Genre Actors Who've Owned More Than One Iconic Role

When an actor takes on a huge, break-out role, he or she runs a huge risk of getting typecast. This is what leads to things like Leonard Nimoy writing I Am Not Spock. But occasionally, an actor won't just play one iconic, famous character – they'll play two, or three. Here's a list of the genre actors who were either… » 9/13/13 12:35pm 9/13/13 12:35pm

10 Fictional Scientists We Wish Were Real

Tonight sees the season finale of Fringe, giving us one last look at the brilliant insanity of Walter Bishop. While we love Walter, we're not sure if it would be a good thing if he existed in real life — but there are plenty of fictional scientists we wish were for real. Both for their awesome inventions, and for… » 5/11/12 10:13am 5/11/12 10:13am

What If Your Blog Became A Future Society's Mythology?

MGM isn't just remaking Bill and Ted, it's also greenlit a new spec script that sounds very Bill and Ted-esque. Bobism is about a shy college kid who discovers that life 1,000 years in the future is entirely based on his blog. (I'm guessing he learns this from time travelers.) Writer Ben Wexler has mostly done work… » 4/14/08 12:39pm 4/14/08 12:39pm

Party On With Little Known Excellent Adventures

Ignore rumors of a most heinous remake; there's really only one place to go for more excellent adventures from William S. Preston and Ted Theodore Logan, and that's the semi-forgotten 1991 comic spin-off Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Comic Book. It comes right from the pen of Space Ghost: Coast to Coast writer (and … » 4/14/08 6:30am 4/14/08 6:30am

Bill And Ted's Completely Unnecessary Remake

Click to viewAnother classic science fiction franchise is getting the "reboot" treatment, but its biggest star could be even harder to recast than William Shatner's Captain Kirk. A new Bill And Ted movie finally got the green light — probably from the same people at MGM who thought that War Games sequel was a good… » 4/03/08 6:30am 4/03/08 6:30am