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Elon Musk’s Grand xAI Plans

Elon Musk is back in the news again. (Really, does he ever leave the news?) Last week, Musk announced a new artificial intelligence venture called xAI. The timing of the launch is odd considering Musk still runs Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink,…

Classic Sci-Fi Movies Are Kind of Preachy

The 1970s were one of the most overtly political decades for science fiction filmmaking. Humor writer Tom Gerencer grew up watching movies such as Logan’s Run, Silent Running, and Beneath the Planet of the Apes, all of which contain clear…

An Oral History of Jurassic Park: The Ride

We went to the Jurassic Park book and realized there was a scene where the kids were trying to escape the dinosaurs by getting on a log and floating down the river. We thought, “Wow, maybe this is our opportunity to do a Pirates…

20 Movies That Have Definitely Not Aged Well

Image: Short CircuitMovies date themselves for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes what seemed great when we were kids looks silly to adult eyes. Other times the whys are more complicated—think Rambo III and The Living Daylights making heroes