MST3K's Joel And Dr. Forrester Reunite On Paul Feig's New Webseries

Mystery Science Theater 3000's Joel Hodgson and Trace Beaulieu will reunite on Freaks and Geeks' creator Paul Feig's new webseries on Yahoo. With those three people involved, I'd be content to watch them read the phone book, but apparently it's going to be a scifi comedy series called Other Space. » 10/14/14 2:24pm 10/14/14 2:24pm

10 White People Who Inexplicably Became Ninjas

Ninjutsu, the art of the ninja, is an ancient, closely guarded tradition of stealth, martial arts and assassination that is only taught to the most skilled of Japanese warriors… and pretty much any white dude who happens to be in the neighborhood. Seriously, it's like ninjas have their own version of Affirmative… » 8/01/14 10:01am 8/01/14 10:01am

The Weirdest Giant Monster Movies Ever Made

It seems foolish to say that movies about giant bipedal monsters who can shoot atomic rays out of their mouths can ever be considered normal, but it's true. we're used to Godzilla, Gamera and King Kong. But some giant monster movies don't follow the rules, and the results are sometimes entertaining, sometimes awful,… » 5/08/14 11:25am 5/08/14 11:25am

​The Gender-Flipping Martial Artist Who Created The US Anime Industry

It's hard to overstate importance of Ranma ½ to the U.S. anime fandom. Long before Dragonball Z or Pokémon, Rumiko Takahashi's martial arts comedy about a boy who changed genders whenever he's hit with hot or cold water created the first wave of anime fans who actually knew the word anime. And now Ranma ½ is back,… » 3/24/14 2:40pm 3/24/14 2:40pm

​12 Aliens Who Came to Earth to Save Humanity

What with wars, destroying the environment, and general imbecility, humanity is constantly getting itself into trouble. More than a few kindly aliens have come to Earth trying to help us change our ways, and for the most part, we've tried to kill them. Here are a dozen aliens that, directly or indirectly, tried to… » 2/24/14 10:07am 2/24/14 10:07am

12 Incredibly Strange Underground Realms from Science Fiction

Don't judge a book by its cover. Beauty is only skin deep. There are countless aphorisms about looking below the surface of things, because you never know what you might find — for instance, if you looked below the surface of the Earth, you might find lost civilizations, underground empires, and/or lots and lots of… » 1/02/14 10:00am 1/02/14 10:00am

This week’s DVDs is full of TV shows you wish you’d had this weekend

You don’t have to celebrate Labor Day to know marathoning a TV series is a pleasantly lazy way to spend the weekend. I don’t know why companies waited until after Labor Day to release this cornucopia of TV DVD sets, but oh well. Plus, there’s a new Ghibli flick, Sharknado and MST3K: The Movie! » 9/02/13 11:30am 9/02/13 11:30am