The 10 Types of Teen Heroes, Ranked According to Wish-Fulfillment

Everybody loves teenage heroes. Grown-ups and teens alike snarf young-adult novels. Katniss is owning the cineplex. But which kind of teen protagonist offers the most escapist bang for your buck? Here's our survey of the 10 types of teen hero, ranked by pure wish-fulfillment. » 11/30/13 12:45pm 11/30/13 12:45pm

Why Peter Davison is Wrong About a Female Doctor

Time Lord #5 has recently given an interview saying the Doctor should never be a woman, which is a bit confusing. Prior to Peter Capaldi being named the 12th Doctor, there was a huge, raging, nasty debate about whether or not 12 should mark a change in the 50-year run of white dudes playing the time- and… » 11/03/13 4:27pm 11/03/13 4:27pm

Top 25 Scariest Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Episodes of All Time

Science fiction and fantasy take us into the unknown, which is inherently somewhat scary — but sometimes, they go way further. Last week, we shared part one of our list of the top 50 scariest science fiction and fantasy TV episodes. But now, here are the 25 scariest television episodes of all time! » 10/23/13 5:26pm 10/23/13 5:26pm

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

Doctor Who's Dude Preference Is Just Creatively Lazy

This past Sunday, it was announced that actor Peter Capaldi will follow Matt Smith as the Twelfth Doctor in the long-running and much beloved series Doctor Who. The news has received mixed reception — Capaldi is a compelling actor with excellent comedic timing (to see for yourself, check out British series The Thick of … » 8/06/13 7:00pm 8/06/13 7:00pm

Precocious TV Critic Manages to Sit Still Long Enough to Review an…

If you’re lagging behind in your Doctor Who viewing, you might not want to watch diminutive television critic Lindalee Rose’s review of “The Bells of Saint John” episode because, at a mere four years old, Lindalee has not yet learned the concept of SPOILER ALERT. It’s okay — she has plenty of time to hone her critical … » 4/14/13 3:00pm 4/14/13 3:00pm

Jessica Alba Side-Eyes Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP

Sometimes-actress, always-perfectly-symmetrical-faced-human being Jessica Alba wrote a book called The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You. She is marketing it as "like GOOP, but for Poors like you and me." » 3/22/13 9:00am 3/22/13 9:00am

Cookie Monster and Grover Reenact The Hunger Games, This Time with…

The folks at Entertainment Weekly had Sesame Street's beloved Cookie Monster and Grover stop by their offices to express their jealousy over their coworker Elmo's recent foray into musicals. Never ones to dwell in petty envy, the two then decided to make a musical of their own by adapting pop culture favorites into… » 9/25/12 3:10pm 9/25/12 3:10pm