Neil Gaiman's American Gods is finally on television. The author was at the recently concluded San Diego Comic Con 2016 with the stars and executive producers of the forthcoming series. As he came in, the crowd including the cast and crew, rose to their feet and gave him an ovation.
Gaiman responded to the warm welcome by quipping that it would be great if writers were always welcomed with an ovation.
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WASHINGTON D.C. — What if there were a place that contained nearly every facet of the Bible under one roof? An edifice where visitors could see authentic ancient biblical artifacts and even learn about the Bible in their native tongue? The forthcoming Museum of the Bible plans to be that place.
With 430,000 square feet of exhibit space, the museum — which will have been in the works for an estimated five years from land acquisition to completion — is set to open its doors to visitors on Nov. 17, 2017.
The museum will offer guests an unprecedented Bible experience complete with interactive exhibits and translations into an impressive 1,007 languages through its partnership with the YouVersion Bible App. more >>
George R. R. Martin is set to release a new book this October, but not "The Winds of Winter," the much-awaited sixth novel of "A Song of Ice and Fire" series. The bestselling author announced that a new edition of the first book "A Game of Thrones" will be hitting bookstores as part of its 20th anniversary celebration.
'A Game of Thrones' Turned 20
Martin announced through his live blog that "A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition" will be released by Bantam Spectra on Oct. 18, 2016. The special edition is in line with the 20th anniversary of the first novel of "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, which was published on Aug. 1, 1996. more >>
A Tennessee newspaper that banned an ad from a Christian bookstore because it included the controversial word "Christian," has reversed its decision.
Curtis McGinnis of Cedar Springs Christian Stores told The Christian Post on Monday that "When my wife, Lois, called to find out why our ad did not run, she was told that the ad did not go through because it had an offensive word in it."
"She asked what was the offensive word and the lady told her 'Christian,' and the word was on the offensive word list," McGinnis added. more >>
Two years after overcoming depression, singer Brandy Norwood says she now feels a sense of security knowing that she's in God's hands.
The veteran singer who's known by the mononym Brandy, shared a passage from the book 365 Science of Mind: A Year of Daily Wisdom by Ernest Holmes about finding security in God. In the passage titled, "I Am Secure in the Everlasting Arms of God," Holmes focuses on Deuteronomy 33:27 while speaking about finding peace in God.
"The everlasting arms suggest Divine protection, complete certainty, and the assurance that all is well with the soul. And how could it be otherwise, since the spirit of humankind is God," states the passage shared on Brandy's Facebook page that is liked by over 4 million people. more >>
In July movie audiences were treated to the latest documentary film by conservative author and social commentator Dinesh D'Souza.
Titled "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party," D'Souza used examples from American history to argue that the Democratic Party has been pervasively racist, corrupt, and sexist since its founding.
D'Souza's retelling of American history, sweeping as it is, omits various facts whose mention may have seriously complicated his central argument. more >>