Science Fiction's Greatest Failures (And How They Saved Us All)

Science fiction is built on some incredible failures. These days, we take for granted that science fiction's ideas and imagery dominate pop culture and define our collective reality — but many of science fiction's most important works were originally counted as flops. Science fiction wouldn't have most of its coolest… » 9/12/12 1:36pm 9/12/12 1:36pm

Max Headroom's Blipverts Infiltrate The Superbowl

Forget the 3D commercials — this Superbowl Sunday, our eyes will be peeled for the one-second Miller High Life commercials. That's right Miller only bought 4 seconds of airtime this Sunday, but the beermaker believes that it's just enough time to make the right mental impact on the audience. Finally, Max Headroom's… » 1/30/09 9:30am 1/30/09 9:30am

Top 10 Unsung Science Fiction TV Classics

Click to viewSome of the greatest science fiction TV shows of all time have vanished, almost without a trace. They don't get DVDs or listed in articles on the "Top 50 Science Fiction Shows Of All Time." Despite achieving true greatness, they don't even get as much praise or critical attention as Alf. Here's our… » 4/03/08 10:36am 4/03/08 10:36am

Science Fiction's Army Of Rupert Murdochs

Fifty years ago, nobody could have imagined that one person would wield the mind-shaping power Rupert Murdoch now holds. His print and electronic media empire is in itself science fictional, so it's no surprise that scifi is full of Murdoch stand-ins. Click through to find out which science fiction creator named his… » 3/03/08 2:40pm 3/03/08 2:40pm