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Inconceivable! There’s Going To Be A “Princess Bride” Board Game

This is just concept art right now, the final design is TBD but Game Salute is currently developing a Princess Bride board game. They write, “In order to do justice to the entire story,…

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10 Awesome Things That Happened At The “Star Trek: The Next Generation” 25th Anniversary Reunion

In 1987, “Star Trek” re-launched the franchise with a whole new series, “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Not only did TNG show us the next generation of characters in the “Star Trek” saga, it…

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J.J. Abrams Says Carol Marcus Won’t Be Relegated To Love Interest In “Star Trek Into Darkness” — And Reveals Another Huge Detail About The Film

J.J. Abrams hasn’t been giving many details about “Star Trek Into Darkness” but he has said some interesting things about Dr. Carol Marcus. Oh, and he just happened to confirm whether or…

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8 Romanceless Movies And TV Shows To Watch On Valentine’s Day

Depending on whom you ask, tomorrow might be Valentine’s Day, Singles Awareness Day, or Day-Before-Discount-Candy-At-Duane-Reade Day. Like it or not, romance is a big deal tomorrow, at least if you’re…

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Science Confirms The Identity Of Richard III’s Remains

DNA tests have confirmed “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the remains found last year underneath a parking lot in Leicester do in fact belong to Richard III, the notorious hunchback/(possible) nephew-killer…

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J.J. Abramspalooza: He’s Producing A Third “Star Trek,” Doing 2 TV Pilots And, Oh Yeah, “Star Wars: Episode VII” Is Confirmed

Sorry if you don’t like J.J. Abrams. You must be having a rough time of it right now.

First things first, the rumor that he’s directing “Star Wars: Episode VII” is…

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You Can Watch The Final 3 Episodes Of “Downton Abbey” Early Thanks To iTunes

If you were annoyed at having to wait three months for “Downton Abbey” Season 3 to hit PBS, you’re going to love this news. Apple is set to offer the final…

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Which Three Book Characters Won’t Be In “Catching Fire”?

Since our first official look at “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” came out this week we’ve had several tidbits about the film cross our path, among them a pair of new pictures…

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Sisters Separated By WWII And 70 Years, Reunited By Facebook

Facebook giveth and Facebook taketh away. For every story about it doing slightly creepy things or haphazardly enforced content restrictions, there’s a story like this. Tanija Delic and Hedija Talic are 88- and 82-year-old sisters who…

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J.J. Abrams Makes Dying Trekker’s Wish To See “Star Trek Into Darkness” Come True

See? The internet can be used for good!

Three days ago, a post was made on the “Star Trek” subreddit about a man dying from cancer. It was a heartfelt plea…

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Facebook Is Testing A New Service That Lets Complete Strangers Message Your For A Dollar

Facebook Messages are a seemingly simple offering by the social media giant that the company still manages to make somehow complicated. Messages, mobile messages, Facebook email, the Other folder… You…

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The Psychology Of The Fake Geek Girl: Why We’re Threatened By Falsified Fandom

I’ve been telling myself to stay out of this debate. I’ve been assuring myself that any time spent reading rants, posts, and their circular comments will only make me feel…

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A Victoria’s Secret Model Breaks Down Privilege And Physical Insecurity In TED Talk

Victoria’s Secret model Cameron Russell gives honest answers to questions about the superficiality—and the importance—of physical appearance in our society. Speaking as someone who fully acknowledges her success stems from her winning…

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Irony: MTV Airs “Mean Girls,” Bleeps “Vagina” But Not “Whore”

Okay, you might want to be sitting down when I tell you this, but I watched “Mean Girls” for the first time a couple weekends ago. I was pretty well acquainted with… well,…

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Cosplay For Your Fingers

As people who type for a living, we here at The Mary Sue can’t really afford to put really fun things on our nails. But that doesn’t mean we won’t…

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In Defense Of (Being A Fan Of) “Twilight”

Between The Hunger Games, TwilightGame of ThronesThe Walking Dead, etc. etc., it seems that of late the publishing industry has more sway in Hollywood than ever before. (I could go on about…

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The BBC Is Telling The Story Of The War Of The Roses From The Female Perspective, And It Looks Amazing

The recently released promo pics from the upcoming BBC drama The White Queen, which tells the story of the War of the Roses from the perspective of the females involved, have really, really made me…

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6-Year-Old Girl (Board) Gamer Calls Out Hasbro For Gender Inequality

I never played Guess Who? all that much as a child, which might explain why I never realized how imbalanced it is in terms of gender. Or maybe I just…

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Being A Nerd Is Bad (According To The Dictionary, Anyway)

With all the “fake geek girl” controversy spreading throughout the Internet, there’s been a lot of discussion about what it really means to be a geek or a nerd and…

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