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Sean Patrick5 days ago
It's Time to Kill "The Mandela Effect"
So, it turns out, the Mandela Effect, is not a real thing. In this article, I will examine the various ways that the Mandela Effect is either A) a massive troll job or B) that it is simply a made up construct intended to garner a few clicks on YouTube. Either way, however, you come down on this discussion—trolling or simple effrontery—you will hopefully come away knowing full well that the charlatans who continue to push this falsity are working from a made up construct.
Ainsley Lawrence2 months ago
How Science Fiction Will Influence the Future of Interior Design
Science fiction has been a cultural phenomenon for decades now, impacting the landscape of our lives in numerous ways, from our terminology and the way we think to what we wear, what we drive, and whe...
Iria Vasquez-Paez8 months ago
Delusions of the Human Race
If humans are “rational” beings ruled by reason and logic, we are certainly pushed around by our emotions. For example, humans are delusional about being the only planet in this galaxy with life on it...
Pan So10 months ago
What My Favourite Witch Movies Taught Me About the Craft
Aside from religious bodies, the media and pop culture has created some serious misconceptions about witchcraft and magic, and this is especially shown in horror movies where witches are the cause of ...
OK SAUCE10 months ago
Waxing Lyrical about Japan and the Future
So I've been a YouTuber since late January. I have long been intrigued by vloggers and creating content for the internet, sharing ideas and interests with an adoring audience, but crippling anxiety kept me for many years from even sticking my toe into the pool. Luckily, circumstances came together and I was able to begin my online adventure. Since its birth, my channel has been a bit of a mixed bag. I was doing reactions, gameplay, challenges as well as vlogs talking about a range of different t...
A.D. Colea year ago
Why the Millennial Generation Should Look to Kylo Ren
If you’re standing at the doors of your parents’ church or engaging in a conversation on politics at your family’s Thanksgiving dinner, and if you’re wondering what your place is in all of this; if yo...
Sahala Smitha year ago
Women in Sci-Fi
Although Science Fiction is often accused of being sexist, it is actually a genre with some of the most inspiring female characters. In universes where we are already living on multiple planets, conso...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Top Five Sexist Moments in the Original 'Star Trek'
Star Trek was groundbreaking on unprecedented levels. Of course, it couldn’t rise above the flaws of the time in every instance, and despite the egalitarian outlook, Roddenberry envisioned, sometimes ...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Doctor Who: A Brief History Of Female Doctors
The sixteenth of July 2017 will go down in Doctor Who lore as the day that Peter Capaldi's replacement in the lead role was announced. To the surprise of many, incoming showrunner Chris Chibnall selec...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Jodorowsky’s Dune: What Might Have Been
Frank Herbert’s Dune is largely considered the Holy Grail of science fiction novels. Serving as a cross section study of politics, religion, ecology, technology, and human emotion, it has not lost its...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Doctor Who: The Doctor Falls Review
Warning: Potential spoilers for the episode below. In the review I wrote a week ago for World Enough And Time, I praised that episode but wondered at the end of the day if showrunner Steven Moffat wou...
Nick Brown2 years ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Evil Of The Daleks - Part 7
"A Dalek questioned an order." Saturday 1 July 1967 Colour television began today on BBC2 with the Wimbledon coverage. This is the first colour television service in Europe. According to The Times we ...
Nick Brown2 years ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Evil Of The Daleks - Part 6
"ALL DALEKS RETURN TO SKARO!" Saturday 24 June 1967 Things are hotting up. The story began as a sort of urban thriller starting at Gatwick and taking in warehouses, alleyways, antique shops and trendy...
Jason Schwartz2 years ago
Why Jared Leto Is the Perfect Choice to Team Up With Omni
It was recently announced that Jared Leto and his production company, Paradox, have teamed up with Omni to produce new original content. For those who aren't aware, Omni was a science and science fict...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Twin Peaks: The Return 1.8
Anyone who doubted that Twin Peaks is one bizarre science fiction horror story of a story got their answer tonight in episode 1.8: it is, with a vengeance, spun of gut-wrenching, stomach-churning, sea...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Doctor Who: World Enough And Time Review
Warning: Potential spoilers ahead for the episode. “All good things must end,” as the old expression says. That is true for seasons of our favorite TV series and the tenth season of the BBC's regenera...
Nick Brown2 years ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Evil Of The Daleks - Part 5
"I am a professor of a far wider academy..." Saturday 17 June 1967​ I'm really enjoying this story. It's a very different Dalek tale to what we're used to. But then Power Of The Daleks was unusual too...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
So Ron Howard's Directing a Star Wars Movie...
In what might be a new record between rumor and official confirmation, Lucasfilm announced on June 22nd that Ron Howard would be taking over the directing duties on the (as yet still untitled) Han Sol...