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20170626_141325_1024.jpg Steven Lloyd Wilson, Sci Fi and History Editor: Steven Lloyd Wilson is the last scion of Norse warriors and the forbidden elder gods. Steven lives in Boston, where he is a college professor, though he spends a great deal of time in Sweden. You can email him here or follow him on Twitter.








Review: Every Attempt to Describe 'Yakuza Princess' Make It Sounds Very Cool, But Alas ... It Is Not


Everything But the Story Works in Lisa Joy's Gorgeous and Disappointing Sci-Fi Noir 'Reminiscence'


An 11-Year-Old Movie Starring Idris Elba, Chris Evans, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan is Trending On Netflix


Now on Netflix: Frank Grillo And Bruce Willis' 'Cosmic Sin' May Be A (Failed) Test Run of Deep Fake Technology


On Prime Video: 'The Tomorrow War' Review: Kyle Reese Did Not Die for This Bulls**t


Now on Netflix: 'America: The Motion Picture' is a Very Special Kind of Bad


The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre that No One Remembered


Review: Netflix Thriller 'Oxygen' Shoves You in a Box So You Can Brush Up Against Infinity


Now on Netflix: The Sci-Fi of 'Stowaway' Doesn't Pass the Sniff Test of an Elementary School Science Fair


The 12 Worst Insults to Food on the Internet Today


Outside the Wire Review: Wow. So Cinema. Such Deep


On Netflix: George Clooney's Sci-Fi 'The Midnight Sky' Is Great, Except for the Science and the Fiction


Review: 'Useless Humans' is a Useless Movie


The 2020 Hugo Novel Nominations Make for A Great Quarantine Reading List


Review: Netflix's 'Freaks' Culminates In the Sorts of Moments Great Fiction is Made Of


'Picard' Review: The Star Trek We Need Right Now


'Dolittle' Review: More Like A Lotta Doo


Remembering Christopher Tolkien (1924-2020)


'Underwater' Review: Next Time I Hope Cthulhu Wins


Review: 'The Current War' is Shockingly Boring, Lacking Any Spark


'Gemini Man' Review: Uncle Kill and the Fresh Prince Star In Moron Clone Wars


Review: Downton's Back, Bitches


'I'm Sorry Dave': The Fracture Point Upon Which the AI Revolution Can Begin


Review: 'Stuber' is a Stubendously Stubid Movie


Review: In 'Annabelle Comes Home,' the Doll’s Only Demonic Power Is the Jump Scare


The Political Economy of Thanos’ Snap


'Alita: Battle Angel' Review: Manic Pixie Dream Murderbot


'The Prodigy' Review: Evil Will Hunting, This Is Not


Review: The Girl in the Spider's Web is Like Eating a Bowl of Cobwebs


Review: 'Hunter Killer' is a Miracle of Time and Space


'House with a Clock in its Walls' Review, or When the Passion in a Passion Project Never Materializes Onscreen


Review: 'The First Purge' is Sad and Tired


May the Fourth be With You: A Very Pajiba Happy Star Wars Day


Stephen Hawking Returns to the Darkness


'The Strangers: Prey at Night' Review: Dull, Pointless, Lazy


'Annihilation' Review: Maybe Alex Garland Should Read the Entire Series Before Adapting the First Book


Review: We're Going to Spoil 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' Because It Is Amazing and You're Not Going to See It Anyway


Review: 'The Last Jedi' Is Not a Film of Tragedy But a Film of Hope


The Women Novelists Who Should Write the Final Season of 'Game of Thrones'


Amazon's Adaptation of the 'Lore' Podcast Imperfectly Grasps the Tension Between Hope and Evidence


Imre Nagy and the Hungarian Revolution | Through the Graves the Wind is Blowing


'Star Trek: Discovery' Is Actually Getting Worse


Review: "The Foreigner" Is Not What You're Expecting, and That Is To Its Credit


'Blade Runner 2049' Review: Emotionally Brilliant, Intellectually Shallow


'Gerald's Game' Review: Fear in a Handful of Dust


"Flatliners" Review: A Brain Dead Movie About Brain Death. How Meta!


