10 Reasons Not to Bring Someone Back from the Dead

When you've got amazing technologies or strong magical powers, death doesn't have to have the final word. But is bringing the dead back to life always a good idea? We look the reasons it's better to say no to resurrection. » 6/07/12 10:00am 6/07/12 10:00am

Adult Swim art show transforms Brock Samson and Space Ghost into…

Last Friday, Gallery 1988's Adult Swim art show opened in Los Angeles. The show presented a mixed media approach to such famously oddball shows as The Venture Bros. and Sealab 2021 — here's but a sampling of the many prints that were on display. The show runs until February 4. » 1/16/12 6:45am 1/16/12 6:45am

Listen to The Monarch and Dr. Girlfriend's angry Venture Bros.

The annual Venture Bros. X-Mas track is here, courtesy of the mellifluous voices of Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer. Listen to supervillainy's premier couple argue their way through a rendition of the creepy holiday staple "Baby, It's Cold Outside." The henchmen learned to play jazz! You can download the MP3 with but a… » 12/22/11 11:30am 12/22/11 11:30am

The Venture Bros. make the world's shortest rock-and-roll documentary

Last night's Venture Bros. special — From The Ladle To The Grave: The Story Of Shallow Gravy — was only ~11 minutes long, but that was the perfect amount of time for the episode's central gag to play out. Hank and Dermott have cobbled together a self-penned documentary for their band Shallow Gravy, whose… » 8/29/11 8:00am 8/29/11 8:00am

We ask the creators of The Venture Bros. if they'd rather be locked in…

At Comic-Con, your io9 correspondent received an exclusive, unparalleled look into the psyches of Venture Bros. co-conspirators Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick. Do they prefer fangs or stingers? The venom's coming no matter what. Clearly, this is the most important interview we've ever published. » 7/24/11 12:00pm 7/24/11 12:00pm

A live orchestra plays a medley of swinging tracks from The Venture…

Last year Venture Bros. composer JG Thirlwell performed the show's tiki-bar-meets-secret-lair soundtrack at Brooklyn's Prospect Park with his big band outfit Steroid Maximus. Here's recently released footage of Thirlwell and company's snazzy performance. » 4/11/11 3:30pm 4/11/11 3:30pm

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The creators of The Venture Bros. tell us about the new season (and…

io9 recently chatted with Venture Bros. head honchoes Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer about the upcoming seasons of their Adult Swim comedy, their new DVD, and fanmade Venture erotica and slash fiction. In fact, we mostly talked about slash. » 3/26/11 9:15am 3/26/11 9:15am

Venture Bros. Season 5 is a go (and the annual Venture Xmas song)!

The Season 4 finale of Venture Bros. felt a twinge like a series finale, but the show isn't done yet. On Christmas Eve, VB creator Jackson Publick confirmed that Brock and the gang will be back for a fifth season! » 12/25/10 8:30am 12/25/10 8:30am

Gift ideas for the ten major species of science fiction fan

Unsure what to buy that Firefly fan, Trekkie, or Tron aficionado in your life? Don't worry — we've got you covered. Here's our gift guide for ten kinds of science fiction fan. » 12/08/10 12:40pm 12/08/10 12:40pm

The cast of Twin Peaks reunites for Psych's tribute episode!

In this week's television, Fringe hits a turning point, SGU reaches a climax and The Walking Dead's season ends. But the most exciting thing might be Psych's Twin Peaks tribute, featuring original castmembers. Also, Kevin Sorbo learns a terrible lesson. » 11/29/10 9:00am 11/29/10 9:00am

The Venture Bros. season finale was the best homeschooled prom ever

The 60-minute Venture Bros. finale wasn't only the best TV episode about a $500 homeschooled prom held in an airplane hangar, it was probably the most satisfying episode yet. I'll wager a "Rusty Venture" on it. » 11/22/10 4:05pm 11/22/10 4:05pm

First clips of Summer Glau on Chuck, Futurama's holiday episode and the…

Futurama's having its holiday spectacular and Venture Bros. has a one-hour season finale — and we've got clips! Plus meet Summer Glau's "little friend" on Chuck. Ben Edlund writes Supernatural, Fringe's Walternate makes his move and Walking Dead heats up! » 11/15/10 9:00am 11/15/10 9:00am


Iron Man's biggest challenge, Star Wars' greatest Jedi and Fringe's…

Things television has in store for you this week: A double dose of Bruce Campbell! More Fringe and The Walking Dead! King Arthur in high school! A Jedi team-up on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Plus some amazing so-bad-they're-great movies! » 11/08/10 9:00am 11/08/10 9:00am

This week's TV: new Fringe, Eliza Dushku on BBT, and the Simpsons…

Despite elections and baseball, television still rules. Fringe is back! There are robot uprisings galore! Plus guest spots: Eliza Dushku on Big Bang Theory, Timothy Dalton on Chuck, and Daniel Radcliffe and Hugh Laurie in the Simpsons Treehouse of Horror. » 11/01/10 9:00am 11/01/10 9:00am

On Venture Bros., vampire prostitutes help Billy Quizboy become a man

Last night's Venture Bros. episode, "The Silent Partners," drove home that the show's title is increasingly becoming a misnomer. Who were the key players? Billy Quizboy, Brock, Monstroso, and the Pirate. Oh, and a robotic Hazzard boy. Good ol' RoboBo. » 10/25/10 11:05am 10/25/10 11:05am

The Walking Dead and Dead Set bring zombie mayhem, while Felicia Day…

Television's serving up hot zombie nightmares for Halloween. The Walking Dead debuts, but so does British reality TV/zombie epic Dead Set. Watch a clip of Felicia Day as a werewolf-hunter in Red. Plus sex robots, and Glee's Rocky Horror episode! » 10/25/10 9:00am 10/25/10 9:00am

What would the Venture Bros. look like in real life? 10 artists'…

CGHUB challenged its artists to create the best realistic version of a character from The Venture Bros. Here's the crazy end result: take a look at what Rusty Venture, Molotov Cocktease and Brock Samson would look like in real life. » 10/20/10 6:30am 10/20/10 6:30am

Last night's Venture Bros. was a Freudian maze of sex, lies, and Clint…

Sunday's Venture Bros., "Assisted Suicide," was a kaleidoscopic journey through the recesses of Rusty's mind. There was a creepy child harem master, encounters with Doc's ego and superego, and lusty game-changing moment with Dr. Girlfriend and Henchman 21. » 10/18/10 3:05pm 10/18/10 3:05pm

Adam Baldwin in a stormtrooper helmet? Plus Batman fights Emperor Joker!

This week, Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) unveils a live-action show about super-teens on lockdown. Batman faces Emperor Joker, and we've got two clips. Seven of Nine moves into a haunted house. Plus Adam Baldwin wears a stormtrooper helmet! » 10/18/10 9:00am 10/18/10 9:00am

This week's Venture Bros. gave us the lousiest supervillain auditions…

Sunday's episode of Venture Bros., "Bright Lights, Dean City," followed Dean to NYC, where he interns at Impossible Industries. Unfortunately, Dr. Impossible has recently turned evil, so Dean must oversee supervillain try-outs. Get ready for Ladyhawke and Lyndon Bee Johnson! » 10/12/10 7:15am 10/12/10 7:15am