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Open Channel: Would You Bone Your Clone?

Open Channel: Would You Bone Your Clone?

It started out innocuous enough. io9 Social Editor Autumn Kelly was thinking about the trailer for the new film Auggie, a Her-like exploration of a man’s relationship with a semi-sentient AI AR personality, and asked the staff if we would bone our clones.

What Are Your Nerdy New Year’s Resolutions?

What Are Your Nerdy New Year’s Resolutions?

The New Year is a time for reflection and resolution, a moment to think about what you did last year and what you might do differently next year. Here, we think about pop culture, fandom, and all things nerdy. So: is there anything in your nerdy life you’re going to…

How Did You Get Into Star Wars?

How Did You Get Into Star Wars?

At some point or another, we were all bitten by the Star Wars bug – er – sandflea. We were dragged to a theatre by a cool uncle, handed an N64 controller to play Star Wars Episode I: Pod Racer (let’s be kind to those whose first exposure may not…