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How Campy Vampire Thriller, 'The Strain' Is Really About Public Health

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Anyone who's watched “The Strain” would agree that creator Guillermo del Toro has managed to depict and predict details from very recent public he...

What Can Vampires Teach Us About the Parasites All Around Us?

Pavan Kadandale | Posted 05.19.2016 | Science
Pavan Kadandale

While these kinds of biological and behavioral modifications are extreme and have an element of science fiction to them, they are rooted in real science and offer tremendous value in making the academics of parasite biology come alive in an educational setting.

Our Favorite Ghost Stories

The New York Public Library | Posted 12.28.2014 | New York
The New York Public Library

There is nothing quite so fine as a tried and true ghost story -- one that sends shivers down the spine while you hide under the covers.

Entertaining Violence: A Day of Blood, Guts, and Guns, All for Fun!

David Toussaint | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.

FX Takes Down Gross Billboards For 'The Strain' | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment

FX has learned that some people just can’t stomach billboards that promote "The Strain," the cable net’s new horror show that’s based on th...

Get Ready For A Summer Full Of Vampires | Posted 05.19.2014 | TV

FX and FXX announced their summer premiere dates for new and returning shows, including Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain."...

Erin Whitney

Corey Stoll Plays A Boxer Who Doesn't Box | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.22.2014 | Entertainment

Most of us know Corey Stoll as Peter Russo on "House of Cards," and some may even remember his short portrayal of Ernest Hemingway in "Midnight in Par...

Guillermo Del Toro's New FX Series Is Twilight On Steroids | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

The Austin-based ATX Television Festival (June 5-8), the first festival dedicated to the TV binger in all of us, announced Tuesday it would host the w...

Sean Astin Joins FX Vampire Drama Directed By Guillermo Del Toro | Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

Sean Astin has signed on to a high-profile FX vampire drama pilot. "The Lord of the Rings" actor has joined "The Strain," executive producer Carlto...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Joss Whedon Talks AVENGERS 2

Dan Persons | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Loki will not be the Big Bad... John Hurt will probably not be the Doctor for long... KUNG FU PANDA 3 seeks harmony with China... YouTube live video capture seeks no harmony with Google Chrome (you'll see, sorry)..