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Captain My Captain: 8 Other Random Non-American Captains Geeks Love

By Ryan BrittApril 4, 2014

Today, the shield-flinging stand-up all-around nice guy Steve Rogers returns to the big screen in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Solider. And though Chris Evan’s portrayal of the nicest superhero (save for maybe Superman) has captured the hearts of millions both in and out of...More  →

Captain My Captain: 8 Other Random Non-American Captains Geeks Love

EXCLUSIVE! We Interviewed the Director of Island of Lemurs: Madagascar!

By Josh PeriloApril 4, 2014

The brand new Imax 3D documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar comes out today and we got a chance to watch the movie AND interview the director, David Douglas. The movie is beautiful, amazing, and even moved us to tears once or twice. These insanely cute...More  →

EXCLUSIVE! We Interviewed the Director of Island of Lemurs: Madagascar!

My Little Pony Gets Creepy

By Vadim NewquistApril 3, 2014

For so many of us, My Little Pony occupies that treasured space within our heart that is filled with things like rainbows, birthday cakes and the fondest memories of our childhood. Well, get ready to have that space invaded by zombie horses from hell! Nothing can prepare you...More  →

My Little Pony Gets Creepy

More Voldemort Than You Can Shake a Wand at!

By Vadim NewquistApril 3, 2014

What is it about that half blood Dark Wizard known as Lord Voldemorte that beguiles us so? Is it his pasty, lizard skin? His noseless, shaven eye-browed face? Or is it just that he’s a sadistic megalomaniacal psychopath capable of unspeakable acts of evil heretofore unseen...More  →

More Voldemort Than You Can Shake a Wand at!

Show Off Your Talents and You Could Win $300 in Prizes from SparkNotes!

By Emily WinterApril 3, 2014

People of the Internet! You are cordially invited to participate in THE 6TH ANNUAL SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS! BOOM. CAN YOU FEEL THE HEAT?  Turn off the burner. "What is the SparkNotes Yearbook Awards?" you are currently shouting. Well! It's a contest! Here's what happens: You submit photos or...More  →

Show Off Your Talents and You Could Win $300 in Prizes from SparkNotes!

Evil Objects That Could Be Used for Good

By Steven RomanoApril 3, 2014

Where would science and fantasy fiction be without those objects of extreme evil—whether they be world-shattering space stations or malevolent pieces of jewelry—that give our heroes’ all sorts of grief? Powerful and seemingly indestructible, it really isn’t any wonde...More  →

Evil Objects That Could Be Used for Good

Our Spring Must-Read Marvel Titles List

By Steven RomanoApril 2, 2014

Look sharp, Marvel Comics fans! There’s plenty to look forward to this April and beyond as the publisher comes roaring in with a torrent of must-read titles. From the triumphant return of femme fatale Elektra to this summer’s company-wide crossover event, Original Sin, p...More  →

Our Spring Must-Read Marvel Titles List

Earthquakes for Dummies

By Andrew TavinApril 2, 2014

With the recent Earthquakes shaking up the West Coast and Chile, it's important to learn about the enemy! We already know the vague basics. Stuff gets shakey. There's some sort of scale and magnitude. Something about plates, right? Well have you ever wanted someone to...More  →

Earthquakes for Dummies

The Here and Now: That Traveling Pants Lady is Writing Time Travel Novels?

By Swapna KrishnaApril 2, 2014

“Wait . . . Ann Brashares? You mean that Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants woman?? Why are you reviewing her book here???” This is what you may be asking yourself. And you’re not wrong to be asking it—Ann Brashares is indeed the author of the Traveling...More  →

The Here and Now: That Traveling Pants Lady is Writing Time Travel Novels?

Is Hermione the Most Underappreciated Sidekick Ever?

By Tim ButcherApril 2, 2014

It ain’t easy being a sidekick. You may be as noble, heroic and brave as any other kind of hero, but you’re never going to get the same kind of recognition. Still, we think they’re great. In fact, some of them are more competent than...More  →

Is Hermione the Most Underappreciated Sidekick Ever?