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Neil Armstrong, We'll Miss You!

Neil Armstrong, We'll Miss You!

By Robert IsenbergAugust 27, 2012

This past weekend, Neil Armstrong passed away. Like firefighters and saints, NASA astronauts are some of the most uncontroversially awesome people to walk the Earth—or any cosmic body, for that matter—and his passing is felt by all. But heroes are heroic for different reasons to...More  →

Sci-Fi Stars We'd Love to See on Sitcoms!
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Sci-Fi Stars We'd Love to See on Sitcoms!

By Beth MishlerAugust 24, 2012

It’s almost fall TV time, Masterminds! We recently learned that sci-fi fave Lucy Lawless is slated to guest star on Parks and Recreation this fall, and that got us thinking—many of our geeky heroes in the sci-fi genre have demonstrated some serious comedic chops (Katee...More  →

Latest Game of Thrones Casting News!
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Latest Game of Thrones Casting News!

By Beth MishlerAugust 24, 2012

We have loads of Game of Thrones casting news to report, Masterminds! Several pivotal roles for season three have recently been cast, and with them, a few questions the readers of the Song of Ice and Fire had have been answered (namely: yes! We will...More  →

BOOK REVIEW: Wake by Amanda Hocking

BOOK REVIEW: Wake by Amanda Hocking

By Swapna KrishnaAugust 24, 2012

So… there are these girls—Penn, Thea, and Lexi. These gorgeous, almost otherworldly girls that are randomly in this little seaside town for some reason. It’s not necessarily strange that they’re there; after all, lots of visitors flock to the town for the summer months. But...More  →

Swamp Thing Returns to DC Comics in Raise Them Bones

Swamp Thing Returns to DC Comics in Raise Them Bones

By Eric GarneauAugust 24, 2012

Alec Holland was one of the world's top botanists, and he was just about to complete his master work: a bio-restorative formula that could re-grow plant life around the planet, effectively ending famine forever. Certain dubious enemies of the project had him killed. A group...More  →

Watch This Unintentionally Funny
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Watch This Unintentionally Funny "Asylum of the Daleks" Teaser Trailer

By Steven RomanoAugust 23, 2012

Dr. Who’s greatest and perennial nemeses, the Daleks, have always been a bizarre lot, even in light of Doc W’s entire pandimensional rogues gallery. While they are indeed a murderous race of diminutive octopus-like creatures with a massive chip on their shoulders, the Daleks’ staccato...More  →

Watchmen Goes Quantum, Bruce Wayne Goes Undercover and More: New Comics for August 22

Watchmen Goes Quantum, Bruce Wayne Goes Undercover and More: New Comics for August 22

By Eric GarneauAugust 23, 2012

BOOK OF THE WEEK: Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan #1: At convention appearances over the last few months, Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan writer J. Michael Stracyznski has been fond of saying that this prequel comic will employ "quantum storytelling" to relate a tale of Watchmen's big...More  →

5 Reasons We Can't Wait For Assassin's Creed III

5 Reasons We Can't Wait For Assassin's Creed III

By Scott GreenstoneAugust 23, 2012

When the fifth installment in the famed Assassin's Creed series was announced back in July, we were beyond excited. Not only is the trailer fantastic, the gameplay looks like it's going to follow in the same great vein as the previous four games, while building...More  →

Top Five Most Mysterious Lost Civilizations

Top Five Most Mysterious Lost Civilizations

By Becky FerreiraAugust 23, 2012

Last week, archeologists in Oaxaca, Mexico, found a crazy pyramid left by the Zapotec civilization. Part-tomb, part-sports-bar, the 1,500-year-old structure contains graves laid to rest next to pictographs of the ritual ball game the Zapotecs loved to play, which actually sounds a little like Battlestar...More  →