Column by Karina Wilson May 10, 2013 (2) comments
Your Mom is lovely. Buy her some flowers. Meanwhile, Lurid takes a look at the not-so-lovely Moms who smash the maternal mold.
Column by Kimberly Turner April 16, 2013 (3) comments
What do camels, donkeys, UFOs, boats, phone booths, and tanks have in common? They can all be libraries. Confused? Check out these weird and wonderful libraries...
Column by Rob W. Hart April 5, 2013 (110) comments
There are certain storytelling clichés writers go back to again and again. And they shouldn't. Because they are terrible, and they need to be destroyed.
Column by Ed Sikov April 5, 2013 (25) comments
An acid trip down memory lane: writers who achieved fame and fortune as (mostly) unrepentant drug users.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky March 22, 2013 (19) comments
Consider this a warning: Properly educate your children about sex OR THEY WILL TURN OUT LIKE ME!
Column by Meredith Borders
Ten modern takes on your favorite classic fairy tales and legends.
Column by Ed Sikov March 1, 2013 (24) comments
A selection of ten writers who made names for themselves as alcoholics.
Column by Richard Thomas March 1, 2013 (15) comments
There needs to be a symbiosis between the journal and the author. Here are some ways that we can make that happen.
Column by Meredith Borders February 1, 2013 (9) comments
Celebrate this Groundhog Day the way Punxsutawney Phil intended: with a list of the best time loop books!
Column by Kelly Thompson January 11, 2013 (7) comments
10 new comics to keep an eye out for in 2013!
Column by Meredith Borders January 4, 2013 (5) comments
Meredith lists the ten books she's most anticipating in 2013. What are yours?
Column by Taylor Houston December 31, 2012 (26) comments
So you swore off sugar in the new year, but did you resolve to stop using 'they' to refer to a single subject? You should. Here are 10 grammar and usage resolutions for 2013.
Column by Rajan Khanna December 20, 2012 (3) comments
A look at the top ten fantasies of 2012.
Column by Kelly Thompson December 17, 2012 (3) comments
Don't want to give comics but know some comics geeks that need some gifts anyway? Here are 10 great options to get you started!
Column by Meredith Borders December 14, 2012 (4) comments
Let's play Fantasy Bookstore!
Column by Meredith Borders December 7, 2012 (6) comments
The biggest, best, and most covetable book gifts this holiday season.
Column by Kelly Thompson December 6, 2012 (4) comments
A list of the best comics to give and receive this holiday season. There's something for just about everyone on this list-- even YOU.
Column by Karina Wilson November 30, 2012 (5) comments
What makes a reader hate a screenplay on sight? Here are 10 pet peeves - and fixes.
Column by Kelly Thompson November 16, 2012 (9) comments
10 monthly independent comics you simply must be reading!
Column by Meredith Borders November 9, 2012 (22) comments
In anticipation of Joe Wright's ANNA KARENINA, a list of the best ever movies based on classic literature.
Column by Meredith Borders October 22, 2012 (6) comments
Just in time for SINISTER this month, dive into the best true crime books ever written.
Column by Taylor Houston October 3, 2012 (53) comments
Thanks to Joe Biden's mega-gaffe last month at the DNC, we were reminded that "literally" literally means you are being "literal". Here are a few more words you might want to revisit.
Column by Karina Wilson September 21, 2012 (2) comments
Ever had nightmares about a book cover? You will now. Here's a selection of the most disturbing book covers in the genre. Peek inside, if you dare.
Column by Dave Reuss September 14, 2012 (23) comments
If there are winners, there are bound to be losers.