Here's Sigourney Weaver Test-Firing the Flamethrower From Alien 

Your spirit animal is a honey badger? That's nice. My spirit animal is Sigourney Weaver in a jumpsuit unleashing a plume of hot death over what looks like a dry, potentially disastrous, patch of grass. » 1/18/15 10:42pm 1/18/15 10:42pm

The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]

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Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW! » 11/27/14 1:49pm 11/27/14 1:49pm

You'll Flip When You Realize This Isn't a Painting Of An Alien

Ready for something awesome? Check out this painting of an alien below (looks like oil on canvas, right?) and see if you can tell what's so special about it. » 3/22/14 6:35pm 3/22/14 6:35pm

The Most Ridiculous Mystical Pregnancies in Fiction

The magic pregnancy is a staple science fiction and fantasy fiction. Whether it's the impending birth of a savior, the coming of some form of Antichrist, or some kind of experiment, speculative fiction has been the home of a lot of ridiculous stories of pregnancy and birth. Here are the most absurd ones. » 10/13/13 10:00pm 10/13/13 10:00pm

Sigourney Weaver: "Every Woman Has A Secret Action Heroine In Her"

July 18, 1986 was the day that Aliens hit theaters. The sequel to 1979's Alien featured Sigourney Weaver in a rare role: That of female action hero. » 7/19/11 9:50am 7/19/11 9:50am

Perfumes Are Usually Named Things Like "Lovely," "Happy" Or "Curious"

But "Alien"? Really? And "feel extraordinary"? Shouldn't it be "extraterrestrial-ly"? Or do they mean, "out of this world, and alluring to NASA employees"? I was so freaked out I ripped the page, sorry. Click to enlarge. » 11/23/09 2:30pm 11/23/09 2:30pm

How About An Animated Movie With A Female Lead Who Isn't A Princess?

People are excited about Toy Story 3. And Up made good money over the weekend. But NPR's Linda Holmes pleads to Pixar: "Please make a movie about a girl who is not a princess." » 6/02/09 3:20pm 6/02/09 3:20pm

Jon Hamm & Sigourney Weaver Embrace Their Inner Geeks

Do you have raging stabby PMS that makes you feel like your ovaries are trying to burst out of your stomach like that creature in Alien? It might be because your nervous system is depressed. New findings from the journal BioPsychoSocial Medicine showed that people with the most "marked" PMS symptoms (known as… » 12/20/07 6:45pm 12/20/07 6:45pm