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Why do so many villains get caught on purpose?

The first official promo image for Star Trek Into Darkness shows Benedict Cumberbatch's mysterious villain John Harrison locked in a plexiglass brig. Which means that John Harrison is joining a long and proud tradition: villains who get caught in the middle of the story — often on purpose. From The Dark Knight to The… » 1/02/13 1:00pm 1/02/13 1:00pm

The Star Trek-Middleman Crossover You've Been Cautiously Excited For!

The last time Javier Grillo-Marxuach returned to the world of his gone-too-soon TV show and comic, The Middleman, it was for a bizarre crossover with Doctor Who. Now, a year later, he's bringing us an even more bizarre crossover with Star Trek... well, sort of. Let's just say if you can't decide whether Khan or Gary… » 12/20/12 4:52pm 12/20/12 4:52pm

The Doctor Who Crossover We've All Been Waiting For!

There's an early holiday present waiting for you online. Javier Grillo-Marxuach, creator of The Middleman, has written a new story in which the Middleman and Wendy meet up with a mysterious traveler in a blue Police Box. The box is bigger on the inside, the traveler wears a bow tie, and there's a lovely B.T.R.S./sonic… » 11/28/11 4:30pm 11/28/11 4:30pm

The Cape does what no other TV show has managed in years: Tell a truly…

It's been the golden chalice of television scriptwriting since 9/11: Find something profound to say about terrorism 'n' stuff. Few shows have managed it, and as the years have gone by, it's gotten harder and harder. But The Cape made it look easy last night, with a spin on bioterror that I'm pretty sure nobody else… » 2/15/11 8:30am 2/15/11 8:30am