Marvel's late summer strategy was brilliant. How could they have known the other summer films would be so underwhelming (either in terms of actual merit or in people's desire to see them)? Coming up to the release date it was so clear that it didn't feel the summer season had a genuine blockbuster that seemed… » 8/01/14 8:14pm Yesterday 8:14pm

Totally. There is such a disturbing trend of charging children with sex crimes that don't really seem like sex crimes at all. I don't know all the details of this but so many of these kids in no way need to be put on an offender registry for the rest of their lives. » 8/01/14 2:31pm Yesterday 2:31pm

MIT Technology Review's TWELVE TOMORROWS is packed with scifi goodness

The editors of MIT Technology Review tasked author Bruce Sterling with selecting the futuristic tales for this edition of the publication's annual, science-fiction anthology issue. Called Twelve Tomorrows, this year's anthology features stories (I am assuming new stories) by some of the best names in the business:… » 7/31/14 9:18am Thursday 9:18am