Breaking Up Mulder and Scully Is a Dumb Idea That Will Make The New X-Files Worse

Mulder and Scully on The X-Files are the couple who literally made “shipping” a thing, and they finally got together after years of romantic tension. But now, the new X-Files revival, airing next year, is going to break them up again. We’ve known for a while that this was happening—but yesterday, Chris Carter gave his… »9/15/15 6:03pm9/15/15 6:03pm


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

Here's Dana Scully Saying 'Oh My God' 67 Times Because of Aliens

Yes, I counted. It's called investigative journalism? Maybe you've heard of it? (Sidenote: I may have counted wrong.) In this supercut, America's favorite skeptical Catholic alien autopsist expresses her awe/wonder/horror/surprise/erotic delight(?) by saying "Oh my God" a hilarious number of times. Which is… »8/16/12 4:20pm8/16/12 4:20pm

The Truth Is, Mulder & Scully Are Just “Two 40-Something Adults With Trust Issues”

The X-Files: I Want to Believe premieres today, shrouded in its own set of Clintonian conspiracy theories. Can Agent Scully rekindle our fangirldom? Are our two special agents still an item? Who's the casting director that saw rapper Xzibit and thought "FBI agent?" Oh, and about that plot: it sounds like a mediocre… »7/25/08 2:30pm7/25/08 2:30pm

Dana Scully: Bringing Women Together In Fangirldom For 15 Years

When I was growing up, I felt very alone in my SciFi fandom. I saw the first 4 Star Trek »7/24/08 3:40pm7/24/08 3:40pm movies in an actual theatre (not all first run, obviously). Sunday night dinners were scheduled around . The first movie I remember seeing was . Any friends I had in junior high or high school that watched that kind of shit were…