How to Tell if You Are in a Soft Science Fiction Novel

Previously, How to Tell if You Are in a High Fantasy Novel. Mallory Ortberg has done it again. Have you found yourself in a strange place where women and men (but mostly the women) wear revealing clothes and are up for anything? Double check to make sure which kind of "soft" story you are in: » 1/28/15 2:30pm 49 minutes ago

Can you recognize these upcoming movies from just a simple icon drawing?

This movie poster by Silenzio actually shows 35 different movies coming out in 2015, all represented with just one icon. Can you tell which movie is which? Some are easy because the sequel numbers are listed while others are just a little bit tougher. How many can you recognize? » 1/28/15 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

When You Can No Longer Suspend Disbelief

As an avid nerd, I love sci-fi, fantasy, historical fiction. I always have and I probably always will. Clearly, much enjoyment around these genres is the ability to suspend disbelief. I can completely buy dragons, magic, anthropomorphism, omnipotent beings, aliens, and time travel without a second thought. » 1/28/15 9:19am Today 9:19am

Hoodwinked: Secrets of Agent Carter episode "The Blitzkrieg Button"

Agent Peggy Carter reasserts herself as a bad ass even as she learns uncomfortable truths - but who is the World War II Marvel villain in this episode, and who is The Man in the cameo? » 1/28/15 3:51am Today 3:51am

5 Characters That Would Work Greatly In A "Grim & Gritty" Film.

With the release of the Fantastic 4 reboot teaser, there has been a lot of discussion (personally I thought the teaser was bland and weak). However, some people have been calling it another grim and gritty Superhero film, as if that was a bad thing. » 1/27/15 3:34pm Yesterday 3:34pm