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Amy Poehler and Billy Eichner Celebrate the Premiere of Hulu’s ‘Difficult People’

The premiere party for Hulu’s new original comedy series “Difficult People” went off without a hitch on Thursday evening at New York’s School of …

Steven Moffat

Can GeekyCon’s Founder Change Fandom For The Better?

At a time when geeks are ruling pop culture, misogyny and discrimination at widely attended events like Comic-Con are still all too common. Could Melissa Anelli, a Harry Potter superfan turned entrepreneur, usher in a newer — nicer — type of fan convention?<p><b>“Oh, I want to learn how to shout orders</b> …

Harry Potter

Bill Nye's Mom Was A Badass World War II Code Breaker

The hardcore fans behind a Kickstarter have been following Nye to make a documentary of the man behind the "Science Guy" lab coat.

Bill Nye

9 Novels the Author of 'A Game of Thrones' Thinks You Should Read

It’s hard to believe <i>A Game of Thrones</i> author George R. R. Martin has much spare time — because hopefully he’s spending most of his waking hours …

Pixar: The Design of Story

Pixar: The Design of Story is an upcoming exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum here in NYC.<p>Through concept art from films such as …

Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, BBC Execs Behind ‘Doctor Who,’ Launch Bad Wolf (EXCLUSIVE)

LONDON — Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner — the former BBC executives responsible for “Doctor Who,” “Torchwood” and “Da Vinci’s Demons” — have launched …

Caitlin Moran on strident feminism, giddy optimism, and riotous laughter