Low Budget TV Shows That Are Better Than Most Huge Blockbuster Series

Television has always been an expensive medium, with Lost having an estimated per-episode budget of $4 million, and Game of Thrones clocking in at a whopping $6 million. And sometimes, these hugely expensive shows fail. But here are 10 of the best science fiction and fantasy shows, which were made for surprisingly low… »1/13/15 4:32pm1/13/15 4:32pm

Sometimes It's Really Hard To Avoid Scratching Your Brain

Probably the weirdest Stephen King short story is "The Revelations Of Becka Paulson," where a housewife shoots herself in the brain and then sticks a pencil in the bullet hole. Afterwards, she can hear Jesus talking to her. It's the story that converted me into a rabid King fan, so I was psyched when I saw the 1990s … »11/07/08 9:37pm11/07/08 9:37pm

TV This Week: Stargate Atlantis Has One Big Fat Reveal

Welcome back, Stargate Atlantis - we missed you! This week promises the dramatic return of a past character, and Rodney almost sinks the city. (Or tries to save the city, who knows with this Stargate math?). Plus, the mighty Hercules, Kevin Sorbo, cameos on Middleman as hero from the past (fingers crossed for more… »8/11/08 12:00pm8/11/08 12:00pm

Harlan Ellison Doc "Dreams With Sharp Teeth" Is All Bark, No Bite

We watched the documentary Dreams With Sharp Teeth about Harlan Ellison at the South by Southwest Film Festival last night, and some of it was impressive, like watching the sharp-penned writer work in a bookstore window in 1994, spending five hours typing a short story so people could see that it's an actual job.… »3/12/08 7:30pm3/12/08 7:30pm