Bad Writing and 'Battlestar Federation': The Disappointment of 'Star Trek: Discovery'


'It' Review: Hail to the King


How Sheep Saved Civilization


How Twitter Enables Great Horror Stories


Writers Strike Averted, Television Saved


I Want to Believe: X-Files Gets Another Season


Ghost in the Shell' Review: Oh, For F*ck's Sake


Spider-Man Trailer is Everything Right with the Marvel Cinematic Universe


The 'Justice League' Trailer Is Everything Wrong with the DC Cinematic Universe


'Life' Review: In Space No Can Hear Your Tedious Stupidity


What Norse Mythology Tells Us About 'Thor: Ragnarok'


Race, Politics, and Three Barbershops in Two Countries


As It Turns Out, Bill Maher Has Also Defended Sex with Minors


We Need to Talk About the Virulent Racism of "The Great Wall"


'A Cure for Wellness' Review: F*ck Off Verbinski, You Talentless Hack


Today, It Starts


The Significance of the New Title for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'


Carrie Fisher Has Died


'Rogue One': The Star Wars Story We've Always Wanted


Hope: Looking Back at Looking Forward in 2008


What's on Swedish Television as America Votes


If You Want to Know What Trump's America Might Look Like for Journalists, Look To Putin's Russia


Making Literature Accessible Through 'Mad Max: Fury Road'


'Inferno' Review: More Like Infernope, Amirite?


The Real Danger of Trump


Exposing the Pumpkin Spice Agenda


'Stranger Things' Season Two Theory: What Is the Thessalhydra?


Hell Is the Moment Between Cause and Effect


Happy Birthday 'Star Trek', Here's to Fifty More Years


'Stranger Things' and the Role of the Demogorgon


National Science Fiction Museum Convention This Weekend


'Warcraft' Review: Now That's Damned Good Fantasy. No, Seriously. I'm Surprised Too.


"Alice Through the Looking Glass" Review: The Best Part Was the Toddler Pooping in the Next Row


No, Polls Do Not Show Trump Beating Hillary


'Criminal' Review: Because Your Dream is Ryan Reynolds' Mind in Kevin Costner's Body


How an 18 Year Old Video Game and a Transgender Character Just Reignited Gamer Gate


GIFs Have Been Cancelled, Effective Immediately


'10 Cloverfield Lane' Review: Finding Your Furiosa


'London Has Fallen' is a Small, Hateful, and Stupid Trump Campaign Press Release


'Risen' is the Modern Christian Take on 'CSI: Jerusalem'


The Russian Family Who Were Time Capsules in their Own Lifetimes


Is Hillary a Sorcerer?


Why So Many Copies Of Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Are Suddenly Being Sold Again


The Positive Message the Anti-Government Protesters In Oregon Reinforce About the Internet


The New Star Trek Trailer is Worse Than Hitler


Why Idris Elba Being Black Makes 'The Dark Tower' Better


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars', SAG Awards, 'Red Mars'


News Media, the Passive Voice, and the Problem with Saying They 'Were Radicalized'


The Abandoned 'Land of Oz' Theme Park is the Creepiest


Fungal Genocide Destroys All Bananas. Cauliflower Remains Hideously Abundant.


All the Star Wars Tidbits To Shove In Your Tauntaun


Being Sick is Basically Sci-Fi Horror


The One Troubling Thing About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Blade Runner 2', 'Logan's Run' Reboot, Plus Book and Movie Discussion


26 Cowardly, Unchristian Governors Now Refuse to Admit Syrian Refugees


How Netflix Changes Everything


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Trek' 50th Anniversary, 'Doctor Who' Crossover, Plus Book and Movie of the Week


Why Fallout 4 is the Most Disappointing Video Game of the Year


Why I Drink: Newsweek Headlines


Why We Keep Making Boxing Movies


The Official Pajiba Guide to Your Conception


Science Fiction Thursday: NASA Announcements, 'The Expanse', Plus Book and Movie of the Week


Just One Afternoon in the Sun, and It's All Downhill from There


The Most Important 'NCIS' and 'Bones' News You Will Ever Read


The Things You Know You Don't Know But Refuse to Look Up


Why You Should Stop Watching 'The Walking Dead'


Science Fiction Thursday: Tolkien Map, Vader Lenin Statues, Plus 'A Canticle for Leibowitz' and 'Iron Sky'


