Why I'm tired of seeing Nikola Tesla in science fiction

There is no doubt that Nikola Tesla was a brilliant inventor, but he has also become the go-to historical mad scientist for science fiction writers. I worry that he—and his name–are popping up in fiction a bit too much. » 9/29/13 2:00pm 9/29/13 2:00pm

This Week's TV: 8 Marathons that Could Make the Week Fly Past

This week's television includes the season finales of two beloved shows, Sanctuary and Beavis and Butthead. Plus new episodes of Chuck, Generator Rex and a few other shows. But mostly, this week belongs to marathons. Including two straight days of Twilight Zone episodes, a ton of classic television... and an unusual… » 12/26/11 9:00am 12/26/11 9:00am

Joss Whedon swears the 3D in The Avengers won't totally suck!

That Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot that nobody wanted? It might not happen after all. Ryan Murphy reveals the audacious, reliably insane plans for American Horror Story's second season. Plus new images for The Dark Knight Rises and Ghost Rider 2! » 12/23/11 6:00am 12/23/11 6:00am

Will the Dark Knight Rises prologue reveal the secret origins of Bane?

Christopher Nolan reveals the unexpected similarities between Batman and Bane. Andrew Stanton discusses the Martian monsters of John Carter. See new set photos from The Hobbit and Game of Thrones, and get the lowdown on the new True Blood characters! » 11/29/11 6:00am 11/29/11 6:00am