​The Real Problems With This Controversial Batgirl Cover

Hello, my friends and potential food source. Spring is dawning here in the post-apocalypse, with its requisite rain showers, blooming flowers, and of course, the cannibal horselords of Old Sante Fe. Now who wants to talk about how incredibly awful that Joker variant cover of Batgirl #41 is? I sure do! »3/18/15 2:59pm3/18/15 2:59pm

10 Story Decisions Scifi And Fantasy Writers Ended Up Regretting

There are writers who disown entire books after they've written them, but sometimes writers like their stories on the whole, but feel a twinge of regret over one a small (or not-so-small) detail. Here are a few decisions that the writers, in hindsight, wished they had thought through a little better. »12/24/14 1:36pm12/24/14 1:36pm

​Why do we hate so many female characters so much?

I seem to recall in 2013 there was a big deal about Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah coinciding. Well, since the post-apocalypse happened so soon after that, I guess that's why we kind of ended up merging Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas into a month-long celebration of gift-giving, drinking, and good… »12/04/13 9:08pm12/04/13 9:08pm

How science fiction helped me through my grief

During the second to last episode of Battlestar Galactica, we learned that, before the destruction of the Twelve Colonies, Laura Roslin lost her father and her sisters in a car accident. How horrible, I remember thinking. This explains so much about her emotional armor, how slow she is to grow close to anyone. It also… »6/16/13 10:01pm6/16/13 10:01pm

Walking Dead Porn Parody Relies on Yellowface

Known for its hardcore X-rated parodies of the horror genre—Evil Head, Fuckenstein, Re-Penetrator to name a few (links NSFW)—porn company Burning Angel just wrapped filming on its spoof of AMC's The Walking Dead. Writer/director/actress Joanna Angel published behind-the-scenes photos of the cast in makeup on her blog.… »1/31/13 12:45pm1/31/13 12:45pm