Prepare for Disney's John Carter of Mars movie, with the totally…

Pulp science-fiction icon John Carter of Mars has never been more colorful than in the comic-book versions written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Howard Chaykin and others. Check out exclusive preview pages from a new collection reprinting these gems. » 12/30/10 8:30am 12/30/10 8:30am

Princess of Mars fanfic from the 1960s puts some damn clothes on Deja…

The Onion AV Club's editor has been reviewing a stash of pulpy paperbacks he got at a garage sale, and now Keith Phipps has hit on a fascinating double-novel by a semi-forgotten author. It's sort of twisted, quasi-feminist Barsoom fan-fiction. » 8/13/10 9:30am 8/13/10 9:30am

Your first look at Woola and Tars Tarkas from John Carter

Six new photos of the upcoming Martian epic John Carter have recently hit the web. They're not huge (and about a third of them involve Gambit idly staring at stuff, didn't know Edgar Rice Burroughs invented the character, Marvel must have picked him up in public domain) but they do offer glimpses of Carter's loyal pet… » 11/26/11 1:50pm 11/26/11 1:50pm

A Glimpse Of The John Carter Of Mars Creatures We'll Never See

Jon Favreau posted a maquette of Woola, the friendly dog-like calot, from when he was producing John Carter of Mars. Click through to see a piece of Woola concept art from the abandoned Paramount production. » 3/31/09 9:30am 3/31/09 9:30am

How John Carter's Martian Pet Woola Became the Cutest Movie Creature in…

John Carter might have Martians, flying ships and sexy young lads with long hair — but the real star of the show is his giant hound, Woola. » 3/07/12 2:00pm 3/07/12 2:00pm

You Know What Color This Dress Is? 'FUCKING UGLY'

You know that thing in movies where people take a nap and the world ends while they're doing it? Well, that happened today. Except when I woke up from my nap, a picture of a dress had been posted and now the world won't fucking shut up about it. Is it Gold and White or Black and Blue? Does it really fucking matter?… » 2/26/15 9:55pm 2/26/15 9:55pm

What Color Is This Goddamn Dress?

Since it hit Tumblr yesterday, the image below has started an internet schism that may never be healed. Some maniacs, it seems, see the dress as gold and white, while other completely reasonable people see it as blue and black. » 2/26/15 8:10pm 2/26/15 8:10pm

Taylor Swift Has Never Been More Wrong In Her Goddamn, Miserable Life

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Politico's Dylan Byers Works for Fox News PR

Dylan Byers, the dumbest media reporter alive, has typed up some thoughts at The Politico about, as his headline puts it, "Why the Bill O'Reilly charges aren't sticking." Aren't they? Or at least, isn't their "sticking" or not "sticking" in some way related to the work of a media desk such as The Politico's? » 2/23/15 3:20pm 2/23/15 3:20pm

Anchor Who Called Gaga's Music "Jigaboo": "I Had No Idea It Was a Word"

Earlier today, Fox 8's Kristi Capel marveled over Lady Gaga's Oscar performance by saying that generally, "It's hard to hear her voice with all the jigaboo music...that she...whatever you want to call it...jigaboo, haha!" » 2/23/15 12:12pm 2/23/15 12:12pm

Ex-Cop Kills Two Daughters, Then Himself

A recently-retired cop killed his two daughters and then himself at their Westchester, N.Y. home on Saturday, the New York Post reports. » 2/22/15 12:00pm 2/22/15 12:00pm

Ex-Cop Found Dead After Allegedly Killing Wife, Wounding Two Officers

An ex-police officer in Georgia was found dead Sunday night after he allegedly killed his wife and wounded two law enforcement agents. » 2/23/15 10:13am 2/23/15 10:13am

Bette Davis Talking About Gender Roles in 1963: Awesome

The latest installment of PBS's wonderful series Blank on Blank, in which they pair old interviews with famous people with wonderful animations, is here! And it features the illustrious Bette Davis, speaking about being outspoken and intelligent in her line of business and how the experience of being a woman has… » 9/30/14 5:45pm 9/30/14 5:45pm

How to Take a Step Back at Work and Focus on the Big Picture

It's easy to get lost in the weeds at work. While being heads down has its place, it's equally critical to look up: to reflect on how things are going, to consider alternative strategies, and to ask yourself the hard, high-level questions. How can you take a step back and look at the big picture? » 9/29/14 2:00pm 9/29/14 2:00pm

The Future is Now: Welcome to The Republic of Gilead 

The Handmaid's Tale, which was first published in 1985, is a work of speculative fiction that depicts a dystopian future world. Author Margaret Atwood penned a novel that described a near future where the rights of women had been completely stripped. Women in the Republic of Gilead have no autonomy. Unfortunately,… » 1/07/15 9:10pm 1/07/15 9:10pm