Arthurian myth gets a sci-fi makeover in this Sword Of Ages #1 exclusive

Arthurian mythology has been a source of inspiration for centuries, as storytellers reinvent a legend rooted in enduring themes like the desire to become something greater and the challenges of keeping power once it’s obtained. For his first series as both writer and artist, Gabriel Rodríguez is tapping into Arthurian…

A company backed by the Koch brothers just bought Time Incorporated for $3 billion

Just days after Time had a hand in creating the most inescapable Twitter meme of the Thanksgiving weekend, its parent company Time Incorporated has been bought in an all-cash offer of nearly $3 billion by The Meredith Corporation, the company behind Family Circle and Better Homes And Gardens. If it seems surprising…

Leah Remini believes the LAPD is covering for Scientologists like Danny Masterson

Earlier this month, we reported that an LAPD investigation into rape claims against former That ’70s Show star Danny Masterson had “inexplicably stalled” despite “compelling evidence” against him. Masterson is a member of the Church Of Scientology, and there were rumors that the organization was being particularly…

CNN's Twitter account argued with Donald Trump to promote its new ad campaign

Donald Trump’s hatred of CNN is pretty famous, to the extent that his administration is supposedly pressuring Time Warner to sell off CNN’s parent company Turner before it will approve its merger with AT&T, but the news organization usually ignores Trump’s “fake news” attacks and just sticks to its typical news…

ABC releases the first 17 minutes of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s season premiere

With Justice League in theaters, Marvel Cinematic Universe loyalists have been left with nothing but The Punisher to distract themselves with since Thor: Ragnarok came out, especially since the long-awaited Avengers: Infinity War trailer is nowhere in sight. Thankfully, ABC has come through with an extended preview of…

The House Of Cards hiatus extends for another 2 weeks as writers keep working

Shortly after the sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey came out, Netflix revealed that his series House Of Cards would be ending after a sixth and final season that had already gone into production. Then, while additional claims against Spacey came out that suggested he had made the House Of Cards set…

Despite already admitting it was real, Trump now says the Access Hollywood tape is fake

It’s pretty clear that Donald Trump doesn’t exist in the same reality as the rest of us, or at least he thinks he doesn’t, which is why he can declare that proven facts are “fake news,” why he thinks it’s anything but horrifically tacky to coat everything he owns in gold, and why he just generally seems like such a…

Parenting is the latest techno-horror story in the new trailer for Black Mirror season 4

Like so much of great horror fiction, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror worms its way into your head through the most normal of fears: Alienation, abandonment, death, all modified with a technology-tinged twist. Now, the show’s fourth season is extending its palette of post-modern anxieties to one of the scariest human…

Nobody seems happy to meet The New York Times' polite Midwestern Nazi

The New York Times briefly switched its motto to “All The News That’s Fit To Piss People Off” today, earning widespread ire for a profile on an Ohio white supremacist that seemed more happy to praise his good manners than condemn his hateful rhetoric. Responses to “In America’s Heartland, the Nazi Sympathizer Next…

Advertisers are shying away from YouTube over concerns about predatory kids content

YouTube’s troubles with algorithmic content for kids continued to intensify this week, after a Time Of London report came out yesterday, suggesting that a number of major brands were unknowingly running ads on videos containing content that might be inadvertently appealing to pedophiles. The Times report cited…

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The West Wing cast has no time for Sarah Sanders comparing herself to C.J. Cregg

As a show about people at the highest echelons of government power who are funny, principled, and actually good at their jobs, The West Wing is aspirational porn for people who have already achieved most of their higher aspirations. So we get why White House press secretary Sarah Sanders—whose reputation is such that…

The Little Drummer Boy Challenge is the ultimate test of your shitty Christmas music avoidance skills

As the tendrils of Black Friday Madness slowly loosen their grip on shoppers everywhere, and turkey is hastily returned to its normal position in the hierarchy of sub-standard meats, we’re left with a sense of dawning dread at the approach of the bleakest season of the year: Christmas Music Month. Yes, the span of…

Trump doesn't even want your dumb Time Person Of The Year Award, anyway

Invoking a little bit of leftover holiday magic, Donald Trump got to participate in his favorite activity on the planet today, issuing a tweet in which he simultaneously denegrated the news media, while also getting to humble brag about what an impressive, important boy he’s finally become. Trump hopped on Twitter…