Singin' in the Rain
In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
Last season on The Flash, Barry revealed that his all-time favorite musical is Singin’ In The Rain, which starred Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and the late Debbie Reynolds. Most people around Barry’s age adore hit Broadway musicals such as RENT, Phantom of the Opera, or Les Miserables, but not the Scarlet Speedster. He has fond memories of Reynold’s famous flick because he used to watch it with his mother, so it holds a sentimental value for him.
New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide readers on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives. From the ways science and technology are fundamentally altering our bodies and our world (the world's first bionic soldier, the future of evolution) to those explosive collisions between science and culture (life extension and bioweapons), we're crossing moral and ethical lines we've never faced before.As Kotler writes, “Life is tricky sport—and that's the emotional core of this story, the real reason we can't put Pandora back in the box. When you strip everything else away, technology is nothing more than the promise of an easier tomorrow. It's the promise of hope. And how do you stop hope?”Join Kotler in this fascinating exploration of our incredible next: a deep dive into those future technologies happening now—and what it means to be a part of this brave new world.
Now in paperback! The biggest adventure in DC's history is here! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, today's most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable heroes from 52 alternative Earths of the DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet the Vampire League of Earth-43, the Justice Riders of Earth-18, Superdemon, Doc Fate, the super-sons of Superman and Batman, the rampaging Retaliators of Earth-8, the Atomic Knights of Justice, Dino-Cop, Sister Miracle, Lady Quark, and the latest, greatest Super Hero of Earth-Prime- YOU! THE MULTIVERSITY is more than a multipart comic-book series. It's a cosmos spanning, soul-shaking experience that puts YOU on the frontline in the battle for all creation against the demonic destroyers known as the Gentry!Featuring artwork by Jim Lee (BATMAN- HUSH), Ivan Reis (JUSTICE LEAGUE), Frank Quitely (ALL-STAR SUPERMAN), Cameron Stewart (BATGIRL), Doug Mahnke (GREEN LANTERN) and many others, THE MULTIVERSITY tells an epic tale that span 52 Earths. Collects THE MULTIVERSITY #1 and 2, THE MULTIVERSITY GUIDEBOOK #1, and these MULTIVERSITY issues- THE SOCIETY OF SUPER-HEROES #1, THE JUST #1, PAX AMERICANA #1, THUNDERWORLD #1, MASTERMEN #1 and ULTRA COMICS #1.
Barry Allen's first appearance in Showcase #4, 1956, showed him reading a comic book featuring the original 1940s Flash. This inspired him to take the name Flash when he got his super powers. He soon discovered the other Flash wasn't fictional. but real person fighting crime on an alternate Earth. Grant Morrison's epic The Multiversity takes this up to 11: every alternate Earth appears as a comic in some other alternate Earth, the comics holding the key to saving the multiverse from evil entities.
Act of Violence
Peaceful Mickleburgh is the perfect English market town - or so it seems. In fact, it is a perfectly constructed façade, having successfully hidden the secrets of its inhabitants for generations. But the casual murder of a man trying to prevent an act of vandalism shatters the genteel appearance. Parents are forced to consider whether their children could be involved, friends avoid each other's eyes, and partners word their conversations carefully. Somebody in the community is close to the murderer - someone with a past that threatens to resurface, bringing damage and devastation to a whole community.
The Time Machine
The Time Traveller, a mysterious and brilliant inventor, makes a journey to the year 802,701 AD. Earth is a lush paradise inhabited by two humanoid species—the Eloi and the Morlocks. But he soon realizes that this seeming utopia hides darker secrets. The Eloi are peaceful, but apathetic and frail; the monstrous Morlocks live underground and hunt the Eloi by night. This bleak glimpse of the future forces the Time Traveller to reexamine Victorian England's beliefs about progress and inequality. When the Morlocks steal his time machine, will the Time Traveller ever make it back to his own time? Written by British author H. G. Wells and first published in 1895, this is an unabridged version of the science fiction adventure that first introduced the concept of a time machine.
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
From a 5 Under 35 winner, comes a razor-sharp, hilarious, and touching story of a son searching for his father . . . through quantum space-time.Look for Charles Yu’s new novel, Interior Chinatown, available in January. Every day in Minor Universe 31 people get into time machines and try to change the past. That's where Charles Yu, time travel technician, steps in. He helps save people from themselves. Literally. When he's not taking client calls, Yu visits his mother and searches for his father, who invented time travel and then vanished. The key to locating his father may be found in a book. It's called How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, and somewhere inside it is information that will help him. It may even save his life.
This fun, imaginative, quirky novel involves time travel and parallel worlds, just like the Flash's stories. And considering how often Barry has interfered with his own past to try to make things better, this story of maintaining a stable time loop could teach him a thing or two about accepting one's mistakes and letting things go.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this 1892 book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king. Also featured is "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League," a study in misdirection that unfolds to become a much larger scheme. The stories, initially published in the Strand Magazine, are essential reading for Holmes fans.
