Activists Stage Anti-AI Protest At SXSW

With chants of "I say robot, you say no-bot!", a group of protesters took to the streets in Austin, Texas to warn against the rise of artificial intelligence. The movement, though small in number, may be the start of a larger trend. » 3/16/15 7:40am 3/16/15 7:40am

The grassroots Star Trek campaign that saved the series

Before the age of Facebook campaigns and Twitter tags fans used to have to show up in person, and fight for their right to watch more Star Trek. Check out the original "save our show" protest, from 1968. » 4/25/11 1:32pm 4/25/11 1:32pm

Thousands of pro-Hobbit New Zealanders flood the streets to keep Bilbo…

3000-or-so protestors took the streets in Wellington to prevent production of The Hobbit from leaving New Zealand. Labor disputes between The N.Z. Actors Equity and Warner Brothers have been resolved, but the possibility of producers going overseas stand at 50-50. » 10/25/10 7:22am 10/25/10 7:22am

People are still dressing up as Na'Vi at protests

When Avatar was still in theaters, protestors dressed up as the imperialism-battling Na'Vi people. But it's still happening now, and it's the clearest proof yet that blue body-paint is the new armband. » 7/29/10 7:30am 7/29/10 7:30am

Necro-Cyborg Marauders Must Be Scripturally Accurate!

Religion has a way of creeping into science fiction... but religious people aren't always thrilled about it. Case in point: Hindu groups are already sounding a note of caution about the planned movie version » 10/15/08 2:20pm 10/15/08 2:20pm of the comic book , which is a retelling of the Hindu epic set in the distant future, featuring cyborg warriors…