The idea was simple: Come to Gizmodo headquarters, drink beer, and build stuff with colorful plastic bricks. So last night Gizmodo readers flocked to the Flatiron district and did just that. It was an awesome party.
Are you a fan of constructing cool things with little plastic bricks? Are you a fan of drinking? Then you’re going to love Gizmodo’s first ever Drink Beer and Build Stuff event on April 21.
The Heritage Flight Museum will be hosting an extraordinary fundraiser: An Evening With Apollo 8, which will host the entire crew from the mission: Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders.
It’s a huge year in the history of Back to the Future. It’s the 30th anniversary of the film’s 1985 release, as well as the year Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to in Part II. That latter date, October 21, 2015, is fast approaching, and if you’re a fan of the franchise, there are some very cool events planned.
Princeton University will be hosting a symposium on how speculative fictions can examine some of society’s most prevalant social problems in order to put help build a better world. Black To The Future is a one day event takes place on September 14th and it features an impressive lineup of authors, artists and…
What happens when you throw the typical author reading on its head? A couple of weeks ago in Vermont, Phoenix Books of Burlington and Geek Mountain State put together a reading event called an Author Duel, and hilarity ensued. No authors were harmed in the course of this event.
If you’re in San Diego tomorrow evening, you should stop by this evening of “strange collisions and alien transmission,” featuring a talk by Jeff VanderMeer!
The Call of Cthulu is a Lovecraft tribute that follows artist Carter and the woman he's just fallen in love with, Riley, as they negotiate the fact that Riley's the chosen bride of Cthulu. Not in any way the weirdest take on the mythos there's ever been.
You probably have a lot of important events coming up on Facebook—birthdays, get-togethers, family reunions and the like—but your default calendar app no doubt lies outside Zuck's walled garden. Fortunately, it's not difficult to export your Facebook events to Google Calendar, iCal, or Outlook.
It's almost time for the Gizmodo Home of the Future, highlighting our favorite forward-looking products from design, technology, and beyond. From May 17 to 21 you'll be able to stop by the New York City space to browse the home or pull up a seat in our co-working lounge, and we're also hosting events every day to…
Folks who are in the Bay Area tonight can stop by San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, where artist J.H. Williams III will be talking about Sandman: Overture and offering a sneak peek at the second issue.
New Yorkers, don't miss this great event. One of the all-time great small-press magazines, Electric Velocipede, is ceasing publication. Tomorrow in New York, there's a "funeral" for the magazine, featuring 10 contributors reading their work. Well worth showing up for.
If you're in New York City this evening, you should swing by the Society of Illustrators, where Hamilton King Award-winning artist Gregory Manchess is giving a lecture to go with a new exhibition of his work. Including some beautiful science fiction (and especially steampunk) images.
In addition to being Star Wars Day, today is Free Comic Book Day, the day when comic book shops across North America hand out freebies and, in some cases, hold special in-store signings and events.
Today Samsung hosted an event at the American Museum of Finance. It announced pricing on some stuff they'd already announced and blah blah blah showed off smart TVs we saw two months ago at CES. But more importantly they had some special guests: Supermodel/professional breast-haver Kate Upton, brother of Peyton…
If you'd like to play a survival horror game, but you're over zombies, British activity company Chillisauce offers an alternative: a night in the woods spent hunting a vicious werewolf.
We've been inviting people to and attending parties through Facebook for years and years and years, but only now are they finally easy to look at: calendar view is here.
BBQ season is about to unleash its smokey, greasy, beer-y vibes all over you. Are you ready for a summer of meat and day drinking? Good—but first, here's how to get everyone together online without offending anyone.
We're having a Meet Up here in New York City at the Gizmodo Gallery and we'd like for you to come! Unless you are terrible. Don't come if you are terrible. Or at least bring a gift for me. I like whisky.
Get ready for another io9 meetup in San Francisco - once again in our favorite bookstore cafe, Borderlands. We'll meet tonight, October 21, from 7-9 PM.