Are You Hurting Your Brain By "Hate-Watching" Bad Television?

Everybody does it. We obsessively watch TV shows that we kind of despise, and then we mock them, and complain about them on the internet afterwards. "Hate-watching" is a thing now. What's going on — are we just masochists? Are we doing serious damage to our bodies? What's the worst thing that could happen to us? » 11/03/14 4:29pm 11/03/14 4:29pm

That's not Cosplay. That's the REAL Cally from Battlestar Galactica

We caught actor Nicki Clyne at New York Comic-Con in her FULL Callandra Tyrol uniform. Yes, people, that is the actual suit she wore for Ron D. Moore's Battlestar Galactica. » 10/12/13 12:53pm 10/12/13 12:53pm

Scifi and fantasy ladies pose as Rosie the Riveter for Labor Day

Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to society. These scifi, fantasy, and superheroines pay tribute to the wartime labor icon Rosie the Riveter—and show off their guns. » 9/02/13 5:46pm 9/02/13 5:46pm

Why Spoilers Drive Us Crazy

Science, bless its heart, has finally gotten down to figuring out why spoilers are such a gut-churningly horrific scourge on society. (I've been e-mailing them for YEARS.) The reason, it seems, is that anticipation, suspension of disbelief, and the exploration of fictional worlds are all deeply intertwined with the… » 3/21/13 5:00pm 3/21/13 5:00pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, Downton's staff might be headed towards a big change, relationships are made and broken inside Ikea on 30 Rock, Die Antwoord freaks out David Letterman, and Portlandia gets into Battlestar. » 2/10/12 7:10pm 2/10/12 7:10pm

Giants? Patriots? Who gives a fuck— Eichner is there for Madonna. And to score coke off a…

Anderson Cooper Is Addicted To Crack... Pie

While guest co-hosting Regis and Kelly this morning, Anderson Cooper revealed that he's hooked on eating something called "crack pie" while watching Battlestar Galactica. AC promised to bring pie for Kelly, but she's worried they'll both end up on Intervention. » 12/15/09 12:20pm 12/15/09 12:20pm

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

Woman Who Texted Chris Brown Was His Manager; Idol Urges Voters To Ring…