For centuries people have used tarot cards to predict their destinies. If you’re worried that your destiny might involve embarking on a perilous quest to rid the world of the Ring of Power, you might want to try this Lord of the Rings tarot deck. SceithAlim, a Russian designer, has completed a large portion of the deck, casting a Black Rider as Death, a post-Shelob Frodo as the Hanged Man, and, of course, Gandalf as The Hierophant. Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrine “fool-of-a-Took” Took are our favorites though—perfect fools in search of adventure and decent pipeweed!
Today’s Morning Roundup gives you wacky hijinks from the set of Star Trek: Into Darkness, a history of rubber monsters, and a brief visit from the greatest hotel manager in all of cinema.
- Couldn’t make it to DragonCon this year? Bleeding Cool put together a gallery of the Con’s best cosplay!
- In an age of CGI, the New York Times looks back at the great rubber-suited art of tokusatsu.
- Since we’re not quite ready to let Labor Day weekend go, here’s an essay on labor issues in sci-fi.
- An implanted USB stick is just about the best plastic surgery you could get.
- Really? We’re getting Dinobots? What if we don’t want Dinobots?
- Collect all the Hands of Fate and defeat the vaguely evil Torgo in this Manos game!
- Here, have some reasons why Affleck will be great as Batman.
- Now that we’ve finished our fluffy beach books, The Guardian has a list of innovative fantasy novels perfect for an autumn reading list.
- Clue’s initial box office failure was a red herring!
- The creator of Comic Sans speaks out.
- Nina Paley adapts Eadweard Muybridge’s motion studies into an experiment in color.
- And finally, via Blastr, we present to you the Neutron Cream Prank from Star Trek: Into Darkness: