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Katharine Trendacosta
Katharine is the Associate Director of Policy and Activism at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the former managing editor of io9. She writes about technology policy and pop culture.

It’s assumed that Deadspin’s many volunteer Twitter ombudsmen will continue in their duties. Read more

*washes down freshly filled 30-day Xanax prescription with rosé vodka* Read more

This is fascinating and I love love love Naomi Campbell. That is all! Read more

You frequently went extra insane so I didn’t have to, and I still appreciate it. that said, jesus, you refused to take a compliment Read more

Katharine once taught me that the greatest praise your work could get here as a writer was making Rob laugh at something you wrote. I’ve been chasing that high—more potent than any drug on this godforsaken planet—for nearly four (!) years now. Read more

When I was new at io9 and only slightly more of a bumbling idiot who didn’t know what the hell I was doing than I am now, Katharine was my guiding hand. The person I could go to to translate some gobbledegook Britishism into language someone other than me could actually understand, a sounding board for ideas. Most

Ok, if Aquaman is half-human, does that mean his fingers are all pruny most of the time? Read more

At the end of Return of the Jedi, why are Yoda and Obi-Wan (as force ghosts) suddenly pals with Vader? They should hate him! Especially Ben! “Haha you spent decades murdering thousands of people, including me, but then you did something nice so we’re good.” Why?? Read more

What is your favorite CANCELLED (and not revived) genre show? Maximum of two seasons of air time. (mine is a tie between Defying Gravity and SGU)
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Hi. I know the question I’m asking is unlikely to happen, but if Disney were to add a Disney sci-fi film (e.g., The Black Hole, Escape to Witch Mountain (1979), Flight of the Navigator, etc.,) to the Star Wars universe, which one would it be?
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Outside of James Whitbrook and Evan Narcisse, do any of you guys read comics recreationally? Read more

“Alas, poor Bidlo! I threw him, Horatio: a fellow/ of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.” Read more

Thank you for reading everything on our website. It’s appreciated and impressive. Read more

Now for my real question: Read more

Which superhero (no matter how obscure) should get a film? And who plays them? Read more


OK, more along the lines of the content of the site: Read more