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Stranger Things 2 Turned Its View of Authority Upside Down

In its second season, Netflix's runaway hit "Stranger Things" continued to challenge sci-fi and horror tropes.

By Stephen Lovely

Thor: Ragnarok Is Full of Fun, Fireworks, and Zeppelin

It's hela good. One might even say it...ragnaroks.

By Marziah Karch

These Are the Geek Socks Your Feet Deserve

Put your best foot forward with these fandom-tastic stockings.

By The Portalist Staff

NYCC 2017: Best Kid-Friendly Activities

Conventions can be a lot to handle for parents and kids alike. Luckily, New York Comic Con 2017 had a lot to offer families.

By Karen Walsh

7 Mobile Horror Games to Make Your Commute More Terrifying

Just try not to scream while you're playing in public.

By The Lineup

The Librarians Cast and Creators on Intellectual Heroism

The stars of the TNT fantasy series talk playing heroes who don't punch their problems away.

By Abbey White

Zombie Expert Paul Vigna on the Optimism of The Walking Dead 

The author of “Guts: The Anatomy of the Walking Dead” explains why a show about the end of the world gives him hope.

By Olivia Mason

Triumphant Musical Adaptation Shows the Power of Butler's Parable of the Sower

One of Octavia E. Butler's editors shares how a new opera highlights the prescience and beauty of the late author's dystopian masterpiece.

By Betsy Mitchell

The Surprising Origins of Wonder Woman

Planned Parenthood and polyamory played a pivotal role in the development of Wonder Woman.

By Carolyn Cox

First Trailer for Annihilation Promises to Blow Our Minds

The adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's sci-fi horror novel looks just as chilling and thought-provoking as its source material.

By Carolyn Cox

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