Oprah Winfrey is the first big name to join Ava DuVernay’s Disney film based on Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, which is being adapted by Frozen’s Jennifer Lee. This isn’t a huge surprise, really—Winfrey was in Selma, DuVernay’s highly-acclaimed previous feature, so it makes sense they’d team up again.
On a recent episode of Super Soul Sunday, Oprah Winfrey told long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad that it's inconsistent for atheists to experience "awe" and "wonder," prompting one of the most awkward conversations about God and faith that you'll ever see.
Whitney Houston, the diva of divas, passed away yesterday at the too young age of 48. It's a depressing end to her story of galaxy bending talent, sun magnifying limelight and cursed frailty. Anyone who has ever heard Whitney in her prime will always remember the singular power of her voice. I mean, we all have our…
Oprah's show is over—sob. But the league of spelling-challenged fans who email Opera (a niche browser, not a TV host) will probably continue. Opera's rounded up their favorites. YOU GET A MISTAKEN EMAIL! YOU GET A MISTAKEN EMAIL!
One of the frustrating things about science fiction is that everyone's seen the year's biggest movies: Even films like Transformers 2, which most people seemed to dislike. But how many books are there that everyone you know has read?
That Oprah, always using product tie-ins in new and different ways, this time jiving with the commander of the USS Louisville "The Slugger" submarine—which is 60 feet underwater off the coast of Hawaii—via Skype.
Looking to get a jump on the history books? Science fiction already has a complete list of the men, women, and murderous aliens who occupy the White House in this bright new 21st century.