We must destroy Mars before it destroys us!

Let's face it: It's only a matter of time until Mars comes after us. We've got lots of water. It doesn't. We've got life. It doesn't. All this might have been okay, but then we alerted Mars to our presence with our various satellites and rovers, and now it's just a matter of time. Here are some ways we might destroy… » 12/22/11 7:00am 12/22/11 7:00am

Theories on the Whisper at the End of Cloverfield

Spoilers ahead, dorks. So Josh writes in to say that he's deciphered the whisper at the end of Cloverfield by doing some sort of fancy backwards-unmasking thing. Here is an unmasked, de-backwardsized MP3 of the whisper — he claims it says "it's still alive," but all I could hear was "ppphhhh phhhh huuuuh." Other… » 1/19/08 12:06am 1/19/08 12:06am

Secret Inspiration for Philip K. Dick Biopic "Your Name Here"


Everybody is jabbering about whether there will be an ounce of goodness in Your Name Here, the upcoming movie about the life of dystopian scifi author Philip K. Dick (whose novels inspired movies Bladerunner, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly). It sounds promising — Bill Pullman plays the meth-snorting writer… » 10/15/07 6:49pm 10/15/07 6:49pm