The Most Accidentally Hilarious Lines From Science Fiction And Fantasy

Sometimes our favorite movies and TV shows feature some hideously ridiculous dialogue. And this nonsensical and melodramatic speech is part of why some movies are such a guilty pleasure. Here are the 10 awesomest lines of unintentionally funny dialogue from science fiction and fantasy movies and television. »11/27/14 2:08pm11/27/14 2:08pm

9 Vital Questions to Ask Before Destroying a City in Your Movie

Everybody loves blowing up major cities in widescreen action movies. Wholesale municipal destruction looks great in 3-D and even better in IMAX, and every movie needs those "trailer moments" regardless of story or plot. But are are nine questions we wish film-makers would ask before destroying another city. »9/03/13 1:09pm9/03/13 1:09pm

China arrests 500 people for believing in tomorrow's Mayan Apocalypse

Here in the United States, we're mostly treating tomorrow's scheduled End of Days as a bit of a joke — but in China, it's deadly serious. At least, serious enough for the Chinese government to round up and detain 500 members of the Church of Almighty God, a Chinese religious sect, for spreading the notion that the… »12/20/12 6:14pm12/20/12 6:14pm

8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse

The world has ended, civilization has collapsed, the undead hordes have overrun everything. We've seen the apocalypse so many times, even Roland Emmerich is bored with it. So what comes next? We've still got some apocalyptic movies to look forward to next year, and post-apocalyptic TV shows like Revolution and Walking… »12/18/12 1:28pm12/18/12 1:28pm

Worried about the apocalypse? Don't be. Here are 10 real dangers to worry about instead.

December 21st grows nigh. Are you worried about the Maya apocalypse? Don't be. As we already told you, the Maya didn't give a shit about your dumb apocalypse. But you already knew that, right? Good. That means you've freed up a bunch of time and energy that you can now devote to panicking about other stuff. There are… »12/11/12 1:26pm12/11/12 1:26pm

How many times do I have to tell you the Maya didn't give a shit about your dumb apocalypse?

There are two things I am pissed about. One, the new age dumbasses who think that the ancient Maya predicted the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012. And two, the people who revel in debunking these predictions based on the logic that all doomsday prophesies are unscientific. Because here is the thing. The issue is not »12/05/12 9:03pm12/05/12 9:03pm

This is the most accurate American election map we've seen yet

There are no red states or blue states. There are purple states. Mauve states. Violet states. You've probably seen maps that depict America's blended political landscape before ("we are not that divided" writes Jesus Diaz over at Gizmodo), but odds are you've never seen one quite like this. It was created by… »11/14/12 11:41am11/14/12 11:41am

Will Obama's second term free him to take bold action on climate change?

The election results indicate it's a win for Obama — but is it a win for climate science? Maybe. Will it be a more central piece of an Obama presidency than a Romney one? Most definitely. Romney's willingness to mock sea level rise (here's the soundbite, in case you somehow missed it being played on repeat in the… »11/07/12 11:00am11/07/12 11:00am

10 Greatest Unintentionally Hilarious Lines from Science Fiction and Fantasy

One of the great joys of watching science fiction and fantasy is to appreciate the unintentionally hilarious lines that come out of people's mouths sometimes. It's inevitable that when you're exploring mind-expanding premises and weird worlds, you're bound to run into some really insane conversations. »8/03/12 1:43pm8/03/12 1:43pm

First English Trailer and Clips from Roland Emmerich's Post-Apocalyptic Hell

Roland Emmerich may have stopped directing apocalyptic films after 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow, but he's still interested in the apocalypse. At least, Emmerich has produced a new film, Hell. We brought you a German-language trailer back in August, but here are two clips, plus an actual English-language trailer. »6/27/12 8:05pm6/27/12 8:05pm