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Benedict Cumberbatch

  1. Benedict Cumberbatch Reading an Alan Turing Letter in Celebration of Written Correspondence is Peak Cumberbatch

    Be my penpal?

    In anticipation of independent U.K. publisher Canongate's annual Letters Live event, (at which Cumberbatch is a frequent presenter, of course) here's Benedict "Pingwing" Cumberbatch reading a letter from Alan Turing to mathematician Norman Routledge.

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  2. Benedict Cumberbatch Writes Letter to Grieving Family of 14-Year-Old Sherlock Fan

    In a reminder of Benedict Cumberbatch's unassailable classiness and the potential of fandom to unite and comfort, the Sherlock actor wrote a letter recently to the family of Eve Shepherd, who passed away unexpectedly on February 1st from breathing difficulties.

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  3. Everything (?) Is Awesome: Our Favorite And Least Favorite Moments From The 2015 Oscars

    Last night's Oscars were surprisingly full of poignant messages and emotional musical numbers - but it wasn't all flawless. Here's our list of the best and worst moments of the 2015 Academy Awards!

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  4. Benedict Cumberbatch Got Married Today, Plan Your Celebrating And/Or Mourning Accordingly

    It has happened.

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  5. The Imitation Game‘s Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Pardon Gay Men In Britain

    In the wake of the Oscar nominated film The Imitation Game, Alan Turing's gotten a lot of attention in the public consciousness— but what often gets left out of his amazing story of code-breaking and computer geniusery is that in 1952, he was convicted of "gross indecency" for being gay and was forcibly chemically castrated by his government. A few years later, he was dead by suicide.

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  6. Benedict Cumberbatch Used the Word “Colored” to Describe Black Actors, Apologized Immediately

    Would we call this a Cumberblunder?

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  7. Things We Saw Today: You Can Now Own Leggings With Benedict Cumberbatch’s Face On Them

    Stretchylegs Cumbercrotch.

    Do you love yourself some Benny? Now you get to wear him all over your lower body. Not a big fan of the Cumberbatch? Console yourself by farting in his face! These leggings are a win-win for everyone.

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  8. Games, Comics, and Genre TV Earn GLAAD Award Nominations

    The nominees for the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced today, which recognize works that have "fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives." Because genre media can often be forward-thinking and groundbreaking in representation, it should come as no surprise that the things we love here on TMS are well-represented among the nominees.

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  9. We Could Listen to Benedict Cumberbatch Introduce Himself With Random Names All Day and So Can You

    A Cumberbatch by any other name would still sound as sweet.

    So he's just practicing for all his future roles as literally every character and person, right?

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  10. Cumberbatch Photobombs Meryl Streep and Margaret Cho, Continues Streak of Being in Everything

    He has a reputation to uphold, you know.

    Not content to just be in almost everything, Benedict Cumberbatch continued his serial photobomber ways at the Golden Globes last night, because even photographs of other people must bear his likeness. Meanwhile, Meryl Streep is now expected to win Best Actress in a Photobomb at this year's Academy Awards despite that not being a category.

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