2017 Hugo Award nominees celebrate a great year for sci-fi

After a periodof controversy and infighting, it looks like the Hugo Awards are back on an even keel. The Oscars ofsci-fi/fantasy fandom announced its2017 nominees on Tuesday,...

The hipster florist who went to Syria to fight ISIS would make a great...

Members of the YPG celebrate a victory in Syria.Image: Str/Epa/REX/ShutterstockHey Hollywood, I've got a pitch for you. The movie opens in Syria. "Strangers" by The Kinks plays as...

5 Reasons Why The Middle Class Doesn’t Understand Poverty

Poverty is a well-worn subject here at Cracked. John Cheese has talked about it a lot, C. Coville discussed legal loopholes that can screw the poor, and we've...

Prison Break Revival Is Full Of Mindless Action, Sloppy Storytelling, & Ugly Islamophobia! See...

Fans of Prison Break may be excited for the return of the popular FOX thriller… but according to the critics, Season Five should have stayed locked up! Just...

Chris Pratt is all of us when serenading his ‘cheat meal’ scone

Being a movie star means being willing to physically transform yourself for money. And if you're Chris Pratt, it also means occasionally falling into a state of food-based (or...

The MTV Movie & TV Awards Are Dropping Gendered Acting Categories

MTV is shaking things up this year. Last month, the network announced its plans to honor television shows at its annual MTV Movie Awards, renaming the program the MTV...

Netflix’s ‘The Defenders’ announces summer 2017 premiere date

The gang's all here. Finally. Netflix has shared the first The Defenders teaser trailer, which takes the form of security cam footage from Midland Circle (a...

21st-century fox: how nature’s favourite outsider seduced the suburbs

Not so long ago, they were the pests that made a mess on the lawn. But now they have crept into our homes their images on mugs, cushions...

Thanks to Twitter, Ghost in the Shell Never Stood a Ghost of a Chance

It might take a few monthsor maybe even a few yearsbut eventually, Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell will have an afterlife. The live-action adaptation of the Japanese classic...

Mark Hamill had a great joke about Trump appearing next to Darth Vader

Image: DisneyMark Hamill felt a great disturbance aboard Air Force One over the weekend. It all started on April 6 when Donald "45" Trump popped into the press...