The Amazing Story of the Man Who Literally Moved a Fucking Mountain


Why Jess Was Rory's Best Boyfriend


If You Eat Hot Dogs, You're Eating People


China's Most Popular Actress Throws Down With Tabloids


Science Fiction Thursday: All the Astronomy News Fit to Print


An Ode to the Wikipedia Random Page Link


Why the "Scientific Way to Cut Cake" is Completely Wrong


How the Speaker of the House Vote Just Got Awesome


Science Fiction Thursday: Nuking Mars, Actual Power Armor, and Ridley Scott Talks Water on Mars


Adolf Hitler's Godson and His Amazing True Story of Redemption


Why I Drink: Sonic Sunglasses on 'Doctor Who' Edition


Why Anger About the Race Card is Just Ignorance of Poker


'The Martian' Review: A Perfect Science Fiction Film


How NASA's Announcement of Water on Mars Changes 'The Martian'


Science Fiction Thursday: 'The Martian', 'X-Files', 'Attack on Titan'


What the Lost Colony of Roanoke Has to Do With 'The Martian'


Why Clickbait is Wonderful and How It Might Just Save Your Life


'Heroes Reborn': Real Time Review


Science Fiction Thursday: Alien Nuclear War, 'Weaveworld' Series, 'Jurassic World' Trilogy


'Minority Report': A Failure on Every Level


'Ascension' Review: The Best Science Fiction on Netflix That You Haven't Seen


What Science Fiction Television is Premiering This Week?


'Everest': An Interminable Slog of Mountain Porn


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Pacific Rim 2', 'Rogue Squadron', 'Blade Runner 2'


Why Marvel is Kicking DC's Ass


Netflix's 'Narcos' Wastes Pablo Escobar's Life on Bad Storytelling


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars', 'Luna Park', and the Ennies


Ansel Elgort Edges Ahead of Miles Teller in Douche-lympics


The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Bright Light of Humanity Beaming from the Better Angels of our Nature


'The Transporter: Refueled': No Statham, No Point


Why Science Fiction Matters


Why I Drink: Dante's 'Inferno' Edition


Everything You Need to Know About Denali and Mt. McKinley


Welcome to Downtondome: 'Downton Abbey' Final Trailer


'No Escape' Review: Political Violence as Tourism


The 110 Year Old Message in a Bottle


2015 Hugo Awards: The Good Guys Win, Douchebag Puppy Movement Falters


The Disgusting But Logical Implications of Star Trek Food Replication Technology


Why I Drink: Regal Cinemas Strip Search Edition


Nazi Money Train Discovered


Hackers Release that Stolen Ashley Madison Data


Is NBC Just Trolling Us Now? 'Heroes: Reborn' Details and Trailer


What is the D23 Expo?


We Really Only Need the Down-Thumbs, Buddy2


'The Man From UNCLE': Charismatic Actors, Incredibly Bad Script


Pajiba Exclusive: 'Deadwood' Movie Confirmed...


Why I Drink: 'Bones' and 'Sleepy Hollow' Crossover Event Scheduled


Scorsese and DiCaprio Reunite for 'The Devil in the White City'


The 'True Detective' Season Recap By Someone Who Doesn't Watch 'True Detective'


What the "Deadpool" Trailer Doesn't Quite Get Right


Just How Badly "Fantastic Four" and "The Gift" Bombed: Math Edition


"The Gift" Review: Boring or Idiotic? Why Not Both?


A Quick Guide to the 10 Candidates Appearing on Tonight's Republican Debate


How to Find Hope in the Cynicism of 'Veep' and the Republican Debates


The 'Wet Hot American Summer' Review for People Who Don't Understand 'Wet Hot American Summer'


Why I Drink, 'Rush Hour' Television Series Edition


'One-Minute Time Machine': The Best Five Minute Short Movie You'll Watch Today


Detroit Unveils Satanic Statue, World Doesn't End.


Sweet Namath's Ghost: Harvard Predicts Dolphins Winning AFC East


"Self/Less" Review: Dull, Pointless, Stupid


Alec Mapa's 'Baby Daddy' Is Stand-Up Dramedy At Its Finest


Internal Affairs Is the Skyler White of Police Procedurals


Creedmunity Demands Title Change for "Creed"


Why'd They Have to Kill Space Opera?


