Mad Max

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Mad Max Is Epic, 'Boldly Feminist' Joyride

We may have a new action classic on our hands: critics

(Newser) - Well, this is an, um, interesting change of pace: Men's rights activists are up in arms over Mad Max: Fury Road, claiming the flick is feminist propaganda. One well-known blog is calling for a boycott, according to the Hollywood Reporter , but critics' reviews aren't likely to keep audiences... More »

A Fight Club at U Chicago?!

Combats stereotype of student as '5 foot 10, pale, skinny, and good at math.'

(Newser) - While the movie Fight Club spawned many imitators after its 1999 release, it took eight years for a fight club to emerge at the notoriously intellectual University of Chicago. Called Thunderdome, after the 1985 Mad Max movie, the fight club meets outdoors, on the quads on campus, late at night.... More »

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