Here are some of the links Re/code caught up on over the weekend.
- Comic-Con is over, which means movie studios are done trying to whip up a certain demographic’s interest in their tentpoles. Here’s the one we’re most interested in: A Mad Max reboot, featuring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.
- If you’re still looking for some summer reading (hurry!), io9 has you covered with a list of 21 of the best science fiction and fantasy books.
- Speaking of summers: Roxane Gay, feminist author and all-around badass, says they are overrated, and we should stop pretending otherwise.
- How to get a fancy new HTC phone, free, from HTC: Tell Reddit that your Galaxy S4 caught fire and that Samsung botched its response.
- BoingBoing has an interview with William Barker, the artist whose paranoiac Schwa series were big in the 1990s — you know his trademark white alien head — and seem as relevant as ever.
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