Stephen King's been writing fiction and releasing it into the world for almost 40 years and in that time, many of those horrific tales are set in the same place, or feature the same characters. To keep it all straight, a graphic designer has ginned up this flowchart, which shows how King's worlds all tie together.
As with all things of breadth and scope, Star Wars can be—if you look at it the right way—reduced to a game of numbers. Put those numbers in the right order, and you can get something both illuminating and, occasionally, hilarious.
As awesome as they can be to receive, awards like the Hugos can be mysterious affairs, the processes by which they're deliberated and given out obscured by decades of tradition. So, as the voting for the Hugo Awards is underway, it's nice to have a primer like this to answer those pesky questions.
Turning into a friendly neighborhood superhero takes more than simply putting on some jammies and tossing yourself off of buildings...or does it? The good boys and girls at Vulture have broken down this summer's biggest releases down to their most basic—and hilarious—components.
Like bows on top of an especially fine present, these spangly, spiffy head's-up displays and computer screens that were littered throughout The Avengers added a lush, techie texture that the movie wouldn't have been the same without. And here's a massive treasure trove of 'em.
Now that you've had the weekend to digest the new Star Wars Blu-Rays—and all the various ways that the writer-director-producer-caretaker has massaged his creations this time around—it's worth looking at a history of those changes.
New York City is the hub of the pop culture universe. It's where the Fantastic Four, the Men in Black, the Avengers and Massive Dynamic call home. It's where Snake Plissken escaped from and were the Warriors were running to. And if you ever wanted to know where in NYC those things took place, this map is for you.
America is home to many things: Football you can use your hands to play, various apple-related dessert products, Carrot Top. But if you broke down, state-by-state, precisely where to find the scariest things, you'd have a map that looks a lot like this.
From aliens to insects, from mummies to vampires (of all kinds), this comprehensive chart aims to catalog each and every quasi-natural beastie that's ever attempted to kill the hero of a motion picture.
There are many memorable lines in Star Wars: Episode IV—"May the Force be with you," "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; you're my only hope," "These aren't the droids you're looking for"—but there are times when words are unnecessary. This is definitely one of them.
We've all got the dream, right? Somewhere, deep down, we think we can make a better movie than 80 percent of the schlock that gets released—and thanks to these handy flowcharts, now you know all the steps. Sort of.