Orson Scott Card
For week 47 of 52 books in 52 weeks I read Bill Bryson's One Summer: America, 1927. And for week 48 I read Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.
I was going into Ender's Game with very low expectations because the trailers made it look like a horrible money grab of a movie. But now, having seen the film, I must say... The trailers did this film NO justice.
Much has been made of Orson Scott Card's Mormon heritage and the influence it might have had on his beloved series, Ender's Game. But what about the new film? Does it have Mormon -- or even broadly Christian -- overtones?
As a newcomer to the series, I found myself much more interested in the film's take on leadership, the military, war, and empathy for one's enemy.
"Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is calling criticism in response to his anti-gay views "savage, lying deceptive personal
When I was 11 years old my father handed me a copy of Ender's Game. I'd been reading science fiction for a while and the escape it provided was a life-saver. I was a lonely kid, often unable to connect to other children. I was precocious. I was a nerd. And I was gay.
Harrison, who stars in the sci-fi flick about an imperiled mankind facing an alien invasion, discussed the controversy surrounding
Progress North Carolina Action started circulating an online petition Monday calling on state Senate President Pro Tem Phil
Looks like "Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is in hot water yet again.
Looks like "Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is in hot water yet again. Although his theories may seem shocking, Card
Imagine that a father and son are on a ship that is attacked by a horde of Buggers. Both men are horribly injured. Luckily
Orci reveals that while a lot of the cast emerged from just being fans of the book, choosing Harrison Ford was an exciting process.
My hope is that my lecture, "What's Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?", will provide support to everyone struggling against the idea that there's something wrong/deviant/unnatural about same-sex relationships -- whether they live in marriage-equality states or not.
In response to the controversy, Lionsgate Entertainment officials released the following statement, as cited by The New York
You love the book. You want to see the movie. But you can't stand Orson Scott Card's views on homosexuality. What should you do?