Today's Best Media Deals: Firefly, Masters of Sex, and More

You’re an intelligent, worldly consumer of Gawker Media websites, so I’ll assume you’ve seen Firefly. That said, if you know anyone that hasn’t, the complete Blu-ray for $15 is a fantastic gift. [Firefly: The Complete Series, $15]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001EN71CW/... » 7/06/15 10:45am Today 10:45am

There Are Too Many Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In July!

Seriously, cut it out, publishers. Are you trying to ruin us? There are so many incredible books coming out this month, it’s unreal. China Mieville, Charles Stross, Austin Grossman, Jesse Ball, William T Vollmann... it’s all happening. Here are July’s must-read science fiction and fantasy books. » 7/02/15 4:25pm Thursday 4:25pm

What I Learned From Re-Reading Stephen King's The Stand

I was twelve the first time I read Stephen King’s The Stand. My dad read it before I did. We were on vacation, and I saw him with the paperback, the edition with the silver binding and blue-black cover. There was a face on the cover—a mysterious, spooky sort of face, creepy and weirdly beautiful. I saw that face, and… » 7/02/15 9:50am Thursday 9:50am

The Complete Guide To Every Single Terminator, From T-1 To T-3000

Most of us just know a few of Skynet’s most famous killer cyborgs. The T-800, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The T-1000, made of liquid metal. But there have been a stunning 15 models of Terminator, from Cyberdyne and Skynet, as featured in the movies, TV series and games. Here’s our complete guide to all the… » 7/01/15 1:18pm Wednesday 1:18pm

Today's Best Media Deals: Complete Cowboy Bebop, Jurassic Park, & More

The must-own Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Blu-ray has dropped down to its lowest price ever today on Amazon. Even if you aren’t usually into anime, it’s worth giving this one a try. And if you have seen it, the Blu-ray’s worth it for the extras alone. [Cowboy Bebop, $30]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NP06DJE/... » 7/01/15 10:45am Wednesday 10:45am

Eight Books You Need To Know About To Understand The Hugo Awards Snafu

This year’s Hugo Awards controversy is confusing. There are two kinds of puppies! Are the puppies against diversity, or literary snobbery? And so on. But really, this is all about books, and particularly what kind of books we’re supposed to celebrate. So here are eight books that can help you understand the Hugo mess. » 6/30/15 10:05am Tuesday 10:05am

Kate Beaton's New Book Is About a Warrior Princess and Her Farting Pony

We love Kate Beaton’s comics, whether she’s spoofing Canadian history, sexifying Batman, or recalling her time working at a mining site. Now she’s coming out with a picture book about a young warrior princess who longs for a noble steed — and instead gets a short, pudgy, and rather flatulent pony.
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Today's Best Media Deals: Cowboy Bebop, Studio Ghibli, and More

Cowboy Bebop has one of the most popular anime in the western hemisphere over the last couple of decades, and if you haven’t seen the movie, it’s only $7 on Amazon today. Be sure to check out Kotaku’s review if you’re on the fence. [Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, $7] » 6/29/15 10:20am 6/29/15 10:20am