"[T]he yardstick of weirdness": William Gibson discusses his latest…

As it happens, the first time I ever heard Q with Jian Ghomeshi was a rerun interview of Margaret Atwood. Then, the scandal broke, and I assumed Q was going off the air.

Imagine my surprise this past Tuesday, when getting into my car after a late-night grocery run, that I heard Q guest host Tom Power's interview of… » 11/28/14 11:54pm 28 minutes ago

Video Game Reviewer Is Contacting the Mothers of Her Online Harassers

It's a story as old as, well, the Internet. A woman is a video game journalist. She receives rape and death threats. The end. But in a delightful new take on the old story, said video game journalist has reached out to the mothers of her harassers, just to let them know what their sons are up to. » 11/28/14 6:29pm Yesterday 6:29pm

That New Star Wars Teaser Trailer

Wait, wait this in't a repeat post! I am not talking about the new one for Episode VII, I mean for Episode I. I have seen a lot of sentiment that, while the new teaser looks pretty cool, we have been down this road before and been burned with the prequels. While that caution is probably a good idea, it got me… » 11/28/14 6:01pm Yesterday 6:01pm

Nitpicks reveal the incongruity at the heart of Jurassic World

When the Jurassic World trailer dropped, reactions abounded across the Twitter, and none were so controversial as those espoused by Scientists. Dinosaur Nerds are going Mad over it. The surprising thing is not so much the criticism itself, but the quandary it reveals for anybody aiming to revive long extinct animals. » 11/28/14 1:12pm Yesterday 1:12pm

Friendly Notice: OnePlus One Sale! No invite required!

Apparently throughout the weekend and/or until stock runs out you can buy the OnePlus One without an invite, as long as you get your orders in you're guaranteed delivery by December 25th. Making this an excellent stocking stuffer, assuming you don't get a bad device. (If you do and OnePlus decides to be jerks about… » 11/28/14 9:56am Yesterday 9:56am

Which Characters Deserve More Recognition?

Have you ever read a book/film/series or even an ostrich reenactment of Wrath of Kahn and said, "hey, this character was pretty cool" or, "Man this will change everything, I wonder when we'll see him/her again?". Only to discover that the character never reappears again or gets very little recognition for their deeds? » 11/28/14 8:30am Yesterday 8:30am