Lady Gaga's Muppet Thanksgiving Special Did Terribly In The Ratings

Oh no. This is not happy news. Lady Gaga's Thanksgiving Special with the Muppets did not do as well as expected in the ratings, despite guest appearances from stars such as Sir Elton John and my secret imaginary dream mother, Ru Paul. » 11/29/13 3:06pm 11/29/13 3:06pm

This Week's TV: Who lives and who dies in the Walking Dead finale?

There's tons on television this week. Like Lady Gaga and the Muppets! A new Star Wars special! Dean Winchester becoming a virgin! Bizarre TV movies! A MST3K marathon! The Walking Dead midseason finale! But we still want to put in a special plug for a must-watch show: Nikita. » 11/25/13 9:40am 11/25/13 9:40am

My Weird Tale About a Man Who Wants to Fall Back in Love With His Wife

What if you could take a pill to make yourself fall madly in love with someone, forever? That's sort of part of the premise of my story "Complicated and Stupid," which is up at Strange Horizons now. Plus there's a pornstar who headbutts her partners during sex, and the pornstar's pet gerbil. » 8/23/13 4:30pm 8/23/13 4:30pm

Lady Gaga's goose egg video for "Applause" turns her into a black swan

Whoa nelly. The usually fairly more stunning music video maker Lady Gaga has dropped her latest video tome for her new single "Applause." It's certainly something. But instead of wowing us with her wild fashion forward thought and highly stylized sets we got Lady Gaga as a goose. SO that's something. » 8/19/13 8:20am 8/19/13 8:20am

An entire genus of fern was just named after Lady Gaga, and the…

When most plants and animals get named after a celebrity (and believe us, this happens often), it's rarely for anything more significant than a poorly-imagined resemblance, or a shared country of origin. Such is not the case with Gaga germanotta and the 18 other species in the newly dubbed "Gaga" genus. » 10/25/12 6:40am 10/25/12 6:40am

Hufflepuffs show their house pride to the tune of Lady Gaga

Hufflepuff House doesn't get nearly the respect it deserves, but these hardworking, loyal, and true Hogwarts students show their Badger Pride with a little help from the folks at Not Literally. Watch them show off the yellow and black to their Lady Gaga-parodying tune "Sorted This Way." » 7/03/12 11:40am 7/03/12 11:40am

Detention director Joseph Kahn explains why genres need to die

Veteran music video director Joseph Kahn has created a film that challenges the limits of genre, to a degree that will make your head spin. But Detention isn't just aimed at randomly being meta or ironic, Kahn tells io9 — rather, he's hoping to reflect the reality of youth culture in the age of Twitter and Youtube. » 4/13/12 1:14pm 4/13/12 1:14pm

The CDC advises using Lady Gaga to survive an alien invasion

Contrary to what The Walking Dead would have you believe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention know a thing or two about how to respond in the event of a natural disaster. In the interest of promoting emergency preparedness, the CDC recently put together a list of iconic disaster movies, and how its… » 3/13/12 10:52am 3/13/12 10:52am

Lady Gaga shows us all how to have sex with a mermaid in her latest…

Lady Gaga has released the music video for her country-touched track "You And I." In the video there are: cornfields, greasers, S&M boot scootin', a bird lady machine, and one horny hidden mermaid Lady Gaga. » 8/16/11 1:38pm 8/16/11 1:38pm

An entire Taiwanese city does Lady Gaga cosplay for "Lady Gaga Day"

Yesterday was "Lady Gaga Day" in the Taiwanese city of Taichung, and the whole city went all out. Little children dressed in post-apocalyptic space disco outfits. Women wore meat bikinis. Acrobats tumbled in front of a giant Gaga face. » 7/05/11 8:30am 7/05/11 8:30am

Magneto sings that he was "Born This Way"


What do the X-Men and Lady Gaga have in common besides extravagant fashion tastes? As Magneto notes in this X-Men: The First Class-inspired song parody, they were both "Born This Way." [via Neatorama] » 6/08/11 11:00am 6/08/11 11:00am

Which Sunday show are you more excited about: Game of Thrones, or Teen…

It's direwolves versus teen wolves! Next Sunday, MTV's new Teen Wolf series airs right after HBO's Game of Thrones adaptation. Which one are you more thrilled about? Vote in our awesome poll! » 5/30/11 9:00am 5/30/11 9:00am

This week's TV: Batman fights Star Sapphire, and the Avengers face…

Remember how we had a bunch of season finales last week? That was pretty awesome, huh? Unfortunately, though, it means one thing for this week's television: Kind of a slow week. But don't panic! There's still copious televisual greatness ahead! » 5/23/11 9:00am 5/23/11 9:00am

The week's second daftest science fiction pop video: Take That's "Kidz"

No, there's no weird birth imagery, mostly naked dancing, or random extra heads. But Take That's "Kidz" video, which also came out on Monday, is almost as silly and science-fictional as Lady Gaga's "Born This Way." » 3/02/11 8:30am 3/02/11 8:30am

Watch Lady Gaga give birth to gay people in space, in her trippiest…

Lady Gaga has finally gone TOO FAR. Her video for "Born This Way" features a lengthy theology lesson about the Mother Monster inside GOAT, a government-owned space territory, who gives birth to the perfect life-form. Or something. » 2/28/11 11:00am 2/28/11 11:00am

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her Money

Lady Gaga is bringing futuristic video screen glasses to the world, but movies and television have already expanded our eyewear horizons. Here are a dozen specs, lenses and goggles with powers that go far beyond video play » 1/07/11 3:49pm 1/07/11 3:49pm

The weirdest, wrongest and sexiest new costumes for 2010

Halloween is almost upon us, but you haven't had time to make a costume. What does the prefab costume industry have for you this year? Lots of superheroes, Predators, skanky robots... and Lady Gaga. Prepare to bleach your eyes. » 10/06/10 7:30am 10/06/10 7:30am

The 9 Greatest Dystopian Music Videos

Musicians love to buck conformity. And what better metaphor for fighting social pressure than a good dystopian music video? Here are 9 of our favorites. » 7/23/10 7:00am 7/23/10 7:00am

Did Lady Gaga's futuristic fashions land her a Doctor Who role?

Lady Gaga on Doctor Who, sporting one of her trademark bizarre outfits and possibly giant alien eyes? It almost sounds too awesome to be true. But that's what one magazine is reporting. » 6/07/10 7:00am 6/07/10 7:00am

Lady Gaga meets Frankenstein: Why did it take so long?

It's Lady Gaga-inspired Frankenstein fashions from France! Say that five times fast. The Cannes premiere for Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project, a Hungarian postmodern retelling of Frankenstein, featured some bizarrely awesome fashions. More awesomely over-the-top Franken-headgear below. » 5/24/10 2:30pm 5/24/10 2:30pm