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Cosmos Recap: And Thus Concludeth Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s KAPOW! BLAM! SHAZAM Of All The Idiots

Here it is Thursday already and we're only now bringing you your recap of the series finale for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Happily, on the Cosmic Calendar, it was hardly a delay at all. But here we are, at...

Cosmos Recap: The Big Damn Climate Change Episode

We are down to the last two episodes of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, already. You can pretty much bet that this week's episode, The World Set Free, is going to be the one that gets talked about the most,...

Cosmos Recap: Live Forever Or Die Trying

For this week's episode of Cosmos, "The Immortals," Neil deGrasse Tyson has got us thinkin' about bout eternity -- or at least the transmission of messages through time and space. (It's a nice tie-in to last week's episode, which...

Cosmos Recap: Finally, How The Motherf***ing Magnets Work

The title of this week’s Cosmos, “The Electric Boy,” isn’t a Spielberg movie. It just sounds like one. Our electric boy is Michael Faraday (1791-1867), who puzzled out electricity and magnetism. Without his discoveries, says Tyson, we might not...

Cosmos Recap: The One With Geology And Also Too Global Warming

This week's episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, "Lost Worlds of Planet Earth," is about time travel -- the path of all the life that clings to the thin habitable crust of our planet, and the forces that have...

Cosmos Recap: 99 Problems But A Hypernova Ain’t One

This week, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is determined to get cute with its episode title: "Sisters of the Sun" is about our sun's stellar sisters -- all the other types of stars out there -- but the episode is...

Cosmos Recap: How Calculating The Age Of The Earth Saved Us From Lead Poisoning

Seven weeks into the Great Cosmos Reboot -- the halfway point, yay! -- and Neil deGrasse Tyson is still insisting that science is real. What is with this guy? This week's episode, "The Clean Room," starts off with some...

Cosmos Recap: Let’s Get Small

Sorry, nerds, despite the title, this week's episode of Cosmos, "Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still," is not Neil deGrasse Tyson porn. Or maybe the whole series is. We won't question what goes on between you and your television. That title...

Cosmos Recap: We Bet You Didn’t Understand All The Stuff About Spectroscopy Either

This week's episode of Cosmos, "Hiding In The Light," is all about light and the spectrum, and how an assortment of scientists came to understand something about how light works. This episode seemed somehow shorter and jumpier than others...

Cosmos Recap: The Speed of Light Is Very Unfair To Creationists

We're at week 4 of Cosmos: The Rebootening, and since last week was all about how Isaac Newton revolutionized physics, then for this week's episode, it's time (and space and gravity) for Einstein. As an English major, Yr. Dok...

Cosmos Recap: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Beats Up On God Some More

This week's episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey departs a bit from the format of the first two episodes. Instead of presenting a number of thematically related science vignettes, the entire episode is devoted to a single story, of...

Cosmos Recap: The One With Evolution In It

We're in week two of the Cosmos reboot, and as in the original 1980 series, this episode is all about evolution. Where Carl Sagan began his second episode with a Cosmic view, wondering whether life might be all over...

Cosmos Recap: Gentlemen, Start Your Starships

Hey, kids, jump on over to Happy for our recap of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot/update of Carl Sagan's groundbreaking TV series. Maybe you saw our preview and watched the program. Maybe you missed the program...

Emma Stone, Tom Graeff, Sideboob, And All The Donald Sterling You Can Handle In These Happy Nice Time Links

We've got so very very much happiness in these Happy links for you today. You should really watch Emma Stone murder Jimmy Fallon in a lip sync contest. Jon Stewart explored just how racist Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling are. You can...

We Guarantee You Can’t Get Enough Of These Happy Nice Time Links

What have we got for you over at Happy Nice Time today? What haven't we got! First, because everyone in the universe has decided that Sunday is the only night that people watch television anymore, we have recaps! We've got the...