It’s still unbelievable that David Bowie is no longer with us. Luckily, his artistic legacy lives on in his work—including one of the greatest science fiction movies ever, The Man Who Fell to Earth. The 1976 Nicholas Roeg film, starring Bowie as an alien in his first big-screen role, marks its 40th anniversary this…
Do you ever feel like half the images you see online are fake? So do we. Below we’ve pulled together twelve photos and GIFs that have been floating around the internet recently. And they’re all fake.
The Labyrinth sequel may never materialize, and a reboot’s future is uncertain after the untimely death of the orb-juggling Jareth (all hail the Goblin King). But as you pick out the right crotch-gripping pants to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary this summer, the Jim Henson Company is releasing a board game to…
The late David Bowie had a memorable cameo in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me as FBI Agent Phillip Jeffries—a man whose bizarre journey between dimensions foreshadows the one undertaken by Kyle MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper. Apparently director/creator David Lynch had plans for Jeffries to return for the new show until…
As the world still mourns the passing of David Bowie, we can take some comfort that he’s posthumously received the most appropriate tribute ever: a constellation named after him, shaped in his iconic lightning bolt.
David Bowie will live on forever in the outer reaches of our solar system. Since last year, a rock in the main asteroid belt has borne his name—a fitting tribute to the mad, crazy, and wonderful artist.
David Bowie was much more than a musician or an actor. He was an icon, a force of pop culture that affected countless people through his incredible career. Here’s what the incomparable David Bowie has meant to all of us at io9 and Gizmodo.
David Bowie’s death hit all of us hard. But Lou Anders, award-winning editor and author of the Thrones and Bones trilogy, wrote an especially eloquent tribute, explaining how Bowie threw the creative gauntlet down as a challenge for the rest of us.
The pop culture world is united in grief today at the loss of David Bowie, who passed away last night. Tributes have poured in across the world in mourning—including director James Gunn who, in his own touching tribute, revealed that Bowie was in talks for for an appearance in the Guardians sequel.
David Bowie, who just died of cancer aged 69, had an incalculable impact on pop culture throughout his shape-shifting career. But perhaps more than any other musician, he also had a tremendous impact on science fiction. He changed the way we thought about the alien, the uncanny, and the familiar.
The music video for David Bowie’s latest, Blackstar, premiered in NYC earlier today. It needed a full theatrical release, because it’s a 10-minute trip through an impossibly weird sci-fi cult. Quintessential Bowie, basically.
This winter, Lazarus, based on The Man Who Fell to Earth, will premiere off-Broadway. It'll have new songs by David Bowie as well as new arrangements of the original songs. Sadly, though, Bowie himself will not be reprising his role as alien-inventor Thomas Jerome Newton.
To celebrate David Bowie's 68th birthday earlier this year, Artist Helen Green made this very fun illustration of David Bowie showing him change throughout the years in animated GIF form. Bowie has inhabited so many different hairstyles and faces and styles that he almost looks like a different person each time.
Yesterday was the anniversary of one of the most surreal music performances in TV story: 35 years ago David Bowie ushered the 1980s in Saturday Night Live. The producers censored a gay reference in the last of his three-song set—but they missed him repeatedly showing a giant penis at the end of it. [NSFW-ish]
Mario Wienerroither has achieved the seemingly impossible: Turn one of the weirdest collaborations in music history—the classic Christmas song The Little Drummer Boy sung by Bing Crosby and David Bowie—into a hilarious video without music, even more surreal than the original.
David Bowie has a new song in his retrospective album Nothing Has Changed. It's called Sue (Or In a Season of Crime), a dark jazz track full of dissonance that would be perfect for a Hitchcock movie or, better yet, a film starring Alain Delon and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. Watch the equally dark video here:
Remember Chris Hadfield's goosebump-inducing cover of "Space Oddity?" Well, after the Canadian astronaut's one-year agreement with David Bowie expired this past May, the video — which had amassed 23,489,187 hits — was taken down from YouTube. Now, some five months later, it's back. Here's what happened.