Yesterday I debuted Parthenon Huxley’s amazing performance of my tune “Alien Song.” It’s part of my project in which, to my amazement and delight, some of my favorite rock musicians have recorded songs I wrote in the 1990s. Here are the lyrics to the song, which is about reptilian aliens conquering the world through their […]
Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World, a new documentary about the internationally acclaimed and controversial painter, sculptor, architect, designer, Oscar winner and Alien creator, will open at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema in New York, Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles, Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, and Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley starting on May 15, 2015. The doc […]
The first trailer for Batman v Superman was unrelentingly dark, confirming that Zack Snyder’s movie will be a grim and gritty affair despite its comical presumption that a laser-eyed, super-strong alien will have any difficulty disposing...Show More Summary
This gorgeous (and totally terrifying) Alien queen lamp was built by Etsy user Kreatworks using scrap metal parts and a little bit of nightmare stuff. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think I’d but that thing on one of my bedroom’s walls. Show More Summary
Uncontrollable Glee: This is the best. Mass Effect fans are already fond of the alien Elcor, a race of massive creatures that preface all of their sentences with an emotion to convey tone (they also make great Shakespearean actors) — but I can almost guarantee they’ll be even fonder of this adorable plush version. Read more...
"Halo" is finally on your iPhone and iPad. But wait! Don't get too excited: This isn't the "Halo" game you're used to, with a first-person view of iconic supersoldier "Master Chief" cutting down alien hordes. Instead, it's two spinoff...Show More Summary
Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) sits front and center for the very first trailer for Syfy’s huge adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s famous alien invasion book Childhood’s End. This is a big deal, and it absolutely must be done correctly. Read more...
"What happened to America’s most exciting black scholar?," asks Michael Eric Dyson in a big New Republic about Cornel West.
If Rubio sticks to his position, he alienates the GOP base. If he abandons his own legislation, he looks craven and weak. So he's now taking both sides.
It’s time for Song #4 in the Patterico Music Project. On February 1, I told you: I am working on a little personal project in which I try to convince some of my musical heroes to record some of my songs. I have found three victims so far, who have promised between them to record […]
Yesterday, after a steady morning rain, my wife called me outside to look at strange, gelatinous growths in our eastern red cedar trees. Bright orange, tennis ball sized and characterized by numerous tendrils, these alien ornaments had...Show More Summary
....and the alien concepts of honesty, power and self-regulation.
Did GOP presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) come out in favor of President Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal aliens in a Spanish language interview with Univision? Not exactly after a second look at a translation of the interview. Show More Summary
The sick Sun bear, once deemed to be an alien due to it’s strange outward appearance, is healing slowly with the help of caregivers at the Matang Wildlife Centre. The bear was first seen at the end of January, when scared Indonesian plantation workers frightened her off with sticks. Show More Summary
In the largest astrobiology study to date, scientists found no signs of advanced life in 100 nearby galaxies
There’s a war on now in South African cities, but no one’s calling it what it is. South Africans, mostly Zulu, are attacking shops run by foreigners, driving the aliens (mostly Zimbabwean, Somali, Nigerian, Pakistani, or Bangladeshi) out of their neighborhoods. Show More Summary
The Babadook and It Follows are the horror movies I’ve been waiting for since I was a little girl. I got hooked on horror young. When I used to hit the local Blockbuster with my family, Halloween and Alien and Psycho were the only flicks with female protagonists that seemed exciting and thrilling to me. I used to find the leading ladies’ survival skills inspiring.
An in-depth search for advanced extraterrestrial civilizations has come up empty, as a team of astronomers searched 100,000 galaxies and found no evidence that there are any alien societies belonging to Wookies, Klingons, or Sontarans out there in outer space. No Wookies?! We are trying to hold...
Steven Spielberg made quite a name for himself with the 1975 blockbuster Jaws. There were big expectations for his next film, which was going to be about aliens from outer space. But before Close Encounters of the Third Kind was produced, the story went through a lot of changes. Show More Summary
The ‘Ancient Aliens’ star-turned-Internet meme shares his thoughts on extraterrestrial life and hairstyling.