Its been a hectic time over at the wave. We’ve been scouting new tournaments, fixing up our teams and of course starting the long-awaited Tsunami Cup. As usual, GFN is getting the cream of the crop of all this great Dota!
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article here about Stephen King and, in particular, the aspiration to re-read his classic, creepy yarn It. Since then, I’ve done just that, or rather, I’m in the process of doing that. I picked up a copy of It for my Kindle and have been spending delightfully unsettling stints here and there in the small town of Derry, Maine, that has long been troubled by an ominous creature that feeds upon children.
It is a pretty long book, and I’m about a third of my way through the electronic version. Thankfully, it’s all just as excellent as I remember it years ago. Without getting too spoilery, the story of It takes places in two time periods of the same universe – the late 1950s to the early 1960s and the mid 1980s – and it revolves around a close-knit group of friends. In the 1950s, after It appears (again) in the form of a clown named Pennywise and begins tormenting Derry’s children, seven kids who escape Pennywise’s “charms,” band together to fight It, becoming life-long friends during the process. Continue reading Does the 1990 movie adaptation of Stephen King’s It still…float?