. Gandalf at Starbucks Wins…

Dec 11, 2014 By Abraham 5

In case you haven’t noticed, Stephen Colbert is a big nerd.

Not only is he the biggest Star Wars fan, he’s no slouch when it comes to Tolkien, either. So he was a perfect match when Entertainment Weekly was looking for someone to write an article in celebration of Peter Jackson’s last Hobbit movie.

And to really make his dreams come true, they let him dress up like different Tolkien characters for the cover of the magazine…

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What’s the Most Famous Book Set in Your State? See If You Agree with This List…

Nov 18, 2014 By Abraham 1

Can you name a book set in your state? It will be really easy for some of you, either because you know your literature or because you come from a state that’s a popular location for fiction. Or maybe both. And for others, it’ll be pretty hard to think of a book placed in our state.

Here’s a map that will show you one famous story set near you. Do you agree that it’s the most famous?

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Via: Business Insider

Bryan Cranston Reads Hilarious R-rated “Kids” Book (If Your Kid’s a Picky Eater, You’ll Relate)

Nov 13, 2014 By Joey 0

If you had a baby or toddler two years ago, you probably saw the book Go the F*** to Sleep, accompanied a little while later by  Samuel L. Jackson’s fantastic reading of it, which he did because when he read it, he “fell out laughing.”

Now, author Adam Mansbach is back with another “kids” book that you can never — never — read to your kids. This one is called You Have to F***ing Eat, and this time around he enlisted Bryan Cranston to read the hilarious bedtime story…

(Yes, it is explicit and wonderfully inappropriate. Please don’t click play if this is going to offend you.)

George R. R. Martin Says This Is How He Actually Pictures Game of Thrones Locations

Oct 29, 2014 By Abraham 0

The settings in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” are incredible — either beautiful or terrible and always perfect for the story. But George R. R. Martin says they’re not always what he envisioned as he wrote his books. And of other artists’ renderings for other products, he says…

We’ve had a number of different artists draw them on covers and on the fantasy like cards and games, and some of them have been beautiful images but not necessarily accurate to what I described.

So for his new book, an epic history of the fantasy world he created, he worked closely with artists (including Marc SimonettiTed Nasmith, and Philip Straub) to render his locations as accurately to the books and his imagination as possible.

Here are just a few of the George R. R. Martin approved results…

The Iron Throne

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