These are the voyages…

Posted on October 16, 2008

Six new photos from J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot revealed, including shots of the entire crew, their retro-spiffy uniforms, the Enterprise’s bridge, and Eric Bana’s Romulan baddie.

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Jeff Probst blogs “Survivor: Gabon”

Posted on September 26, 2008

Survivor host Jeff Probst is blogging the new Gabon season, offering a behind-the-scenes peek at each week’s episode. Cool!

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The Ten Least Terrifying Justice League Villains

Posted on September 24, 2008

The Ten Least Terrifying Justice League Villains. Hey, some of these characters are almost lame enough to appear in the new season of Heroes!

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He’s dead, Jim: The 12 Weakest Deaths in Sci-Fi History

Posted on September 17, 2008

Remember when Cyclops died in X-Men 3 and nobody cared (or even seemed to notice)? io9.com counts down the 12 Weakest Deaths in Science Fiction History.

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SNL Digital Short: Space Olympics

Posted on September 15, 2008

SNL Digital Short: Andy Samberg welcomes you to the Space Olympics. Drug tests are mandatory.

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Ten Reasons Why the Clone Wars Series is Going to Rule

Posted on August 5, 2008

Ten Reasons Why the Clone Wars TV Series is Going to Rule. I’ll admit that I’m cautiously optimistic.

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King’s Quest XXXXVIII: Quest for Disk Space

Posted on August 2, 2008

A YouTube channel full of rare promotional clips, demos, and behind-the-scenes videos featuring such Sierra On-Line adventure game classics as King’s Quest, Space Quest, and Leisure Suit Larry.

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Begun, the Clone Wars Have

Posted on July 29, 2008

Watch four minutes of uncut footage from the upcoming Star Wars: The Clone Wars theatrical release.

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George Lucas in Carbonite

Posted on July 24, 2008

George Lucas frozen in carbonite (presumably for the prequel trilogy’s crimes against American cinema). His plaid shirt and pompadour seem to have held up surprisingly well to the carbon freezing process.

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The Darrin Effect

Posted on July 14, 2008

The Darrin Effect: twenty jarring cases of recast television and film roles. Includes dueling Dumbledores, a coterie of Catwomen, and Sarah Chalke as Roseanne’s fake Becky.

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“I’m not here to make friends. I’m here to win.”

Posted on July 7, 2008

An inspired montage of the most clichéd phrase in reality television: “I’m not here to make friends.”

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Fringe: LOST meets Alias, or X-Files 2.0?

Posted on July 1, 2008

io9.com fills us in on what we can expect from the pilot episode of J.J. Abrams’ Fringe. Spoilers ahoy!

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Surviving the Apocalypse (nuclear, robot, zombie, etc.)

Posted on June 26, 2008

8 Rules for Surviving the Apocalypse, including my personal favorite: “Do not join a theme gang.”

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A guide to mocking ‘The Happening’

Posted on June 16, 2008

A handy list of spoilers for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening…so you can make fun of the film without actually having to watch it.

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“What the Frak is Going On?”

Posted on March 31, 2008

Video: “What the Frak is Going On?” Three seasons of Battlestar Galactica boiled down into a surprisingly thorough 8-minute recap. Is it Friday yet?

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