Make your Monday brighter with a look at today's links.
Castle in the Sky
We all know that bananas and banana peels are excellent sources of potassium and physical comedy, respectively, but did you know that they could also be used as a medium for art that will alternately amuse you and haunt you to your grave? Neither did I until I saw the work of Japanese "banana engraver" Keisuke Yamada, who has carved presumably edible versions of all manner of pop culture figures and/or mind-bending horrors.
Check out a few of our favorites -- including characters from Attack on Titan, The Simpsons, Alien, Transformers, Castle in the Sky and Star Wars -- below, and don't worry: If one of these pops up in your breakfast tomorrow, you can always defend yourself with Yamada's flintlock pistol. The flintlock pistol is also carved from a banana.
Movies: Yahoo! Movies has posted two new posters for The Amazing Spider-Man. Looks like the Lizard is going to inflict some dino damage on the Webslinger.
Legal: The New York Times takes a look at the ongoing legal battle between Archie Comics co-CEOs.
Books: The Dark
Despite the fact that they're sometimes loaded with monsters, magic and seeming peril, the animated worlds of Studio Ghibli are among the most inviting in modern cinema. Who among us hasn't wanted -- if only for a moment -- to visit each of the films' serene (and sometimes post-apocalyptic) landscapes? Oz Workshop has mad
The wonderful world of ironic metal covers typically thrives on the edges of social media and live performances, where fans are free to pay tribute to -- or parody -- popular song with the power of C tuning, blast beats and seven layers of screaming without upsetting corporate copyright holders