These Are Some of the Most Intriguing Young-Adult Novels Coming Out in 2016

Young-adult fiction is become more mature, as a publishing category. And that means that instead of a host of cookie-cutter books, that are all “dystopias” or whatnot, there’s a huge variety of subjects. ReadBreatheRelax has a great list of YA books coming in 2016, and what’s great is they all sound pretty different… »20 minutes ago11/30/15 2:30pm

Someone Actually Outbadassed Darth Vader in Marvel's Star Wars Crossover

Marvel’s new Star Wars crossover event, Vader Down, is pretty much all about reminding us that Darth Vader is not a Sith Lord to be trifled with. And while Vader does get some nifty moments in the event’s second part, the best moment comes thanks to a member of the comic’s amazing supporting cast. »Today 1:30pm11/30/15 1:30pm

How the Andrea Yates Tragedy Changed the Way We Think About Mental Illness

Even people who don’t follow crime know the name Andrea Yates. On June 20, 2001—six months after giving birth to her fifth baby in seven years—the former nurse, who suffered from severe postpartum depression, drowned each child in the family bathtub. Then, she called 911: “I just killed my kids.” »Today 12:00pm11/30/15 12:00pm

Badass Toy Hacker Converts Hasbro's New TIE Fighter Into a Flying Drone

We’ve all had flying toys that don’t actually fly. From little tin planes to hulking Millennium Falcon replicas, it’s fun to imagine if the toy worked like the real thing. Well, one anonymous quadcopter enthusiast didn’t imagine with his new Hasbro First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter. He made it fly. »Today 11:30am11/30/15 11:30am

Peter Jackson Filmed a Mini-Episode of Doctor Who to Announce He's Directing a Full Episode of Doctor Who

Peter Jackson just dropped a video “announcement” on his Facebook page to confirm something we first heard rumblings about three years ago: The director of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies will be bringing his skills to an upcoming episode of Doctor Who. »Today 10:30am11/30/15 10:30am

Why Did Marvel Say No to a Doctor Strange Movie From Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro?

It’s pretty cool that Marvel’s sorcerer supreme is making his way to the movies. You know what might have been cooler? A weird and wonderful look at the mystical side of Marvel comics from two icons of modern fantasy: Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro. However, Marvel apparently disagrees. »Today 9:30am11/30/15 9:30am

You Won't Need To Empty Out Gringotts To Afford All The Harry Potter Films Today

Have any Harry Potter fans (including yourself) on your holiday wishlist? All 8 films can be had on Blu-ray for $35, or DVD for $25, today only. Or, if you’re feeling particularly magical, summon forth the 31-disc Hogwarts Collection for an all-time low $90. That box includes all eight films on Blu-ray and DVD, plus… »Today 9:08am11/30/15 9:08am

We Could Be Getting TWO Live-Action Versions of the Teen Titans Soon!

Tom Holland talks about what makes Spider-Man unique in the Marvel movieverse. Glean some hints from The Force Awakens’ soundtrack. The Arrow producers tease a dark moment for Oliver. Plus, a new glimpse at Agent Carter, clips from Supergirl, and new pictures from Doctor Who’s season finale. Spoilers! »Today 9:00am11/30/15 9:00am