The True Adventures of Wolfboy is a touching coming-of-age story about acceptance in a cruel and exploitative world. Jaeden Martell stars as a teenager with hypertrichosis, a condition that causes excessive hair growth all over the body. His dog-like appearance is the subject of constant ridicule; which has left him introverted and filled with self-loathing.
If you were looking for a feel-good show, you might have been disappointed…until you weren’t. During its two-hour premiere, This Is Us Season 5 Episode 1 and This Is Us Season 5 Episode 2 tackled the Pearsons’ response to the coronavirus crisis and to the death of George Floyd. But while the stories didn’t allow viewers
By Allison Kubo Hutchsion Although humans first witnessed nuclear reactors in 1942 with the development of the Chicago-Pile by Enrico Fermi, natural fission reactors existed billions of years ago. Fission is the process of breaking apart atoms of heavy elements such as uranium. Energy is released during fission in the form of heat and can
Electric Lit relies on contributions from our readers to help make literature more exciting, relevant, and inclusive. Please support our work by becoming a member today, or making a one-time donation here. . One of my primary goals in writing Impersonation was to examine the many personae that we adopt in our lives, both in
Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images U.S. stock futures fell on Tuesday night following a mixed session in which traders weighed a recent uptick in coronavirus infections. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded 150 points lower, or 0.5%. S&P 500 slid 0.6% and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.4%. The Dow fell more than 200
Ari Larissa Heinrich / Photo by Tara Pixley Ari Larissa Heinrich is the translator of Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre (New York Review Books) and Chi Ta-wei’s The Membranes (forthcoming from Columbia University Press). They are a professor of Chinese literature and media at Australian National University. Veronica Esposito: Although transgender activism in the
As COVID-19 cases spike, Europe is once again taking serious measures to curb the virus’ spread. After initially shuttering its movie theaters in late February and then reopening in June, Italy is now set to close cinemas once again from tomorrow. At the same time, Spain has approved a new national state of alarm and
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai talks orbital debris rules, megaconstellations, C-band auction, Ligado and more with SpaceNews. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s recent run of space-related regulatory actions has earned the agency both praise and scorn from the space industry. Streamlined licensing procedures adopted earlier this year promise to make it cheaper for smallsat
Epic Games is not backing out of a fight with Apple even as Fortnite stays out of the App Store. A day after saying that Apple had no right over “the fruit of Epic’s labour” in court filings, CEO Tim Sweeney took potshots at Apple on Twitter while replying to user comments about the ongoing
Getty Images WASHINGTON — In one week, the United States will either reelect President Donald Trump or send former vice president Joe Biden to the White House. In addition to contending with the coronavirus pandemic and the economic recovery, either Trump or Biden will also have to deal with an array of global pressures. From the
Breaking News Blake Shelton popped the question and Gwen Stefani had a two-word answer … YES PLEASE!!! Gwen announced Tuesday she and the country star are engaged after nearly 5 years of dating. She shared a picture on her Instagram locking lips with Blake while holding up her hand and the ring on her finger.
More than 66.9 million Americans have voted in the 2020 presidential election with one week to go until Election Day, according to U.S. Elections Project data released Tuesday morning. A record number of voters have already cast their ballots in the race between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden as the coronavirus
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are taking the next big step in their relationship. After nearly five years of dating, Shelton proposed to Stefani in Oklahoma this weekend, People reports. The couple confirmed the news on their Instagrams this afternoon. “@blakeshelton yes please! 💍🙏🏻 gx,” Stefani captioned her announcement post, featuring the first look at
Gorillaz: The Movie? Sounds like it is on the way. Alternative band Gorillaz are finally set to produce an animated movie, and it looks like the project is heading to Netflix. The news was revealed by Damon Albarn, who heads up the band. While specific details largely remain elusive for the moment, the musician did
CBS may be returning to originals in the coming weeks, but many of its shows will be doing so with fewer episodes this season. Filming TV shows comes with some bigger considerations nowadays with the COVID-19 pandemic changing the way we live. As a result, CBS has trimmed the episode orders for some of its
Electric Lit relies on contributions from our readers to help make literature more exciting, relevant, and inclusive. Please support our work by becoming a member today, or making a one-time donation here. . Black Americans have one hell of a story. It’s a horror story. The 400-year-long exile of Africans in America started with slavery