The sci-fi and fantasy genres are easy targets for porn spoofs. Lord of the G-Strings, Sex Wars and Flesh Gordon are just a few famous parodies. Therefore, we knew Harry Potter wouldn't be too far behind. And surprisingly, Lord Voldemort himself (Ralph Fiennes) has indulged in some X-rated ... wizardry.
It's no wonder why works of science fiction, fantasy and horror feature writers as main characters—people like to imagine themselves as heroes; why shouldn't writers do the same? And tucked away inside those books by writers like J.K. Rowling and Stephen King lies a veritable treasure trove of tomes that don't exist, but should.
Actress Elizabeth Banks, who plays media maven Effie Trinket in the upcoming movie The Hunger Games, has been receiving flack from her anti-fans on Twitter. It turns out she knows how to respond.
Ever wonder what mighty magic Steven Spielberg would have brought to the Harry Potter franchise? An interview with BBC Breakfast reveals his reasons for jumping off the Hogwarts Express and how his own flesh-and-blood questioned his sanity.
You may think the Internet was built to network various DARPA facilities together, but actually, it was built for people to talk to each other about sci-fi. And gaming. And all sorts of nerdly delights. But one group of fans seems to have more Internet traction than the others ... and according to this infographic, that group loves Harry Potter.
Ever wondered how magic works in Harry Potter? Or Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Or the Discworld series of books? Thanks to this graphic, you don't have to wonder much longer.
We love geeky gifts here at Blastr. And what's better than geeky clothes, so the world can instantly see your allegiance to the Rebellion. Or the Federation. Or House Gryffindor. Although people don't tend to buy apparel for anyone over the age of 12, we see these items as great potential gifts, because they're as fun to give as they are to receive.
When it comes to holiday gift giving, movies and TV are an awesome way to go. With a rare, limited or collector's edition of a beloved film or TV series—you're as good as gold. To kick-start the holiday shopping season, we found some of the biggest and most wanted DVDs and Blu-rays 2011 has to offer.
Director David Yates, who ably guided the last four Harry Potter films to meteoric success, is working with the BBC to fashion a big-screen adventure for the last of the Time Lords. Good news, yes? Perhaps ... unless you like any of the actors or continuity developed for the TV show.
Licorice has many uses. It's a nice movie theater snack (for some of us) and it promotes healthy digestion, but it takes a certain kind of mind to think that it would make good art. Artist Jason Mecier apparently has that kind of mind, and the results—portraits of movie icons like E. T., Harry Potter, Willy Wonka and Freddy Krueger—are both impressive and amusing.