Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 26, 2007


A children's advocacy group wants the Department of Health and Human Services to oust Shrek, the animated ogre, from his role as spokesman for an anti-obesity drive.


Tobey Maguire says he and his big-screen alter-ego, Spider-Man, "have very different lives." Still, both are caught in the same web of uncertainty: What next?

Fire broke out in a vacant post office Tuesday where a movie crew had been filming scenes for an upcoming "Batman" sequel.

Word of the Day
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.