TWI OF THE BEHOLDER | Twilight meets Twilight Zone, in art by pop artist Casey Weldon. Via Culture Popped.

The 25 Most Disturbing Twilight Products of 2011

Many new moons ago, we gave you the 30 Most Disturbing Twilight Products. It's been two years since then — and tons more ridiculous Twilight merchandise has been shilled to the legions of Twihards across the globe. Here is our second collection of the most ridiculous Twilight shwag ever created. More »

Twilight's Hidden Morality Plays

When will mainstream media stop claiming there's a "positive" message in the Twilight books that inspired the eponymous teen-bait movie? The Twilight book series is many things, but empowering it is not. More »

Why The Hunger Games is way better than Twilight

Next year, the Hunger Games movie series begins and the Twilight movies end. It's sort of a passing of the tween torch, from vampire angst to post-apocalyptic deathmatches. And no doubt, Hunger Games will be hoping to capitalize on the Twilight audience. But the truth is, Hunger Games is light years better than Twilight. More »

10 Fantasy Sagas That Are Wronger Than Twilight

Soon enough we'll get to see how legendary director Bill Condon brings to life the incredibly messed-up conclusion to Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga. Chances are, we're in for one of the all-time great "did I just see that?" scenes. More »

The lesbian burlesque version of Twilight [NSFW]

This is the season of scifi burlesque. But if you want to stand out from the crowd, there's nothing like doing a lesbian version of Edward and Bella's romance from the Twilight series - complete with pregnancy and birth scene. More »

Director Bill Condon explains why Twilight: Breaking Dawn is a uniquely female horror movie

This weekend, the first half of Twilight's final chapter, Breaking Dawn, hits theaters. We'll finally get to see Stephenie Meyer's most controversial scenes, as reimagined by acclaimed director Bill Condon. How on Earth does the director of Gods and Monsters and Kinsey tackle the famous "imprinting" scene? We were lucky enough to speak with Condon on the phone, and we asked him. More »

Vampire Academy movies could kick Bella's and Sookie's asses

It's great that the Vampire Academy books are becoming a movie series from Transformers producer Don Murphy. No matter how Hollywood dumbs them down, they probably won't be able to remove the core concept: a female bodyguard who kicks ass. More »

Anne Rice picks a fight with Stephenie Meyer: "Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle"

Vampire Fight! Seems that everyone's favorite author of the original fey vampires is throwing stones at this generation's foppish vampire gang. That's right, Anne Rice is taking on Stephenie Meyer! There will be sparkles! More »

Best and worst childbirth scenes in science fiction and fantasy

There's still only one way to bring a new person into this universe. Many science fiction/fantasy stories have featured the drama of childbirth... and some have done it better than others. Here are the best and worst SF/fantasy childbirth scenes. More »

Mitt Romney's favorite book has changed from Battlefield Earth to Twilight. An improvement?

Perennial GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney caused a stir in 2007 when he said he really loved L. Ron Hubbard's notoriously awful Battlefield Earth. (The book, not the movie.) So this time around, he came up with a better choice. More »

Why The Twilight Hate Has Gotten Boring

If there was ever a time when hating Twilight was cutting-edge and cool, it was when the series was just a crypto-Mormon set of books about a mopey princess and her sparkly, obsessive prince whose penis has the power to blacken her womb. Only the discerning hated those novels. But hating the movies? Anybody who has ever sneered at Hot Topic can do that. More »