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Lincoln

  1. Here’s Who Won At Last Night’s Oscars. Besides William Shatner, That Is.

    Oh Hollywood

    Django Unchained, two for you. Life of Pi? Four for you, Life of Pi. You go, Life of Pi. Jennifer Lawrence? Do we have a Jennifer Lawrence here? Here you go, one for you… and none for The Hobbit's dwarf beards, byeeee!

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  2. Get Caught Up With the Oscar Nominated Films You Missed With These Adorable Children

    The Oscars are this Sunday, and I for one am woefully unprepared to make my picks in the annual bet I have with my friends. I have seen almost literally none of the films nominated this year, and I only have a few days left to get caught up if I'm going to stand a chance at winning the coveted prize of lunch at the local Chinese buffet. Thankfully, the tiny folks at Copycat Kidz have put together a highlight reel of sorts to cover the major players in this year's Academy Awards.

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  3. Spielberg’s Lincoln Indirectly Leads to Mississippi Finally Ratifying 13th Amendment

    After the 13th Amendment to ban slavery passed Congress in 1864, it went to the states for ratification. It got the required three fourths approval in 1865 when Georgia ratified it, but not every state got on board with the amendment. Deleware, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Mississippi all rejected it. After seeing the film Lincoln, a professor at the University of Missippi was inspired to make sure his state did the right thing and ratified the amendment, which it finally did this month.

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  4. Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, Beasts of the Southern Wild Pick Up Oscar Nominations

    Oh Hollywood

    I'm feeling kind of chipper and awake this morning, and I think it's because the Oscar nominations were announced. As much as I believe they're just a meaningless mutual appreciation society for Hollywood types, every year around this time I get unspeakably excited about them. I think the Academy might be beaming radio signals into my head or something.

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  5. A Brief History of the Batmobile

    The Batmobile is perhaps the most iconic car in the world of superheroes, and since its inception, it's continued to evolve and incorporate the most cutting edge non-existent technologies. As part of our ongoing sponsored content series with Lincoln, we take a look at the history of this impossible awesome ride, both in fiction and out. When it comes to ridiculously awesome fictional cars with an absurd amount of insanely cool features, one needs to look no further than the Batmobile. Although it's existed in a number of incarnations over the years, it's an invariably righteous and sexy means of conveyance, driven by everyone's favorite superhero-who-is-super-by-virtue-of-being-super-rich-and-knowing-how-to-beat-the-ever-living-crap-out-of-thugs, Batman. To get a feel for the history of this awesome ride, let's take a look at three of its most noteworthy variations that were actually built. Holy seatbelts Batman! Buckle up for a wild ride.

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  6. An Essential Internet Playlist to Help You Survive Any Geek Roadtrip

    As part of our ongoing sponsored content series with Lincoln, we were challenged to come up with the perfect geek playlist that would not only take advantage of the MKS's THX II Certified Audio System, but sustain a driver on a multi-­hour journey into the unknown.

    You're in your car. You're going to be here a while. Say, 30 odd hours. How will you keep your sanity whilst traversing the miles upon miles of highway between you and your goal. There's only one thing for it: Our unbeatable collection of classic Internet tunes.

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