"How Did This Turn Into A Flirty Thing?" Amy Acker Talks Root And Shaw

The new season of Person of Interest plunged us into a dystopian A.I.-monitored world. And all of a sudden, Root is the linchpin of everything, as she helps the undercover Machine Gang. We talked to Amy Acker about Root's new role, her flirtation with Shaw, and whether Root will be meeting Samaritan's right-hand woman… » 9/29/14 4:13pm 9/29/14 4:13pm

The One Time Rick And Morty Almost Went Too Far

For an enlightening peek inside the mind of series creator Justin Roiland before the show's first season finale, check out his interview with Animation World Network. Roiland talks about everything from getting the news about season two to the controversial near-rape scene in "Meeseeks and Destroy." » 4/14/14 4:51pm 4/14/14 4:51pm

The Year's First Must-See Horror Movie Is So Much More Than That

Jennifer Kent's Australian thriller The Babadook is of the big success stories from this year's Sundance Film Festival. The story seems standard enough: A boogieman character named the Babadook terrorizes a single mother, Amelia (Essie Davis) and her son Samuel (Noah Wiseman), who's so poorly behaved, he's a bit of a… » 3/28/14 1:20pm 3/28/14 1:20pm

Mike Mignola's Favorite Artwork From Hellboy's Last 20 Years

On Saturday, March 22nd, Mike Mignola's Hellboy will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of his first comic with celebratory events in comic stores around the world and a massive collection of Mignola's artwork, titled Hellboy: The First 20 Years. We asked the artist to pick his favorite 10 pieces, and… » 3/21/14 1:00pm 3/21/14 1:00pm

A Wonderful Interview with Frank Drake

In June 2012, SETI Institute Board Member Andrew Fraknoi sat down with astrophysicist Frank Drake, father of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, for a fantastic 45-minute interview about Drake's current projects at SETI and the history of his research – including the work that led to the famous equation of … » 2/04/14 10:30am 2/04/14 10:30am

Ever Wonder How Tumblrs Turn Into Books? One Writer's Story

Tim Manley, author of Alice in Tumblr-land: And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation, is living the Tumblr dream right now — his blog, Fairy Tales for Twenty-Somethings, was published by Penguin this fall. Here, we discuss his blog's momentum, his creative process, and the nitty-gritty details of how blogs become… » 11/21/13 2:13pm 11/21/13 2:13pm

Will Oliver be more careful with his secret identity in Arrow season 2?

Tonight sees the season premiere of Arrow, last year's most exciting new show. We caught up with stars Stephen Amell and David Ramsey, plus Malcolm Merlyn actor John Barrowman back at Comic-Con, and they explained to us how Oliver's failure at the end of season one will affect what happens in season two. » 10/09/13 1:25pm 10/09/13 1:25pm

Our exclusive interview with legendary fantasy artist Brom!

Brom is only 48, which is pretty young to have his career summed up in a single book. But the recently released The Art of Brom does just that, from his humble beginnings (seriously, you have to see the dinosaur picture he drew when he was 5) to his reign as one of the fantasy world’s biggest artists to his more… » 8/22/13 9:00am 8/22/13 9:00am

Why Google banned brainteasers from their interview process

How many piano tuners are there in the city of Chicago? As recently as a couple of years ago, knowing how to approach a brainteaser like this might have helped land you a job at Google. The company used to pose stumpers like this in a lot of their interviews, but the practice was recently banned. In a recent interview… » 6/25/13 3:30pm 6/25/13 3:30pm

Gender-swapping superhero's creator responds to right-wing backlash

In SheZow, a 12-year-old boy accidentally puts on a magic ring that turns him into a female superhero, known as SheZow. It's an excuse for lots of fish-out-of-water comedy and some personal growth. Or, if you're Breitbart News, it's a left-wing conspiracy. We talked to SheZow's creator about the controversy. » 5/30/13 12:21pm 5/30/13 12:21pm

Why the Venture Bros. creators want you to know nothing about Season 5

Venture Bros. creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer don’t want to reveal anything about the long-awaited season 5 premiere, which airs at midnight on Adult Swim this Sunday. But they're also in the position of promoting the show to people who are dying to know what to expect. The result? One awkward but highly… » 5/30/13 8:00am 5/30/13 8:00am

Simon Pegg's Star Trek Reboot Theory: Is this the "Mirror " Crew?

Star Trek Into Darkness uses physical sets instead of greenscreen, as much as possible — they even filmed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, for a key sequence aboard the Enterprise. And when we talked to Simon Pegg and John Cho yesterday, they told us some of their Enterprise scenes were so demanding, Pegg actually… » 5/09/13 3:40pm 5/09/13 3:40pm

Wilmer Valderrama: The season finale of Awake will blow your mind

Just how wild will the universe-hopping show Awake get? It's building towards a massive, surprising climax, according to co-star Wilmer Valderrama. "We just shot the season finale last week, and let me just tell you: Where this show is going, it's so ridiculously unpredictable that it's just so much fun. Everything is… » 3/07/12 4:30pm 3/07/12 4:30pm