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Free to Fall: Finally a Realistic Dystopian Novel

Free to Fall: Finally a Realistic Dystopian Novel

By Swapna KrishnaJune 18, 2014

When you think of novels set in the future, what comes to mind? Sci-fi? Dystopian novels? Usually, it’s books set in a far distant future, and it’s really not clear how we got from where we are now to what’s in the book. Even if...More  →

7 Absurd Plotlines from Old-School Transformers Which Challenge Even Michael Bay Sensibilities
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7 Absurd Plotlines from Old-School Transformers Which Challenge Even Michael Bay Sensibilities

By Ryan BrittJune 18, 2014

Being comprehensible isn't something Michael Bay’s Transformers films have ever been accused of, and likely never will. And though most of the movies are written by the formidable duo of Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (they did Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness) the...More  →

Video Game Characters In REAL LIFE!

Video Game Characters In REAL LIFE!

By Vadim NewquistJune 18, 2014

As video games continue to dominate our culture and it’s becoming harder and harder to separate them from fiction and reality, well, this batch of artwork REALLY makes that process difficult. Here are some amazing examples of video game characters brought to life!...More  →

We Loved Being Stranded on Mars with The Martian

We Loved Being Stranded on Mars with The Martian

By Matt HecklerJune 17, 2014

We love reading about post-apocalyptic nightmares and blood-sucking demonic folk, but it’s important that us sci-fi nerds return to our roots from time to time: stories about astronauts getting into trouble doing relatively routine stuff. Sound boring? Well, The Martian is anything but....More  →

The Best Sci-fi Movies with a Social Message

The Best Sci-fi Movies with a Social Message

By Tim ButcherJune 17, 2014

Sci-fi is simple. Just a load of special effects and cool sounds—the cinematic equivalent of a theme park ride. No deeper meanings to find. Right? Wrong! As we’re sure you’re all aware, some of the best sci-fi is not only super entertaining, it also has...More  →

Our Predictions for the Future of DC Movies

Our Predictions for the Future of DC Movies

By Andrew TavinJune 17, 2014

Soooooo Nikki Finke (founder of Deadline [a Hollywood news site]) leaked the alleged list of movies DC is going to announce at this July's Comic Con. It reveals their plans through 2018 and is it accurate? We can't be sure! But that doesn't mean we...More  →

Less than Meets the Eye: 6 Transformers Who Turned Into Questionable Objects

Less than Meets the Eye: 6 Transformers Who Turned Into Questionable Objects

By Ryan BrittJune 17, 2014

Pretty soon Mark Wahlberg will be stepping in for Shia Labeouf and will be palling around with those iconic and confused space-aliens in Transformers: The Age of Extinction. In the pantheon of fictional extra-terrestrial life, the Transformers stand apart simply because they have identity issues. Not...More  →

The Geekiest Things to Do This Summer in New York

The Geekiest Things to Do This Summer in New York

By Steven RomanoJune 16, 2014

Summer vacation is bearing down on us faster than a boxcar hobo on spare change, and if you haven’t already figured out how you’ll be spending these next blissfully duty-free months, we’re here to offer a little suggestion: Visit New York! Aside from being the home of ...More  →

The MindHut 2014 Summer Reading List

The MindHut 2014 Summer Reading List

By Matt HecklerJune 16, 2014

Summer is here, and it’s time to sort out our to-read piles! There’s some science to deciding what to read next, as there are a bunch of books becoming movies soon (or have become already) and we definitely want to get to those before seeing the movie versions. Basically...More  →

Should Superman Be Masked?

Should Superman Be Masked?

By Ryan BrittJune 16, 2014

If you’re following DC’s latest ambitious multi-character, multi-title story-arc—Futures End—then you know it’s presenting all sorts of wacky and familiar incarnations of famous (and not so famous) DCU characters. With time-travel shenanigans from “future Batman” (AKA Terry McGinnis, first featured in underrated animated show Batman...More  →