What Gawker Media Is Doing About Our Rape Gif Problem

On Monday, we posted an open letter to the management of Gawker Media, our parent company, regarding an ongoing problem that we here at Jezebel could no longer tolerate: horribly violent rape gifs that were consistently appearing in our comments. For months, we asked Gawker Media HQ for help with the trolling — but… » 8/13/14 11:12am 8/13/14 11:12am

Find out how James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell are reinventing…

Vampires have gotten downright cuddly lately — but in Blood Gospel by James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell, they're at the center of a paranoid action thriller involving secret history and long-buried evil. Rollins, the author of the SIGMA Force novels, combines his penchant for science and historical mystery with… » 12/04/12 7:00am 12/04/12 7:00am

Your chance to ask V/H/S and Innkeepers director Ti West anything you…

Ti West scared our pants off with House of the Devil and Innkeepers. Now he's one of the cutting-edge directors behind the new horror anthology film V/H/S, directing the terrifying segment "Second Honeymoon." He'll be here at noon to answer all of your questions about V/H/S and about horror cinema in general. » 9/22/12 11:00am 9/22/12 11:00am

Mark Danielewski is here to answer your questions about The Fifty-Year…

Mark Z. Danielewski is famous for experimental, challenging novels like House of Leaves and Only Revolutions. Now he's back with The Fifty-Year Sword, a strange novella that was originally released in a tiny print run from a Dutch publisher and is now coming out in a 75,000 copy print run. There's also a snazzy… » 8/23/12 10:51am 8/23/12 10:51am

Would you want to survive the end of civilization?

Let's say the end of the world as we know it is coming — but someone offers you a priceless spot in their guaranteed-to-be-safe bunker, so you can be one of the chosen few who rebuilds the Earth. Would you want to survive, and emerge into the post-apocalyptic wasteland? Would the positives of playing a role in a new… » 7/02/12 11:17am 7/02/12 11:17am

Meet Kinja, our new discussion system at io9

Today we bring you a new system for having discussions on io9. It's called Kinja, and it looks a lot different from the comment system we had before. We've gotten rid of some features we thought were problems. And we're trying out a new way of creating modular discussions so that you have more control over what you… » 6/27/12 5:00am 6/27/12 5:00am