A History of DC Crossovers: The Modern Age, Part One

Previously: the Golden Age had few, the Silver Age had more, the Bronze Age had the biggest one of all, and the Dark Age had some contenders for the worst. And now we get to the Modern Age, which had perhaps the most ambitious crossovers. Some of them hit their mark and some missed it completely. » 6/02/15 2:13am Today 2:13am

A History of DC Crossovers: The Sandman

Why do things go so horribly wrong for DC in alliterator’s latest series of Crossovers? The Bronze Age ended with Watchmen and DKR and instead of ushering in an age of “Sophisticated Suspense,” DC has one last hurrah with Darkseid and a decade of painful decisions. At least part of this was surely the creation of… » 6/01/15 5:26pm Yesterday 5:26pm

Academic Conference on Canadian SF&F at the Merril Collection

The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy will be hosting the 2015 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. This event is co-sponsored by the English Department of York University and the Friends of the Merril Collection. » 6/01/15 4:32pm Yesterday 4:32pm

Friendly Notice: Nexus Player sale at Best Buy/Chromecast on Groupon!

Google recently had a $20 discount on the Nexus Player bringing it down to $79.99. Best Buy has one upped Google and discounted the Nexus Player by an additional $10, so you can pick one up (online or in-store) for $69.99. That does include free shipping if you order online. » 6/01/15 4:12pm Yesterday 4:12pm

Friendly Notice: Using Hola VPN? Stop doing so ASAP. (Updated!)

This one’s going up because I know some people here on the Odeck use Hola (the Firefox or Chrome extensions for it at least) to watch content that is otherwise blocked to them because of geographical restrictions. » 6/01/15 11:42am Yesterday 11:42am