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5 Deep-Cut Geek References in Ernest Cline's Armada

By Ryan BrittJuly 17, 2015
On Tuesday, the world FINALLY got their hands on the follow-up to many people’s most beloved book, ever. And while it might change our memories of the book we originally fell in love with, there’s still much to like in this novel. Plus, some of ... More  →
5 Deep-Cut Geek References in Ernest Cline's <em>Armada</em>

Celebrate Barnes & Noble's Star Wars Day with Seven of the Hardest Star Wars Questions EVER

By Ryan BrittJuly 17, 2015
Barnes & Noble stores are celebrating Star Wars Day tomorrow with a ton of trivia, sales, and other in-store events. So we thought we'd throw a couple of the hardest Jedi-inspired trivia questions we've ever found your way to get you ready. And believe me, these are hard. More  →
Celebrate Barnes & Noble's Star Wars Day with Seven of the Hardest Star Wars Questions EVER

The Scout Finches of Sci-Fi & Fantasy

By Ryan BrittJuly 15, 2015
The literary world—the entire world, it seems—is abuzz at yesterday's release of Go Set a Watchman, the sort-of sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the most beloved novels of all time. Even we genre fans must pause to reflect a moment: we probably all read Harper Lee’s ... More  →
The Scout Finches of Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Everything IS Awesome: Han Solo Movie is Happening

By Ryan BrittJuly 8, 2015
Ever since the world learned about the potential of “stand-alone” Star Wars movies, everyone got a little nervous. In addition to a sequel to Return of the Jedi, we’re also getting a bunch of in-betweeny movies about other stuff that makes the Force go-round.  But ... More  →
Everything IS Awesome: Han Solo Movie is Happening
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>
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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