Video games as pulp fiction covers

Pulp fiction covers are at their nostalgic best, and so are a number of Nintendo games. Artist Ástor Alexander put together those two greats and created a set of images of pulp fiction covers for Nintendo games, and a few more, but we’ll go with the majority of the set. They are pretty darn cool, and I’m pretty sure I want to read a Nintendo game inspired pulp fiction novel.

True Detective in Hardy Boys Makeover and Book Covers

HBO’s crime drama True Detective has proved itself a success, and gained quite a following. Art inspired by Detective Rustin Spencer “Rust” Cohle and Detective Martin Eric “Marty” Hart, the protagonists of the show, was simply expected to follow. In this series, artist Todd Spence imagines True Detective characters as covers for Hardy Boys books. Yup, the detectives make quite a match to Hardy Boys, except all the ass.

Amazing, Little Known Creatures That Live On Our Planet

Animal Earth by Ross Piper
Sea Slug Chromodoris Annulata

Our earth is home to millions of species, yet most of us only know a few, often overlooking some very fascinating some very fascinating species that cohabit this planet with us. Ross Piper through his book Animal Earth seeks to bring attention to the several species that the author feels do not get the attention they deserve. In the views of Piper, humans have so far cataloged about 1.5 million different species, yet there may be more than 200 million still waiting to be discovered.

Photographs of The World’s Most Exquisite Libraries

Libraries pictured in our minds are somewhat simple, orthodox rooms with books lining up shelves and a few people scattered and reading in silence. While that description would be generally true, libraries can also be architecturally and aesthetically pleasing structures that house a wealth of human knowledge. In the book The Library: A World History, James W. P. Campbell and Will Pryce take a look at the history and development of libraries through civilization. A huge attraction of the book happens to be these magnificent photographs of libraries by Will Pryce.

My Name is Katniss Everdeen. I sighed. Nothing Happened.

hunger games twilight harry potter

The phrases that make the headline happen to be the most used in three popular young-adult series, Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter, in order. An analysis by Ben Blatt of Slate runs through the favorite adjectives, adverbs and the way to start off a sentence for each author. Me on the other hand, being a superficial idiot, find it hilarious to put their sentences together and laugh at the nonsense that ensues. Here’s more: “I don’t know. He sighed. Harry looked around.” and “I shake my head. I shrugged. Harry stared.” 10x points for visualizing the characters saying these lines in a very cheesy setting.

Non-Erotic Manual of Couple’s ‘Married Kamasutra’

A hilarious commentary on life after marriage, the ‘Married Kamasutra’ is a non-erotic guide to life after marriage. It’s mostly the illustrations in an Indian style that do the trick, while the commentary on non-existent positions adds to the hilarity of the situations depicted. The book by Simon Rich and Farley Katz is available on Amazon.