Pittacus Lore, the Ancient Alien Who Likes to Write About Teenage Heavy…

Pittacus Lore is an Elder of the Lorien civilization, who for some reason enjoys writing books where he painstakingly documents the make-out sessions of the teenagers of his race. (Actually, Pittacus Lore was originally a pseudonym for James Frey and his co-author Jobie Hughes — who did the bulk of the writing on I Am… » 8/17/12 1:04pm 8/17/12 1:04pm

I Am Number Four: Because you don't deserve anything better

It's no accident that the hero of I Am Number Four has a number instead of a name. He's a cipher. One of the most generic heroes ever created, he has absolutely nothing to distinguish him from every other rebellious/angsty teenage hero ever. And he's the perfect hero for this "alien in high school" story, which is a… » 2/18/11 9:00am 2/18/11 9:00am

Sexy alien teenagers running amok and blowing $@#! up: Everything you…

The big-screen adaptation of Jobie Hughes and James Frey's extraterrestrial runaways saga I Am Number 4 hits theaters tomorrow. We talked with the cast and director DJ Caruso about the Michael Bay-produced film's many high-octane stunts and why the film isn't a xenobiological Twilight, but rather — in the words of… » 2/17/11 4:30pm 2/17/11 4:30pm