Tokyo Fashion Week: The Alien Reckoning

Everyone who thinks fashion is serious, un-fun, and not socially relevant, here is exhibit A from the glorious excursion that is Tokyo Fashion Week, which just ended: the latest runway jaunt from designer Yoshikazu Yamagata's label WrittenAfterwards, which featured bright, couch-comfy sweatsuits and childlike dreams… » 3/24/15 12:50pm 3/24/15 12:50pm

Audiences Love Lucy. Hollywood, Take Note.

My brain melted on Saturday night and I can blame it all on Scarlett Johansson in the Luc Besson-directed Lucy. But I’m not the only one; the female-led film bested the box office beating out even the baby oil-covered Hercules. Hollywood, let us use this opportunity to once again remind you that ladies like movies! » 7/28/14 1:00pm 7/28/14 1:00pm

Demi Lovato Tells Seth Meyers She Knows Aliens and Mermaids are Real

Demi Lovato appeared on Wednesday's Late Night with Seth Meyers to debut her new hair and discuss some theories she has on aliens and mermaids. Fun! » 6/05/14 10:40am 6/05/14 10:40am

Cool Pope Is So Cool That He's Willing to Baptize Martians

Cool pope Pope Francis is so cool (HOW COOL IS HE?) that he recently said he'd be willing to baptize aliens from outer space if they ever touch down on Earth looking to be saved. » 5/13/14 5:50pm 5/13/14 5:50pm

CNN Poll Asked People If 'Space Aliens' Made Flight 370 Disappear

In a new poll, CNN asked people if "space aliens, time travelers or beings from another dimension" made Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappear. » 5/07/14 9:30pm 5/07/14 9:30pm

Alicia Keys Is Into Aliens Who Have the Right Vibe

"I’ve met some serious aliens in my life… I’m sure you’ve seen a UFO. Haven’t all of us seen something flying in the sky [at some random time of night] and it’s not the shape of a plane? …I don’t know if I’d go with an alien to space. I would have to feel the alien’s vibe. I’m a vibe person." » 10/07/13 1:10pm 10/07/13 1:10pm

Japanese Banana Art Is So Damn Appealing

Darth Vader. A Xenomorph from Aliens. Attack on Titan. That's not mentioning the various other characters as well as animals, too. They've all been brought to life in amazing banana sculptures. » 8/28/13 9:34pm 8/28/13 9:34pm

Here's Dana Scully Saying 'Oh My God' 67 Times Because of Aliens

Yes, I counted. It's called investigative journalism? Maybe you've heard of it? (Sidenote: I may have counted wrong.) In this supercut, America's favorite skeptical Catholic alien autopsist expresses her awe/wonder/horror/surprise/erotic delight(?) by saying "Oh my God" a hilarious number of times. Which is… » 8/16/12 4:20pm 8/16/12 4:20pm

Town Is Beset by Mysterious Loud Booms, Wishes They Would Fucking Stop…

As you drift off to sleep tonight, angry that the toddler upstairs won't stop doing jumping jacks or that your next door neighbor's cat is in heat again, just remember that it could be worse. You could live in Clintonville, Wisconsin, where a series of mysterious booms has been occurring for the past few nights.… » 3/21/12 11:20pm 3/21/12 11:20pm

Fran Drescher Swears She Was Abducted by an Alien


We all thought Fran Drescher was from Queens, but it turns out she might actually be from another planet—or at least she traveled to one briefly. She honestly believes that she and her ex-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson, have something very interesting in common: » 1/26/12 9:00pm 1/26/12 9:00pm

Petition Urges President To Disclose Existence Of Aliens

Through a new online portal, you can now petition the president directly. And concerned citizens are using their new power to address our country's most pressing issue: aliens. » 9/24/11 1:15pm 9/24/11 1:15pm

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

An Alien's Message For Earth Bros

In case the "mancation" was not ridiculous enough, now fans of neologisms and extremely broad stereotypes of masculinity can embark on another kind of trip: the "brocation." We decided to get an outsider's perspective on this phenomenon. » 7/05/11 1:00pm 7/05/11 1:00pm

Sci-Fi Fan Should Have Drawn Up An Escape Plan

[England, November 23: Natalie Brown stands on a 3D painting is promoting Jameson Cult Film Club's screening of James Cameron's Aliens in Manchester. Image via Getty.] » 11/23/10 6:04pm 11/23/10 6:04pm

Former Hole Bassist Talks About Sex, Courtney Love, Aliens

"I've always been at ease with the unknown, whether it's aliens, a through-the-looking-glass mentality, or loving hallucinogenics and David Lynch. It didn't freak me out, entering a new planet called Hole. It was just another day, another trip." [Guardian] » 3/10/10 5:30pm 3/10/10 5:30pm

... And Speculative

A British health club ad that used the slogan "Advance health warning! When the aliens come, they will eat the fatties first" has been "criticised as insensitive." [Telegraph] » 1/05/10 11:00am 1/05/10 11:00am

December Allure: For The Martian On Your Holiday Shopping List

If you've got a green-skinned friend with limited understanding of earthling manners, a copy of December's Allure may be just the gift for her. » 11/30/09 1:00pm 11/30/09 1:00pm

The Truth Is Out There: British Govt Reveals (Sorta) Top-Secret Alien…

Newly released Ministry of Defence files reveal that British investigators interviewed a woman about her dog-walking alien encounter. Good to know they were taking it seriously? » 3/23/09 2:00pm 3/23/09 2:00pm

Yes, They Did

"Elton John's Rocket Pictures is mounting Pride and Predator, about 18th century English people who find their flirtations and courtships interrupted by an invasion of monsters from outer space." [Ain't It Cool News] » 2/17/09 12:45pm 2/17/09 12:45pm