There's a common trope in vampire stories where a vampire gets drunk by drinking the blood of someone who is wasted. But could a real human being get drunk in the same way? »
XKCD's Randall Munroe is turning What If? – his fantastic series of "serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions" –into a book, to be published this September by Houghton Mifflin. »
You would think that having the powers of a radioactive spider, or wearing a cape to a fight, would qualify as crazy enough for comic books. Not so. Comics delve into alternate worlds that show different sides of their superheroes - nutbag, wacko-smacko sides. Take a look at the looniest alternate reality versions… »
Black Panther artist Francesco Francavilla has dreamt up a roster for the Avengers circa the Age of Discovery. Meet Earth's First Heroes, a team that includes "Captain Amerigo" and a Celtic Hulk. »
Marvel recently announced that Black Panther would replace Daredevil as "The Man Without Fear." This switcheroo isn't the first time a superhero or superteam's had an identity crisis. Here's five of these strange occasions.
In a strong argument for the existence of alternate realities, according to this purported 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation casting sheet Wesley Snipes was once a front-runner to play Geordi La Forge. UPDATED: »
This is nothing against LeVar Burton. I love LeVar Burton! And I wouldn't have wanted to see anyone else… »
If you're addicted to the Sci Fi Channel's made-for-TV movies about large creatures and the humans who chew scenery near them, then you're in luck. Next year, Sci Fi is making 36 original movies instead of the usual 24 — including prehistoric sharks, pirates and a version of National Treasure, only worse (if that's… »