'Terminator Genisys': CGI Yawns, But a Decent Story


Fight the Dead, Fear the Fanboys: 'Walking Dead' Themed Cruise Sails in 2016


Summer Fashion Breakdown: The Newly Unveiled 'Ghostbusters' and 'Stark Trek' Outfits


'Top Gun 2' Confirmed: 'Would You Say We'd Be Venturing Into a Zone of Danger?'


'Max' Review: A Canine Emotional Snuff Film


Summer Sci-Fi Movie Club: 'Mr. Nobody' is Bizarre and Fantastic


Sci-Fi Thursday: Why Will Smith Won't Be In "Independence Day 2"


HBO in Hotel Rooms: A Fundamental Human Right


Dreamcasting SyFy's "Hyperion"


Summer Sci-Fi Movie Club: 'The Machine' is Derivative and Decidedly Meh


SciFi Thursday: Summer Books Edition


Netflix's Blurbs Are Becoming Sentient and Sarcastic


'Star Wars' or How I Learned to Love Disney


Mysteries Lingering for the Second Season of 'Sense8'


'Jurassic World' Review: A Train Wreck of Morons and Bad CGI


Summer Sci-Fi Movie Club: 'Europa Report' is Perfect Hard Sci-Fi


SciFi Thursday: SyFy Adapting 'Hyperion' As "Event Series"


Netflix's 'Sense8' Is Genre-breaking, Gorgeous and Transcendent


The Latest on the TV Adaptation of Stephen King's 'The Stand'


Why I Drink, 'Transformers' Franchise Going Full Marvel


'Entourage' Review: Harmless Mediocrity


Science Fiction Thursday: Joel McHale Joins 'X-Files'


'Fallout 4'? The Countdown is Revealed


How the Internet Flattens Generations


The Year's Films Reimagined in the World of 'Mad Max'


Why Twitter Still Very Much Matters


Summer Sci-Fi Movie Club: 'Frequencies'


SciFi Thursday: Neil Gaiman Talks About 'Sandman' Prequel


Duchovny Wants Even More 'X-Files'


Deadpool is Nice to More Sick Children


Why So Many People Watch Finales


Announcing Pajiba's Summer Sci-Fi Movie Club


"Tomorrowland" Review: Optimism Doesn't Make Up For Stupidity


SciFi Thursday: Pegg Says Next 'Star Trek' To Be Less 'Star Treky', Plus 'Blade Runner 2' & 'Mad Max'


Why You Should Go to the Movies Alone


Who Exactly Didn't Like Mad Max: Fury Road?


Jared Padalecki and the Scourge of Depression


"Mad Max: Fury Road" Review: Oh What a Film, What a LOVELY Film


Sci-Fi Thursday: Watch 'Black Angel,' The Short That Opened Before 'Empire Strikes Back' in Theaters


A Trickle of 'Agent Carter' Season Two Details


Why I Drink, 'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel Edition


Mike Can't Touch This Magic: 'Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell' Trailer and Clip


Sci-Fi Thursday: 16 Bit 'Star Wars VII' Trailer, 'Powers' Renewed, plus a 'D&D' play


SyFy Adapting 'Brave New World' to Series


Taking the Christian Film 'Little Boy' to Its Logical Conclusion to Demonstrate Its Profound Absurdity


You, Too, Can Have an Expert Opinion on Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn Without Any Firsthand Knowledge


How China's Rise Changes Movies


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Jurassic World', 'Avatar', 'The Last Witch Hunter'


Pinhead's Back: Clive Barker's 'Scarlet Gospels'


Why International Markets Got 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' First


Vin Diesel Confirms 'Furious 8'


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Doctor Who', 'Star Talk', 'Star Trek XIII'


Why Are the Roads Always Wet in Movies?


Why Comic Book Nerds Hate 'Batman vs. Superman'


'Paul Blart 2': This Review Is Going Full Godwin


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Orphan Black', 'Revolution', and Water on Mars


Steven Spielberg Making 'The BFG', Video Gamers Rejoice


'Dark Matter' Trailer: Space, Swords, and Amnesia


How Racist, Misogynist Bastards Are Gaming the Hugo Awards to Advance a Hateful Agenda


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars' Digital Release, Alien Life, Paul Feig's 'Other Space'


I Miss Baseball


Yet Another World's Oldest Woman Dies. Police Do Nothing.


How Header Pictures are Their Own Story


Why I Drink: Netflix Ordering 'Full House' Sequel Series


Science Fiction Thursday: 'X-Files', 'Interstellar', 'Hydrogen Sonata'


'Star Trek' Returning to Television?


