The year 2023 has come to be known as Pedro Pascal's year. The Last of Us and The Mandalorian's weekly releases have put the Narcos actor in hot water. But relatively few people are criticizing it. There isn't a single individual who hasn't been enthralled by the Chilean interpreter due to his amazing performances and excellent humor.There is a method to watch Pedro Pascal … [Read more...] about Did you know Pedro Pascal narrated an audiobook?
Image, Boom, Archie, TokyoPop, NBM & And Action Are Added To The GlobalComix App
GlobalComix has announced more publishers joining their service, namely Image Comics; BOOM! Studios, Archie Comics, TOKYOPOP, NBM Graphic Novels, "And...Action!" Entertainment, and more. This news comes right before the debut of their digital comics reading and purchasing the app.Among the features of the GlobalComix app for iOS and Android are the following:Weekly … [Read more...] about Image, Boom, Archie, TokyoPop, NBM & And Action Are Added To The GlobalComix App
Azuki, a new digital manga platform, is changing the way fans read their favorite series
With the exception of graphic novels for young readers, manga has experienced the fastest increase in the US comics business over the past twelve years. Despite the fact that English-language fans now have access to more manga than ever, just a small portion of the total volume published by Japanese publishers makes it to these shores.Users whose demand for reading material … [Read more...] about Azuki, a new digital manga platform, is changing the way fans read their favorite series
Five reasons to honour National Read an Ebook Month in March 2022
In March, we commemorate National Read an Ebook Month in honour of Rita Toews. Author and voracious reader Toews approached her neighbourhood library about organising Read an Ebook Week in 2004. Since then, the concept has gained popularity, and we now celebrate for an entire month.You can now read the book that everyone has been raving about.March is the ideal time … [Read more...] about Five reasons to honour National Read an Ebook Month in March 2022
Audiobook Usage Increased by 70% in 2022
The percentage of Americans 12 and older who have listened to internet audio in the past week grew by three percentage points to 70%, according to Edison's most recent statistics. Which is about 200 million people.The 23-34 age group leads with 89 percent of the market, followed by 35-54 with 85 percent, and 55+ with 53 percent, according to the chart of individuals who … [Read more...] about Audiobook Usage Increased by 70% in 2022
Gen Z is avoiding e books and here’s why
Although Gen Zers are voracious readers, they claim to avoid e-books due to eye strain, the need for a digital detox, and their love of libraries. Gen Z is without a doubt avid readers. Those who were born between 1997 and 2015 are referred to be members of this generation.An e-book had previously been used by Luk, a 21-year-old Oxford University student studying English, … [Read more...] about Gen Z is avoiding e books and here’s why
Comics Plus has one million checkouts in 2022
Library Pass this week reported that its Comics Plus service recorded another record year for digital circulation, reaching one million checkouts of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga in libraries and schools. This is more proof of the continued rise in demand for digital comics.With a school ID or library card, users in libraries and schools have unlimited, … [Read more...] about Comics Plus has one million checkouts in 2022
Manga using AI in Japan sparks controversy
Author Rootport of the manga series "Cyberpunk: Peach John" imagines a dystopian future in which the Japanese folk hero Momotaro, who is reputed to have been born from a big peach, will live. The author came up with the plot and narrative, but artificial intelligence created all of the sci-fi-inspired images. The 37-year-old actually has never hand-drawn a comic."Cyberpunk: … [Read more...] about Manga using AI in Japan sparks controversy
What’s the future of audiobooks? Will AI read your next book?
There is a lot of excitement about the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI) in 2023, but there is also a lot of worry about it possibly replacing creative individuals. With varied degrees of success, ChatGPT can write a wide range of different types of papers, from insurance pre-authorization letters to dating app biographies. Many people who make a living generating … [Read more...] about What’s the future of audiobooks? Will AI read your next book?
The six most effective ways to sleep better with Alexa
Find out how Dr. Michael Miyamoto, Amazon's resident sleep expert, can help you get a better night's sleep. However, according to the National Sleep Foundation, nearly half of all Americans fail to receive enough quality sleep. Quality and quantity of sleep can improve one's mood, energy, and mental health. By offering new devices, such as the Halo Rise sleep tracker, and Alexa … [Read more...] about The six most effective ways to sleep better with Alexa
An exceptionally rare first edition of Copernicus’ De Revolutionibus is for sale
It was in 1543 that Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus challenged the 1,400 year dominance of Ptolemaic cosmology when he published De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres). A rare, pristine first edition of his manuscript is now for sale for $2.5 million, suggesting that the Sun is at the center of the Solar System and not the Earth. As a … [Read more...] about An exceptionally rare first edition of Copernicus’ De Revolutionibus is for sale