Gods Of Egypt Director And Studio: "Our Casting Choices Should Have Been More Diverse"

When the trailer for Gods of Egypt came out earlier this month, everyone noticed a couple of things: it’s cast was predominantly Caucasian, which is weird, considering where and when it was set. Now, the studio and director have admitted that they could have done better there. »22 minutes ago11/28/15 10:05am


Saturday's Best Deals: Black Friday Leftovers, Cheap Gift Ideas, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »Today 9:05am11/28/15 9:05am

#BlackFridayParking Highlights Just How Much of the US Is Wasted on Parking Lots

A quick survey of any big-box store will show you that Americans devote far too much real estate to the parking of their vehicles. But wait, argue businesses, we need that parking for our customers! Yet even today, on the biggest shopping day of the year, chances are the parking lots near you are nowhere near full.… »Today 9:00am11/28/15 9:00am

These New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Posters Are The Ultimate Nostalgia Play

Han, Leia, Luke! Practical effects! X-Wings and TIE Fighters! All that classic music! Empires and Rebels! A lot of the impetus of The Force Awakens’s marketing has been the emphasis on nostalgia for the three movies of the original trilogy. Now there are three new amazing retro posters to add to that nostalgia. »Yesterday 5:30pm11/27/15 5:30pm

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Is An Honest To God Delight

This is not exactly a spoiler, but not a lot happens in the first issue of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Like many first issues in Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” universe, it spends a lot of time setting up the tone of the book going forward. And Moon Girl’s tone is so unrepentantly joyful, it doesn’t matter. »Yesterday 4:30pm11/27/15 4:30pm

The Best Black Friday Deals

You’ve reached our hub for all the best Black Friday deals! As you’ve probably already figured out, “Black Friday” is a bit of a misnomer; many of the best deals are available up to a week in advance. Luckily for you, we’ll be adding them all here as they go live, so you can focus on stuffing your face and trying not… »Yesterday 4:05pm11/27/15 4:05pm

Charles Stross Reveals How His Laundry Files World Is About to Change Forever

When Charles Stross isn’t writing mind-blowing space opera about the future of banking, he’s the ultra-prolific author of two long-running series. And one of those, the Laundry Files, has won praise (and a Best Novella Hugo) for its look at a spy agency that deals with other-worldly threats. »Yesterday 3:30pm11/27/15 3:30pm

The Most Wonderfully Alternative Families in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The holiday season has officially begun, and of course the holidays are a time for families. But science fiction and fantasy readers know that families come in all shapes and configurations. Here are 30 of the most wonderfully alternative families in science fiction and fantasy. »Yesterday 3:00pm11/27/15 3:00pm

How Did Doctor Who Manage To Waste a Companion Like Clara Oswald?

It’s official: Clara Oswald has left the building, and Clara’s final season of Doctor Who is coming to a close—making her, depending on how you chart it, one of the longest-running companions in history. But even with all that time on the show, it never felt like Doctor Who knew how to solve a problem like Clara. »Yesterday 1:00pm11/27/15 1:00pm