Friday Things: 05/18 - Freddie Mercury graphic novel bio, THE MARTIAN film, and why you shouldn't add oil to pasta water

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[Another week has come and gone... next week is Sports Day already at my school. This year is going by pretty quickly...!]

On Books and Comics:

"25 Movie Cameos by the Authors of the Original Books" at MentalFloss.

A novelization of The Dark Crystal is slated for release June 4th. Nerdist reports that this release will also incorporate over 20 pages of never-before-seen notes from Jim Henson.

(via GalleyCat) Bluewater Productions released a comic book biography of Freddie Mercury as a new entry in its Tribute series of graphic novels last month. See the full press release. Affiliate link: Buy it for Kindle.

Newly restored and reprinted Tarzan In the City of Gold comics are out now, and you can see a preview over at Comics Alliance.

I didn't know that Andy Weir's The Martian was being made into a film, but I'm happy to know that now. And it appears that the project may involve Ridley Scott and Matt Damon.

On Disney:

Cute nail design idea: Mickey ice cream bars.

The Disney Parks Blog shared its top 10 most healthful eats at the Disneyland Resort. Good to know! Now they just need to share a similar list for Walt Disney World Resort.


Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking some pointers from Sweden and implementing Vision Zero in an effort to eliminate (or at least reduce) traffic death in New York City.

Today I learned that we shouldn't add oil to pasta water.

Tutorial for making a Rainbow Jello Shot Cake. Yes!

[Have a great week!]