Nerds of a Feather review K.J. Parker’s How to Rule An Empire and Get Away With It.
Over at Tor.com, they introduce us to the possibility of Count Dracula Daily, as a Substack blogger is emailing out Dracula in serial format every day.
Fantasy writer Faith Hunter has publicly apologized for harassing behavior, and withdrawn from conventions for the rest of the year, after several incidents at JordanCon this year. File 770 has two long articles on this for those who want the details.
Staff from Stephen Colbert’s show were arrested by the Capitol Police last week, for failing to vacate the building (they were filming a skit).
The Mary Sue shares a slate of interesting reads as part of its book club. All involve magic, several involve mysteries. Count me in.
This robotic dog can propel itself through water and even has a cool acronym (NAUT) for its propulsion system.
From March, Smithsonian reports the Tolkien Estate released several original illustrations by Tolkien himself. Some of these are familiar.
Ars Technica reviews the Tribeca Summer Games Fest and discusses their favorite games.
A fifteen-minute discussion with Neil Gaiman and Tom Sturridge (who plays Dream).