When an Ordinary Schmo Gets an All-Powerful Sidekick (And Still Can't Catch a Break)

By Amanda Yesilbas and Charlie Jane Anders. It's Monday, the day when we all recognize how powerless we are in the face of a cruel, unbending cosmos. But what if we could have a best friend with the power to reshape reality, or work miracles with the snap of a finger? Our lives would still suck, according to science… »3/25/13 2:28pm3/25/13 2:28pm

R.I.P. Larry Hagman, the Kindest Master an Immortal Superbeing Ever Had

Larry Hagman, who died last night, first came to most people's attention as the male lead of I Dream of Jeannie, a weird clone of Bewitched about an astronaut who becomes the owner of a cute, somewhat overenthusiastic genie in a bottle. She calls him "Master" and tries to please him with her magical powers — but she… »11/24/12 2:00pm11/24/12 2:00pm