My Weird Tale About a Man Who Wants to Fall Back in Love With His Wife

What if you could take a pill to make yourself fall madly in love with someone, forever? That's sort of part of the premise of my story "Complicated and Stupid," which is up at Strange Horizons now. Plus there's a pornstar who headbutts her partners during sex, and the pornstar's pet gerbil. » 8/23/13 4:30pm 8/23/13 4:30pm

Lady Gaga's goose egg video for "Applause" turns her into a black swan

Whoa nelly. The usually fairly more stunning music video maker Lady Gaga has dropped her latest video tome for her new single "Applause." It's certainly something. But instead of wowing us with her wild fashion forward thought and highly stylized sets we got Lady Gaga as a goose. SO that's something. » 8/19/13 8:20am 8/19/13 8:20am

An entire genus of fern was just named after Lady Gaga, and the…

When most plants and animals get named after a celebrity (and believe us, this happens often), it's rarely for anything more significant than a poorly-imagined resemblance, or a shared country of origin. Such is not the case with Gaga germanotta and the 18 other species in the newly dubbed "Gaga" genus. » 10/25/12 6:40am 10/25/12 6:40am

Detention director Joseph Kahn explains why genres need to die

Veteran music video director Joseph Kahn has created a film that challenges the limits of genre, to a degree that will make your head spin. But Detention isn't just aimed at randomly being meta or ironic, Kahn tells io9 — rather, he's hoping to reflect the reality of youth culture in the age of Twitter and Youtube. » 4/13/12 1:14pm 4/13/12 1:14pm

The CDC advises using Lady Gaga to survive an alien invasion

Contrary to what The Walking Dead would have you believe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention know a thing or two about how to respond in the event of a natural disaster. In the interest of promoting emergency preparedness, the CDC recently put together a list of iconic disaster movies, and how its… » 3/13/12 10:52am 3/13/12 10:52am