Professional wrestling long ago elevated itself into a unique artform, with all the tortured character arcs, pageantry, elaborate costuming, and last minute redemption of an opera, or an episode of Game of Thrones. Artist Ramon Villalobos saw this connection, and illustrated the results, along with examples of Mario, Freddy and Jason, and, um, Aquaman, all demonstrating proper ring technique. As long as Magneto doesn’t throw any folding chairs into the ring…
- Adorably insightful 7-year-old compares Beowulf and The Hobbit. Bonus rainbow dragon included.
- Writer Jon Negroni has worked out a meticulous theory that all of PIXAR’s films occur in the same universe. So…if we find this theoretical universe, we can go to Remy’s cafe, right?
- In 1963, a sixteen-year-old high school student named Bruce McAllister sent a survey to 150 authors, asking them about symbolism in their work. A surprising number responded (and they’re all worth looking at of course) but we want to direct you to Ray Bradbury’s thoughtful response at the end of this article.
- Only read the introduction after you’ve finished the book!
- Check out these poignant silhouettes of heroes and their childhood selves.
- For all you fans of Lost in La Mancha and/or El Topo—we might get to see a documentary on Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune!
- Take a look at the original pitch-booklet for Lilo and Stitch—it’s exactly as fabulous as you would expect.
- Huh. This makes “I want to push you into the airlock” a viable pick-up line…
- While we’ve always thought of the Silly Walk as a purely visual exercise, this essay on ridiculous rambles in literature is fascinating.
- And, since there’s a long week ahead of us, a gift:
Stubby the Rocket is the mascot of Tor.com and wonders what a “supernova” wrestling move might entail. WHERE’S YOUR FUSION NOW, BONESAW?