Choosing Your Words: To Swear or Not To Swear

Column by Emma Byrne January 22, 2018
'Swearing is Good For You' author Emma Byrne discusses the science and semantics of swear words in fiction.

LURID: Branwell Brontë—Wastrel or Romantic Hero?

Column by Karina Wilson September 23, 2016
Why is Branwell Brontë such a hero to so many? Lurid takes a look at his wasted life, and how his perpetual failure became an integral part of the Brontë mythos.

Jasper Fforde's 'Thursday Next' Series, the Natural Progression for Harry Potter Fans

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Jasper Fforde's 'Thursday Next' series (starting with 'The Eyre Affair') as a spiritual companion to Harry Potter.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'Jane Eyre'

Column by Daniel Hope April 16, 2014
Let's just say what we've all been thinking: 'Jane Eyre' sucks.
Publisher To Release Sexier Versions Of Classic Books

Publisher To Release Sexier Versions Of Classic Books

News by Rob Hart July 18, 2012
Thanks to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' we're getting sexy Sherlock Holmes.