The "Add Drama" Button is the best thing you will see today

TNT has rolled out another "Add Drama" marketing campaign, and this one is even better than the last. Watch as innocent bystanders make terrible things happen to the folks around them, in the name of "drama." Love this commercial — here's hoping it someday comes to the states without causing a full blown panic. » 1/25/13 11:25am 1/25/13 11:25am

What's the future of having multiple personas online?

Everybody's probably experimented, at one time or another, with creating alternate personas. After all, one of the big promises of the internet was always that you could reinvent yourself — and that different iterations of your "self" could coexist at the same time. » 6/29/12 3:40pm 6/29/12 3:40pm

Science Fiction Was Made For Radio, BBC Says

BBC Radio is launching a huge science fiction "drama season" that will span three stations in the month of March: Radio 3, Radio 4, and BBC 7. Audio plays, including adaptations of Arthur C. Clarke's Rendezvous With Rama » 9/30/08 1:00pm 9/30/08 1:00pm and Iain M. Banks' (adapted by Paul Cornell), will air during Radio 3's Afternoon Play, Classic…

Alien Torture Porn Is The Only Good Part Of Torchwood

This scene from last night's Torchwood almost made me puke and cry, it was that good. The whole business with the callous humans abusing yet another alien visitor for financial gain was incredibly well done, and really horrifying. It was one of the best examples of a humans-are-the-real-monsters story ever.… » 2/07/08 2:30pm 2/07/08 2:30pm

Wikipedia is No Place for Alien Civilizations

George Dvorsky reports over at Sentient Developments that the Wikipedia community has deleted a perfectly reasonable entry on astrosociobiology, "the speculative scientific study of extraterrestrial civilizations and their possible social characteristics and developmental tendencies." People like Carl Sagan and… » 12/14/07 7:00am 12/14/07 7:00am