UK Reality Show Challenges Nation's Poor to Battle for a Year's Wage

Imagine a future where an audience of television viewers gathers weekly to watch a reality show on which a group of unemployed or minimum wage workers participate in competitions meant to prove their societal worth. No, this isn’t the plot of a Black Mirror episode; it’s BBC 2’s very real upcoming series, Britain’s… » 5/27/15 7:50pm Wednesday 7:50pm

Sia's New Video With Shia LeBeouf & Maddie Ziegler Is Bananas


Shia LeBeouf's performance art dreams are totally fulfilled in this clip for Sia's emotional street banger "Elastic Heart," which sees him running around in a flesh colored leotard, in a cage, with Maddie Ziegler of reality TV show Dance Moms, who is 12. Ziegler is a better dancer than your mans, of course, but… » 1/07/15 4:41pm 1/07/15 4:41pm

New Hunger Games Trailer Is All Bombed Out Houses And Sad Faces

Dystopia continues in the new Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 teaser trailer featuring a pensive Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and the voice of Plutarch Heavensbee, played by the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, in the background. Between the imagery of a bombed-out District 12, Lorde's haunting song… » 10/16/14 9:50am 10/16/14 9:50am

The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

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It's Banned Books Week! But people are trying to keep great books out of libraries and schools every hour of every day, year round. And often, people's reasons for challenging these titles are really, really... outlandish. Here are 12 SF and fantasy books that people have given incomprehensible reasons for banning. » 9/25/14 1:57pm 9/25/14 1:57pm