Christian Bale calls a young cancer patient just to talk about Batman

WARNING: If you are capable of having emotions, the above video will likely make you cry. It's of 8-year-old leukemia sufferer Zach Guillot, who just happened to receive a lengthy phone call from actor Christian Bale, who wanted to discuss Zach's favorite superhero, Batman, with him. They compare Bat-costumes,… »1/24/13 2:40pm1/24/13 2:40pm


Help Kids Get Science Fiction Books in the Classroom With io9's Charity Challenge

It's Halloween month, which means it's the season for giving nice things to kids who come knocking at your door. That's why io9 has joined up with our sister blogs in the Gawker Media Network (Deadspin, Gawker, Jezebel, Gizmodo, Fleshbot, Lifehacker, Kotaku, and Jalopnik) to raise as much money as we can for schools… »10/01/09 4:36pm10/01/09 4:36pm