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I’m on a boat!

Well, not at the moment. At the moment, it’s dark and I’m sleepy and I’m at my desk drinking coffee while I try to wake up. BUT! I’m going on the Jonathan Coulton Cruise for a week, so I’ve invited my very favorite guest bloggers to come back and do their thing while I’m gone. … Continue reading I’m on a boat! ?

Here's When We'll Get Star Wars: Episodes VIII And IX

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed in a phone call to stockholders that we'll be getting Star Wars: Episode VIII in December of 2017, followed by Episode IX in December of 2019. Only two years between each film? That's more quickly than George Lucas made either the original trilogy or the prequels. Hmm... Read more...

The First-Ever Footage Of An African Golden Cat Attacking Prey

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Using a camera trap, conservationists working in Kibale National Park in south Uganda have captured dramatic video of an African Golden Cat attacking a group of red colobus monkeys. Read more...

Hellcat, One Of Marvel’s More Unusual Characters, Has Been Cast In ‘AKA Jessica Jones’

AKAJessicaJoneshasafairlystrongcast,withKrystenRitter,DavidTennant,andMikeColter.Andnow,Marvelhascastoneoftheirstrangestcharacters,Hellcat,inaroleaswell.RachaelTaylor,probablybestknownforherroleinTransformers,willbeplayingPatsyWalker,formermodelandcurrentradiotalkshowhost,aswellasJessica’sbestfriend.

Our First Fleeting Glimpse Of Jurassic World's New Dinosaur!

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser includes a tantalizing glimpse. There's another round of Suicide Squad rumors, while Gotham teases even more comics characters showing up. Meanwhile, could Khal Drogo return to Game of Thrones? And just what is up with Agent Carter's Dottie Underwood? Here be Spoilers! Read more...

Funny, Sexy, And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week

PoisonIvycosplayedbyNikitaCosplay,photographedbyflexgraph.It’sthattimeoftheweekwhenwepostamixedbagofintriguingcostumeswe’vespottedrecently.Someofit’snew;someofitisn’t;allofitisworthhighlighting.AreyouacosplayerorphotographerwhowouldliketobefeaturedonGammaSquad?

The Big Idea: Greg Van Eekhout

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Look! Greg Van Eekhout is going to quote a famous person at you! For reasons! Oh, and also tell you about Pacific Fire, the follow-up to California Bones, which I liked quite a bit (I blurbed it, you might recall). And don’t worry, that famous person quote has a point. GREG VAN EEKHOUT: John Milton writes, … Continue reading The Big Idea: Greg Van Eekhout ?

Ernie Hudson Seems To Have Had A Change Of Heart Over Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot

ItappearslikethecastofthenewfemaleheavyGhostbusters rebootisthenewesttopicwherepeople“need”topickaside.You’vegotaselectionofformercastmembersandfansthatseemhappyabouttheidea,butthenthereisaloud,growlinggroup ofdetractorsthatdon’tseemtoofondofthisweek’scastingannouncement.

Funko Are Starting A Marvel Subscription - But It's Not All Good News

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The rise of the Lootcrate-style service for nerdy merch has just gotten big with announcement that Marvel and Funko are teaming up on a Bi-monthly subscription service to deliver toys and merchandise to your doorstep. But if you're a regularly collector of Funko's Pop! Vinyls, you might not want to get too excited. Read more...

Here’s The Epic Clash Between Marshawn Lynch And Rob Gronkowski On Conan’s ‘Clueless Gamer’

Weprevieweditlastnightandit’sfinallyhere,thebiggestCluelessGamersofarwithMarshawnLynchandRobGrownkowski.They’llbothbesquaringoffthisSundayatSuperBowlXLIX,buttonightthey’retakingoneachotherinthecurrentlyunreleasedMortalKombatX.Ifanythingisclearhere,it’sthatbothmenenjoymashingbuttonsasopposedtorealskill.

Outcast Seriously Looks Like The Ultimate Nic Cage Movie

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Nic Cage has pushed the limits of acting in the past — but with Outcast, his new movie coming out next week, he's redefining acting completely. Just watch the Shatnerian delivery of "I AM the White Ghost!" and the bizarre line-reading of "Their blood will be ON OUR BLADES!" It's just... sublime. Watch the trailer for yourself! Read more...

Original USS Enteprise in spacedock

The original miniature model of the USS Enterprise is currently being readied for display in its new home in the revamped Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. At the moment it can be found...Show More Summary

Meet The Genetically Modified Dinosaur That Will Terrorize Chris Pratt In ‘Jurassic World’

Weknowwe’regettinganewJurassicWorld trailerduringtheSuperBowl thisSunday,butitseemswe’realsogettingalookatthebigbadmonsterthatwillbeterrorizingtheparkthissummer.ButevenbeforeSundaydawnsontheworld,ThefolksoveratScreenCrush sniffedoutsometidbitsregardingthisgeneticallyengineeredbeast thatisbeingcalledIndominusRex.

Science is currently running a special issue on "The End of Privacy."

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science is currently running a special issue on "The End of Privacy." Topics range from drones the hackability of pacemakers to Facebook's freakishly accurate facial-recognition algorithm to the challenges faced by NSA recruiters looking to recruit mathematicians in a post-Snowden era. Check it out. Read more...

Incredibly Rare And Mysterious Deep-Sea Megamouth Shark Washes Ashore 

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There have been fewer than 100 confirmed sightings of the megamouth shark, an elusive deep-sea species that uses its huge maw to trap tiny bits of plankton and krill. So when a 15-foot specimen washed ashore in the Philippines this week, scientists were more than overjoyed. Read more...

Removing The Textures From ‘GTA V’ Turns The Game In A Chilling Work Of Art

AsartsyasGTAVgotupuntilnow. TheaboveimageiswhatGrandTheftAutoV usuallylookslike–it’scertainlyanicelookinggame,butnotreallywhatyou’dcallartsyorterriblystylish.ButwhatifyouweretoremoveallofGrandTheftAutoV’stextures,leavingonlythebarepolygonsbeneath?

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