The Penny Dreadful Trailer Looks Too Good to Be True

Penny Dreadful, the latest premium cable show to exploit the talents of under-worked actors and period-piece costumers, will arrive with buckets of blood, sex, and creepy backwards hand-walking on May 11. In the meantime, this trailer will stoke your anticipation for a show about Victorian monsters that stars Josh… » 2/16/14 5:00pm 2/16/14 5:00pm

Anti-Semitic Elmo Tries to Extort $2 Million from the Girl Scouts

Elmo in the news a lot lately — some good, some fucking terrible — but nevertheless, the loving furrie cannot be avoided. This time, it's because some Elmo-costumed dude who enjoys harassing tourists with anti-Semitic outbursts was sentenced to a year in jail after admitting he tried to extort $2 million from his… » 10/11/13 9:35am 10/11/13 9:35am

Terrifying Giant Squid Caught on Film in the North Pacific

You know what I like best about horrifying monsters? That they're not fucking real. Like, I know it's all very de rigueur these days to talk about how much you "want" to bone a werewolf, or how "great" a zombie apocalypse would be, or how "cool" it would be if Mansquito were a real man-eating-half-man-half-mosquito-man. But… » 1/07/13 6:15pm 1/07/13 6:15pm

Attention Buffy Wannabes: There Might Be a Vampire Hanging Out in…

So I know you had plans to go see the Dingoes at the Bronze later and I don't want to ruin your night — especially because I heard that guy Angel is gonna be there and you know he likes you — but I talked to Giles and it looks like there's a chance that we might have to send you Serbia to take care of this vampire… » 12/04/12 11:20am 12/04/12 11:20am