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A Series of Fallopian Tubes

Would You Buy Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Canine Period Pads? [VIDEO]

I love how Sarah Michelle Gellar decided to share this specific personal anecdote on Conan. I also wonder how many people turned the channel when she started talking about her dog’s “time of the month.”

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A Lady Writing Conan, and Other Screenwriting Tidbits

Writers! They do things in Hollywood. I just can’t remember what…

But I do know that Andrea Berloff has been tapped to write the possible return of Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Conan franchise.


she blinded me with science

Young Scientist Eesha Khare Chats With Conan About Her Award Winning Experiment

Harvard-bound Eesha Khare, one of three winners of this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, talked to Conan O’Brian about her experiment on cell phone batteries, ”Design and Synthesis of Hydrogenated TiO2-Polyaniline Nanorods for Flexible High-Performance Supercapacitors,” in her interview on his show last night.  Watch as she demonstrates her invention and jokes with Conan without missing a beat, and click after the jump for the second part of the interview.


Today in Awesome

Gail Simone Has A Thing For Redheads – Writing New Red Sonja Title For Dynamite

Once again, Gail Simone took to Twitter to hint at a big announcement and once again, her teasers did not disappoint. Simone will be writing a new ongoing Red Sonja comic book for Dynamite Entertainment. Hit the jump for more info plus the fantastic cover from Fiona Staples


Why Not Do It With Some Style?

“You Are Cordially Invited to Attend a Star Wars”: Episode VII As Directed by Wes Anderson [VIDEO]

Now that Star Wars: Episode VII has a writer, it’ll need a director. And with this audition tape, Wes Anderson—or, well, someone on the Conan staff with a good sense of Andersonian whimsy—has shown us what an Episode VII directed by the maestro of quirk might look like. There’s Junior Telescope Club member Han Solo, Boba Fett in a Steve Zissou-style red beanie, and a healthy amount of goldenrod yellow (of course). Oh, and Han shoots first.

(via: TeamCoco)

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The Human Machine

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Going To Play Conan The Barbarian Again

Look, I’m just gonna say it. Someone needs to shoot Arnold Schwarzenegger with some elephant tranquilizers and give him an intervention. The 65-year-old actor is going to reprise his role as Conan the Barbarian in a new film. This is just…I have no words. No wait, I do. BY CROM!


Winter Is Coming

Elijah Wood Doesn’t Really Know How to Sit on the Iron Throne, Does it Anyway

Elijah Wood is a pint-sized fanboy, and we love it. In Northern Ireland for an upcoming project, Wood used some of his good ol’ Frodo caché to score a visit to the set of Game of Thrones. He was so excited that he spent the descent of his flight in audibly humming the theme song. Once there, he got to experience something a shocking number of characters in the series have literally killed for: Sit in the Iron Throne. Too bad he’s not that good at it.

(via Blastr)

I'm In A Glass Case of Emotion

Oh, It’s Happening: Will Ferrell (As Ron Burgundy) Announces the Anchorman Sequel

By the hammer of Thor, it’s officially official: Anchorman is coming back. The announcement was made by Will Ferrell, in character as the titular anchorman Ron Burgundy, on Conan last night. What a glorious day! View the announcement after the jump, and let’s rejoice as a nation, here “in the Americas” and the UK, “including England.”


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Maya Rudolph Describes That “Scorcese” Drinking Game and Her Boring Baby [Video]

If you caught the Screen Actors Guild Awards this past Sunday, you probably saw Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, and Melissa McCarthy discussing the drinking game they invented. Every time someone mentions “Scorcese,” take a drink. McCarthy was kind enough to demonstrate at the awards show, and Rudolph provided some further explanation during a visit to Conan. Also part of the conversation: Why Rudolph turned to bear survival skills when she met Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and why her six-month-old son is so boring. (Hint: Because he’s only six months old, and she’s joking.)

(via Splitsider)

Allow Us To Explain

The Women Of Conan The Barbarian, Better Than You Might Think

I’ll be honest, the only reason I was going to see the recent reboot of Conan the Barbarian was for its star Jason Momoa. Thanks to his time on HBO’s Game of Thrones, he’s now someone I follow (not in a creepy way). I wasn’t really a fan of the 1982 Conan and I had no illusions the film would be anything but a male-pandering, bloody escapade with lots of bared breasts. What I was surprised to find out was it was an excellent depiction of strong female characters. And lots of bared breasts.