You’ve already heard a bit from me the past few weeks. I’d like to introduce myself, and hear from you, dear readers. What do you want to see on the weekends?
Hi everyone. After a year of crazy adventures, today is my last day filling your weekends with Stephen Bannon’s space opera, Myrcella’s banana brains death on Game of Thrones, and so many digital erections. But I have to say, I think one of my favorite weekend activities with y’all has been doing online quizzes about…
An Eastern Kentucky police department has removed some decals from their police cars that showed The Punisher’s skull logo emblazoned with the “Blue Lives Matter” slogan, after a series of complaints about how inappropriate it was for police officers to pay tribute to a cold-blooded killer.
Are you a cosplayer going to this year’s New York Comic-Con? Then do I have good news for you. io9 and Kotaku are throwing our first ever Cosplay Ball on Thursday, October 6, presented by Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. There’ll be drinks, dancing, and a lot more, so mark the date in your calendar, and stay tuned for details…
As you may have heard, a real-life supervillain has put Gizmodo/io9's parent company through some shit. io9 isn’t going anywhere, but next week things will be different than they have been, so it is a time of somber self-reflection (as well as ridiculous self-indulgence). As such,we’ve asked io9's greatest writers…
I have a crippling addiction, and it’s hoarding screenshots of conversations and announcements made by my coworkers in our chatroom. Not incriminating ones, just the ones I find particularly funny. And now I am going to share some of them with you now.
Still need more holiday gift ideas? Well, here’s what the io9 staff members are desperately hoping to receive this holiday season. No, you don’t have to buy them for us; this is still mainly to help you guys. (But, hey, if you have an extra pile of disposable income and you want to treat your favorite site, you know…
After the release of the Legendary Pictures "Godzilla" in the summer of 2014 a debate started in the fandom about Godzilla not appearing enough. But there was no actual data on how much time Godzilla appeared in any of his other films. Since this information didn't seem to be recorded anywhere I started a project…
Happy heart hump-hump day! To celebrate, we're bringing back io9 Valentine's Cards! Why? Because you're all a pack of weirdos, but you're OUR weirdos and we love you. So enjoy our festive collection of geeky love and pop culture references.
io9 is now on Pinterest! And we'll be collecting our biggest stories of the day there for you to follow. You may have also spotted the new Pinterest button we're testing out, which you can use to share io9 posts to your own page. Go check out newest social media digs right here and then tell us what you think!
There is some serious cognitive dissonance between costume companies desire to sell costumes to women, and their understanding of what women are - their understanding of fictional women at least.
You may remember Ninjabot from their superhero Origins Kickstarter earlier in the year. Now the geek art printing company have turned their attentions to the Walking Dead in a new series of posters.
On Wednesday, August 28, we're throwing the ultimate science event: IFLS Live!, co-hosted with Elise Andrew of I F*cking Love Science. And even though it's completely sold out, we're offering one more chance for you to grab tickets. We're giving away five pairs of tickets to our Facebook fans - just go here to enter!
Got any plans this summer? No? Good. Because io9's list of 33 must-see summer flicks will be keeping you plenty busy.
It's one of so many holy traditions in SF/F that the greatest characters in the canon be pitted against each other in a gory duel to the death, fang against sword against phaser.
To celebrate today's release of the newest SimCity, fantasy writer Kaila Hale-Stern cooked up some juicy fanfic. So enjoy her tale of multiplayer planetary population, dorm-room politics, and, well, a set of Sims making their way in their respective worlds.
Imagine eight-foot tall, human-controlled robots throwing fists like boxers in a no-holds-barred bout for mechanical supremacy. That's the idea behind Syfy's new show Robot Combat League, premiering February 26 at 10/9c.
Today, in celebration of that special time of year when hundreds of thousands of young people voluntarily sleep outside and see very famous musical acts perform their very famous songs, noted weird person Al Yankovic is announcing the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup. You can watch him do his thing live in the video embedded…