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I Don't Want Your Future! 6 Characters Who Futzed With Their Timelines

By Ryan BrittApril 15, 2014
Today, the final full trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past debuts, which other than whetting our appetites for this epic mutant mash-up, also reinforces the fact the fact that time-travel in which characters mess with their own timelines are the best. Thought it remains ... More  →
I Don't Want Your Future! 6 Characters Who Futzed With Their Timelines

5 Star Wars Characters Who Might Sport Amy Pond's Hair in Episode VII

By Ryan BrittApril 11, 2014
Though it might not be considered common knowledge, in Amy Pond’s brief cameo in the most recent Doctor Who finale “The Time of the Doctor,”  actor Karen Gillan is actually bald, and wearing a wig of her actual hair. That’s because for her forthcoming role ... More  →
5 Star Wars Characters Who Might Sport Amy Pond's Hair in Episode VII
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What's in Store for the New-New Battlestar Galactica?

By Ryan BrittApril 9, 2014
Back in 2003, before social media really even existed, old-school geeks raged over the formation of a new version of the very beige, very beloved 1979 show, Battlestar Galatica. This remake would trade clunky robots for humanoid svelte ones, give main characters crazy things like ... More  →
What's in Store for the New-New Battlestar Galactica?

WHO Will Play The Master on the Capaldi Doctor Who?

By Ryan BrittApril 8, 2014
With speculation for the next season of Doctor Who beginning to gather like a timey-whimey storm, one of the biggest questions we haven’t been asking enough is: will we see the Master again? If Gallifrey is truly set to return due to the actions of ... More  →
WHO Will Play The Master on the Capaldi Doctor Who?

Captain My Captain: 8 Other Random Non-American Captains Geeks Love

By Ryan BrittApril 4, 2014
Today, the shield-flinging stand-up all-around nice guy Steve Rogers returns to the big screen in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Solider. And though Chris Evan’s portrayal of the nicest superhero (save for maybe Superman) has captured the hearts of millions both in and out of ... More  →
Captain My Captain: 8 Other Random Non-American Captains Geeks Love

Sherlock and Elementary to Swap Watsons For One Season

By Ryan BrittApril 1, 2014
In a rare and unprecedented joint press announcement, CBS and the BBC have announced a completely unforeseen, high improbable event: a crossover between both popular Sherlock Holmes television programs. In an act of good faith, and as an acknowledgement that both shows share a fanbase; ... More  →
Sherlock and Elementary to Swap Watsons For One Season

11 Geeky Summer Movies Ranked from Least to Most Anticipated!

By Ryan BrittMarch 25, 2014
Get those bathing suits out... in your mind, at least. We are ready for the sunshine and warm weather. But most of all, we can't WAIT for the summer movies! We've ranked the summer releases from what we're least looking forward to, to what we're ... More  →
11 Geeky Summer Movies Ranked from Least to Most Anticipated!

BREAKING NEWS on Star Wars Episode VII: the Extended Universe Strikes Back!

By Ryan BrittMarch 19, 2014
Yesterday, StarWars.com announced that principle photography on Star Wars: Episode VII will, really, no joke, start filming in May of this year. More than anything, everyone should start get ready to watch out for the inevitable turbo-laser crossfire of Star Wars rumors and speculation. And ... More  →
BREAKING NEWS on Star Wars Episode VII: the Extended Universe Strikes Back!

5 Reasons Why You Can't Miss the New Ms. Marvel (PLUS an exclusive sneak peak!)

By Ryan BrittMarch 17, 2014
After the wildly successful introduction of 16-year-old Kamala Khan into the Marvel InHuman mythos, the newest superhero to adopt the moniker “Ms. Marvel,” is hitting comic book stands again this week. Here’s five good reasons to pick this title up now! ... More  →
5 Reasons Why You Can't Miss the New Ms. Marvel (PLUS an exclusive sneak peak!)

Why a Non-White Actor Would Be an Inspiring Choice For Star Wars

By Ryan BrittMarch 13, 2014
According to news breaking on Variety yesterday, J.J. Abrams has narrowed down casting decisions to five male actors to fill the boots of whatever primary good guy will feature prominently (and possibly opposite Adam Driver) in Star Wars: Episode VII.  And while all of this ... More  →
Why a Non-White Actor Would Be an Inspiring Choice For Star Wars
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt's writing has appeared with The New York Times, Omni Reboot, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Crossed Genres, Story Magazine, The MindHut and elsewhere. He's performed stories on stage with The Moth, The Liar Show, and is the curator of two reading series; Lust for Genre and The HiFi Reading Series. He teaches at The Gotham Writers' Workshop and lives in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @ryancbritt.

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