Stars & Garters
Stars & Garters
- A possible origin of Beast's catchphrase, as submitted by Alexia Falcon.
Hank-Worthy Jokes - A (right
now, small) collection of high-brow humor that Hank might find funny.
Molecules with Silly or Unusual
Names - Self-explanatory. Posted by Susan Crites to the Blue Believers
Twinkie Failure Testing -
A report making the rounds in Internet joke lists regarding the cream-filled
desserts' results in various endurance tests.
Believers - The fan club mailing list devoted to the worship of
the X-books' bluest, fuzziest characters, namely Beast and Nightcrawler.
The Danger Playpen
- One of my own sites, The Danger Playpen stars those most mischievous
of mutant mischiefmakers -- the X-Babies!
- Another of my own sites, Down-Home Charm aims to be one of the most
comprehensive collections of information and media related to Rogue --
including a massive fan-fiction collection and a scrapbook.
(un)frozen - Devoted
to Hank's best friend Bobby "Iceman" Drake, this site includes
a substantial fan-fiction collection (many selections relating to Beast),
biographical information, and a discussion board.
Under the Knife
- Run by queenB, this site is dedicated to Doctor Cecilia Reyes, the X-Men's
most reluctant member. Includes fan-fiction, related links and (soon)
- One of the oldest X-Men link compendiums around, and still going strong.
If you're looking for sites about specific characters, teams or whathaveyou,
this is a great place to start.
CFAN - Maintained by Kielle,
this is the hotspot for X-Men fan-fiction. It's not an archive itself,
but rather, like the Uncanny X-Page, a compilation of links and resources dealing
Outside the Lines
- The homepage for the (mostly X-centric)
comic book fan-fiction mailing list. It contains a number of resources related
to fan-fic writing, as well as numerous links and other features.
Fanfiction.net - A completely automated
author- and reader-controlled fan-fiction site containing fics from all kinds
of fandoms, including an extensive collection of X-Men fics.
Sands - One of the biggest general X-Men fanfic sites out there.
The Elaysian Fields
- Home to fan-fiction by Maggiecat (author of "Alpha")
and fan artwork by Glockgal.
queenB's Hive - Home to fan-fiction
by queenB (author of the "Point
Wahoo! - It's like
Yahoo, but wonderfully comics-specific.
- A weekly review column written by the ever-cynical Paul O'Brien about each
week's crop of X-Men comics. Usually posted every Saturday.
Google - The search engine
to seek out if you're looking for specific words and phrases on the Web.
Quotations - The online equivalent of the famous book. It doesn't include
more modern quotes, but it's a great source for quotations from famous literary
and historical figures of yore.
The Centers for Disease Control - A
good globally-minded doctor needs to keep in touch with the latest reports from
this government agency.
The Chronicle of Higher Education -
An educational journal with daily news and reports relating to education research
Google Groups - One of the best places to
access newsgroups and archives for Usenet, the Net's eclectic collection of discussion groups.
Keirsey Temperament and Character Test
- An online quiz, based on the psychological test of the same name, which takes
users' responses to various hypothetical situations and then provides a personality
National Public Radio - For the person
who can't get enough of the news, NPR is the place to go for discussion
and dissemination of the day's issues.
Project Gutenberg - An online
crusade to create and archive electronic versions of the world's most famous
and influential texts.
- Extraordinarily verbose analyses of popular current and past cartoons,
dealing with everything from specific characters to plot lines to similarities
to other shows or events.
Jeopardy - Play the online
version of Jeopardy, the popular TV game show. Those looking for a challenge
might want to test themselves with College Jeopardy, which is a bit more
difficult than the "ordinary" variety of Jeopardy.
Monty Python's Flying Circus
in Australia - The site for any true Monty Python fans,
this is a true gem, including an extensive library of sound clips, transcribed
sketches and movie scripts. The true gem? The full script to Monty
Python and the Holy Grail, complete with sound clips for just about
the entire movie.
Star Wars - The official
Lucas-run Star Wars site, with news and information about the original
"holy trilogy," not to mention exclusive interviews, trailers
and other resources relating to the prequels.