Why the Government Needs To Be Left Out of Fantasy


Science Fiction Thursday: ISIS & 'Star Wars', 'X-Files', and a Short Film


Drop Everything Right Meow: 'Super Troopers 2' IndieGogo Project


A Series of Tubes: 'CSI: Cyber' Review


I Want to Believe: 'X-Files' Is Very Close to Returning to TV


'The Gunman' Review: A Smug, Misogynistic, and Idiotic 'Taken'


Science Fiction Thursday: I'll Take Pratchett and Potpourri for 200 Credits


Why Our Characters Have to be Competent


Ooh! Tentacles: 'Monsters: Dark Continent' Trailer


On Pratchett and Beginnings and Endings


Well I'm Quite Taken With It: 'Run All Night' Review


We've Lost Terry Pratchett


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Tron 3', NASA Rocket, 'The Shaman' Trailer


20 Books to Fill the Gap Between 'Return of the Jedi' and 'Episode VII'


Lucy Lawless Joins Bruce Campbell in 'Ash vs. Evil Dead'


'Jupiter Ascending 2' is Going to Be China's Fault


SciFi Thursday: Spock, Nimoy, And More Spock


Why I Drink, We're All Going to Die Spam Edition


What We Lost When We Lost Leonard Nimoy


Jump Scares and Boredom: 'The Lazarus Effect' Review


Dear TV Writers: Enough with the Jazz Episodes, Already


Why I Drink, Fallen Angel Edition


Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' Casting News


The Oscar Interview Hollywood Doesn't Want You To See


Science Fiction Thursday: Louis C.K. Wants to Die a "Terrible" Death in Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' Sequel


'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Plot Summary and Word by Word Dissection


The First Generation to Grow Old on the Internet


Why Are We Fascinated by Swords in Our Fiction?


The Reason Why Jon Stewart Is the Best Journalist of This Generation


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Wheel of Time' Pilot, Lando Speaks, Cyborg Gender Awareness


'Jupiter Ascending' Review: A Movie So Staggeringly Stupid That Sean Bean Actually Lives


'Project Almanac' Review: A Terrible Movie but Time Travel's Shiny


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Jupiter Ascending' Trailer, 'Independence Day 2', Terry Pratchett, Buy Your Own Mech


Why We Love Con-Men


Sign Me Up For Solitary: How TV and Film Fail in Portraying Prison


Why 'The Nightly Show' is No 'Colbert Report'


'The Boy Next Door' Review: I Love Your Mother's Cookies


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars', 'Red Mars', 'The Culture', and More 'Star Wars'


What 'Gilmore Girls' Tells Us About Homophobia Ten Years On


What Shailene Woodley's Character in 'Divergent' Could Learn from Captain Kirk


Why 'Agent Carter' Succeeds Where 'Agents of Shield' Failed


'Blackhat' Review: Thor is 'American Hacker'


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Mad Max', 'Lazarus Effect', 'Ghost in the Shell', and 'The Culture'


I Declare This Canon: 'Jurassic Parks and Recreation'


B*tch Ranking 'Downton Abbey': The Art of Victorian Seduction


Why Your New Year's Resolutions Suck


Every "Star Wars" Comic Ever For $300


John Cusack and Adrien Brody Give Up: "Dragon Blade" Trailer


Who You Gonna Call? "Better Call Saul" Trailer


'Twas the Night before Pajibmas


"Fireplace for Your Home" Real Time Review


Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye, Literally and a Lot, In the All-Star-iest Musical Finale Ever


The Worst Video Game Cutscene of the Year: "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" Review


The Geopolitics of Sony's Decision Making


The Official Pajiba Recap of 2014's Award Shows


'Doctor Who' Being 'Too Dark' Is the Least of Steven Moffat's Problems


Will Charlie Sheen Return for the Finale of "2.5 Men"?


