Today's Best Media Deals: UK's House of Cards, Fringe, and More

The BBC drama that inspired a hit Netflix original series of the same name is just $19 on Blu-ray today. <Looks at camera> And who ever said there was too much money in politics? [House of Cards Trilogy: The Original UK Series Remastered [Blu-ray], $19] »Today 10:36am

Luke Skywalker Has a Perfectly Good Explanation for His "Flub" in A New Hope

It’s a factoid years old that when Luke emerges from his X-Wing after the Battle of Yavin in A New Hope, the over-excited Mark Hamill accidentally cries “Carrie!” rather than “Leia!” when Carrie Fisher’s Princess comes running into his arms. But did he really? Not according to Luke Skywalker himself. »Today 10:00am

Warner Bros. Wants People to Consider Mad Max: Fury Road for Best Picture

Or, at least, Warner Bros. would like to people to be forced to mention Mad Max: Fury Road when discussing next year’s Academy Awards nominations for Best Picture–for a massive, free amount of publicity, even though it doesn’t really expect Fury Road to get nominated, let alone win. »Today 9:30am

No, Taking Your Coffee Black Does Not Mean You’re More Likely to be a Psychopath

Is that friend who always very politely turns down your offers for cream or sugar very possibly hiding a dark secret, as haters around the internet have been insisting recently? Nah, probably not—but here’s why some people are saying taking your coffee black means you’re more likely to be a psychopath. »Yesterday 2:00pm

MTV's Shannara Chronicles Gets Its PG-13 Game of Thrones On in a Massive New Trailer

So the folks at MTV released a giant, two-minute trailer at New York Comic Con for the upcoming fantasy series The Shannara Chronicles, based on the many, many bestselling novels by Terry Brooks. Much like the book series, I doubt anyone is going to accuse the Shannara show of overwhelming originality, but it still… »Yesterday 7:15pm