10 posts tagged with mythology.
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Movie: The First King
Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. However, the fate of the chosen one will pass from killing his own brother. [more inside]
Book: The Empire of Gold
The final installment of the Daevabad Trilogy picks up exactly where the last book left off. Nahri and Ali surface on the Nile while Manizheh and Dara now have control of Daevabad. [more inside]
The Magicians: Be the Hyman Season 5, Ep 11
Slap fight! Josh eats a pickle. Dreams are weird. [more inside]
The X-Files: Fallen Angel Rewatch Season 1, Ep 10
Mulder and Scully investigate the government-quarantined site of a supposed toxic spill in Wisconsin.
Book: Gods of Jade and Shadow
The Mayan God of Death charges a young woman with helping him recover his throne in this dark tale inspired by the Popol Vuh. [more inside]
Book: Circe, by Madeline Miller
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power--the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves. [more inside]
Book: The Changeling
“A dark fairy tale of New York, full of magic and loss, myth and mystery, love and madness. The Changeling is a mesmerizing, monumental work.”—Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings [more inside]
Book: American Gods
Neil Gaiman's American Gods is the story of Shadow—released from prison just days after his wife and best friend are killed in an accident—who gets recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic trickster, Mr. Wednesday. So begins Shadow’s dark and strange road trip, one that introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and Shadow is standing squarely in its path. [more inside]
Podcast: Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff: Episode 180: Nordic Tamborine Cult
Sneak up on us very carefully as Ask Ken and Robin responds to a Josh Kroger question regarding stealth systems in RPGs. [more inside]
Podcast: This American Life: #482: Lights, Camera, Christmas!
This holiday season we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families. Including tales of Luna the guinea pig (pictured), Bambi the reindeer, and Jeko the super-powerful (and somewhat-scary) Christmas elf. [more inside]