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Blogging Ender's Game: Part 1

Blogging Ender's Game: Part 1

By Allison EmmJune 25, 2013

Our own Allison Emm has never read Ender's Game! Her punishment: not much of a punishment, really... she gets to read and blog Ender's Game for us. Join her on her journey, won't you?...More  →

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Where Are They Now

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Where Are They Now

By Vadim NewquistJune 25, 2013

More than ten years after its finale, Buffy the Vampire Slayer still feels ahead of its time today. It paved the way for everything from True Blood to Twilight, introduced us to a whole slew of charming stars, and, of course, acquainted us with the over-the-top awesomeness o...More  →

Must-Watch Classic Doctor Who
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Must-Watch Classic Doctor Who

By Matt HecklerJune 25, 2013

Good morning, class! There are so many newly-minted Whovians who love the new Doctor Who, but don’t really know where to start when it comes to the classics. Fear not, for there is hope! For your viewing convenience, we’ve come up with this slideshow to give you suggesti...More  →

15 Summer Holiday Traditions from Around the World

15 Summer Holiday Traditions from Around the World

By Becky FerreiraJune 24, 2013

When we think "summer holidays," wondrous images of fireworks, cookouts, and beach time immediately come to mind. But this carefree season is celebrated around the world in a number of different ways, from ceremonial boat racing, to human pyramids, to glorious bonfires. If you want...More  →

The Worst Failed Flying Machines

The Worst Failed Flying Machines

By Paul KirschJune 24, 2013

The history of flight is colored by innovation and failure, trial and error, and some truly ridiculous stupidity. And we all know that the best stuff to read about is the CRAZIEST stuff. So, without further ado, we give you our list of the absolute...More  →

Stunning Pop Culture Portraits by Alice X. Zhang
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Stunning Pop Culture Portraits by Alice X. Zhang

By Becky FerreiraJune 24, 2013

Alice X. Zhang's portraits of iconic pop culture moments will make you see familiar faces in a whole new light. We put together a slideshow of our favorites, but you should definitely check out her full gallery on DeviantArt. If you happen to be in NYC, head down to the Bott...More  →

Hungry For Hunger Games Gear?

Hungry For Hunger Games Gear?

By Vadim NewquistJune 24, 2013

We're just a mere six months away from the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and in lieu of the fact that we don't have a time machine to transport you from here to then, we're going to give you the next best thing, oodles and oodles of Hunger Games gear! There's s...More  →

The 7 Geekiest Pop Songs

The 7 Geekiest Pop Songs

By Scott GreenstoneJune 21, 2013

Geek and pop. These words don't seem to go together very well, but the truth is that geeks and nerds have been coming out of their lairs and invading popular culture since the 80s. Even music has fallen under their sway. Here are some great examples: "White...More  →

Star Trek Cosplay Vs. Star Wars Cosplay

Star Trek Cosplay Vs. Star Wars Cosplay

By Vadim NewquistJune 21, 2013

Star Trek and Star Wars, they are the two most ground breaking and adored sci-fi worlds of all time, and together they've inspired nerds across the world to don copious layers of makeup, stifling masks, complex prosthetics and more. Today we salute these two sci-fi juggernau...More  →

We Saw World War Z!

We Saw World War Z!

By Vadim NewquistJune 21, 2013

Just so much as three years ago, the very idea of a sprawling, two hundred million dollar zombie film with a star like Brad Pitt in the lead was a laughable impossibility, but thanks in no small part to gutsy shows like The Walking Dead...More  →