Why Is Slave Leia the Only Princess Leia Toy Available at Toys"R"Us?

Over the weekend we received a tip from a concerned mother who had come across something very disconcerting while perusing the aisles of Toys R Us. Apparently the only available toy or figurine of the Star Wars character Princess Leia is of her in the "Slave Outfit" from Return of the Jedi. Bikini? Check. Loin cloth?… » 3/30/14 1:05pm 3/30/14 1:05pm

Disney's first female Star Wars character fights the Empire with art

Meet Sabine, the newest Star Wars: Rebels character and the first female Star Wars character created after George Lucas handed the franchise to Disney. Question: If you had to guess her personality, would you say she's a "tomboy," "spunky," "feisty" or just has "a little bit of attitude"? The answer is, of course. all of the… » 2/19/14 9:51pm 2/19/14 9:51pm

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

Catching Fire Is Just Like The Empire Strikes Back, Says Internet

Catching Fire, the vastly superior second installment of the Hunger Games saga, has set a record for November earnings, pulling in around $161.1 million over its opening weekend. That success has Hunger Games fans tingling with joy, so much joy, in fact, that some of them have started comparing Catching Fire to another … » 11/24/13 4:00pm 11/24/13 4:00pm

Jon Cryer's Son Needs $88k/Month to Stop Richies from Tormenting Him

According to Jon "The Town" Cryer's ex-wife, their 13-year-old son is being humiliated by a roving pack of James Spaders at his rich-kid school, so she needs $88k a month to buy him some new jodhpurs and a man-tiara or whatever the fancies are wearing these days. I kid, though—in actuality she claims her custody has gone … » 10/24/13 8:55pm 10/24/13 8:55pm

Stunning Behind-the-Scenes Photos Show Iconic Movies in a New Light


We love the magic of the movies, that trickery that lets us believe in beautiful robots, time-traveling scientists, wolf men, and flying superheroes. But sometimes it's fun to peek behind the curtain, and see the secrets and candid faces behind our favorite films. » 6/09/13 10:04pm 6/09/13 10:04pm

Kate Middleton Having a Girl, Everyone Screams!

Although Kate Middleton and Prince William have only told their parents the sex of their baby, a slip of the tongue made it clear that Kate might be playing uteran hostess—I picture it as an upscale B&B, complete with L'Occitane bath products and tiny decorative soaps and a Jonathan Adler guestbook—to a tiny future… » 3/06/13 9:00am 3/06/13 9:00am

Lisa D'Amato from Top Model Fell Down and Messed Up Her Face

Yeah, I know Lisa D'Amato (of ANTM and then...I don't know, other stuff) was pretty grating sometimes, but I've always liked her in my secret heart. She was a total hapless goofball on ANTM—and those girls are usually such BORING SQUARES, Keenyah eating all the bagels notwithstanding—and she seemed to give Celebrity… » 1/24/13 8:00pm 1/24/13 8:00pm

Entrepreneur Seeks Driver/Secretary Who Looks and Acts Like His…

In fantastic news for unemployed Australian women, a commerce student recently posted an extremely long (on purpose, as to "filter out the less keen people") job description on the job search site "Seek." He's looking for the right secretary/driver for his upcoming media/arts publishing company, which will be a mix of ABC… » 11/29/12 3:40pm 11/29/12 3:40pm

Baby Completely Mellows Out After Hearing the Star Wars Theme

For those of you who have screaming children at home at don't want to have your internet perusing ruined by a "when worlds collide" situation, this will only take a moment. In case you needed any more proof that Star Wars and John Williams were awesome, here it is — this baby is wailing for a hot second before the Stars … » 9/23/12 10:15pm 9/23/12 10:15pm