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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Another appalling Halloween costume alert! And this one's topical:
- Geek girls out there, prepare to wet yourselves: Jon Hamm is a self-proclaimed sci-fi, video game and comic book nerd. The Observer caught up with Jon outside the premiere of The Day The Earth Stood Still and witnessed this adorable exchange between Hamm and his girlfriend, Kissing Jessica Stein's Jennifer Westfeldt:…
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…