Bieber God and Batman Moses Save The Day: "Exodus: Gods and Kings" Review


A Bit Much, Innit? 'Kingsman' Red-Band Trailer


I'm Beginning to Feel the Heinlein: 'Predestination' First Seven Minutes


What 'Eaten Alive' and Zoos Have in Common


Einstein's Papers Digitized and Online


Nimoy Goes Full Nostalgia: 'Star Trek' Turns Fifty


A Novel Lost and Re-Found: The Story of Irene Nemirovsky and 'Suite Française'


There's No Canonical Reason Stormtroopers Can't Be Black


'Game of Thrones' Bad Photoshop: Puppy Edition


The Heartbreaking True Story Behind the Life and Death of Alan Turing, the Man at the Center of 'The Imitation Game'


Democracy, Thanksgiving, and Why You Shouldn't Unfriend Those Disagreeable Schmucks on Facebook


Not Even Spielberg Can Reboot 'The Last Starfighter'


Watch Ursula Le Guin's Wonderful National Book Awards Speech


'Interstellar' Prequel Comic


'The Peanuts Movie' Goes Full CGI


Universal Brings Back Horror without Horror


'Interstellar' and the Ryan Leaf Theory of Movie Criticism


Jonathan Nolan Bringing Asimov's 'Foundation' to HBO


What You Should Read After Watching 'Interstellar'


What 'Ozymandias' Really Tells Us


Science Fiction at its Best: 'Interstellar' Review


Surprisingly Few Books for the Title: 'The Librarians' Television Series


Suck it Johnny 5: Watch Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' Trailer


The Internet's Addiction to Rage Will Consume Us All


All of Andrei Tarkovsky's Films Free Online


'Before I Go to Sleep' Review: A Narcoleptic Thriller


Tolkienista Bingo for Watching 'The Battle of Five Armies'


Iranian Vampires: 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' Trailer


Keynes vs. Hayek Rap Battles are the Most Wonderful Videos Ever Posted on the Internet


How Peter Jackson Continues to Miss the Point of Tolkien


Why Tina Fey Would Be the Perfect Person to Replace Lorne Michaels on 'SNL' (Sooner, Rather than Later)


Every Character on 'Modern Family' is a Serial Killer


Why It's Not Funny that Darth Vader's Running for Ukraine's Parliament


What's the Difference Between New Hampshire and Missouri?


Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Is One of the Best War Movies in Years


'Star Wars: Episode VII' Concept Art


The Nine Best Things in Science Fiction Right This Instant


How the Internet Made Time Slow Again


The Cover Song Rule: How to Tell if a Reboot is Any Good


Truth to Power: Why 'Archer' Should Have Kept ISIS in the Show


Just Why Do All Alien Planets Look Exactly Like the Woods Outside of Vancouver?


Today's Pointless Adaptation: 'Myst': The Television Series


'Fantastic Four' Comic Cancelled


'Interstellar' Screenings Will Be the Latest to Charge You Extra for a Movie Theater Gimmick


What Nicolas Cage's 'Left Behind' Says About Apocalyptic Christianity


What the Top Trending Facebook Stories Have in Common


Why I Drink, Vintage Game Edition: 'Tetris: The Movie'


End of an Era: The Last of the Saturday Morning Cartoons Have Been Cancelled


"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" Sequel Getting Netflix-First Release


Why Netflix Watchers are Superior Human Beings


Haunting Powerlessness: Why Dystopia is Horror on the Societal Level


How India Just Destroyed Civilization


ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons, Fails Public Relations 101


The CW is Still a Network: A Schedule Review


The True Story of the Only Man to Serve in Both the American and Soviet Armies


How Young Adult Bestsellers Tell Us That We're Doomed


Why Actors Get Awards: 'The Drop'


Eh, It's no 'Katniss Kronicles': 'The Maze Runner'


Revisiting Robin Williams and 'What Dreams May Come'


Great Show or Greatest Show? The '7th Heaven' Cast Reunion


"Lucifer" Television Adaption in the Works


Better Dead than Red: "Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead" Trailer


Anyone Got Mulder's Number? "Extraterrestrial" Trailer


Maybe Not Today, Maybe Not Tomorrow: 'Phoenix' Trailer


Dan Simmons And The True Story of the HMS Terror


"New Angeles": A (Not) "The Matrix" Television Series


Snap Impressions from the Weekend's First Slate of NFL Games


"The Stand" Adaptation: Good, Bad, Ugly


Who Wants to Have Fun with Semantics? "Supergirl" Series


Comic-Con and San Diego Might Call it Quits


A Return to Normalcy: Ukrainian Rap Tribute to "Die Hard"


What Dante and Dogs Tell Us About "The Leftovers"


