How sculptor and Dwarven Forge founder Stefan Pokorny raised $6.5 million—and gave you the dungeon of your dreams
Merchants of Doubt is a new documentary that explores the dark heart of scientific spin doctors.
Small productions are becoming better—and more professional—than ever. But the falling price of good equipment is only part of the magic.
Some 600,000 volumes were published in English last year. Here's a few of the best.
Hits and misses from a year packed with big-screen science fiction and fantasy
A splendid time with the actor-writer-blogger-geek-champion turned host of TableTop
Ethan Gilsdorf gets a sneak peak inside the definitive nerd Bible
Ethan Gilsdorf explains why Socrates would have made a good DM and that John Stuart Mill was Lawful Neutral. Catch his talk on Head-Banging, Dice-Rolling, and Summoning Demons tonight in Cambridge, Mass.
Ethan Gilsdorf talks to the Monty Python's Flying Circus alum about his career, his new autobiography, and his limbs.
Ethan Gilsdorf meets with the team who animated The Boxtrolls, where old school stop-motion is merged with the latest in CGI
Ethan Gilsdorf reports on the most awesome hotel in the country. Meet Stanley the Stegosaurus and friends!
A group of boys, aged 9 to 11, plays D&D every other weekend, but their parties never include girls their age. Meredith Jacobson's DnDnG explores the possibility that their female friends could enjoy the game just as much as they do. By Ethan Gilsdorf.
Ethan Gilsdorf gets a first-look at some incredible high-res art from the latest edition of the classic pen-and-paper role-playing game.
Ethan Gilsdorf celebrates the origins of D&D and presents Jon Peterson's exclusive video tour of the place where E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson set out on their first adventures
Ethan Gilsdorf interviews John Howe, Tolkien Illustrator and Conceptual Designer of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Movie Trilogies
Godzilla, like our inner self run amok and gone berserk, just needs a warm mug of cocoa and a good hug. Ethan Gilsdorf on Hollywood's latest rendering of the kaiju classic.
“When I don’t know what to do, I do that!” announces British cartoonist and artist Ralph Steadman in For No Good Reason, just before he unleashes a signature splat of ink onto a sheet of paper. “It just might lead somewhere.” Ethan Gilsdorf interviews the documentary's director, Charlie Paul