The 19th Century Blueprint For A Massive Mind-Control Machine

James Tilly Matthews was a peace activist 200 years ago, during the Napoleonic Wars. He was confined to Bedlam asylum because he attributed the bloody conflict to a secret society using futuristic mind-control devices, which he illustrated in exquisite detail, rivaling the technical drawings of engineers. » 11/21/14 10:50am 11/21/14 10:50am

This Week's TV: The Most Epic Celebration of Joss Whedon's Firefly!

You may already know everything there is to know about Firefly — but you still might discover something new from the huge extravaganza airing this week. Syfy comes up with a novel explanation for where superstorms come from: ghosts! Also, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes proves once and for all that it deserved a… » 11/05/12 9:00am 11/05/12 9:00am

This Week's Must-Watch Television Event: a Monty Python Spectacular!

This week's episode of American Horror Story: Asylum is all about a massive storm devastating the Northeastern United States... coincidence, or demonic inspiration? Also, there's one of the weirdest-sounding Monty Python specials ever, combining animation and the voice of a dead Python. Ben Edlund is back, and doing… » 10/29/12 9:00am 10/29/12 9:00am

Exclusive First Look at the Raw Terror (and Shirtlessness) in Bedlam

Want to see an excellent example of spooky terror done right on television? Check out this exclusive clip from Saturday's new episode of Bedlam on BBC America. Leah (Kara Tointon) is trapped in an underground garage, where the lights keep going out, and someone — or something — is following her. » 10/06/11 1:30pm 10/06/11 1:30pm

Stay tuned after Doctor Who for Bedlam's creepy, sexy ghost stories

We still have to wait another week to discover American Horror Story's fetishy brand of haunted house story — but there's another haunting coming to television this weekend. BBC America is debuting the first episode of Bedlam, a show about the ghosts of a mental asylum, right after the Doctor Who season finale. » 9/30/11 2:44pm 9/30/11 2:44pm