Check your Americanski privilege: Fixing "A Good Day to Die Hard"


Yer a Goat, Harry:: "Horns" Trailer


Zoe Quinn, Anita Sarkeesian, and Internet Misogyny as Terrorism


How Memory Interconnects Everything We Watch and Read


Every "Criminal Minds" Season Streaming on Netflix


Your Brain on Roleplaying Games: "Dark Dungeons" Trailer


Mmmm Brains: 'Walking Dead' Teaser


Chinese Theaters Allow Text Messaging


Why I Love Spoilers


A Pajiba Exclusive: "Star Wars: Episode VII" Script in Hand


'Community' Season Six Teaser


Sony Editing 'The Interview' to Appease North Korea


Science Fiction Thursday: Babylon 5, Star Wars Pictures, Mary Shelley Biopics


"Aquaman": So This is Happening


Pajiba Exclusive: Fox Admits to Rigging Elections


Pajiba's Guide to Everything You Need to Know About the Teen Choice Awards.


So Long and Thanks for All the Fish: "The Hundred-Foot Journey"


The Clearing at the End of the Path


Why People Like Joe Should Be Halted and Lit on Fire, and How the Media Confuses Leeches with Geniuses


Miami Marlins' Mascot Stars in Own 'Star Wars' Trailer


Poor Man's 'Walking Dead': "Z Nation" Trailer


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Pacific Rim 2: Shirtless Jax Boogaloo,' 'Dragonriders of Pern,' and Joe Abercrombie


Rage Against the Dying of the Light: Interstellar Trailer


What Video Games Say About Our Morality


'Manhattan' Review: Don't Want to Set the World on Fire


Why We Persist in Monster Hunting and Conspiracy Theories


Lucy: Painfully Stupid No Matter What Percent of Your Brain You Use


Leslie Knope and Heroes without Arcs


Science Fiction Thursday


Episodic Television: An Elaborate Delivery Mechanism for Short Stories


'Predestination' Trailer: Heinlein, Hawke, and Mixed Emotions


Whedon Biography Throws Punches


Science Fiction Thursday


Thus Spake Gilliam: 'Zero Theorem' Trailer


'Snowpiercer' Heading to VOD on Friday


Ten Things You Learn While Marathoning the USA Network


Surprisingly Little Pea Soup: 'Deliver Us From Evil' Review


Science Fiction Thursday


CBS Gives the Finger to "Criminal Minds" Fans


How to Watch Season Six of 'Community'


Draco Kills a Mudblood: 'Murder in the First' Review


A Stunning Vision of Hell: 'A Stranger to Myself' Review


Science Fiction Thursday


'The Stand' for Morons: 'The Last Ship' Review


Book Readers' Edition of 'Game of Thrones': Where Do We Go From Here?


The Greatest Television Show Ever Conceived: 'Treehouse Masters'


Well Be Still My Stone Heart: "Game of Thrones" Book Readers' Edition - 'The Children'


Your Pajiba Guide to Surviving Summer Road Trips


Your Completely Unhelpful Guide to World Cup Viewing Options


Science Fiction Thursday


DVDs and Blu-ray Dying: Internet Commenters Rage Against the Dying of the Light


Look Ma, No Filler: "Game of Thrones" Book Readers' Edition - 'The Watchers on the Wall'


Why "Cosmos" Matters


All You Need is Kill: “Edge of Tomorrow” Review


Why Are Horror Stories Not to Blame for the Slenderman Crime, but the Men’s Rights Movement Carries Some Blame for the Santa Barbara's Killings?


Science Fiction Thursday


The Broccoli Theory of Bad Television


Mmmm, Beetles: "Game of Thrones" Book Readers' Edition - 'The Mountain and the Viper'


"Game of Thrones": Hot Pie's Choose Your Own Adventure


The Fascinating Real-Life Account of How Man Waged War Against Emus with Machine Guns ... and Lost


Science Fiction Thursday


The Journey, Not the Destination


These Stories Aren't About Superheroes: "X-Men: Days of Future Past"


Why Jack Bauer is Hurting America


Science Fiction Thursday


Kitten Mittens Meet Wearing Sunscreen: Charlie Day Commencement Speech


Slim Pickens Demands Royalties: "Game of Thrones" Book Readers' Edition - "Mockingbird"


"Cosmos" Week 11: "Life here began out there".


