All The Reasons To Get Excited About Horror Movies In 2014

So far, it's been an exciting year for horror. Afflicted is a "damn fine film," The Babadook is a must see, and Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the most gorgeous horror films ever. 2014 is really shaping out to be a great year for horror, and it's not over yet. Here are several reasons to be thrilled about the future… » 4/09/14 9:48am 4/09/14 9:48am

In the webcomic Trying Human a Grey falls in love with an alien abductee

Day in and day out, UFO technicians trot in sleepy, naked humans, subject them to all manner of probing, and then tuck them back into their beds. But what happens when one of those Grey aliens looks at a human with something more than cold, scientific interest? What happens when a Grey finds himself falling for one of… » 2/25/12 8:30am 2/25/12 8:30am

In Fire in the Sky, extraterrestrials need confused loggers

Fire in the Sky is a 1993 alien abduction melodrama based on the true story of Travis Walton, a forestry worker who was allegedly abducted for five days in 1975 after an alien encounter in Arizona's Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. » 5/07/11 2:30pm 5/07/11 2:30pm

Watch Van Halen’s Sammy Hagar reenact his alien abduction on TV

In case you were confused as to exactly how Van Halen's Sammy Hagar was abducted by aliens (something he admitted to last month in his new autobiography Red), Hagar reenacted the entire horrific experience on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch. » 4/20/11 9:55am 4/20/11 9:55am

The night Nathan Fillion was abducted by aliens

Last night Castle cracked an alien abduction case in "Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind." An astrophysicist dies of explosive decompression - so naturally aliens did it. We love it when Castle gets spliced with a little X-Files. » 11/16/10 9:55am 11/16/10 9:55am

Don't eat dinner while watching this alien abduction scene

Seriously, this alien-probe-tastic scene from Night Skies does not go with food. Partly because the poor humans are imprisoned with what looks like Ramen noodles and string cheese. And partly because of the whole revolting aliens-stole-my-baby thing. » 6/22/10 6:00pm 6/22/10 6:00pm

Alien abductees star in a spacefaring comedy of errors

A crew of alien activists kidnap six human misfits in Christopher Baldwin's new webcomic Spacetrawler. Can a hedonist, a gal raised by coyotes, a vegan peacenik, a tech whiz, and a cranky alien pilot all learn to get along? » 5/28/10 10:00am 5/28/10 10:00am

Bathe in the unearthly light of alien abductions, with UFO lamps

When the aliens finally come to sweep you up into their tentacled embrace, their dazzling lights may disorient you so much, you'll be helpless to stop them. So it's best to prepare by getting one of Jason Dietz's UFO lamps. » 5/25/10 5:30pm 5/25/10 5:30pm

More Proof That Aliens Want Our Beef

Friday, we showed you incontrovertible proof that a UFO abducted a poor, defenseless cow. Still not convinced? Well, UFOlogists have analyzed the photos, and they're seeing hooves. » 10/12/09 3:30pm 10/12/09 3:30pm

Utterly Compelling Evidence That A Cow Was Abducted By A UFO

I'm usually suspicious of alien abduction reports. But you have to believe it when somebody says they saw a cow zooming through the sky for a UFO rendezvous. It's just too weird to be fake - as these pictures prove! » 10/09/09 8:40am 10/09/09 8:40am

Make Your Own Thought-Screen Helmet and Prevent Alien Abduction

If you suffer from alien abductions and have a craftsy streak, we've got the perfect project for you this holiday season. The helpful folks over at have put together a simple how-to for crafting your own "thought screen helmet" (pictured) from just $30 worth of materials. No, we're not kidding - and… » 11/24/08 3:00pm 11/24/08 3:00pm

Tina Fey Uses Her Jedi Mind Powers

Liz Lemon, the sexy comedienne played by Tina Fey in NBC's 30 Rock » 11/08/08 1:00pm 11/08/08 1:00pm, knows a foolproof way to get out of jury duty every single time her number is up. It involves a Princess Leia costume and a dash of mind control; if you missed it, you'd better check out this 7-second video dose of hilarity. In fact, last Thursday's…

If You Can Read This, You Might Be An Alien Abductee

Click to viewA few days ago, the Weird Universe blog dug up a 1993 report on a UFO abduction survey, investigated by sociology professor Ted Goertzel at Rutgers University. The report was checking into a previous study's claim that 3.7 million Americans were suffering from "UFO abduction syndrome." While the Goertzel… » 7/13/08 4:00pm 7/13/08 4:00pm

Abducting Humans Is Never Easy

Disney / Pixar's short film Lifted actually screened in theaters before Ratatouille, but if you never saw this flick in theaters, you might have missed this little gem of a short. Directed by Gary Rydstrom (who has been nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won three, all for sound design), its the story of an… » 2/21/08 3:00pm 2/21/08 3:00pm