Who's your favorite space pirate?

We all love smugglers and starfighters — but space pirates are probably the coolest. Especially if they actually act like regular pirates. From Doctor Who's captain in "The Pirate Planet" to Captain Harlock, space pirates just always rule. But who's your favorite space pirate? » 3/19/13 4:56pm 3/19/13 4:56pm

One of space opera's greatest rogues is getting his own movie at last

Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3-D comes out today, but he's already planning his next project: the roguish Space Pirate Cobra. A precursor of Han Solo and Mal Reynolds, the anime character became huge in Europe, but now he's coming for us. » 8/20/10 6:30am 8/20/10 6:30am

The Only Thing Better Than Pirates? Space Pirates!

Sick of all the zombies and vampires overrunning your local movie theater? Then you're in luck: Warner Bros. is poised to usher in the era of space pirates, with a science fiction remake of the swashbuckling pulp Captain Blood. » 7/31/09 12:30pm 7/31/09 12:30pm

How to Talk Like a Space Pirate

Yesterday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day » 9/20/08 9:00am 9/20/08 9:00am, and observers worldwide spent it elongating their "Arrs" and referring to each other as "matey" and "landlubber." But why focus on the seafaring brand of pirate, when the entire galaxy is packed with raiders and smugglers? Our handy guide will illustrate the numerous…

Space Pirates And Sex Mechas: The Best Scifi Hentai Without Tentacles…

This green-haired alien girl can rip your clothes off AND make you super-horny with just a strobe-flash of her eyes. Some people think science fiction hentai porn is all about tentacle monsters, but they're dead wrong. There are mad scientists who transform women into super-evolved sex-monsters, androids who need… » 8/28/08 8:00am 8/28/08 8:00am

EVE Online Goes To War

The uneasy peace shared by four massive galactic empires has shattered as the EVE Online MMORPG enters a new era of conflict. Corporations, mercenary groups and freelancers are joining faction militias and star systems have turned into battlegrounds with the release of Empyrean Age, the latest EVE expansion. Battles… » 6/12/08 8:00am 6/12/08 8:00am

You're Not Ready For The Space Pirates!

It's a miracle our pitiful spaceflights so far haven't been attacked by pirates. Pirates are everywhere, ruthlessly plundering and seizing everything in their path. Space isn't empty, because it's crammed with pirates in every direction. And because space is infinite, it offers limitless hiding places for a ruthless… » 5/27/08 4:30pm 5/27/08 4:30pm

Russian Space Pirates Melt Your Synapses With Rock

Russian translation circuits: inoperable. We may not know what this band from the motherland is singing about in this science fiction-themed music video, but we do know that a band of crazy space pirates are invading a fleet of women clad in silver jumpsuits. Everybody parades around and sings the chorus of the song… » 2/08/08 3:30pm 2/08/08 3:30pm

Yo Ho Ho, It's The Sexy Space Pirates! [NSFW]

I don't know why space pirates are so hot, they just are. I think it's the fact that they swashbuckle, therefore it logically follows that they also know how to unbuckle » 8/27/04 8:36pm 8/27/04 8:36pm your swash. Also, the puffy sleeves and the fact that pirates (both male and female) often wear chest-baring outfits. And they take what they want.…