OK, so this is the pinnacle of adorable right here. LeVar Burton tweeted this piece of awesomeness, a custom-made Funko figure that combine two of Mr. Burtons greatest roles: Geordi La Forge and, well, LeVar Burton, but “Host of Reading Rainbow LeVar Burton.” This icon to both engineering and the power of reading was created by Su Yin, and just looking at it makes us mentally fly twice as high.
Morning Roundup brings you more fun facts about your favorite velociraptor training films, a thoughtful discussion of Batman’s changing meaning, and a celebration of Philip K. Dick!
- Think you know everything worth knowing about Jurassic Park? Well, you might, but just in case you missed a fact, here are some more!
- Have filmmakers settled for imitating the Christopher Nolan Batman movies’ grittiness, rather than trying to achieve their depth?
- And thus DVD follows Videocassette and Betamax into the sunset, like Shane.
- This terrifying (and possibly NSFW) compendium of occult imagery may have been the Medieval Church’s last strike against the Enlightenment.
- Meanwhile in a different corner of the internet, SF Signal reviews the gorgeous new edition of Man in the High Castle, and The Guardian tells us all about the re-release of PKD’s only children’s book!
- And now, the sad tale of Green Leader’s suicide mission against the Empire.
- OK, Chris Pratt is seriously good at everything.