I love alternate history stories. That infinite “what if?” tantalizes me. What if Abraham Lincoln was not assassinated? What if Germany won World War II? What if London was a city popul…
What if humans disappeared and cats ruled Maine’s islands? Game explores ‘alternate history’
“The player will have the opportunity to experience multiple divergent storylines, as they approach the ultimate decision: ‘Are the humans worth bringing back?’”. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
HBO's Chernobyl trailer wants you to understand that radiation is some seriously scary shit
Living in the post-atomic age—a time when every cellphone is kicking out god-knows how much radiation, streaming directly into our heads, every single minute of the day—it’s easy to lose sight of just how powerful that particular primeval force can be. And while the entertainment industry normally does its best to re-establish radiation’s horrifying potential for death via measured applications of our old friend Godzilla, sometimes you’ve just got to lay it out for people a little more simply.
Hillary’s First 100 Days: An Alternate History
Bill Clinton on the loose, Booker on the Supreme Court and boring competence in the Oval Office.
An alternate history: What if Bill kept it in his pants?
It's amazing to think how much of the last two decades has turned on one man's inability to keep his dick in his pants. Indulge...
6 Ways the Nats’ World Series Win Resembles UVA’s Title Run
If you love the Hoos and the Nationals, 2019 has been a great year. Here’s a fun look at how Washington’s World Series win echoes Tony Bennett and Co.’s March Madness run for the ages.
Why Bollywood is wary of tackling 'alternate history'
The genre has strangely been ignored by storytellers in India.
10 Popular Alternate History Scenarios That Are Implausible
Considering counterfactuals is an interesting and compelling way to think about history, but some of the most popular scenarios are more evocative than act
How much do Game Of Thrones characters resemble their descriptions in the books?
Like any good film or TV adaptation, HBO’s Game Of Thrones inevitably had to deviate from its source material to best serve the medium’s appeal and aesthetics. Fans of George R.R. Martin’s series love to discuss how things really are in the books as fans of the show roll their eyes. If there’s one a
Why alternate histories have overtaken pop culture
Here’s what’s coming to HBO Go/Now in April
HBO released the new slate of stuff coming to its streaming services HBO Go and HBO Now today, and, per usual, it’s a mix of older films and the network’s own stuff, out the same day it airs on cable. The biggest name on that latter list is April 22’s The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, which star
An alternate history: What if Bill had kept it in his pants?
Why Ronald D. Moore Created Alternate History in ‘For All Mankind’
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the first three episodes of “For All Mankind,” streaming now on Apple TV Plus. When Ronald D. Moore was five years old, he looked up at the mo…
Apple's For All Mankind Trailer Teases Alternate History of the Space Race
How HBO is changing sex scenes forever
HBO's new policy requires all of its shows and movies with sex scenes to be staffed with an intimacy coordinator
Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) HBO Go/Now in April
Veep and Silicon Valley are back, but with Girls done and Game Of Thrones not returning until July, HBO is keeping its HBO Go and HBO Now streaming services pretty low-key for the month of May. The biggest new releases will be The Wizard Of Lies, which stars Robert DeNiro as Bernie Madoff, and Chris
Good Question: Could HBO Change How We Pay For TV?
HBO just announced that, starting next year, it's cutting the cable cord. Fans of shows like "Veep" and "Game of Thrones" will no longer have to subscribe to the premium channel through their cable TV provider, but rather will be allowed to stream shows on the Internet.
HBO to Debut Documentary MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, 10/27
HBO has acquired the U.S. and Canadian TV rights to the feature-length documentary MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, directed by Oscar® winner Alex Gibney and produced by Mick Jagger, with debut scheduled for MONDAY, OCT. 27 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
HBO is adding mental health disclaimers before certain shows
As part of an initiative aimed at helping to destigmatize mental illness and encourage discussion on the topic, HBO is adding new disclaimers before selected shows, identifying specific illnesses appearing in those episodes and providing a call to action for anyone needing help. Such notices have begun appearing elsewhere lately—most notably posted before 13 Reasons Why, and more recently, The Politician, on Netflix—but this will be…
HBO executive rules out Arya Stark 'Game of Thrones' sequel
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN(CNN) -- If the series finale of "Game of Thrones" left you unsatisfied, don't hold your breath for a sequel to make it all better.