Today's Google Doodle pays tribute to Franz Kafka on his 130th birthday. Specifically, Kafka's famous story in which Gregor Samsa turns into a bug. And if you need more Kafka in your life, consider buying a lovely, strange new book, My First Kafka by Matthue Roth and Rohan Daniel Eason. Yep, it's Kafka for kids.
If you spent hundreds of hours playing Dungeons & Dragons in your youth, it turns out that time wasn't wasted. Three successful authors tell Suvudu that D&D gave them the experience points to write decent novels and stories.