Mythic Markets just raised $2 million in seed to build a fractional ownership market for rare collectibles

Mythic Markets, a young, San Francisco-based fractional investing platform for fans, has raised $2 million in seed funding led by Slow Ventures, with participation from Third Kind Venture Capital, Global Founders Capital and others. The company is being led by co-founder and CEO Joseph Mahavuthivanij, who previously spent a couple of years as an associate […]

Amazon’s The Boys Tests the Limits of Superhero Fatigue

Less than a week ago, 33 people posed for a photo at Marvel Studios' Comic-Con panel, most of them actors who would be appearing in the studio's upcoming film and television projects. While some were veterans, many were newcomers to Marvel's ever-broadening paracosm—a narrative web that already crammed more than 60 heroes into May's Avengers: […]

These powerhouse Marvel heroes pack serious punch

We live in the era of the superhero. OK, maybe notreal superheroes. Thor and Captain America are not actually wandering the streets in their brightly colored outfits, but interest in these costumed defendersparticularly Marvel heroeshas reached an all-time high. As superhero films continue to dominate the box office, they invite more people into their fandoms […]

‘The Boys’ sucker-punches the superhero genre

If superheroes are going to dominate the monoculture, then we at least deserve satire thats as creative and interesting as . The new Amazon Prime series is the result of a partnership between comedy veterans Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and creator Eric Kripke. The combination of Rogen and Goldbergs comedic chops and Kripkes genre […]

Angelina Jolie Takes Starring Role In Marvel Movie ‘The Eternals’

Angelina Jolie is set to star in the upcoming Marvel movie “The Eternals,” making her the latest A-list actor to venture into the superhero world, the studio Like Marvel’s other projects, details on the film had been kept under wraps, Marvel announced Saturday that Jolie’s co-stars will include Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Brian Tyree Henry, Kumail […]

Social Media Could Make It Impossible to Grow Up

Several decades into the age of digital media, the ability to leave one’s childhood and adolescent years behind is now imperiled. Although exact numbers are hard to come by, it is evident that a majority of young people with access to mobile phones take and circulate selfies on a daily basis. There is also growing […]

Treatment for overactive thyroid linked to increased risk of dying from cancer

(CNN)Going back to the 1940s, radioactive iodine has been among the treatments for an overactive thyroid. “We estimated that for every 1,000 patients treated currently using a standard range of doses, about 20 to 30 additional solid cancer deaths would occur as a result of the radiation exposure,” said a statement by lead author Cari […]

Stan Lee’s Former Business Partner Arrested On Elder Abuse Charges – Perez Hilton

Stan Lee‘s former business partner has been arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona by police there, and charged with elder abuse — all this after a warrant out of Los Angeles was first issued for his arrest last week. Keya Morgan was reportedly taken into custody on Saturday morning in the well-to-do eastern suburb of Phoenix, though […]

Cantina Talk: Game of Thrones‘ Showrunners Are Helming the Next Star Wars Movie

With everyone hard at work on future projects—like, you know, putting the final touches on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—it's a time of relative calm in the galaxy far, far away. But that doesn't mean there is no news to share about upcoming Star Wars stories. (Though it does seem like Solo put the […]

Avengers: Endgame Review: Time Is on Their Side

There is nothing more impermeable than time. It's fixed, constant. It may be a human construct, but it is one humanity has built atomic clocks to perfect; there is no stopping its ever-forward march. Except in sci-fi. And comic books. In those worlds, it's fluid. There are rules about not killing Hitler or betting on […]