Who's The Most Hilariously (Or Painfully) Conceited Character?

You have to have a pretty high opinion of yourself to venture into space, or fight monsters, or try to take over the world. But some people's self-esteem is just too high. Who's the most amusingly (or annoyingly) conceited character in science fiction and fantasy? » 4/25/14 3:05pm 4/25/14 3:05pm

12 Most Codependent Supervillains of All Time

Some villains strive for wealth and power. Some villains strive for glory. But a surprising number of villains are motivated solely by their tangled relationships with the hero. These are love-hate relationships, in which the villain just wants to impress the hero or spend quality time together. Here are the 12 most… » 2/26/14 10:03am 2/26/14 10:03am

Dr. Horrible 2 is still in the pipeline, with "many songs written"

Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog was this perfect little burst of musical-theater supervillainy, which rocked the internet... and then there was no more. Are we going to have to summon the Evil League of Evil to get us a sequel? Apparently not. It's still happening... just very, very slowly. » 2/14/14 12:43pm 2/14/14 12:43pm

Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses Of All Time

Attention evil geniuses! Do you know the ten terrible mistakes that can doom your brilliantest imbroglios to bitter failure? Study the examples of the ten most moronic super-geniuses of all time, and avoid their dreadful fates! Don't fear the spoilers... » 7/01/13 10:19am 7/01/13 10:19am

Much Ado About Nothing proves Joss Whedon is still a comedy genius

Shakespeare wrote several "comedies," and some of them are still funny today. (As You Like It and Twelfth Night come to mind.) But Much Ado About Nothing is not one of the funny ones. Unless it's being filmed by Joss Whedon, in which case it's fall-out-of-your-seat, holy-shit-can't-breathe funny. » 6/07/13 2:11pm 6/07/13 2:11pm

Myths About Joss Whedon (That Keep Non-Whedonistas Away)

Absolutely everybody on the planet saw Joss Whedon's The Avengers a few times — but still, many of our fellow humans have yet to delve into the Whedon back catalog. Possibly even including you. With Whedon filming the pilot for his new S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show right now, this is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the… » 2/08/13 12:55pm 2/08/13 12:55pm

Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses Of All Time

Attention evil geniuses! Do you know the ten terrible mistakes that can doom your brilliantest imbroglios to bitter failure? Study the examples of the ten most moronic super-geniuses of all time, and avoid their dreadful fates! Don't fear the spoilers... » 12/25/12 10:00am 12/25/12 10:00am

This Dr. Horrible T-shirt is worth cheering for

We've seen a lot of Dr. Horrible T-shirts, but this might be the coolest yet. This is your chance to sport the work of Joe "Joebot" Spiotto, who did that amazing River Tam & the Fireflies album cover a couple years ago, and then followed it up with similar artwork for Buffy and Dr. Horrible. You can get this awesome… » 11/06/12 3:43pm 11/06/12 3:43pm

Neil Patrick Harris teams up with Donald Glover for Adventure Time's…

If you liked the Adventure Time episode where Neil Patrick Harris played the male counterpart to Princess Bubblegum, Prince Gumball, then the sequel is going to send you over the Moon. NPH is back as Prince Gumball in the episode "Bad Little Boy" — but also, Community's Donald Glover is playing Marshall Lee, the male… » 10/12/12 10:06am 10/12/12 10:06am

The Dr. Horrible television premiere was a glimpse of the post-TV future

Last night marked the first broadcast TV airing of the web sensation Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. I didn't watch it. Sorry CW network, but I've already got the whole thing memorized from watching it repeatedly online and on DVD. But I loved seeing everybody from Felicia Day to my geeky friends tweeting about it —… » 10/10/12 2:10pm 10/10/12 2:10pm

Dr. Horrible is even cuter as an Anime Musical

What if Neil Patrick Harris and Felicia Day from the beloved Dr. Horrible series were pointy jawed anime creations? It could potentially look a lot like this! One clever fan recut Steins;Gate AMV so that the characters belt out Dr. Horrible's "Freeze Ray" ballad. » 10/03/12 1:42pm 10/03/12 1:42pm

Geeking Out About Storytelling with Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon is in the unique position of being both a cult icon and a huge mainstream creator, thanks to projects like Firefly and The Avengers. But both halves of his success spring from his ability to create addictive stories, that leave you desperate to know what happens next. » 7/19/12 7:00am 7/19/12 7:00am

Watch Neil Patrick Harris' soul evaporate a little more in the first …

You'd better hope Joss Whedon gets around to filming Dr. Horrible 2 soon — or else Neil Patrick Harris may already have lost too much of his inner soul essence to those all-devouring blue plastic monstrosities. NPH is filming a sequel to last year's The Smurfs, and here's your first set photo. Looks like a wedding? Or… » 7/10/12 4:26pm 7/10/12 4:26pm

What will Joss Whedon's next project really be?

Now that Joss Whedon has joined the tiny club of directors whose films have made over a billion dollars, there's tons of speculation about what's next for the no-longer-a-cult icon. People are dragging lists of Whedon's unfinished projects out of mothballs — the Guardian suggests maybe he'll decide to make a Buffy » 5/14/12 1:35pm 5/14/12 1:35pm

Why does Joss Whedon always kill the characters we love?

Joss Whedon. He's bloodthirstier than a hundred vampires. He'll kill off characters just to make a point, or to supply a story beat, or just because his assistant didn't get the right cream cheese for his bagel today. Why is he the grim reaper, and why do we continue supporting him in his murder spree? Find out in… » 4/27/12 1:30pm 4/27/12 1:30pm

Dr. Horrible sequel could be filming as soon as this summer

Speaking of comebacks... Joss Whedon says that the long-awaited sequel to Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, his hit webseries from a couple years ago, could finally be on track soon. » 3/15/12 12:40pm 3/15/12 12:40pm

First Clip of Neil Patrick Harris as a Singing Prince Gumball in a…

It's the awesome thing you didn't even know you desperately needed. Dr. Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris, guest stars in a special episode of Adventure Time next Monday — and now the show is Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake! » 8/30/11 2:55pm 8/30/11 2:55pm

Come watch Serenity and Dr. Horrible with Joss Whedon in person!

Joss Whedon is busy filming The Avengers, but he's going to take an evening out of his busy schedule to help avenge women and girls who face discrimination and violence. (Well, maybe not quite "avenge." Possibly "support" might be better.) » 5/09/11 4:25pm 5/09/11 4:25pm

The Evil League of Pizza: Dr. Horrible's Bad Horse has opened a…

You'd best eat in this restaurant, or he'll make you his mare. Bad Horse Pizza will open tomorrow at 5 PM in Harlem, and they're offering free beer or wine to customers who prove themselves through feats of strength. » 3/31/11 3:30pm 3/31/11 3:30pm