Why Richard Nixon Should Be Your Dystopian President

The latest Futurama movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs, found Richard Nixon's head still president of an increasingly crappy Earth, and Nixon will again take the highest office in next year's Watchmen. In fact, if there's a vaguely dystopian alternate history or future, chances are there's a Nixon to run it. But as… » 7/06/08 9:00am 7/06/08 9:00am

Evil Outer Space Dictators Just Want Kittens

At least one good thing came out of our Knight Rider watching last night, and that was this credit card commercial that we almost missed while whizzing by in TiVo light-speed. An evil galactic ruler and his army of red robo-clones stand poised for dominance, and he uses his newfound power to create his own credit card, … » 2/18/08 9:40am 2/18/08 9:40am