Welcome to the one day of the year unlike any other: Leap Day! Like the Nexus, time has no meaning on Leap Day, but everything else from Gurgling Gungans to Lucy Liu, to Lady Gaga’s humanity has even more meaning than normal. Like plus 2. Everything has like plus 2 more meaning on Leap Day. And time has no meaning. Got it? Ready for your perfect assortment of offsite links? (Also, if you’re in NYC, you better come to our party tonight!)
- Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the class to The Daily Show.
- The Lucy Liu news.
- Batman stuff that almost happened.
Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook!
- Neil deGrasse Tyson dropped in on John Stewart- watch it here.
- Elementary is happening, and Lucy Liu is set to play Watson.
- Watch out for giant prheistoric penguins! Oh wait. They’re prehistoric, so you don’t have to watch out for them. But still.
- Doctor Who phrases form the shape of the TARDIS in this beautiful fan-made print.
- Star Trek.com wanted to find out everyone’s favorite Captain. Archer got screwed and Jellico wasn’t even on the list. Weird. Anyway. Click here to see which dark horse was the big winner.
- Look- it’s a tiny Godzilla toy.
- Lady Gaga is in MIB3 and we’re hoping she shows off her acting chops by playing a human.
- Stanton has dedicated John Carter to Steve Jobs.
- Like the Gurgling Gungans? There are so many more crazy Star Wars products that were never made.
Batman+ Other Superheroes
- At one point, Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky wanted to make a version of Batman:Year One with Clint Eastwood as Bats.
- There was almost this steampunky Batman video game called Gotham By Gaslight.
- Latest Avengers poster makes us think this movie is mostly just about Tony Stark and Thor
- Check out these minimalist versions of Pixar films- The Incredibles mask is perfect!
Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Tor.com. Stubby thinks Tilda Swinton would make an excellent female Sherlock Holmes.