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Stephen King Villains and Their Comic Book Counterparts

Stephen King Villains and Their Comic Book Counterparts

By Robert RunyonMay 29, 2012

Stephen King is the undisputed American master of horror. He's also a maven of pop culture and continually fills his books with knowing references from the golden age of comic books. King grew up on comic books, and now a generation of comic book writers...More  →

Watch the Futurama Cast (and Other Cartoons) Reading 'Star Wars' at Comicon
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Watch the Futurama Cast (and Other Cartoons) Reading 'Star Wars' at Comicon

By Brandon SpecktorMay 29, 2012

Yo dawg, Comicon heard you like cartoons and that you like Star Wars, so they got your favorite cartoon voice actors to read Star Wars. The allstar voice acting cast made up of Billy West (Fry, Dr. Zoidberg), John DiMaggio (Bender, Jake from Adventure Time), Tara...More  →

BOOK REVIEW: The Heir of Night by Helen Lowe

BOOK REVIEW: The Heir of Night by Helen Lowe

By Swapna KrishnaMay 29, 2012

The Heir of Night, the first in a four-book series called The Wall of Night, might be an “adult” fantasy novel, but it certainly has wide-ranging appeal. The main character, Malian, is the teenage heir to the House of Night. In the world of Haarth,...More  →

Game of Thrones, Season 2, Episode 9 RECAP

Game of Thrones, Season 2, Episode 9 RECAP

By Eric SiegelsteinMay 29, 2012

Finally, after eighteen episodes of people talking about battles, preparing for battles, or having major battles happen offscreen, Game of Thrones shows us an enormous battle in its entirety. Stannis’s fleet has arrived at King’s Landing, and all other storylines are dropped for the moment...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: Interview with Daniel Knauf About BXX Haunted

Transmedia Tuesday: Interview with Daniel Knauf About BXX Haunted

By ChauntonMay 29, 2012

Those of you already familiar with Daniel Knauf probably know him as the writer and creator of HBO’s brilliantly strange dustbowl circus drama, Carnivàle. Knauf’s newest project is a free, online experience called Bxx: Haunted. (Bxx is pronounced “box.”)...More  →

5 Terrifying Movie Aliens

5 Terrifying Movie Aliens

By Steven RomanoMay 25, 2012

What with Men in Black 3 opening today, we've been thinking a lot about aliens. And not the hilarious ones you might find chasing Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones around. The really scary ones. Forget Jason, Chucky, and Freddy Krueger! Any nerdy movie buff...More  →

5 Books that Made Us Believe in Aliens

5 Books that Made Us Believe in Aliens

By Swapna KrishnaMay 25, 2012

Aliens. They ARE coming to get us. We can pretend that we're alone in the universe, but that's horribly arrogant and self-centered, isn't it? The fact is, there's almost no way there isn't life on other planets. The real question is whether there is intelligent...More  →

The World's Geekiest Travel Destinations

The World's Geekiest Travel Destinations

By Robert RunyonMay 25, 2012

Why not celebrate Geek pride day by taking a trip? There’s a stereotype about geeks that they have an aversion to travel or leaving familiar surroundings. They would much rather stay indoors and play video games. That stereotype, of course, is total hogwash. Many geeks...More  →

REVIEW: Game of Thrones, the Video Game

REVIEW: Game of Thrones, the Video Game

By Eric SiegelsteinMay 25, 2012

The Game of Thrones game, made with a lot of involvement from series author George R.R. Martin, puts players into the boots of two new characters in Westeros. There's Mors Westford, a grizzled Night's Watch ranger; and Alester Sarwyck, heir to a Lannister-affiliated house who...More  →