Carmine Milk: Secrets of SHIELD episode "A Hen in the Wolf House"

The show introduces a big time superhero to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the appearance of Mockingbird! Also, who or what is Hellcow!? And for that matter, what is Skye? Let's look at the evidence and speculate away! » 10/22/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

Kingdom of the Malanites, Chapter Five - "The Tough Call"

For a moment, Courtney couldn't breathe; her oxygen collectors had been drained by the energy loss she sustained when she saw Lance's catatonic body. Courtney closed her eyes, focusing on getting her oxygen collectors back up. As she began breathing normally, she opened her eyes. "He's been Blanked?" » 10/22/14 12:45am Today 12:45am

How to Summon Demons

It's October, that time of year when many of us turn our thoughts to brightly-colored autumn leaves, the chill in the air that comes with sunset and, of course, mysteries of the occult. Once you learn the techniques outlined in this post, however, your connection to the supernatural need not be restricted to one… » 10/21/14 9:36pm Yesterday 9:36pm

The Identity of Man Negotiating Release of Nigerian Girls Is Suspicious

Last Friday, it was announced that Nigerian officials and leaders of Boko Haram had reached a cease-fire deal in Chad that could potentially lead to the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in April. But various sources have become increasingly doubtful of Boko Haram's representative—a Saudi Arabian man… » 10/21/14 2:59pm Yesterday 2:59pm

Thoughts on Marvel's Netflix Shows, Part Three (Defenders and the…

Here, finally, is the wrap-up of my three-part series on Marvel Studios' Netflix invasion. The first two parts are here and here. This time, I'll be discussing the big crossover at the end, and speculating even more wildly than I already have about what might come next. » 10/21/14 11:26am Yesterday 11:26am