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Listen to Ice-T, Al Yankovic, and more read 'Dungeons & Dragons' stories

Your day won’t be complete without hearing Weird Al read a story about Gutbusters. Yes, Gutbusters—which as you might know from Dungeons & Dragons lore, are lead by Pwent, a dwarf hero.

Al Yankovic, as he’s called when not performing songs like “Amish Paradise,” is one of several celebrities whom Audible has brought together to read passages from R.A. Salvatore’s The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories—a series of 12 tales set in the world of Dungeons & Dragons—for the 40th anniversary of the fantasy game. Audible’s project also includes voice work from Sean Astin, Michael Chiklis, Wil Wheaton, Ice-T, Tom Felton, David Duchovny, Greg Grunberg, Felicia Day, Melissa Rauch, Danny Pudi, and Dan Harmon.

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Will 'Magic: The Gathering' make movie magic? Let's take a look at the history of game films

If you’re already mourning the end of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit saga later this year, not to fear: Twentieth Century Fox acquired the rights to adapt trading-card game Magic: The Gathering into a film, and the studio claims it will be as big as any J.R.R. Tolkien adaptation.

Can they actually do it? Who knows. There aren’t many forerunners in the tabletop-game-to-film genre, but here are some that show just how well — er, maybe “well” isn’t the best word to use — these types of movies have fared in the past. Let’s hope 20th Century Fox can make some movie Magic. (Sorry.)
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'The Big Bang Theory' react: The gang plays Christmas-themed Dungeons & Dragons

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Image Credit: Monty Brinton/CBS

On the twelfth day before Christmas, the universe sent to me a Rajtastic episode of The Big Bang Theory.

After a string of storylines centered around the BBT lovebirds in which Raj was reduced to the role of cast jester, our favorite astrophysicist returned with a bang tonight. While the boys played up the geek stereotype while simultaneously playing Dungeons & Dragons, Koothrappali joined the gals, who were reaffirming some stereotypes of their own by sporting scant apparel, for a girls night out. Southern California — where women can dress down all four seasons of the year. This Christmas-themed episode was no “Bath Item Gift Hypothesis,” but it was hilarious and heartfelt, nonetheless. READ FULL STORY

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