Concept Art Writing Prompt: Gentleman Godzilla goes out for a stroll

Fire up your keyboards, kids; it's time for another Concept Art Writing Prompt. This week's writing prompt features a familiar character: the one, the only Godzilla. Will your flash fiction piece star the famed Japanese monster? Or will you give this parasol-wielding lizard man an entirely different identity? Post your … » 1/28/12 11:00am 1/28/12 11:00am

Searching for Godzilla

Over the past few weeks, we've sought to understand the science behind the unfolding disaster in Japan. But a fascinating statistic from Wikipedia shows that hits on "Godzilla" jumped tremendously after the disaster too. What does this say about us? » 3/22/11 11:51am 3/22/11 11:51am

Internal Organs that Allow Giant Monsters to Breathe Fire

If you've ever wondered why Mothra is able to shoot vast amounts of webbing out of his beaky mouth, the mystery is now solved. Pink Tentacle points out » 10/27/08 7:30am 10/27/08 7:30am a series of images from that explain it all to you. He's scanned and Flickr'd some vintage kaiju images that show us the internal organs of all your favorite giant…

Nevermind the Monster — Cloverfield Is All About 9/11

All this rampant speculation about the Cloverfield monster has been distraction from the real thrill of the movie: Getting to watch a reenactment of 9/11 without all the scary political implications and the guilt over one's fascination with mass death. Like the disturbing original Gojira from 1954, Cloverfield is a… » 1/18/08 8:40am 1/18/08 8:40am