The Best Cylon Design Is Being Turned Into A Cutesy Funko Pop

Okay, it's ending may have caused a lot of anger, but on the whole the Battlestar Galactica reboot was pretty great. Its redesign for the Cylons was great, too — but nothing beats the retro-tastic original Cylon design. All the more better then that it's the Classic Battlestar Galactica getting the Funko treatment! » 3/26/15 3:00am Thursday 3:00am

Syfy Confirms That Ascension Is Dead

Ascension looked like a return to Syfy's glory days of Battlestar Galactica-style dark space opera. But thanks to some ill-conceived twists, it ended up feeling kind of pointless, instead. And now, Syfy has confirmed that Ascension will never return. » 3/10/15 6:00pm 3/10/15 6:00pm

Which Classic Science Fiction Do You Not Understand The Nostalgia For?

Science fiction looks to the future, but its past is also full of riches and wonders. There are so many movies, books, TV shows, games and comics to love. And then there are some things that it's hard to believe anyone remembers fondly. Which SF or fantasy story do you not understand the nostalgia for? » 12/25/14 2:32pm 12/25/14 2:32pm

Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren't Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they're alike.) But it's not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don't revolve around… » 12/16/14 8:00am 12/16/14 8:00am

The Exact Moment When Battlestar Galactica Won Our Hearts Forever  

With its new show Ascension, Syfy hopes to return us to its Battlestar Galactica glory days. But let's hope Syfy doesn't forget the most important lesson from BSG's success: Sometimes a simple idea carries the most weight. BSG dropped the loudest, most reverberating space mic ever, and a lot of its power came from one… » 12/12/14 8:24am 12/12/14 8:24am

Get Excited For This New Exhibit Of Iconic Science Fiction Props 

Seattle's EMP Museum dedicates most of its square footage to rock music (including an entire room of historically significant guitars), but the venue also hosts a steady stream of exhibits and events dedicated to other pop-culture avenues, especially science fiction. » 12/10/14 5:30pm 12/10/14 5:30pm

11 Fan Theories That Are Better Than The Actual Story

Fan theories can be wonderful and strange, but sometimes a fan will come up with an idea that's even better than the official story. Here are just some of the fan theories that actually make a lot of sense—and would actually improve the stories they come from. » 12/09/14 10:07am 12/09/14 10:07am

Video Proof That We Must Restore The Original Battlestar Galactica

What would the original Batttlestar Galactica series look like if it was remastered, and rereleased? It would look a lot like this, and this is awesome. » 11/21/14 3:17pm 11/21/14 3:17pm

Which Mutineer Or Traitor Actually Had A Valid Point?

Nobody likes a turncoat. When somebody abandons their friends and becomes an enemy, we always assume they're a monster. But what if they're right? Which characters from science fiction and fantasy had good reasons to betray or abandon their comrades? » 11/21/14 2:35pm 11/21/14 2:35pm

RIP Glen Larson, Creator Of Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider And More

Legendary TV creator Glen A. Larson has passed away at the age of 77 from esophageal cancer. He created the original Battlestar Galactica TV series, brought Buck Rogers to TV, and the kitschy '80s hit Knight Rider and the less fortunate but cult favorite Manimal and Automan series. » 11/16/14 8:00am 11/16/14 8:00am

Glen A. Larson, creator of numerous shows including Knight Rider and the original Battlestar Galactica, has passed away. The LA Times is reporting that Larson died due to complications from esophageal cancer. Our condolences to his family. » 11/15/14 2:10pm 11/15/14 2:10pm

Battlestar Galactica with Top Gun music is as perfect as you'd expect

Nick Acosta is a man of many talents - not only have we featured his gorgeous Star Trek Cinerama pictures on the site before, but it turns out he's got a pretty good eye for rescoring, too, as this genius mashup between Battlestar Galactica and Top Gun proves. Get ready for a lot of Danger Zone. » 11/12/14 12:01am 11/12/14 12:01am

The Trailer For This Drug-Dystopia Movie Really Will Get You Hooked

With just one trailer, the futuristic thriller Narcopolis has gone from being off the radar to being one of next year's most anticipated films. With a cast that includes Brazil's Jonathan Pryce, this movie looks both slick and thought-provoking. Let's hope the whole thing is as good as this first hit. » 11/05/14 8:00pm 11/05/14 8:00pm

Are You Hurting Your Brain By "Hate-Watching" Bad Television?

Everybody does it. We obsessively watch TV shows that we kind of despise, and then we mock them, and complain about them on the internet afterwards. "Hate-watching" is a thing now. What's going on — are we just masochists? Are we doing serious damage to our bodies? What's the worst thing that could happen to us? » 11/03/14 12:18pm 11/03/14 12:18pm

Who's The Most Fascinatingly Self-Destructive Character Of All Time?

We love to watch heroes triumph over dreadful odds — but there's also something kind of irresistible about a hero who struggles with self-destructive impulses. Oftentimes the best characters are the ones who circle the abyss? But who's the best self-destructive character in science fiction or fantasy? » 10/28/14 2:38pm 10/28/14 2:38pm

The 10 Most Expensive Flops In Television History

Every time a TV show gets greenlit, it's a huge gamble. Networks stake millions of dollars on risky ideas, that need to bring back audiences week after week. Sometimes it pays off — Lost and Game of Thrones cost a lot of money — but sometimes it doesn't. Here are the 10 most expensive failed TV shows of all time. » 10/23/14 10:26am 10/23/14 10:26am

What Makes Outlander So Similar to Battlestar Galactica?

Ever since Battlestar Galactica went off the air, we've been waiting to see what series creator Ron Moore would do next. After a few false starts, he finally claimed a new series as his own: Outlander, a fantasy romance that on its surface couldn't be more unlike Battlestar. But the two shows have a lot in common. » 10/16/14 3:20pm 10/16/14 3:20pm

So You Want To Be A TV Writer? Showrunners Share Their Writing Secrets!

The "writers' room" of a television show is a magical place , where creativity flows and awesome ideas are generated. But how do you keep "the room" happy and focused? Some of the top showrunners, including Joss Whedon, share their secrets in this exclusive excerpt from the book Showrunners. » 9/02/14 12:49pm 9/02/14 12:49pm

Clockwork Cylons? Looks Like Battlestar Galactica Just Got Steampunked

Yes, Battlestar Galactica has officially been has gone from 1980 to 1880 in Dynamite's new comic. Plus Grant Morrison takes control of DC's multiverse, Valiant's Archer and Armstrong meet their match in Quantum & Woody, and so much more, all in this week's comics. » 8/19/14 4:00pm 8/19/14 4:00pm

The Greatest Friendships From Science Fiction And Fantasy Television

What keeps us coming back to television shows, week after week? It's not the fantastic worlds, or the cool plots, or the mystery arcs. It's the characters, and their relationships. A lot of the best TV shows feature characters who are friends, and you want to be part of it. But what are the best friendships from… » 8/06/14 2:14pm 8/06/14 2:14pm