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Tokyopop is back in the manga business—but not everyone is happy about it
The once-defunct publisher will be reviewing portfolios this week at Comic-Con.
'Fifty Shades' author E.L. James gets a hard lesson in Internet sadism
'Is there a safe word which will stop you from writing anymore of this bollocks?'
booksA word with @GuyInYourMFA, Twitter's most insufferable writer
'I want every 24-year-old white man reading my work to see himself in my stories.'
With Instant Articles, Facebook aims to keep you in its app forever
It remains to be seen if people will change their reading habits to accommodate this feature.
Verizon buying AOL to expand its mobile content world
The surprise deal still needs to be approved by regulators.
stephin merrittThe Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt is the biggest troll in the online literary scene
The Magnetic Fields frontman isn't one for sparing feelings.
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