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Newborn Baby Gorilla Enjoys A Nap While Its Mother Keeps Watch

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Just six or seven days old, a baby Western lowland gorilla has a snooze in the arms of its proud mother, Frala, at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. So far, mom and newborn have been hanging so tight that keepers haven’t been able to determine whether their newest charge is a male or a female. Read more...

This Gorgeous Batman Figure Looks Like A 3-D Sketch

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I’m a big fan of DC’s “Designer Series” figures, where the artstyle of a particular DC artist is painstakingly recreated on a poseable action figure. But this latest figure, based on the art of Batman: Hush artist Jim Lee, takes that design ethos to its most incredible extreme. Read more...

Way to Go, Ireland

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

It's beginning to look like Ireland will show its true colours in #MarRef today. pic.twitter.com/rfle1YyhA6 — Micheal Mac Suibhne (@MicMacSuibh) May 23, 2015 They’re still doing the counting but everyone knows how it’s going to go: Ireland is going to have marriage equality, and be the first country to have it via popular vote. And to … Continue reading Way to Go, Ireland ?

A Brief Note About Me Reviewing the Hugo Nominees

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

I’ve been asked a few times if I plan to write any reviews of the Hugo nominees this year after I’ve read them. The answer: No, I don’t. One, if you look at my general modus operandi around Hugos, I don’t ever really comment on what I think of the merits of the individual nominees … Continue reading A Brief Note About Me Reviewing the Hugo Nominees ?

Let Us Prey Rots from Within (In Story) : A Movie Review

2 days agoGenres / Horror : 28DLA

full disclosure: a Blu-ray screener of this film was provided by Anchor Bay Entertainment and Absolute Underground Magazine, for review. there are spoilers here. Director: Brian O'Malley. Writers: David Cairns and Fiona Watson. Cast: Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh, Bryan Larkin and Hanna Stanbridge. Let Us Prey is a horror film from Ireland. Show More Summary

God’s Word Destroys “Preacher” Set

Seth Rogen twiited out the above photo from his and Evan Goldberg’s “Preacher”, which is currently filming for AMC. The series centers on Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who merges with a creature that has escaped from heaven and develops the ability to make anyone do anything he […]

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Hannu Rajaniemi contest winner!

This lucky winner will get his hands on my ARC of Hannu Rajaniemi's Collected Fiction! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- Joshua Carter, from Jacksonville, Florida, USAMany thanks to all the participants!

Earbud Theater: Creating Speculative Fiction Audio Dramas

This week, Casey Wolfe, Christine Weatherup and Nicholas Thurkettle chat with Summer about how Earbud Theater got started, the process of finding and polishing a story, the challenges of production and sound design, and about making sure it all stays fun. There's also a teaser from their episode "Bea Little" for your enjoyment... Show More Summary

These Videos of Nuclear Weapon Tests Are Terrifying But Spectacular

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s impossible to forget just how immense the destructive power of a nuclear weapon is, but there is nothing quite like watching an explosion to hit that point home. These videos capture the test detonations of various nuclear weapons, letting us witness the immediate effects safely behind our computer screens. Read more...

“Runaways” #1 Unleashes Battleworld’s Brightest Teens!

They are the brightest teens, brought together from all corners of Battleworld to attend the prestigious Doom Institute in the planet’s capital. But this June, they’re going to become…Runaways! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at RUNAWAYS #1, as the cult-favorite hit comes to Secret Wars courtesy of rising comic stars Noelle […]

[Advance Review] “Transference” #1 Redesigns Time Travel

“Transference” is a smart book that doesn’t hold your hand. It asks you to discern what’s really happening as subtle hints point towards the truth, but nothing’s as simple as it outright looks. Time travel’s the name of the game here and changin’ the future’s the job. Changing it for exactly who is unclear but […]

Paycheck Friday: Skip the movies and visit your local comic book shop

It’s time for another installment of Paycheck Friday, the weekly roundup of some of Hero Complex’s favorite toys, games, books […]

Why Is The Vinegar On Your Salt And Vinegar Potato Chips A Powder?

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If vinegar is a liquid, why are most salt and vinegar potato chips covered in a powder? Here’s a little food science to help you understand your weekend snacks. Read more...

IDW August titles, and other Star Trek comics news

IDW have released their solicitations for August, which include three Star Trek titles. There's the start of a new two part story in the nuTrek ongoing series, the second issue in the Green Lantern crossover, and an omnibus book. Continue...Show More Summary

Fede Alvarez’s ‘A Man In the Dark’ Goes On a Heist

Prisoners actor Dylan Minnette has been cast in Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez’s horror thriller, says THR. Adds the site, the Ghost House Pictures project, previously called A Man in the Dark, is now untitled. “It follows three teens who get away with perfectly planned home robberies as they set out for their final, and […]

‘The Man In the Shadows’ Trailer Premiere!

Bloody Disgusting has an exclusive look at the trailer for The Man In the Shadows, premiering at the Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles on June 1. Based on the worldwide phenomenon, the pic directed by Josh Fraiman stars Sarah Jurgens, Nick Baillie, and Adam Tomlinson. “Rachel Darwin (Sarah Louise Jurgens) is pregnant, shackled, […]

Tour A Real, Abandoned Insane Asylum In This Creepy Short Video

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ghosts are implied but not actually filmed in this spectacularly eerie tour of a massive asylum, closed for 20 years. Elegant editing and camerawork, including some graceful aerial footage, capture graffiti-covered abandonment as well as what the narrator terms “a presence, as if something was still there.” Read more...

An inside look at Fox's Scream Queens, starring Emma Roberts

Creator Ryan Murphy and cast members Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Keke Palmer give an inside look at the high-gloss, terrifying and hilarious new series Scream Queens, premiering this fall on Fox. Dig it below and if you missed theShow More Summary

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