New Found-Footage Horror Film Spotlights Site Of "The British Roswell"

America has Roswell; England has Rendlesham Forest — where aliens maybe paid a visit to US military personnel stationed there in 1980. A new film, The Rendlesham UFO Incident, depicts a documentary crew that encounters eerie activity while poking around the same area. » 2/16/15 3:20pm 2/16/15 3:20pm

U.S. Air Force Releases Thousands of Pages Of Declassified UFO Files

Huge news for UFOlogists: nearly 130,000 pages of fully searchable archives, dubbed the Project Blue Book Collection, are now available on truth-seeking website the Black Vault. » 1/19/15 12:00pm 1/19/15 12:00pm

Is The CW's Star-Crossed the new Roswell?

Once, long ago, the WB and UPN both aired a show called Roswell, about alien teenagers going to high school and trying to fit in. Now their successor network, The CW, has launched a new "aliens in high school" show, Star-Crossed. But how does it stack up? » 2/18/14 11:49am 2/18/14 11:49am

Celebrate the Roswell UFO incident by playing Google's doodle game

Today marks the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident. To commemorate the milestone, Google has put together a fantastic black-and-white interactive doodle in which you have to help a crash-landed alien return home. It's quite possibly the best Google Doodle yet! » 7/08/13 9:20am 7/08/13 9:20am

Are the best TV shows made from books these days? And what's next?

Almost every day, it seems like we hear about another new TV show based on a book or graphic novel series. Just today, it was announced that NBC is moving forward with a show based on the fantastic Vertigo comic Midnight, Mass. (This is the third attempt at a Midnight, Mass show — read our thoughts on why it's a great… » 9/20/12 2:39pm 9/20/12 2:39pm

Witness claims there were actually two UFO crashes at Roswell in 1947

A former UFO debunker, Air Force Lt. Col. Richard French, has gone public with a story that the US government knows there are extraterrestrials and has been covering it up since the notorious Roswell crash. In fact, French claims that the Roswell incident actually involved two UFO crashes. He also explained why he… » 8/07/12 11:24am 8/07/12 11:24am

Roswell alien waitress cosplay will make you nostalgic for the 1990s!

Look at this awesome homage to 1990s scifi TV we spied at Comic-Con. That is some classic Roswell Crashdown Cafe waitress gear. Well done! May all your problems be healed by the alien hands of Max Evans! It's always great when people remember the cult favorites as well as the stuff that's out right now. » 7/14/12 12:35pm 7/14/12 12:35pm

Awesome Books to Replace Your Favorite Cancelled TV Shows

The love of television is always tragic. We're doomed to fall in love with television shows and then lose them, again and again. And often, our love burns the brightest for shows that live the shortest amount of time. We'll never get our favorite cancelled TV shows back again — but the good news is, for every TV show… » 6/20/12 3:40pm 6/20/12 3:40pm

The Manhunt for the German scientists who faked the Roswell crash

New evidence is coming out that Area 51 was a Soviet conspiracy to destabilize the United States with a flight full of fake aliens. But who was really behind this scheme? An excerpt from Annie Jacobsen's Area 51 reveals all. » 5/24/11 2:30pm 5/24/11 2:30pm

The Most Unearthly Alien Teens Who Ran Away To Earth

Puberty can just about the most difficult time in a young person's life, but imagine going through it hundreds of light-years away from home. That's the situation faced by countless aliens, from a young Superman to the title character in this week's I Am Number Four, and take it from us - nine times out of ten, it… » 2/17/11 1:22pm 2/17/11 1:22pm

Six Of The Most Widely-Believed Alien Conspiracy Theories

Disappointed by Skyline? Tantalized by Castle's X-Files-y episode this week? Want an alien conspiracy with some meat on its bones (or exoskeleton, as the case may be)? Here are six of the greatest real-life alien conspiracy theories. » 11/17/10 5:00pm 11/17/10 5:00pm

Roswell: the best late 90s alien teen soap opera on the WB EVER

For those of you who weren't thirteen-years-old and female in 1999, Roswell was on after 7th Heaven in the pre-CW golden days of the WB, and almost nobody watched it. » 9/18/10 1:00pm 9/18/10 1:00pm

D.J. Caruso Is Filming James Frey's Sexy High School Alien Novel

Piss off, Twilight — the new teenagers in hiding are aliens. Gawker intern/novelist James Frey's series I Am Number Four is being turned into a movie by D.J. Caruso and Michael Bay. Huzzah, something new to spray ab muscles onto. » 1/20/10 3:26pm 1/20/10 3:26pm

15 Convention Disasters We Hope Comic Con Avoids

If you're headed to Comic Con this weekend, you may worry that you won't get into the best panels, or humiliate yourself in front of a movie star. But it could be much worse, as 15 classic tales have proved. » 7/22/09 1:00pm 7/22/09 1:00pm

Former Astronaut Announces: We Are Officially Not Alone

Don't believe in the existence of extra-terrestrials? The US Government disagrees with you, but they'd never admit it in public. At least, that's what one former astronaut is claiming, and wouldn't a former astronaut know? » 4/21/09 7:30am 4/21/09 7:30am

What's the Real Explanation for the Roswell Incident?

It's been over 50 years since something many called a UFO landed near a military base in Roswell, New Mexico, and the mysterious incident continues to capture our imagination. Although some people still aren't sure exactly what landed in Roswell, science fiction knows the extraterrestrial truth. In scifi, the crash… » 9/18/08 12:00pm 9/18/08 12:00pm

Will TheWB Be Your New Favorite Website?

With the recent announcement that two of our favorite TV shows - Firefly » 8/17/08 8:00am 8/17/08 8:00am and - have been added to the upcoming launch of new online VOD channel TheWB.com, we're wondering whether we're nearing the day that we're never going to have to get out of our comfortable chair and put down the laptop ever again.While streaming…

WB To Give Back Alien Teen Drama Roswell

Everyone's favorite angst-ridden teen aliens will be back on the internet, thanks to The WB. Fans can stream all of Roswell's old episodes from the WB's new website, which is set to launch in August of 2008. Too long have we gone with out the Royal Four of Antar. Science fiction shows are burning up the internet these… » 5/02/08 1:00pm 5/02/08 1:00pm

New Mexico Spaceport is the new Area 51

If you're looking for the latest in hush-hush experimental test flights, look no further than the new Spaceport America in Truth or Consequences, NM. Last week local radio station KRQE in Albuquerque reported that Lockheed Martin is running a shadowy operation out of the port, and even got a hold of some pictures of… » 4/21/08 9:35am 4/21/08 9:35am

Indiana Jones And The Roswell Alien Coverup

A government facility in Roswell, NM plays a big role in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, judging from a leaked bootleg of the movie's first official trailer. So it looks like the rumors about Indy getting involved with some extraterrestrials are true. The trailer also shows a fight sequence in the… » 2/13/08 11:40pm 2/13/08 11:40pm