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The never-ending con: How Twitter has taken fan culture year-round
Aug 8, 2014

San Diego Comic-Con is behind us, but on the social media platform the con must go on for fan culture.

That time Tom Paris and Seven of Nine bonded over a Scooby-Doo/Voyager mashup
Mar 19, 2014

Is there anything better than when some of your favorite actors share silly things with each other on Twitter? World peace, maybe. But other than that ...

The Twilight Zone makes its (unofficial) return. On Twitter. Where else?
Feb 28, 2014

You're traveling through another social media dimension, a dimension not only of tweets and retweets but of favorites. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of 140 characters. That's the URL up ahead -- your next stop, the Twilight Zone Twitter account!

All your Thrones Red Wedding grief gathered in one outraged Twitter feed
Jun 4, 2013

Were you upset after that whole Red Wedding situation on Game of Thrones? You were really not alone.

13 of the best tweets about the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer
Jan 14, 2013

Yesterday, J. J. Abrams and company finally delivered to us the first trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, and the Internet predictably exploded with opinions, questions and jokes. Nowhere was that more obvious than in the 140-character-or-less bursts coming from Twitter.

Annoying fans drive Who's Steven Moffat away from Twitter
Dec 17, 2012

Bad news, Doctor Who fans. If you enjoyed following showrunner Steven Moffat on Twitter for insights into the series and occasional peeks behind the scenes, we're sorry to report his account has been deleted. Why? Because crazed fans were driving him nuts, that's why.

22 of the snarkiest tweets about the Star Wars/Disney deal
Dec 17, 2012

In case you haven't heard—Disney just bought LucasFilm, and they're planning to start cranking out Star Wars films on a regular basis. The word spread like wildfire, and the snark started rolling in at the speed of Twitter. So what were some of the funniest initial reactions?

Wish upon a Death Star: 21 hilarious Star Wars/Disney mash-ups
Dec 17, 2012

Be it in favor or against, everyone seems to be talking about Disney's decision to purchase LucasFilms and start cranking out more Star Wars films. First there was snark, now comes the Mickey/Star Wars mash-up pics.

Forget Halloween: today Twitter mourns Harry Potter's parents
Dec 15, 2012

Today is October 31, 2011. For most of us, that means it's Halloween—time for some costumed fun and candy. But for others, it's a more solemn occasion: the 30th anniversary of the death of Lily and James Potter. And these mourners have found a way to voice their grief through Twitter.

Can the Internet help find Walter Koenig's missing son?
Dec 14, 2012

The Twitterverse is exploding with concern for the missing son of Star Trek's Chekov.