A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger."Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time. A Wrinkle in Time is soon to be a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.This title has Common Core connections.Books by Madeleine L'EngleA Wrinkle in Time QuintetA Wrinkle in TimeA Wind in the DoorA Swiftly Tilting PlanetMany WatersAn Acceptable TimeA Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope LarsonIntergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: A standalone story set in the world of A Wrinkle in Time.The Austin Family ChroniclesMeet the Austins (Volume 1) The Moon by Night (Volume 2) The Young Unicorns (Volume 3)A Ring of Endless Light (Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book!Troubling a Star (Volume 5)The Polly O'Keefe booksThe Arm of the StarfishDragons in the WatersA House Like a LotusAnd Both Were YoungCamillaThe Joys of Love
Physics of the Impossible
Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what our current understanding of the universe's physical laws may permit in the near and distant future.Entertaining, informative, and imaginative, Physics of the Impossible probes the very limits of human ingenuity and scientific possibility.
The Physics of Superheroes
James Kakalios explores the scientific plausibility of the powers and feats of the most famous superheroes — and discovers that in many cases the comic writers got their science surprisingly right. Along the way he provides an engaging and witty commentary while introducing the lay reader to both classic and cutting-edge concepts in physics, including: What Superman’s strength can tell us about the Newtonian physics of force, mass, and acceleration How Iceman’s and Storm’s powers illustrate the principles of thermal dynamics The physics behind the death of Spider-Man’s girlfriend Gwen Stacy Why physics professors gone bad are the most dangerous evil geniuses!
As a scientist as well as a superhero, Barry Allen is constantly experimenting with his powers and testing what he can do. This book, which addresses how super powers would work with our real world science, would be a great source for him. There's even a section that talks about the Flash's superspeed!
Dragon Ball Z
Five years have passed since the fight with Piccolo Jr., and Goku now has a son, Gohan. The peace is interrupted when an alien named Raditz arrives on Earth in a spacecraft and tracks down Goku, revealing to him that that they are members of a near-extinct warrior race called the Saiyans.
Game of Thrones
Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
Rick and Morty
Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically-gifted old man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time involving his young grandson Morty in dangerous, outlandish adventures throughout space and alternate universes. Compounded with Morty's already unstable family life, these events cause Morty much distress at home and school.
Flashdance...What A Feeling - From "Flashdance"
Alright, we’re having a little fun with this last one, but Barry needs to let loose and cut some rug every now and again. Why not bust a move to some “Flashdance?” We love how Barry is still very much a kid at heart. Whether it’s singing karaoke, hanging out with friends, or just enjoying a run around the globe; Barry finds excitement in everything. Here’s hoping we’ll be seeing some more of that lighthearted Barry next season on the CW.
Back In Time
While Marty McFly might have something to say about us stealing his song, this one fits our list. When Barry Allen runs fast enough, he can actually bend the time-space continuum and time travel to another day, year, or era completely. It only makes Barry’s story more challenging and complex, but also exciting.
Judging from the title, you shouldn’t be surprised as to why this song would make our playlist. If the title alone wasn’t enough reason, let’s take a look at the lyrics. “Give me what I need. Yeah, white lightning! Let’s speed.” It’s in The Flash’s blood. He is lightning.
“And I don’t want the world to see me, ‘cause I don’t think that they’d understand.” We wanted to pay tribute to Barry’s one true love, and the woman who he longs to be with, despite the challenges that may lay in his way. Iris West is the girl who Barry grew up with, fell in love with, and vows to protect when he’s The Flash. When superhero duties get in the way, trying to maintain a relationship can get pretty difficult. Barry really needs to savor every moment with Iris, because Captain Cold or Gorilla Grodd could be stirring up trouble at any moment. “You’re the closest to heaven that I’ll ever be, and I don’t wanna go home right now.”
Good Vibrations - Remastered
A brick wall isn’t a problem when you’re The Flash. You can just “phase” or vibrate your molecules through it. If you want to disguise your appearance or voice, vibration comes in handy again. It’s one of The Flash’s more overlooked powers, but also one of his handiest tools when making a getaway. “I’m picking up good vibrations.”
Speed of Sound
“All that noise, and all that sound. All those places that I have found.” The lyrics from Coldplay’s “Speed of Sound” perfectly summarize what life might be like for Barry as he continues to discover his new talents. Speed wasn’t always his gift, so the discovery and the complexity of it all pushes him to become a better, faster, stronger Flash.
Jumpin' Jack Flash - Mono Version
“I was born in a cross-fire hurricane.” Not exact, but close. Technically, it was more like a freak lightning storm caused by a malfunction in the particle accelerator, but we’ll let The Rolling Stones have some liberty with the lyrics there. This is a great song for our The Flash playlist, since it not only has the word “flash” in the title, but also highlights the spirit of perseverance and staying in the fight. We all know that Barry Allen would never give up.
Life in the Fast Lane - 2013 Remaster
“He was a hard-headed man.” Barry doesn’t always make the wisest decisions on the battlefield, but you can rest assured that he’s hard-headed and won’t back down from a fight. Throw in the chorus line, “Life in the fast lane, surely make you lose your mind,” and you’ve got a great song to play as The Flash runs through Central City.
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