Tons of Rumors About Game of Thrones And Batman v. Superman!

Lucasfilm may have met with yet another potential Star Wars director. Does Batman's next Batsuit have a much brighter color scheme? Find out when we'll see James McAvoy play Victor Frankenstein. Colin Trevorrow gives a new glimpse of a Jurassic World dinosaur. And what's in Malcolm Merlyn's vial on Arrow? Spoilers now! » 6/19/14 6:00am 6/19/14 6:00am

Will Avengers 2 pave the way for Black Panther and Black Widow movies?

A Game of Thrones star says the show could become a movie. David Fincher is remaking the British series Utopia in the U.S. Find out why Cap's costume is changing in Captain America 2. A new promo may have answered a major Walking Dead question. And a familiar face is coming to Person of Interest. Spoilers now! » 2/14/14 6:00am 2/14/14 6:00am

Will Utopia be your new obsession? Signs point to yes.

It's like a mix of Donnie Darko and William Gibson's novel Pattern Recognition. No, it's like a mix of a Dennis Potter series and a Ben Templesmith comic. Maybe it's like Fringe, only a lot more sick and violent. Actually, the new British TV series Utopia, which started last week, is all of these things. It's a… » 1/21/13 5:17pm 1/21/13 5:17pm

How My Little Pony's Equestria resembles Plato's utopian Republic

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic draws on everything from the musicals of Stephen Sondheim to Lord of the Rings. But is their a classic philosophical touch to the social structure of pony-filled land of Equestria? An essay on the aptly titled site Overthinking It examines the parallels between Equestria and… » 12/22/12 10:30am 12/22/12 10:30am

Things From Thomas More's Utopia That Have Come True Today

You probably think we'll never actually live in Utopia — because Utopia is a perfect society that can never be achieved in real life. But think again. Thomas More's Utopia, the book that gave us the word for a perfect society in the first place, contains a large number of somewhat wacky descriptions of how the… » 12/11/12 1:14pm 12/11/12 1:14pm

The people who built Utopia two centuries ago

Communes once dotted the United States. Their occupants believed that if we just gave up sexual prudery and practice free love, the world would be better. Others abhorred the use of animals as servants and tried to live without animal products or labor. Others fell in love with the concept of socialism. Yes, it was a… » 7/01/11 3:12pm 7/01/11 3:12pm

Ephemerisle Is Waterworld With a More Realistic Budget

Last Friday, Milton Friedman's grandson Patri Friedman and his fledgling Seasteading Institute had their first ever conference. Equipped with half a million dollars from PayPal founder Peter Thiel, the Institute wants to eventually build a fixed, independent structure off the coast of San Francisco called Ephemerisle… » 10/18/08 12:30pm 10/18/08 12:30pm

Could You Live in a World Without Women?

With the Y: The Last Man » 10/07/08 12:00pm 10/07/08 12:00pm film coming in 2010, we’ll soon get a big-screen treatment of Brian K. Vaughan’s world without men. All-female societies are not uncommon in science fiction, from culturally advanced utopias to . Far less common are societies where men live, either by choice or circumstance, with few or no…