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Once More, With Feeling! 20 Years of Buffy, 10 Amazing Musical Moments
#BuffyTheVampireSlayer's a classic. Twenty years later, it's still beloved by fans, remembered as a seminal piece of American TV history, and for many, a formative experience of girl-power and undead butt-kicking. #BuffySummers was thousands of viewers' first example of a tough but multidimensional superheroine (minus the cape) - and depending on when you caught classic episode "Once More, With Feeling," she might have been your introduction to something else.
Resistance Is Futile: 10 Real Psychological Reasons The Borg From 'Star Trek' Are So Scary
The Borg, alien hive-mind cyborg nasties from #StarTrek are among the most iconic TV bad guys ever - and for good reason. They’re terrifying. They are legion, they want to assimilate or destroy everything in their path, they adapt to whatever you throw at them, and they just keep coming. They’re like a tidal wave of futuristic destruction, and resistance is… you know.
In Space, Star Treks You: Is Gene Roddenberry's Vision For The Future Communist?
#GeneRoddenberry dreamed of a better world when he created Star Trek: A utopian society with no need for money, where war and disease were distant memories. Where humanity had long reconciled its dysfunctions and prejudiced ways, and Star Trek: The Original Series broke ground with a history-making diverse cast, and a message of hope.
Laugh Until It Hurts: A Guide To 15 Dark Comedies To Brighten Up Your Winter
It's official. Halloween is over, and everybody's gearing up for the next big yearly bashes (or hurdles, depending on your levels of stress, cynicism, and holiday spirit). We have Bad Santa 2 on the horizon for 2017, and this year has been an extra-twisted one in and of itself for so many reasons... like the wave of worldwide clown crimes and sightings. We'll get back to that in a little bit, kids!
Paper Art Isn't Dead: 2D Animation And Movie Magic Can (And Will) Return
By now, you've probably heard the oft-repeated lament that traditional animation is dead. But the reality is that traditional #animation is just as amazing now as it was in #Disney's Golden Age and Renaissance - and it deserves to live again. Actually, It's not dead at all.
Animated 'Wicked' Video Shows How Live Action Can Save Traditional 2-D Animation
Something Wicked this way comes — in the form of the live-action adaptation of the beloved musical in Christmas 2019, we know that. We know a couple other things, too, like the fact that there will be four new songs written just for the movie, and that it looks absolutely awesome. We are super excited.
You Have To See To Believe - This Toriel Cosplayer Is Magic In Motion!
It's not every day you see cosplayers spinning this kind of fiery magic. This outstanding tribute to the beloved Toriel from indie fan favorite videogame Undertale is just as much performance and dance as cosplay. So when the cosplay artist known as Arorea brought her to life at this year's Katsucon, the results were spellbinding.
The World NEEDS This Movie - Why Disney's 'Gargoyles' Is The Literal Best, And Deserves To Live Again
If you grew up in the '90s and your tastes ran toward the dark, the action-y, and the unexpectedly deep, literate and meaningful, you probably rushed home every day after school to catch an animated series called Gargoyles on the Disney Channel. (If you've never heard of Gargoyles, it's what you might have watched if Batman: The Animated Series just didn't have enough magic, myth, social commentary, and actual freaking Shakespeare. An unlikely mix, but man, did it work.) And depending on where you hang out online, there's a good chance you've seen... a certain image floating around.
Some Dads Are Transgender. In Dream Daddy, It's No Big Deal (That's Why It's Huge)
It's been a pretty good couple months for LGBT gamers. In June we had #MakeJaalBi, the successful fan-driven campaign to restore Mass Effect: Andromeda squadmate Jaal to his original status as a bi love interest, and now comes Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator.
This Amazing Artist Just Gave 'Overwatch' A Retro Remix - Rockabilly Style!
Our favorite Overwatch heroes look amazing decked out in rocking '50s threads! We can thank Canadian illustrator and dedicated fan artist Andrew Tran for this outstanding series that shows us what it might look like if the heroes of Overwatch slicked back their hair, grabbed a milkshake, and boogied to Jailhouse Rock all night.
Everyone's Dressed Like You: How Seeing Yourself On TV Can Change Your Life
You feel alone. Maybe you know there's something wrong with you. Maybe you don't, but others think so, and tell you every day. Eventually it sinks in. You start to believe them, much more than you believe in yourself. You don't know why they want you to be something you're not, something you couldn't be even if you tried.