How Stan Lee's heroes helped change the world

Through Spider-Man, the X-Men and others, the godfather of comic books inspired positive change. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Stan Lee's heroes helped change the world

Through Spider-Man, the X-Men and others, the godfather of comic books inspired positive change. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel Comics Genius Stan Lee Turned Outcasts Into Heroes

Stan Lee, who died in November at the age of 95, turned comic books into art through his ability to empower others. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three ways Stan Lee helped create the modern superhero movie

By the time the Marvel Cinematic Universe experienced its Big Bang with the 2008 smash “Iron Man,” Stan Lee had long since retired from official duties at Marvel, settling into a role as a revered spiritual grandfather to the comic book world, as close to a flesh-and-blood superhero as fans could... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Gulf' Is A Climate Change Novel For A Changed World

Political temperatures rise and vicious storms pound the coast in Belle Boggs' witty debut, set in Obama's America. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-30 22:02:59 UTC ]
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'Not yet': Spike Lee responds to New Zealand paper that mistook him for Stan Lee

US director Spike Lee says "Not Yet" to a Kiwi newspaper that mistook him for Stan Lee, the comic book writer who died on Tuesday.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How OpenAI's ChatGPT has changed the world in just a year

Over the course of two months from its debut in November 2022, ChatGPT exploded in popularity, from niche online curio to 100 million monthly active users — the fastest user base growth in the history of the Internet. In less than a year, it has earned the backing of Silicon Valley’s biggest... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-30 14:00:50 UTC ]
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How OpenAI's ChatGPT has changed the world in just a year

Over the course of two months from its debut in November 2022, ChatGPT exploded in popularity, from niche online curio to 100 million monthly active users — the fastest user base growth in the history of the Internet. In less than a year, it has earned the backing of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-30 14:00:50 UTC ]
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The Young Heroes of the Writing World

Ohio State University professor emeritus Harvey J. Graff praises a new wave of very young authors all trying to change the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Travel Writing is a Form of Memoir and How Covid Has Changed How We See the World

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Pico Iyer, the author of The Half Known Life: In Search... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-06 09:52:43 UTC ]
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100 years of Stan Lee: how the comic book king challenged prejudice

Stan Lee deserves his place in the pantheon of great pop culture architects, but his Marvel characters did more than just entertain – they actively fought against prejudice. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2022-12-27 09:02:59 UTC ]
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Virago founder Carmen Callil was a powerhouse who changed the publishing world for the better

The publisher and writer – who has died aged 84 – was a pioneering champion of female writers. Virago’s chair Lennie Goodings remembers her long-time colleague and friendMore than 40 years ago when Carmen and I were working late in the first Virago office on Wardour Street I asked her why she... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 15:06:43 UTC ]
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Disfigured soldiers of World War I found a hero in their healer

Lindsey Fitzharris's “The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon’s Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I” tells of a plastic surgeon whose care went beyond physical healing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-15 12:00:26 UTC ]
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Printing fake news, this editor helped push America into World War I

Providence Journal editor John Revelstoke Rathom also had a fake biography, writes journalist Mark Arsenault. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-20 12:00:53 UTC ]
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Can a Self-Help Book Really Change Your Life?

The genre promises easy fixes for intractable problems, but some conflicts can’t be solved by individuals alone: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2022-02-25 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Police Shouldn’t Be in Libraries (And How to Help Change That)

Libraries should be a safe, accessible space for everyone. So why are there police in libraries, compromising this very safety? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-02 11:35:00 UTC ]
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How a public library helped my family cope with the effects of climate change

With the ongoing climate crisis, public libraries are a temporary refuge from extreme temperatures for low-income families like my own, writes Carol Eugene Park. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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H.G. Wells wanted to change the world. A new book explores the author’s outsize ambitions

Claire Tomalin’s ‘The Young H.G. Wells’ is a fascinating look at the prolific writer’s rocky beginnings and complicated personal life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Young Hero's Journey: Spotlight on Lance Lee

An author draws from the Orpheus myth for a story about loss, imagination, and redemption. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Dune’ has long divided the science fiction world. The new film won’t change that.

Frank Herbert’s magnum opus: masterful or clumsy? Denis Villeneuve’s movie continues the debate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-21 13:13:42 UTC ]
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Holly Smale | 'Change happens one story at a time, reminding the world what autism is from the inside'

Holly Smale, bestselling author of the Geek Girl series, discusses how autistic characters, and authors, should no longer be seen as ‘niche’ Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 18:27:19 UTC ]
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