A Step By Step Guide To Converting Your Friends To Fandom

We always want to share the things we love with our friends, coworkers and family members — that's human nature. And it's a generous impulse, the desire to share. But how can you introduce your most beloved TV shows, movies, comics and books to people without turning them off? Here's a step-by-step guide. » 10/17/14 1:43pm Friday 1:43pm

12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

Imagining the future is a huge challenge — few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that "futuristic" science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we've already… » 10/15/14 10:12am Wednesday 10:12am

Has A New Producer Ruined Your Favorite TV Show? That's Nothing New

Once upon a time, most fans of genre television series were blissfully unaware of who was working on those shows from behind the scenes. But nowadays, fans are hyper-conscious of who produces their favorite shows, and quick to blame newcomers for any missteps. What changed? Here's the history of fan backlashes… » 10/14/14 12:43pm 10/14/14 12:43pm

What Will It Take to Get Robert Downey Jr. on Agents of SHIELD?

New rumors about William Shatner's Star Trek cameo indicate more time travel. Plot details about Jurassic World include some wild dinosaur descriptions. And Margaret Atwood promises blue genitals on HBO's adaptation of MaddAddam. Plus Walking Dead, Supernatural, Arrow and more. Spoilers now! » 10/08/14 6:00am 10/08/14 6:00am

What's The Scariest Scene From Any Science Fiction Or Fantasy Movie?

Science fiction and fantasy take us deep into the heart of the unknown — and there's nothing scarier than the unknown, really. So it shouldn't be surprising that genre movies are full of terrifying scenes. But what's the absolute scariest moment from any science fiction or fantasy movie? » 10/03/14 2:00pm 10/03/14 2:00pm

The Top 100 Star Trek Episodes Of All Time!

Star Trek gave us six TV series, spanning over 700 episodes, because it's such a rich universe. And a Federation starship is the perfect vehicle to tell unforgettable stories. But which Star Trek stories are the best? To find out, we painstakingly compiled the 100 greatest Trek episodes, from any of the series. » 10/02/14 10:00am 10/02/14 10:00am

10 People on Whom Immortality Was Totally Wasted

It's hard for the average person to understand why anyone wouldn't want to be immortal. Immortality has been a fruitful lens for fiction to examine the human condition. But sometimes there are immortals who completely fail to get the horror of immortality across. Instead, you can't help but think you'd do better. Here… » 10/01/14 4:33am 10/01/14 4:33am

Post-Scarcity Societies (That Still Have Scarcity)

One of the most alluring dreams in science fiction is the post-scarcity society — a place or time where nobody goes without, because technology has improved. But when you dig deeper, most post-scarcity worlds still have some scarcity, because otherwise it's hard to tell a story about them. See for yourself! » 9/30/14 12:23pm 9/30/14 12:23pm

Crazy Rumor: Is Avengers 3 Going to Be Split Into Two Movies?

A new image from Star Wars reveals a showdown. How many Batsuits will there be in Batman v. Superman? Another TOS cast member talks about being in the new Star Trek. X-Men: Age of Apocalypse concludes an X-trilogy. The watchword for Age of Ultron is "more," according to Jeremy Renner. Plus more about The Flash and … » 9/29/14 6:00am 9/29/14 6:00am