Your Chance to See John Dies at the End for Free in San Francisco!

The gonzo adventure movie John Dies at the End opens in limited release on Friday, but it's not coming to San Francisco and Berkeley until February 8. Except that a few lucky io9 readers can get passes to a free preview screening this Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Embarcadero Cinema. Just go to this Eventbrite link and… » 1/23/13 2:10pm 1/23/13 2:10pm

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Miss in October!

October brings an amazing horde of great books, to keep you reading way into the night. Lois Lowry concludes the Giver saga, Justin Cronin continues the Passage trilogy, and Iain M. Banks has a new story of the Culture. Plus Catherynne M. Valente's latest Fairyland novel, and Cory Doctorow's follow-up to Little Brother » 10/02/12 3:54pm 10/02/12 3:54pm

How insane does the sequel to John Dies at the End get? See for…

The gonzo horror novel John Dies at the End, by Cracked.com's David Wong, was a huge internet sensation a few years ago, and has spawned a feature film starring Paul Giamatti. Now at last, the sequel is coming out early next month — and we've got an exclusive excerpt from This Book Is Full of Spiders... Seriously,… » 9/24/12 7:00am 9/24/12 7:00am

Check out the revolting giant-spider-filled trailer for the John Dies…

At long last, the sequel to David Wong's John Dies at the End is coming out — and this brand new book trailer gives you a great first look at what to expect from This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It. Namely: Snarkiness, weirdness, an eponymous author/narrator, and huge scary evil spiders.… » 9/12/12 4:48pm 9/12/12 4:48pm