This is no doubt going to be a cool book, and as a fan of oral histories and Star Trek, I'm most definitely squarely the target audience for this book. But why would either io9 or the book's P.R. department let us know so far in advance? It's a bit ridiculous. Do they expect that we'll remember this two years from now… » 7/26/14 9:48am 7/26/14 9:48am

One thing not touched upon in the article yet very relevant is this: the Internet, especially blogging and discussions platforms, has an inherent sampling bias towards those who have problems with medical procedures. People who have no problems with a procedure usually don't take the time to go to the Internet and… » 6/29/14 9:05am 6/29/14 9:05am

This is both really good and really bad. The costumes, sets, and effects are incredibly highly standard, the Tennant impression is uncannily good, the choreography's incredibly good, the use of the Daleks is inspired, but the singing and lyric swaps is often substandard and the voice syncing just throws things off —… » 5/28/14 5:21pm 5/28/14 5:21pm

If anyone's looking for a good four-word-title live action rendition of a childhood cartoon girl group, it's Josie and the Pussycats. Theoretically, you hear the concept and think it should be crap, but it's pretty much a metafictional satiric comedy and really quite decent. » 4/24/14 2:03pm 4/24/14 2:03pm

What gets me is the disingenuousness of their customer support. They keep claiming that they're listening to people, they confess understanding when people say that they disbelieve that, and they promise lots of exciting stuff in the future. In the meanwhile, the most popularly ranked requests have gone unattended to… » 3/21/14 9:13am 3/21/14 9:13am