Slumdog Jerry Maguire: 'Million Dollar Arm' Review


What We Say About Readers: An Internal Email Exchange About the GoT Book Reader Backlash


Science Fiction Thursday


Fear in the Darkness: H.R. Giger 1940-2014


The Uncanny Valley of Television: "Game of Thrones" - "The Laws of Gods and Men"


"Cosmos" Episode 10: He's Electric


The Most and Least Popular Countries in Film and Television


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars', 'Interstellar', Clive Barker


This Water Ain't Going to Tread Itself: Book Readers' "Game of Thrones" - "First of His Name"


Beep-Boop-Beep-Boop: "24" Real Time Review


"Cosmos" Week 9: The Past is a Different Planet


Science Fiction Thursday: So Many Shows, So Few Extraneous Y's


"Believe": The Best Show Ever in My Head


Never Go Full Robert Jordan: Book Readers' "Game of Thrones" - "Oathkeeper"


"Cosmos" Week 8: We Looked at the Stars and Found Plato's Cave


Parkour, Dystopian Detroit, and Paul Walker's Final Gift to Us: "Brick Mansions" Review


Science Fiction Thursday: Fantasy Release Round Up


Peak Reference -- The Point At Which We Can't Cram Anymore References Into Our Head -- Is Coming


"Farscape" Film: To the Stars, My Friends


Stretch Those Storylines! Book Readers' "Game of Thrones" - "Breaker of Chains"


The Perfect Review of a Perfect Movie on its 25th Anniversary


"Cosmos" Week 7: People, People Never Change


Jenny McCarthy's Terminator Reboot: "Transcendence" Review


"Bob's Burgers": Linda, Louise, and Accepting Your Kids For Who They Are


Science Fiction Thursday: Real Astronauts, Hugo Awards, Eisner Awards


Mourning Colbert: Why 'The Colbert Report' Matters in Ways Other Late Night Shows Do Not


Next Stop, The Grey Wedding: Book Readers' "Game Of Thrones" - "The Lion and the Rose"


"Cosmos" Week 6: Fear? It's Poetry That's in a Handful of Dust


Mirrors Always Lie: "Oculus" Review


Quantity is its Own Quality: Fantasy Epics as a Distinct Medium


Science Fiction Thursday: "Battlestar Galactica", "Star Wars" Sets Consumed


"Mr. Selfridge" and the Pornography of the Past


For The Literate Among Us: Book Readers' "Game Of Thrones" - "Two Swords"


"Cosmos" Week 5: We are the Stuff of Stars


Communism's Blood Drenched Flood


Science Fiction Thursday: 'Star Wars', More 'Discworld', Chris Carter


Worst Finale Ever: A Complete Tone Deafness of Basic Storytelling


"Cosmos" Week 4: A Sky Full of Ghosts


Listen All Y'all It's a "Sabotage" Review


Word Counts and Fandom


Science Fiction Thursday: "Cosmos", Sir Patrick Stewart, SHIELD Casting, and Terry Pratchett


"The Breakfast Club": The Nostalgia of Others


"Cosmos" Episode 3: Your God is too Small


Ten Twisted 'Dungeons & Dragons' Monsters That Should Be Adapted By SyFy Originals


Science Fiction Thursday


"Archer": Really Just a Documentary from the Future


Why George R.R. Martin Needs to Finish 'A Song of Ice and Fire'


"Cosmos" Episode 2: Evolution Boogaloo


Fathers and Heroes: 'Our Fathers Were Our Models for God'


Science Fiction Thursday: History of Sci-Fi Documentary, Brandon Sanderson, and Frederik Pohl


Redeeming Ted Mosby


BadWrongFun: Are You Enjoying Yourself Correctly?


We are a way for the cosmos to know itself: 'Cosmos' is a Supernova in Your Brain Bits


It Ain't Fantasy Without a Little Fascism, or Why Neville Was the Real Hero of 'Harry Potter'


There Are Going to be Some Changes Around Here


Sunday Night Just Became Science Night


Life is a Sitcom: How Our Reality Mirrors 'Burn Notice'


The Post-Meta Academy Awards Experience


Ukraine, Revolution, and Movies: People Tweeting About Movies While the World Ends


It's Science: Earworms Make the Best Comic Book Trailers