So recently, my favorite sc-fi blog did an announcement about a new sci-fi show... The whole article was a junior-high school-level snark-fest about how the show’s title was similar to another show’s title. No big deal, just a throw-away little article like on so very many other similar blogs...
We haven’t had one of these for a while, but I miss them from the old days, so if you’re interested I’d like 40< words about any of these images.
I know there was some really ugly drama last year, and the less said about that the better... Like the esoteric ranchers say “Drama’s for llamas!”
CJA announced on Twitter that she’s stepping down as editor of io9 to work on her next novel and that Rob Bricken is taking over.
Because the below post shared Groupthink is a bit too panicky, here’s what Annalee and Charlie Jane have to say:
No Such Thing As A Fish is a wonderful podcast by the people behind the facts of the British television show QI: Quite Interesting. The show itself is very good, very informative, and very funny. Sadly, as far as I know there is no “legal” way to watch it in the US unless you buy the dvds and have a player that can…
io9 Flashbacks can be funny things. The disclaimer is tucked ways away down at the bottom of the post, and sometimes you'll be 3/4 of the way through when you start to think 'waitaminit... haven't I seen this somewhere before?' and start wracking your brain for your most recent browsing history.
For a control group, I picked the top 25 adjectives in the English language, all of which are relatively non-sensational words like "good" and "new" and "different". For our purposes here, this should work just fine.
What is this, a good Dvorsky article? With actually (mostly) accurate information presented in a non-confrontational manner? What is this madness? Have I slipped into our evil parallel universe?
It must be seen to be believed. Yes, watch all of it.
Everyone keeps asking, "how can SHIELD be better?" This speaks a lot of the devoted viewership SHIELD has, even with early episodes receiving fairly mixed reviews. People want this show to be great, and it has the elements it needs to be amazing - it just needs a little push to get there.
When I open the Editor I get this.
Since enough people have asked about it, here's an explanation of Marvel's many objects of ultimate power, and how they tie to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Consider this a primer to help figure out all of the references to "Infinity" in the movies.
On Tuesday Marvel announced the newest Ms. Marvel - an American teenager who happens to be Muslim. She's the latest in a long line of women willing to take up the cape in the name of justice!
There was a rerun for Marvel's Agents of SHIELD this week, so let's hop on Doom's time platform and hit the one episode whose secrets have yet to be revealed — the pilot!
There is some serious cognitive dissonance between costume companies desire to sell costumes to women, and their understanding of what women are - their understanding of fictional women at least.