There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a science journalist, I regularly get emails from people who firmly believe the Earth is flat, as shocking as that may seem. I recently chatted with Brian Cox, host of BBC…
Since the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal first broke last month, Facebook has tried out a number of PR strategies to address the growing outcry. At this point, the social media company is just going for broke, telling the public it should just assume that “most” of the 2.2 billion Facebook users have probably had…
He’s drawn Steve Jobs as Wolverine, Cyclops, Batman and Little Nemo. And Robert Sikoryak has cast Donald Trump as Solomon Grundy, the Joker, and Titano the Super-Ape, too. You can ask him about his hilariously detailed work right here.
Warren Ellis has written loads of stories where characters peel back a thin veneer of comforting distraction to reckon with just how messed up the world really is. It can be uncomfortable, but you can’t stop reading because it feels so damn right.
As a writer, Ed Brubaker’s been on a hot streak for decades. Here’s your chance to ask him how such a thing is even possible.
The name that most people associate with Twin Peaks is David Lynch, but co-creator Mark Frost was right there with him during the show’s development and production. Most recently he’s the author of the brand-new book The Secret History of Twin Peaks, and he’s here today to answer your questions.
Wow, dreams really do come true.
There’s a lot going on in the world of comics nowadays, some of it sublime and some of it awful. Let’s have a chat about the books currently reading and new release you’re excited to get in the near future.
Although she often notes her work isn’t science fiction, we love the worlds that Margaret Atwood creates in her novels—and now she’s created a whole new superheroic one that’s a total delight in her very first comic book, Angel Catbird. Want to know more? Margaret Atwood will answer your questions right here!
It’s hard to believe now, but Tetris had everything going against it when it was first created. Dreamed up in a country weighed down with bureaucracy and largely walled off from the outside world, Tetris shouldn’t have become the worldwide phenomenon it became. A new book goes into painstaking detail about how the…
Uber is a comic-book where enhanced metahumans have made World War II bloodier and more vicious than it already was. The ubermenschen in the series have hollowed out gore-filled craters through Europe and the Soviet Union, leaving Paris and London smoking ruins. Now they’re coming for the United States. No wonder Alan…
A rich blowhard running for president. Tech-bro execs hoping to splinter off into their own anything-goes fiefdoms. So much screaming over gigabyte network pipes that’s getting faster, dumber, and scarier. The present feels like it’s running along the plotline of a William Gibson science-fiction novel. So let’s ask…
It’s a crazy time for comics—summer events are kicking off all over the show, and there are new series starting practically every week at publishers big and small. Confused about something going on in comics right now? Ask us what our favorite series is? If you’ve got a comic question, we’re here to answer it.
Ever wonder why ads for a particular pair of socks keep following you around the web? Why Pandora keeps playing that song you hate, even though you give it a thumbs-down every single time? Or why that one person you barely know keeps showing up in your News Feed when your old friends rarely seem to appear? Ask away.
The darknet is often sensationalized as a digital haven for crooks, perverts, freaks, and anarchists, but it’s also a crucial tool for privacy advocates, political dissidents, and journalists. Few people are as familiar with the subcultures and nuances on the internet’s fringes as Jamie Bartlett.
As robots in the workforce proliferate, will our automated future lead to a glorious age of leisure or a new class of unemployed humans? Is your job safe?
This is the Samsung Galaxy S6. Is it the smartphone you've been waiting for? Hard to say—we've had this handset for less than 24 hours, and it's going to take a teensy bit longer than that to properly test everything. But if you've got a question, any question at all, this is your chance. What do you want to know?
Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr. from the new film Harbinger Down are here to answer all our questions about just what goes into creating the worlds and creatures that come alive onscreen. Plus, take a behind-the-scenes look at the effects they created for Tremors, Starship Troopers, and more!
Comic book artist Neal Adams is here to answer your questions! Ask him about his work on X-Men, the Green Lantern... and transforming Batman into the Dark Knight that we know today.