It’s the last day at Gizmodo for our beloved EIC Annalee Newitz, and this can only mean one thing: GIF party.
Earlier today, I took my children to my great-grandparents’ grave in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. They don’t have a big headstone, or a nice spot. But they have a big place in my heart: He came to Canada from Barbados, she from Jamaica, and he built two(!) houses for their extended family.
So today is my last day at Gizmodo. Or, well, Friday was, and by now I am relaxing somewhere not thinking about gadgets. But in any case, I'm done.
Barely a month has passed since I asked you to welcome Wendy MacNaughton, our guest illustrator, and now it's already time to say goodbye. We loved having Wendy around and will miss her very much.
It's been an amazing few months here at Gizmodo, but if I recall correctly there's some cliché that goes something like "all that cool stuff you've been doing, you will eventually stop doing." I've got a new gig I'm starting up this week, and unfortunately that means I won't be writing for the site anymore.
HD DVD was declared dead a long time ago, and the last film to be released to the US on the format will hit (roughly three to five) shelves tomorrow. Disco Pigs was originally released in 2001 and very appropriately stars Cillian Murphy and Elaine Cassidy as friends who were born in the same hospital, at the same…