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Avengers: Infinity War’s post-credits scene, explained

What’s next for the Marvel Universe?<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> had a record-breaking opening weekend and is all but assured to take first place again in its second. The film gives fans all over the world exactly what they’ve been waiting for: an extra scene at the end of the movie.<p>Yes, forget about …

Marvel Universe

Introducing: The Gamma Quadrant Battlezone! | Star Trek Online

With the release of the Gamma Quadrant and the war against the Hur’q in Victory is Life, we'll have a new battlezone – and a new way for you to …

Collegiate Gothic

<b>Collegiate Gothic</b> is an architectural style subgenre of Gothic Revival architecture, popular in the late-19th and early-20th centuries for college …

College campuses are constructing buildings that look like they're straight out of Harry Potter's world

In general I have no patience for the argument, popular among classic liberals and Fox News viewers alike, that American college students these days are coddled or protected from especially challenging ideas. Did you read that recent Huffington Post essay “Millennials Are Screwed,” the one …

College & University

Black Panther’s Right Thing

1. TRASHIn the pantheon of great American films, I put Spike Lee’s <b>Do The Right Thing</b> right at the very top of the list. I’ve talked about why in …

Black Panther: Symbolism Explained

Black Panther

<i>Hi, everybody! Tim Carmody here, guest-hosting for Jason this week.</i><p>In the Marvel comic <i>Hawkeye</i> #15, published in February, the title character was …

Comics

Netflix Needs to Switch to Making Marvel Movies (And Not Series)

We’re eight seasons into Netflix’s Marvel Universe and the most recent one, <i>Marvel’s Jessica Jones</i> Season 2, proves that the most basic lesson has yet …

Entertainment

The Secrets Behind Black Panther’s Spellbinding Fashion

Costume designer Ruth Carter explains the film’s most captivating looks—including Angela Bassett’s 3-D-printed accessories.<p><b>Chadwick Boseman</b> had just one request for <b>Ruth Carter</b> as she began designing the costumes for <i>Black Panther:</i> he wanted to be able to move.<p>Black Panther‘s introduction in <i>Captain</i> …

How “Black Panther” Brought Wakanda To Life Through Its Costumes

We speak with costume designer Ruth E. Carter about her process<p>Ruth E. Carter is used to designing for the past. The costume designer has earned Academy Award nominations for her work on <i>Malcolm X</i> and <i>Amistad</i> and has worked on films like <i>Selm</i>a, <i>The Butler</i>, <i>B*A*P*S</i>, <i>What’s Love Got to Do with It</i>, <i>Do the</i> …

'Black Panther' is loaded with Easter eggs you probably missed. Here they are.

<b>Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with</b> <b>Black Panther Week</b><b>.</b><p>How many did you catch? How many did …

This 'Black Panther' clip shows exactly why you don't mess with the Dora Milaje

Mess with the Dora Milaje at your own peril.<p>That's the hard lesson learned by more than a few wicked henchmen in the latest <i>Black Panther</i> clip, which …

wetheurban: “ The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Andrew Eccles A look at acclaimed photographer Andrew Eccles’ impressive body of work with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; one of the...

The Magic of Thor: Ragnarok's Strangest Scene Was Created Using Practical Effects

Depending on who you ask, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Asgardians are either actual gods who periodically descend from the heavens, or merely a …

Star Trek: Discovery, explained

Don’t boldly go without a map<p>After more than a decade, Star Trek is returning to the format of serialized television — and it’s been a long wait. <i>Star Trek</i><i>: Discovery</i> was announced a full two years ago, in late 2015, and has suffered through showrunner splits and multiple delays since.<p>And as the …

Science Fiction

‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Tease: The Bluth Family Reunites Next Week

Right now, there are two very different sides of <b>Jason Bateman</b> on the Netflix homepage. The stark contrast between Bateman’s face on the <b>Arrested</b> …

How To De-Objectify Women in Comics: A Guide

<b>By Renae De Liz</b><p><i>The following was originally posted on Renae’s Twitter feed. It is collected and reprinted here with permission.</i><p>As an artist, what can …

New Black Panther poster hints at trailer tonight

Strength. Pride. Patience.<p>The new poster for <i>Black Panther</i> is accompanied by a very specific message for fans who are eager to get a glimpse of …

How Marvel’s Hawkeye Sets ‘Em Up and Knocks ‘Em Down

An in-depth look at a few pages of Marvel’s 'Hawkeye,' a study in reader misdirection (in a good way).<p>As the world's most ubiquitous sequential art form, comic books are masters of the set-up and pay-off. A fist pulled back for a punch, WHAM, and a body flying; these are the hallmarks of a classic …

Why I'm Still Mad About Poussey's Death In 'Orange Is The New Black'

It’s been nearly a year since season four of <i>Orange Is The New Black</i> was released, and season five arrives in just a matter of days. Praised for its …

"Cold Dishes"

“How’s our special guest doing?” Torg walked into the Security Office waving a PADD. “We need to make sure he’s ready for our new friends.” Commander …

Looking For Thor's Hammer: Neil Gaiman On 'Norse Mythology'

Neil Gaiman was 6 years old when he first met the Norse god Thor — although he wasn't the red-bearded hammer-slinger of legend. "Marvel. Marvel's Thor came first," he says. "I was reading the reprints of Marvel's Thor in an English comic called <i>Fantastic</i>. ... Dr. Don Blake found this stick in a …

Books

Flatbush Zombies And Ta-Nehisi Coates Team Up For Black Panther Video

The writer details the latest issue in his comic book series, backed by the Zombies’s new track, “Aries.”<p>Marvel and Ta-Nehisi Coates teamed up with …

Black Panther

Io's Atmosphere Just Collapsed

Reason number 9,000 not to colonize Jupiter’s moon Io: not only is it a frigid hellscape covered in eruptive ice volcanoes and lashed by the gas …

Bryan Fuller Hints His ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ TV Series Will Be Yet Another Prequel

Trekkers have been waiting a very long time to find out “what happens next” in the <i>Star Trek</i> universe. Since the 1999 finale of <i>Star Trek: Deep Space Nine</i>, basically. Sure, <i>Star Trek: Voyager</i> pushed the timeline ahead a bit further, but most of that show was spent telling one long side-story in the …

Science Fiction

Leslie Odom Jr Performs 'Wait For It' from HAMILTON on 'Tonight Show'

Last night, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr., who departed the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON last month, sat in with THE TONIGHT SHOW house band The …

The Tonight Show

Pandora's Gift

The lab was quiet, and dimly lit but for pools of light over the consoles and tables, in typical Sphere Builder fashion. Only a quiet hum disturbed …