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Ode to Black Widow: We Need More Trickster Heroines

Ode to Black Widow: We Need More Trickster Heroines

By Becky FerreiraJuly 17, 2013

If all the "trickster" characters in literature and comic books met for an annual convention, it would be a total sausage fest. But somewhere in the crowd of silver-tongued enigmas, Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, would be duping a lower god into giving her a...More  →

What Comic Con Preview Are You Most Stoked For?
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What Comic Con Preview Are You Most Stoked For?

By Josh PeriloJuly 17, 2013

The big, bad, crazy, pop-culture explosion known as the San Diego Comic Con starts today... and we're covering it! We're going to have plenty of cosplay slideshows and wrap ups for you later this week and early next week. There is so much content coming...More  →

Should We Care that None of Last Season's Doctor Who Episodes Were Directed by Women?

Should We Care that None of Last Season's Doctor Who Episodes Were Directed by Women?

By Valerie BurnJuly 17, 2013

A recent study by Directors UK reports that women directed none of last season’s Doctor Who episodes. This is not entirely shocking news. After all, men tend to dominate the directing sphere. Kathryn Bigelow was, famously, the first (and thus far, only) woman to win...More  →

7 Vintage Toys We Wish Would Make a Comeback
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7 Vintage Toys We Wish Would Make a Comeback

By Josh SorokachJuly 17, 2013

Few words evoke a fonder nostalgic feeling than the word toys. If you behaved, you were rewarded with a toy. If you were prone to mischief, you'd be punished by losing one. If you were SUPER prone to mischief and unsuccessfully attempted to mail your...More  →

Which Doctor Should You Cosplay As?
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Which Doctor Should You Cosplay As?

By Nuala McKennaJuly 16, 2013

What’s more awesome than talking about/watching/thinking about Doctor Who? COSPLAYING as The Doctor! This is not an easy task to undertake, but it can be a whole lot of fun if you know how to do it right. The most important part of your decision...More  →

Geeky Reinterpretations of Classic Paintings by Hillary White

Geeky Reinterpretations of Classic Paintings by Hillary White

By Beth MishlerJuly 16, 2013

We love a good pop culture mash-up, Masterminds, and the very talented artist Hillary White has given us one for the ages! Ever wonder what some of your favorite geeky pop cultural icons would look like in the landscapes of well-know paintings? Wonder no more—check out t...More  →

15 Mythological Beings Who Could Defeat Superman

15 Mythological Beings Who Could Defeat Superman

By Becky FerreiraJuly 16, 2013

You can bet Metropolis' insurance lawyers added "in case of Kryptonian brawls" to future contracts after the Man of Steel's climactic, city-busting fight. Superman's powers seem unrivaled in the universe, and it's no surprise that comic book fans love pitting him against oth...More  →

Best Fake Movie Trailers on YouTube

Best Fake Movie Trailers on YouTube

By Robert PunchurJuly 15, 2013

Through the magic of Hollywood moviemaking, we are able to watch epic tales unfold on a big screen before us. Yet, for as ridiculous and outlandish as some actual films can be, fan-concocted “dream movies” are much more wild. To see what we’re talking about,...More  →

Queers Dig Time Lords: Must-Read Doctor Who Non-Fiction

Queers Dig Time Lords: Must-Read Doctor Who Non-Fiction

By Matt HecklerJuly 15, 2013

Doctor Who has become a big as it is partially because it is just an awesome show, but also because of the insane dedication of its fan base. Whovians reach a level of excitement that matches even the most extreme of fan communities. As it...More  →