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A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012
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A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 24, 2012

Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, was taken from us today at the much-too-young age of 61 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer....More  →

Top 5 Superman Villains that Should Have Been in A Movie Already, Come On!

Top 5 Superman Villains that Should Have Been in A Movie Already, Come On!

By Becky FerreiraJuly 23, 2012

In 1978, the highly anticipated Superman: The Movie was released starring Lex Luthor as the villain. It was followed by the successful sequel featuring General Zod. Decades later, the highly anticipated Superman Returns was released, again featuring Lex Luthor. Next summer, we’ll be getting Zak...More  →

Rick Riordan: A Primer

Rick Riordan: A Primer

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 23, 2012

Just who is Rick Riordan, and why is he worthy of a primer? Well, Rick Riordan is an amazingly prolific author of novels aimed at tweens and teens. He's won all kinds of awards and has even had one of his books turned into a...More  →

The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet
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The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 23, 2012

Pluto's kicked the bucket. It's shuffled off its mortal coil, run down the curtain, and joined the bleeding choir invisible. Pluto IS AN EX-PLANET. If you've never seen Monty Python (and if not, you're missing out!), then you won't understand the reference, but you'll get the...More  →

Top Five Most Wanted Sci-Fi Sequels

Top Five Most Wanted Sci-Fi Sequels

By Becky FerreiraJuly 23, 2012

Have you heard? Ghostbusters 3 may be back from the dead yet again. Dan Akroyd let it slip that screenwriter Etan Cohen has been hired to write a script so brilliant, even Bill Murray would say, "I've worked with better, but not many." The news got...More  →

True Blood Recap: Zapping the Fae Away?!
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True Blood Recap: Zapping the Fae Away?!

By Beth MishlerJuly 23, 2012

This week’s True Blood was equal parts weird, uncomfortable, and hilarious. Here’s what went down:...More  →

Top Five Batman Villains Who Never Appeared In The Movies

Top Five Batman Villains Who Never Appeared In The Movies

By Nuala McKennaJuly 21, 2012

The Riddler. Scarecrow. The Joker. Bane. There have been a number of formidable foes that Batman has had to battle with. With the release of The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, we thought we'd take a look at some...More  →

Dark Knight Rises: A Tense, Emotional Goodbye to Batman

Dark Knight Rises: A Tense, Emotional Goodbye to Batman

By Eric GarneauJuly 21, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises is Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman film. Throughout, the film asks us to consider how much punishment one thing—a man, a city, an idea—can take before it finally breaks. In a way, 2008's Dark Knight operated on the same idea, but...More  →

The 7 Coolest Uncool Girls in TV History

The 7 Coolest Uncool Girls in TV History

By Beth MishlerJuly 20, 2012

As Lester Bangs in Almost Famous, Phillip Seymour Hoffman utters the famous line: “The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” This seems to apply to TV characters, too. Very often, characters that don’t fit...More  →

Rumor We Wish Were True: Bill Murray's Party Crashing Tour

Rumor We Wish Were True: Bill Murray's Party Crashing Tour

By Beth MishlerJuly 20, 2012

Attention, Bill Murray fans: the latest buzz online says that Dr. Peter Venkman might crash a party near you! Which, when considering the quirky actor’s history of dropping in on random NYC fetes to chill and sing karaoke, is technically possible. But not probable....More  →