How To Rescue Doctor Who's Most Shamefully Underused Companion

The history of Doctor Who is full of supporting characters who were never allowed to develop. Most of the time, the show only has one star. But I can't think of a character who had more untapped potential than Nyssa, companion to the Fourth and Fifth Doctors. Here's how her story could have been something fantastic. » 8/25/14 12:55pm 8/25/14 12:55pm

Twilight Makes for the Best Fanwank Ever

Yesterday's release of Twilight » 11/22/08 1:00pm 11/22/08 1:00pm made certain that your weekend will be filled with the sound of screaming tweeny fangirl hordes, an auditory experience that the movie's lead actor Robert Pattinson described as "terrifying ... like the sound you hear at the gates of hell." It would be easy to hate these creepy,…

Japanese Bars Cater to Fans of Sentient Body Armor

In Tokyo's district for otaku, or mega-fans, two bars will soon be recreating the Gundam anime universe. Featured in countless animated series, Gundam is a world where people wear sentient body armor, or "mobile suits," for fighting. Also, sometimes, for loving. Patrons of the Gundam bars will be served by waitresses… » 12/13/07 7:00am 12/13/07 7:00am