Why I'm Kind Of Tired Of The "Smartest Man In The Room"

He used to be so cool and unpredictable. He would breeze into a complicated situation and make it simple through the razor-sharp power of his intellect. But lately, he's gotten dull and predictable, performing the same party trick over and over. The "smartest man in the room" is overexposed lately, and he needs a… » 12/22/14 1:09pm 12/22/14 1:09pm

19 Funniest Nude Scenes In Science Fiction And Fantasy [Work-Safe!]

Some heroes bare their souls in the midst of their epic adventures. And some heroes just bare, well, everything. Science fiction and fantasy is full of hilariously weird moments of naked truth — and here are the 19 funniest nude scenes of all time. It's work-safe! » 11/14/14 10:16am 11/14/14 10:16am

Downton Abbey Dog's Life Might Be In Danger, Thanks to ISIS

The Downton Abbey dog, Isis, might be written off because her name is the same as the bloody terrorist organization. The group famous for beheadings wasn’t around in the 1920s, when the series is set, but that hasn’t stopped other TV shows from editing their stories in favor of sensitivity. » 10/27/14 12:10pm 10/27/14 12:10pm

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Crashed a Wedding While on Vacation in Italy

Beyoncé and JayZ pulled a Bill Murray and surprised the holy hell out of a couple in Italy. Yoncé and Jay were on vacation in Portofino, Italy on Saturday when they stumbled upon a wedding (that really looks completely lovely, by the way). Via Us Weekly: » 9/08/14 8:00pm 9/08/14 8:00pm

Lesbian Lizard Kiss from Doctor Who Will Not Face Censors' Wrath

After the premiere of the new Doctor Who, featuring a same-sex kiss between a humanoid lizard woman and her human wife, a handful of people complained to the UK's communications regulator. The regulator's reply, basically: Yeah, no one cares. » 8/28/14 10:40am 8/28/14 10:40am

Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize

We all talk about the Bechdel Test all the time, because it's so simple: Does a story have two women who talk to each other, about something other than a man? But almost every time it comes up, we all dismiss it, because it's too simple or too arbitrary. But actually, the Bechdel Test is more important than anyone… » 6/04/14 12:24pm 6/04/14 12:24pm

Coming Soon: A Doctor Who Porn Parody Called 'Doctor Whore'

It took fifty years, but the world is finally getting a Doctor Who porno parody. It's called... long, tired sigh... "Doctor Whore — The XXX Parody." The teaser logo, as you can see, replaces the TARDIS with a shiny, jizzing dick. » 4/28/14 6:30pm 4/28/14 6:30pm

Hero father paints Doctor Who Adventure Time mural for daughter's wall

The creator of Wookie the Chew, and a multitude of additional wondrous works of art, James Hance, painted this on his daughter's wall. We are so jealous. » 2/26/14 4:40pm 2/26/14 4:40pm

Here's Judi Dench as Titania in a Trippy Midsummer Night's Dream [NSFW]

You probably already worship Dame Judi Dench for her many amazing performances in everything from James Bond movies to British comedies like As Time Goes By. But have you seen her wild performance in the trippy 1968 Midsummer Night's Dream? Warning: Possibly NSFW. » 1/24/14 9:00pm 1/24/14 9:00pm

Brace Yourself: Matt Smith Could Join Benedict Cumberbatch On Sherlock

Let's all speculate irrationally and draw a bunch of insane conclusions and make a fuckton of gifs about this random comment from Steven Moffat about possibly putting The Doctor on Sherlock! » 1/09/14 9:40am 1/09/14 9:40am

The Best and Worst Television Moments of 2013

This year's science fiction and fantasy television delivered amazing highs and terrible lows. But what were the most brilliant scenes, and what were the most horrific? We've rounded them up the year's best moments, along with some of the absolute worst. Spoilers ahead... » 12/19/13 9:52am 12/19/13 9:52am

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. » 11/29/13 10:18am 11/29/13 10:18am

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Former 'Doctors' form the classic series 'Doctor Who' (L-R) Tom Baker (1974-1981), Peter Davison (1981-1984), Colin Baker (1984-1986), Sylvester McCoy (1987-1989, 1996) and current Doctor Matt Smith (2010-present) pose at the 'Doctor Who 50th Celebration' event in the ExCeL centre on… » 11/23/13 2:15pm 11/23/13 2:15pm

Oh what's this? NBD just your full, complete Doctor Who Anniversary Schedule. Whatevs; not that people are all that excited about the anniversary special around here or anything. Prolly not even anything anybody's gonna care about. Nope. Not one bit. Plus, here's a new trailer. » 11/09/13 5:54pm 11/09/13 5:54pm

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 2:48pm 11/03/13 2:48pm

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 10:07am 10/23/13 10:07am

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 10:00am 10/13/13 10:00am

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… » 8/06/13 7:00pm 8/06/13 7:00pm

Meet the new Doctor Who Time Lord: Peter Capaldi!

Whovians, meet your new Doctor. After much speculation and wishful thinking, the BBC has announced that Peter Capaldi will be playing the Twelfth Doctor. » 8/04/13 11:31am 8/04/13 11:31am