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Month: May 2012
May 29, 2012 | Forbes |
If you’ve read the George R.R. Martin series, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” the basis for the HBO television series, Game of Thrones, you’d know that a multitude of characters have been written out of the show. Producers David Benioff and Dan Weiss did it to keep the story simple. But in season 3, they’re going to show us just how wonderfully complex the series is by introducing a few of the ones who got left behind.
May 28, 2012 | Forbes |
I didn’t know how to summarize the penultimate episode of season 2, “Blackwater,” so I thought I’d have the opening crawl of Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith do it for me: “War! King’s Landing is crumbling under attacks by the ruthless King Stannis. There are heroes on both sides.”
May 26, 2012 | Forbes |
As we all know, the state of Rhode Island loaned 38 Studios $75 million on the condition that the video game developers create 450 new jobs over the next three years. As we also know, 38 Studios could either make a payment or keep its staff, but not both. The loan was serviced, but the staff was let go en masse on May 24. If you’re a taxpayer in the state of Rhode Island who is looking down the barrel of a $75 million deficit (and that’s not including interest), you might be feeling a little testy now. But despite evidence to the contrary, this incident could be good for Rhode Island in the long run.
May 25, 2012 | Forbes |
Young people become have increasingly irreligious in countries such as Denmark, yet they still ponder the big questions: Is there a heaven? What happens to us when we die? Will we turn into vampires? Well, perhaps not that last question, but according to Line Nybro Petersen of the University of Copenhagen’s film and media studies department, supernatural-themed television shows and movies are helping teenagers explore questions about life and death—and some of them find the answers they’re looking for.
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