annaleenewitz
Annalee Newitz
annaleenewitz
Annalee was the founding editor of io9. Their latest books are Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age and The Future of Another Timeline.
Nov 9 2017
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If true that I hogged the mic at my friend’s karaoke birthday party, and in fact sang so many songs that I was the last person in the room while a nice man turned on the lights and began clearing our glasses, that would be unacceptable behavior—but I’d need to know who your sources are. Read more

Aug 12 2016
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I’m sorry I wasn’t able to contribute to this article in time for deadline. I founded io9 because there was nothing else out there like it, and I wanted a place where I could find all the science and science fiction news that I craved. So I built io9 basically for my own personal needs. But then I discovered there Read more

Nov 30 2015
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To paraphrase Richard Curtis... nothing says love like a cat dressed like a shark riding atop a... roomba? Nice write-up, Kaila.

Nov 30 2015
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This is the saddest gif party ever. Good bye and farewe.... I can’t...

Nov 30 2015
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Moments after bidding farewell to our beloved leader I found myself next to a sea lion who spoke to the state of my soul:

Nov 30 2015
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Above all else, you motivated me to learn how to make a gif and for that, I say:

Nov 30 2015
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Lots of ppl leaving gawker lately... maybe it’s time we all join them?

Nov 30 2015
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The use of the word chatroom makes me sad that there’s no Gizmodo/io9 IRC channel.

Nov 30 2015
2

Omni was before my time, but my high school library for some reason had dozens of old bound volumes of Omni from past years. So that’s how I got familiar with it.

Nov 30 2015
2

Annalee had to work her whole life, she doesn’t apologize, to build this, and she refused to be a fool dancing on the strings held by those big shots. But she always hoped that, when it was your time, that you would be the one to hold the strings. There wasn’t enough time, James, there just wasn’t enough time.