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The Big Idea: Tricia Sullivan

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How do martial arts, motherhood and stray cats connect? As Tricia Sullivan explains in her Big Idea piece for Shadowboxer, the connection is real — and relevant to her novel. TRICIA SULLIVAN: When I started writing Shadowboxer in late 2008 I had three small children. I was breastfeeding the youngest. My abdominal muscles were shot. […]

Is Influencing an Election "Political Science Malpractice"?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So here's an important question: How badly designed and how many obvious laws do you have to break in your study before you stop and re-design it? And is the resulting effect on elections malpractice? Read more...

Forever: Aspire to Have Your Abduction Noticed

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Forever is starting to feel like a show that's been on the air for a while. It's settled down so quickly that you can already describe a "typical" episode. Luckily for Forever, a typical episode isn't bad. It's just nothing special. Read more...

The Horror Story Set in an IKEA Could Be Dementedly Awesome TV Show

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yes, I know, "IKEA horror story" is redundant. And yet, the TV adaptation of Grady Hendrix's Horrorstör sounds so demented that it might be completely awesome. Read more...

How to Bury a Woman Who Fucked The Devil and Might Come Back Angry

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lilias Adie died in the 1700s, when fear of witches ran rampant and the belief that those who had had their souls sucked by the devil (through their teat, I have been informed) would come back to exact vengeance after death was much more common. But her torment didn't end there. Read more...

Mer World Problems Shows that Undersea Life Is, Ugh, Like, So Hard

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

First world problems are harder, mer world problems are harder. At least, that's the premise of the Mer World Problems coloring book by Theo Nicole Lorenz. A few of the pages are available online, but the full experience can be bought on Amazon and CreateSpace Read more...

‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Kinda Seems Like A Viagra Ad In This Extended Clip From Agents Of SHIELD

Thoseofus…well,you…whowatchAgentsOfSHIELD,wereinforatreattonight,astheMarvelshowpremieredthisextendedclipfromTheAvengers:AgeofUltron,fromreturningwriter/directorJossWhedon,whichopensMay1st.Intheclip,thegangisallsittin’aroundshootin’thesheezatTonySparks’house,tryingtoseewhocanpickupThor’shammer,andthewholethingfeelsjustlikeaViagracommercial,whichI’mquitesurewasbydesign.

Uncrewed Antares Rocket Explodes, Crashing Into Pad Seconds After Launch

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Instead of a nice, predictable cargo run to the space station, an Antares exploded seconds after launch this evening. No are injuries reported and all personnel are accounted for, but the payload is lost and the launchpad damaged. Orbital Sciences and NASA are investigating the accident. Read more...

The Avengers Try to Prove They Are Worthy In the New Age of Ultron Clip

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here is the new footage aired near the end of tonight's Agents of SHIELD. Apparently, there is no rest for the Avengers, who can't have a beer without an angry robot intruding. Guys, you probably should have invited him to the party. We'll update with better quality as it becomes available. Read more...

October 28, 2014: Introducing Caitlin Brown!

“So what does Caitlin do?”I asked as part of my first day bid to know absolutely everything about absolutely everyone. “She’s Head of Business Affairs,”I was told. “No, really.” “Really.” Really?  Caitlin Brown was one of the very first people I’d met.  She’d come into my office and chatted about film, television, and books (she’s […]

Check Out The First Look At Thanos With The Infinity Gauntlet From ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

DidyouhearthatMarvel basicallyannouncedtheirentireslateoffilms today?Wemightbedeadbythen,butMarvelisplanningonreleasingmoviesallthewayupuntil2019atthispoint.It’sgoingtobeawesomeunlesswe’recompletelyburnedoutoncomicbookmoviesbythen,whichispossiblejudgingfromthisComicsAlliance timeline:Whoelsehasfilledtheircalendarswiththesedates?

Marvel chief Kevin Feige unveils Phase 3 films stretching into 2019

A line of comic-book movie fans stretched down Hollywood Boulevard late Tuesday morning, each person hoping for a seat inside […]

This Stan Lee Cameo Is A Pun You Can Wear

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What do you get as a present for Stan Lee, the man who has a cameo in every Marvel movie? How about a sculpture of his face fashioned into a cameo jewel? Someone commissioned this Stan Lee cameo as a gift for Lee and you can buy one for yourself. Read more...

?ISIS Drones Show Us the Future Of War

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In recent years, U.S. military planners have been considering an uncomfortable scenario: What happens as more countries acquire drones ? How will warfare change when the skies are filled with vehicles controlled remotely by enemies? We're getting a preview right now in the Middle East. Read more...

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