In an age of superhero movies and TV anti-heroes, fictional villains are more complex than ever before. This week, Vulture examines villainous entertainment in all its forms.The game has ended. Following months of speculation and a never-ending supply of fan theories, the series finale of Pretty Little Liars revealed the ... More »
If you are a fan of the grimdark subgenre, at some point you probably heard of a Kickstarter organized by the folks at Grimdark Magazine to raise funds in the hope of putting together an anthology comprised of short fiction pieces featuring new and established fantasy antagonists. Show More Summary
The horned "grendec" is based on a carnotaurus.
GLOW hit Netflix with a flashy, hairspray-scented bang on June 23, but if you're still on the fence about watching, give me just a few minutes of your time. First of all, let me just say that watching the fictional show about a real-life...Show More Summary
Ever wondered what Harry Potter would do if he wasn’t the Chosen One, and just worked in a coffee shop? Or if Iris West was the one struck by lightning instead of her fiancé? Or maybe Luke Skywalker decided to take after his mother and...Show More Summary
LGBTQ representation in pop culture has never been better than it is now, but fans are always hungry for more. It wasn’t always this way, but over the years, Marvel, … The post 16 Fictional LGBTQ Couples Fans Are DESPERATE To See appeared first on CBR.
The topsy-turvy power dynamics of internet culture are on display in “FANtasies,” a new fan-fiction-inspired web series.
The biblical Noah faces off against a giant and a dinosaur in a gladiator-like setting in a new novel that a creationist group is promoting. Noah: Man of Resolve is the second book in a promised trilogy by Tim Chaffey and K. Marie Adams,...Show More Summary
Edge of Tomorrow was a science fiction film that did well enough at the box office when it was initially released, however, in the time since the film's following has grown significantly, creating a large fan base excited at the prospect of a sequel.
Supernatural is known for its risk-taking storylines. There are very few shows that aren't afraid to make fun of themselves, but this show is certainly one of them. Whether you enjoyed "Fan Fiction" or not, you have to admit that it was a service to the SPN Family. Show More Summary
The thing that makes Comedy Central’s Broad City so successful is the specificity and relatability of its comedy. Fans feel like they really know the fictional Abbi and Ilana, creating a bit of an awkward situation for the real Ilana Glazer, as she recently revealed in an interview with Bustle. Show More Summary
If “Harry Potter” represents your childhood, stop reading now. With “Sorcerer’s Stone” turning 20 this year, its no surprise that the boy who lived has received the grown-up treatment in the form of erotic fan fiction—erotica, for short. That’s the premise of Chicago-based podcast, “Potterotica...
Sam Claflin just recently found out that Fifty Shades of Grey is based on Twilight fan fiction and now he wants someone to make a fan fiction story based on his The Hunger Games character Finnick Odair! The 30-year-old actor is proposing a film with him and The Hunger Games co-star Liam Hemsworth, as well [...]
“Smash,” NBC’s drama tracing the development of a fictional Broadway musical called ‘Bombshell” about screen legend Marilyn Monroe, had a rocky two-season run. But the series had a rabid fan base, which has seemed to multiply since the show left the air in 2013. Many of those “Smash” fans have...
Margaret Atwood: "The Handmaids have escaped from their box. They’ve gotten out of their package. They’re strolling all over the place.... They were in the Texas Legislature surrounded by men with guns. It could have been a still right out of [the show]."
Good news for Omni magazine fans – all 200 issues are now available on Amazon for $2.99 each, or free if you're a Kindle Unlimited subscriber. Up until a couple of years ago the science and science fiction magazine, which was created...Show More Summary
Hermione Granger, a 19-year-old seventh year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, has retired to the lavish prefect’s bathroom for a relaxing bath. But ? uh oh ? just as she’s drying off, she hears someone else enter the marbled, gilded washroom. Show More Summary
You may not be aware of how many first run TV shows feature vampires -I certainly didn't. Fans of vampire, monster, and supernatural fiction (redundant terms, I know) have a wealth of entertainment selections. One of the newest is Cassidy from the series Preacher. Show More Summary
Fullscreen and New Form Digital are teaming up to realize 10 fan fiction stories about some of the world’s top digital influencers in a new web series dubbed FANtasies. The anthology series will see creators like Mamrie Hart, Jon Cozart,...Show More Summary
Welcome to The Sweetest Debut, a regular installment in which we reach out to debut (or near-debut, we’re flexible!) fiction, poetry and nonfiction authors working with presses of all sizes and find out about their pop culture diets, their writing habits, and their fan-fiction fantasies. Today: M.L. Rio on her debut novel If We Were Villains, […]