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Thor's Hair, Norse God of Sheen, Has Been Felled

By Janet ManleyJanuary 14, 2015
Of the Norse gods, Odin is undoubtedly king: father to Thor, he is famed for hanging pierced upon a tree for right days, and for riding an eight-legged horse (far harder to sit than your typical roan). Behind Odin comes Balder, the beautiful and wise... More  →
Thor's Hair, Norse God of Sheen, Has Been Felled

New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Full of Evil Baymax and Lots of Sadface

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 13, 2015
The new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer just launched, and boy-oh-boy is it a downer. While the first Avengers movie was pretty much "WHEEEEE! We get to be Avengers together! Friendship! Brotherhood! Driving off in convertibles with a new science buddy!" the second... More  →
New <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> Trailer Full of Evil Baymax and Lots of Sadface

Quvenzhané Wallis and Why It's Annoying When People Mispronounce Her Name

By Valerie BurnJanuary 13, 2015
Quvenzhané Wallis is a dream. She's hilarious in interviews, cute as a button (remember how she did her bit about how parents should LISTEN TO THEIR KIDS with her mom in the room at our interview?!! LOOLLL), and a tremendous actress.... More  →
Quvenzhané Wallis and Why It's Annoying When People Mispronounce Her Name
The Great Butterbeer Showdown: We Test-Drive the Top Recipes and Award the Triwizard Cup to the Best!

The Great Butterbeer Showdown: We Test-Drive the Top Recipes and Award the Triwizard Cup to the Best!

By KathJanuary 12, 2015
"Seriously," said my buddy Amy recently. "You really gotta go to Universal Studios sometime. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!" "I know," I said. "Butterbeer's there!" "It's like a fangirl's dream come true," said Amy, a bit louder. "You can actually go in the shops and More  →

The Top Ten Curses in Nerd History, Not Including the One That Made Ron Barf Slugs

By Jason SaenzJanuary 12, 2015
Skipped over at basketball tryouts? Spurned by that cute boy in psychology? Constantly retching up slugs on the turf at school? You might be the victim of an ancient curse! But before you can break the spell, you need to figure out exactly... More  →
The Top Ten Curses in Nerd History, Not Including the One That Made Ron Barf Slugs

The Cinderella Trailer Is the Most Beautiful Thing We Have E'er Laid Royal Eyeballs On

By RubyJanuary 9, 2015
Live action remakes of classic Disney films seem to be trending (please do Mulan next, please do Mulan next), and 2015 brings us a magical version of Cinderella, featuring Lily James as Ella, Richard Madden as her prince, Cate Blanchett as her stepmother, and Helena Bonham Carter as... More  →
The <i>Cinderella</i> Trailer Is the Most Beautiful Thing We Have E'er Laid Royal Eyeballs On

Pitch Perfect 2 Looks Like the Mighty Ducks of Competitive Singing: CAWK!

By Valerie BurnJanuary 8, 2015
How excited are you for Pitch Perfect 2? It's hard to remember life pre-Pitch Perfect, before Rebel Wilson ran off with our hearts and Adam DeVine with our pancreases, way back when we were dubious about whether "the sidekick from Twilight" could actually sing, pre-Cups. (HOW WRONG WE WERE.) If... More  →
<i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> Looks Like the Mighty Ducks of Competitive Singing: CAWK!

Thanks To Teen Mom, You Probably Aren't Pregnant Right Now

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 8, 2015
Because you are a smart, savvy, culturally literate young tadpole, you've probably heard of the wildly classy MTV program known as 16 and Pregnant, as well as its spinoff series, Teen Mom. But what you might not know is that back when these shows first... More  →
Thanks To <i>Teen Mom,</i> You Probably Aren't Pregnant Right Now

Is The DUFF Going to Be Good for Our Self-Esteem, or Will It Murder Our Egos Further?

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 7, 2015
Since we first watched the trailer for The DUFF, we’ve been spending a lot of time just falling to our knees in the middle of a field, arms outstretched, screaming “NOOOOO” to the cruel, cruel sky over and over and over... More  →
Is <i>The DUFF</i> Going to Be Good for Our Self-Esteem, or Will It Murder Our Egos Further?