Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Link roundup

1. The Dark Tower movie is really happening, will deviate greatly from the books:

“[The movie] starts in media res, in the middle of the story instead of at the beginning, which may upset some of the fans a little bit, but they’ll get behind it, because it is the story,” King says.

Arcel declined to specify which books his movie focus on, but he did offer this clue: “A lot of it takes place in our day, in the modern world.”


Arcel acknowledges that skin color actually was an important factor in the relationship between Roland and Susannah


For now, The Dark Tower is one movie, with only the possibility of more.
For the best, and maybe it'll work as what happens right after the events of the last book....

2. Dogs used as ball boys at a tennis match.

3. "The careers of pro football players are decreasing at an unprecedented rate"
From 2008 to 2014, the average NFL career dropped in length by about two and a half years.