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True Detective's Second-to-Last Episode Gets Lost in the Dark

It’s nearly the end of the line for True Detective’s second season, and if “Black Maps and Motel Rooms” is any indication, none of our troubled leads are heading toward anything resembling closure or a happy ending. (Remember how season one finished?) And everyone is in the same state of mind: desperation. » 8/03/15 11:36am 10 minutes ago

Maybe Maisie Williams' Doctor Who Role Isn't What We All Thought It Was

Spider-Man is definitely in Civil War—and his appearance has already been filmed. Gotham loses two comic book characters. There’ll be less trick-shot action in Ash vs Evil Dead. Weird Al Yankovic is playing a major DC Comics villain. Plus brief teasers for Jessica Jones and Vixen, and what’s next on Zoo. Spoilers Get! » 8/03/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

Asimov's Yeast Vats May Be the Real Future of Food

Isaac Asimov and other classic sci-fi writers envisioned a future in which great vats of yeast or bacteria could feed humanity. We’re not there yet, but today’s startups are using yeast cultures to produce milk, egg whites, and even coffee. And if you’re not sure about yeast-brewed egg whites, you can always try… » 8/02/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

The New Ghostbusters Visit Boston Hospital In Full Costume

Celebrities visiting a hospital has been a cool thing to do for a while now: Christian Bale and Chris Pratt have been known to stop by to cheer up kids. The latest feel-good story comes with the new cast of Ghostbusters, who stopped by Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston yesterday. » 8/02/15 2:03pm Yesterday 2:03pm

A Xena Reboot Is Coming, But Probably Without Lucy Lawless  

The reboot factory is rolling out yet another old television favorite: Xena: The Warrior Princess. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be able to see Lucy Lawless reprise her role as the former warlord-turned-hero. “I really couldn’t live that life,” Lawless said during the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual… » 8/02/15 4:39pm Yesterday 4:39pm

Gillian Anderson REALLY Wants Lego to Make an Official X-Files Set

On July 24th, goddess of beauty and science, Gillian Anderson (AKA Scully on The X-Files) announced on Twitter that “it’s time to start an X-Files Lego campaign.” I want to believe this will happen. Since this is 2015, Anderson took her campaign to twitter to rally the troops! » 8/02/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm