io9 is proud to be presenting the final episode of season 1 of Haphead, the series about gamers in a dystopian future Toronto. Maxine finally discovers how her father died — and it's a very interesting twist that I didn't see coming. Plus we get a peek into the future world of biohacking, which is damn cool.
io9 is proud to be presenting weekly episodes of Haphead, the story of a gamer in dystopian future Toronto. In this week's episode, Maxine investigates the death of her father. Things start to get seriously disturbing, especially when she visits a mall that only allows people from the "right" income bracket.
io9 is proud to be bringing you new episodes of indie series Haphead every week. Created by Jim Munroe, Haphead is the story of a VR gamer in a near-future dystopian Toronto. In the sixth episode, Maxine discovers where all the underground hapheads hang out — and what they do together.
io9 is proud to be bringing you new episodes of indie series Haphead every week. Created by Jim Munroe, Haphead is the story of a VR gamer in a near-future dystopian Toronto. In the fifth episode, Maxine copes with the loss of her rebellious punk dad — and disturbing accusations from the authorities.
io9 is proud to be bringing you weekly installments of the indie scifi series Haphead, created by Jim Munroe, about a VR gamer living in a dystopian future Toronto. In the fourth installment of the series, Maxine tries to help her depressed dad, a former punk gone corporate. And that's when things get creepy.
io9 is proud to be distributing new episodes of Haphead every week. In episode 3, we start to see the results of all Maxine's haptic brain interface gaming — she's become a serious ninja. But at home, she's still fighting with her old-school punk dad about being a wage slave.
For the first time ever, io9 has teamed up with indie filmmakers to bring you a science fiction web series. Created by Jim Munroe (Ghosts with Shit Jobs, Infest Wisely), Haphead is the tale of a gamer who is willing to do anything to get her hands on a new "haptic" VR system for games.
This Thursday, we'll be posting the first two episodes of Haphead, the new web series from the brain of Jim Munroe (Infest Wisely, Ghosts With Shit Jobs). Here's the trailer.
Michael Faber's new novel The Book of Strange New Things pulls a neat trick. At first, you think it's going to be about a human trying to explain our culture — and specifically Christianity — to aliens on the planet Oasis. But at some point, you realize it's about the fate of humanity, instead. And that's when it gets…
Lo-fi scifi auteur Jim Munroe worked with three artists, Mathew Borrett, Terry Lau and Sanford Kong, to create these gorgeous images of a fallen Toronto. It's just in time for the Canadian election, where notorious politician Rob Ford's older brother Doug is currently polling pretty well in the Toronto mayoral race.
From the creators of dystopian satire Ghosts with Shit Jobs comes this concept trailer for a new web series called Haphead, about a world where gamers can translate their in-game skills to the real world ... with asskicking results.
From the director of Ghosts with Shit Jobs comes a lo-fi science fiction short about a woman who enters a safe house to escape the horrors outside. But while we're left to imagine the monsters she's fleeing, we witness the turmoil she's experiencing indoors.
Jim Munroe, director of Ghosts with Shit Jobs, is back with a strange, Utopian short film. It's a mashup of an actual interview with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey. In an alternate history, Dorsey realizes that Twitter has become corrupt and gives it back to the people by making it open source.
Several years ago, scifi filmmaker and videogame designer Jim Munroe wrote a film called Infest Wisely, an anthology of short movies about the near future. "Early Adopter" is a story about a woman who ingests nanobots that allow her to take pictures with her eyes, invisibly, without anyone realizing she's filming…
Last week marked the debut of Jim Munroe's latest indie flick, Ghosts with Shit Jobs, at the Sci-Fi London Film Festival. It played to a rapturous, sold-out crowd, and for good reason: As one of the festival organizers said, it's rare to see really smart, biting science fiction satire these days. Made for a budget of…
If you haven't heard about it yet, you need to check out Ghosts with Shit Jobs. Here's the synopsis:
Comic book writer Jim Munroe just judged our caption contest from Monday, and reported that it was "super fuckin fun." We've got all ten winners below!
At long last, author Jim Munroe and illustrator Shannon Gerard are releasing Sword of My Mouth, the sequel to post-rapture graphic novel Therefore Repent! Now you can win a free copy by telling us what these guys are saying.
Imagine what would happen if all the right-wing Christians suddenly floated up into the sky, and your wiccan lesbian neighbors could suddenly do real magic. That's the premise of magic realist/scifi/defies description graphic novel Therefore Repent!, written by the awesome scifi author Jim Munroe and drawn…