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INTERVIEW: The Scientist's Guide to Alien Invasion Movies

INTERVIEW: The Scientist's Guide to Alien Invasion Movies

By Becky FerreiraJune 13, 2012

With Men in Black 3, Battleship and Prometheus released weeks apart, it seems aliens are once again the preferred agents of apocalyptic events this year. But why the perennial fear of those with whom we share our glorious galaxy? Do we really think that humans—a...More  →

Comics Catch for June 13, 2012
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Comics Catch for June 13, 2012

By Eric GarneauJune 13, 2012

Each week Comics Catch compiles short reviews of new comics worth reading....More  →

5 Stephen King Books That Deserve Film Adaptations

5 Stephen King Books That Deserve Film Adaptations

By Crystal HudsonJune 13, 2012

Stephen. King. Rocks. That's just a fact. Much of his body of work has already been made into movies, and rightly so. Unfortunately, the vast majority of those movies have failed to live up to their source materials. And not in the "the movie...More  →

Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

By Robert RunyonJune 13, 2012

Prometheus cleaned up over last weekend, and is probably the most popular movie about ancient astronauts ever made. Of course, not many people know what that means. The ancient astronaut theory holds that extraterrestrials visited Earth some time in the past and created life or...More  →

Blogging RPGs: How D&D Saved My Life

Blogging RPGs: How D&D Saved My Life

By Allison EmmJune 13, 2012

When I first set out to learn the mother of all RPGs, I confess I thought it would do little more than provide a delightful evening of fun each week. It might help me think in a more imaginative and strategic nature, but nothing truly...More  →

4 Hurdles of the

4 Hurdles of the "Ready Player One" Movie

By Steven RomanoJune 13, 2012

Watch your backs Twilight and Hunger Games film fans, because there’s a totally radical fanbase on the horizon that’ll blow your collective minds: Ready Player One! With a unique story that combines today’s MMORPG and internet cultures with that of the 1980s, author Ernest Cline’s...More  →

Board Games That Would Make Insane Action Movies

Board Games That Would Make Insane Action Movies

By Robert IsenbergJune 12, 2012

Believe it or not, Battleship didn't exactly sink? The maritime action movie didn't do great at the U.S. box office, but it's making a big splash overseas. So the real question isn't will they make another Battleship, but when will they make another Battleship....More  →

5 Graphic Novels to Convert Nonbelievers

5 Graphic Novels to Convert Nonbelievers

By Eric GarneauJune 12, 2012

If you're reading this post, chances are you already number among the converted—you already think comic books are cool. But there's also a pretty good chance that you have friends who just don't agree with you. Sometimes there's no reasoning with people like that, but...More  →

What Did We Just See?: We Dissect Prometheus

What Did We Just See?: We Dissect Prometheus

By Robert RunyonJune 12, 2012

Since its release last weekend, Prometheus has sparked a wildfire on the internet blogosphere. This amount of controversy and talk is usually reserved for the likes of geek monoliths such as A Song of Ice and Fire and Lost. So, what did we just see?...More  →