Prince, the Great Unsung Fantasy Storyteller

Prince may call himself the Purple Yoda — but when he tries to tell a sweeping, transformative story, he always reaches for fantasy, not science fiction. Prince's career is littered with weird little magical adventures, and it might even be fair to call him the Tolkien of funk. (Or maybe, just the Purple Hobbit.) » 7/27/12 1:45pm 7/27/12 1:45pm

Soak Your Head With The Greatest Cocktails From Science Fiction

After a long week of conquering the stars — which may seem like decades to a stationary observer — you deserve a stiff drink. Luckily, science fiction has a huge selection of bizarre cocktails, from the Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster to the Flaming Rum Monkey. Sure, some of them may be poisonous to humans, but that's… » 5/09/08 11:25am 5/09/08 11:25am

Spot the Scifi Cliche! A Drinking Game

Click to viewIf only there was some way to evaluate the goodness or badness of science fiction, according to an objective scale. It would put an end to all fannish arguments, not to mention that whole "varying tastes" thing. Luckily, we've got the very thing, just in time for the weekend. And to increase its value to… » 2/08/08 3:00pm 2/08/08 3:00pm

Genocidal Aliens Have A Pure Artistic Vision

If only Spielberg's War Of The Worlds movie had looked as cool as this painted concept art, we'd still be rewatching it. The concept art is often grander and bigger than what ends up on the screen — even for movies we love — because of real-world constraints. Click through for a gallery of the greatest concept art… » 1/25/08 4:10pm 1/25/08 4:10pm