How will the world end? Slate.com readers weighed in here. "Loose nukes" was a favorite, though others got pretty creative.

Director John Hughes, dead last week at 59, is mostly remembered for his teen-angst cinematic vision. What about his use of music in film?

Breaking news: Tone Loc's self-plagiarism exposed.

On the other end of the musical spectrum, check out a really interesting look into the world of death metal as a Washington Post reporter spends a significant amount of time with a band called Pig Destroyer.

Dude, Shaq does not look ready to compete for an NBA title. Also, Zubaz are never appropriate.

Apparently, millions of people don't agree that G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra looks and feels nothing like the favorite childhood action figures.

Speaking of childhood favorites, peep the new trailer for Where the Wild Things Are: