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We Celebrate Get Pop Cultured's <em>Doctor Who</em> Day With a Super Quiz

We Celebrate Get Pop Cultured's Doctor Who Day With a Super Quiz

By Ryan BrittJuly 3, 2015
Tonight at 7 pm at your local participating Barnes & Noble, there will be trivia, giveaways, and more all surround our favorite Gallifreyen (for more info, click here). We've put together this impossible quiz for all of you Impossible Girls and Guys to get the festivities More  →

What You Need to Know for Season 2 of Star Wars: Rebels

By Ryan BrittJune 19, 2015
Tomorrow night, the new season of Star Wars: Rebels debuts. If you were on the fence as to this being a cool Star Wars show before, stop complaining! Last season, Rebels demonstrated itself to be super-compelling and totally legit Star Wars. This new season promises to ... More  →
What You Need to Know for Season 2 of <em>Star Wars: Rebels</em>

The Top 7 Scientific Errors in Jurassic World

By Ryan BrittJune 12, 2015
Everyone around the Inter-webs people are telling you all about the ways in which Jurassic World is lying to you about the way dinosaurs really were. Largely, all of these complaints are technically somewhat true. Still, considering that none of the dinosaurs in any “Jur More  →
The Top 7 Scientific Errors in <i> Jurassic World</i>

Sir Christopher Lee 1922-2015

By Ryan BrittJune 11, 2015
If you were to watch the special features on 2002’s Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, you’d encounter a smiling Christopher Lee gleefully boasting he’d performed “more sword fights than any actor on celluloid.” It’s slightly impossible to verify this claim, but one ... More  →
Sir Christopher Lee 1922-2015

7 Awesome Dinosaur Movies that Aren't Jurassic Park

By Ryan BrittJune 10, 2015
This week, that famous John Williams fanfare will be ringing in our ears as Jurassic World opens in theatres, unleashing at least one new dinosaur onto our world. Despite how we’ll end up feeling about this highly-anticipated sequel to the “Jurassic” movies, there are other ... More  →
7 Awesome Dinosaur Movies that Aren't <em>Jurassic Park</em>

The Geekiest Soon-to-Be-Released YA Books We Crushed on at BEA

By Ryan BrittJune 3, 2015
Book conferences are funny things mostly because in addition to encountering so many books, you can also often the actual authors hanging around with their books, too. These people are often telling you to love their books and if you get lucky, you WILL love those books More  →
The Geekiest Soon-to-Be-Released YA Books We Crushed on at BEA

The Evolution of the Joker's Style

By Ryan BrittMay 20, 2015
Like the length of Batman’s ears or the shade of Superman’s tights, everyone’s got an opinion on how the Joker is supposed to “look.” This week, photos emerged of Jared Leto’s new Joker from the upcoming Suicide Squad movie revealing his emo-dance club tattoo style ... More  →
The Evolution of the Joker's Style

Which New Upcoming Geeky TV Show Should We Be Losing it For The Most?

By Ryan BrittMay 18, 2015
Every year, every single television channel or streaming service gets closer and closer to being controlled almost exclusively by aliens, magicians, and superheroes. If you like cool sci-fi TV, it’s a pretty good time to be into this sort of thing; and a lot of ... More  →
Which New Upcoming Geeky TV Show Should We Be Losing it For The Most?
Does Osgood's <em>Doctor Who</em> Resurrection Prove Moffat Loves Us After  All?

Does Osgood's Doctor Who Resurrection Prove Moffat Loves Us After All?

By Ryan BrittMay 11, 2015
Everyone who loves Doctor Who knows that showrunner Steven Moffat sometimes seems to not love we-the-fans as much as we love Doctor Who. And last season, in what many read as a flippant dismissal of fandom; the fantastically sweet and whip-smart Osgood (Ingrid Oliver) was ... More  →
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is the author of Luke Skywalker Can't Read and Other Geeky Truths, forthcoming from Plume (Penguin) Books on 11.24.15. He's written for The New York Times, Electric Literature, Tor.com. The Awl, VICE Motherboard, Clarkesworld Magazine, and is a consulting editor for Story Magazine. He lives in New York City.

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