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Gifts In Star Wars: The Old Republic (Applied To Real Life)

Gifts In Star Wars: The Old Republic (Applied To Real Life)

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 23, 2012

Star Wars: The Old Republic varies from other MMOs in its use of companion characters. Your computer-controlled pals assist you in various ways—fighting your enemies, ineffectually pawing at your enemies, digging through piles of garbage, making out with you, and so on. Just...More  →

What Will JK Rowling's Next Book Be About?

What Will JK Rowling's Next Book Be About?

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 23, 2012

By now you’ve heard that JK Rowling has a deal to write a new book. Instead of throwing her words at the YA crowd, her next novel will be aimed at adults. A grown up Harry Potter? Maybe. A sexy Harry Potter? Probably not. A...More  →

Graphic Detail: Superior

Graphic Detail: Superior

By Eric GarneauFebruary 23, 2012

Graphic Detail takes an in-depth look at a new graphic novel or trade paperback released each week. One of the most common criticisms brought against superhero comics is that they're nothing but adolescent male power fantasies—we like superheroes, some say, because as little boys we wanted...More  →

The 27 Worst Things to Collect

The 27 Worst Things to Collect

By Josh PeriloFebruary 23, 2012

Fitting in sure isn’t easy. And you don’t make it any easier on yourself if you collect weird stuff. We’re not saying you shouldn’t have a hobby, but there’s a thin line between being an enthusiastic fan of something, and being a horder. Our...More  →

Comics Catch for February 22, 2012

Comics Catch for February 22, 2012

By Eric GarneauFebruary 22, 2012

Comics Catch compiles short reviews of a bunch of comics worth reading each week. Green Lantern: New Guardians #6: Last month we expressed a little disappointment in New Guardians, a series that sounds like it would be super cool—it's a team book featuring one member of...More  →

Rocker Hottie Taylor Momsen Talks Ghosts and Geeky TV

Rocker Hottie Taylor Momsen Talks Ghosts and Geeky TV

By Brandon SpecktorFebruary 22, 2012

18-year-old Gossip Girl-turned-rock-star Taylor Momsen is a teenager not too different from you. She works hard all day, breaks the stress with TiVo and Beatles tunes, and takes crap from her friends when her nerdy hobbies (sewing spooky ragdolls, for one) take priority. The biggest...More  →

Popular Dorm Art: What it REALLY Means

Popular Dorm Art: What it REALLY Means

By Eric GarneauFebruary 22, 2012

When it comes to college living, dorm denizens must take advantage of every opportunity they can to customize their pad. For many, that means turning hideous white walls of cinder block into giant canvases of self-expression that would (hopefully? maybe?) just, like, blow their parents' minds, man....More  →

What to Do to Ensure You Don't Ruin Prom for Some Poor Girl

What to Do to Ensure You Don't Ruin Prom for Some Poor Girl

By Josh PeriloFebruary 22, 2012

Think about prom from the point of view of the girl. All they want to do is dress up, spend some time with someone they like a whole lot, eat a nice meal, and get down on the dance floor. And yet, somehow,...More  →