If you’re setting off on an Adventure, Pittsburgh is an excellent starting point! You can check out Mapsburgh’s awesome fantasy-style maps of the Iron City, but they’ll also Tolkien-ize any city you want. (via BoingBoing!)
Morning Roundup brings you a very special message about all the Star Wars spoilers, some news on Doctor Strange and Independence Day 2, and a new story from Haruki Murakami!
- Darth Vader urges those working on Star Wars: Episode VII to stop with all the leaks already.
- Wait, does this put Benedict Cumberbatch back in the running?
- In honor of October, the best month, a consideration of the Halloween series, in handy chart format.
- Allow Bill Murray, Daniel Radcliffe, and Kit Harington to tell you about their favorite books!
- Will we get an Independence Day sequel? Will it have a new rousing anti-alien speech, sure to liven up any holiday barbecue?
- David Cronenberg talks about his new book! Hint: body horror is involved.
- Hey, would you like a new Haruki Murakami story?
- In a time of death and chaos, a mighty hero rises to save civilization: