Director Darren Aronofsky is the latest big-name filmmaker to turn his talents toward TV, and we're very excited for his small-screen project: an adaptation of Margaret Atwood's apocalyptic MaddAddam trilogy for HBO.
Fictional mad scientists usually meet a dreadful fate: destroyed by their own creation, or by villagers with torches. After all, we can't send the message that dabbling in the universe's secrets is okay. But sometimes, a scientist is just too clever, or lucky, to get burned. Here are 10 mad scientists who didn't get…
Today, we learned some reasons to always be kind to crows, conquered alien empires on the most important battlefield of all (our minds), and got the inside scoop on Margaret Atwood's writing process from the world's foremost Margaret Atwood expert: Margaret Atwood.
In October, the io9 book club read Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake. Today from 12:00-1:00 PDT, Atwood is here to answer your questions! Ask her about the apocalypse series that begins with Oryx and Crake, or about her incredible writing career.
In October, the io9 Book Club is reading Oryx and Crake, the first novel in Margaret Atwood's now-complete Craker trilogy. We'll meet October 29 to discuss it, and we hope Atwood will join us later that week for a chat!
We've had time to digest the final book in Margaret Atwood's end-of-the-world trilogy, MaddAddam. Now it's time to look at all three novels, starting with Oryx and Crake, and consider what Atwood is trying to do with this techno-magic realist tale of humanity's destruction and redemption through synthetic biology.
Margaret Atwood used her Twitter account to look for graphic designers to make "1930s Weird Tales"-style illustrations for her new book about science fiction, In Other Worlds.
Horror isn't always slimy and grotesque; some of the most frightening monsters come in the cutest packages. We list the fluffy, wide-eyed, and downright adorable critters that want to scare you, eat you, or enslave you for all time.