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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: The Spoiler FAQ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: The Spoiler FAQ

The blockbuster sequel to the blockbuster Jurassic Park reboot is currently grossing a zillion dollars, but did you notice how everyone in the movie was an imbecile? Their actions may be confusing, but don’t worry—my patented Spoiler FAQ has all the answers to the movie I have retitled Jurassic World: Idiot Buffet.

The Westworld Finale Was a Beautiful, Bonkers Mess The Westworld Finale Was a Beautiful, Bonkers Mess

Crazy twists! Shocking murders! Secret hosts! The ultimate Bernard vs. Dolores showdown! If those are the things you loved about watching Westworld, last night’s season two finale had to be immensely satisfying. If you wanted everything to make sense, well… maybe not so much.

Westworld Approaches Its Endgame With Death, Tragedy, and a Few Major Revelations Westworld Approaches Its Endgame With Death, Tragedy, and a Few Major Revelations

If you watch Westworld for the shocks, last night’s installment couldn’t have disappointed you. And, while it didn’t reach the heights of last week’s phenomenal episode, which told an epic love story that had been lying in the margins of the main narrative, “Vanishing Point” told a story of self-obsession and…

The Victorian Fantasy Serial Creatures of Will & Temper Concludes Here on io9 The Victorian Fantasy Serial Creatures of Will & Temper Concludes Here on io9

io9 is proud to present the third (and final) segment of our free serialization of Molly Tanzer’s excellent novel Creatures of Will & Temper. It’s the story of two sisters who learn that beneath Victorian England’s veneer of absolute propriety lies deceit, decadence, and demons alike.

The Victorian Fantasy Serial Creatures of Will & Temper Continues Here The Victorian Fantasy Serial Creatures of Will & Temper Continues Here

io9 is proud to present Part Two of our free serialization of Molly Tanzer’s excellent novel Creatures of Will & Temper, where two sisters learn that beneath Victorian England’s veneer of absolute propriety lies deceit, decadence, and demons alike.

Hey, Free Book! Read the Victorian Fantasy Novel Creatures of Will & Temper Here on io9 Hey, Free Book! Read the Victorian Fantasy Novel Creatures of Will & Temper Here on io9

Looking for a good book? Look no further. We’re very proud to present Molly Tanzer’s Victorian fantasy novel Creatures of Will & Temper, which you can read the entirety of here on io9. The only catch is that we’ll be serializing the novel in three parts—the second installment will be published next Wednesday, June 6,…

Westworld Is Finally Pulling It Together, in More Ways Than One Westworld Is Finally Pulling It Together, in More Ways Than One

After last week’s fun but not particularly interesting introduction to Shogun World, I was just about ready to announce that Westworld was officially in a sophomore slump. Not that it was bad, mind you; it just hasn’t grabbed me like its first season did. I am happy to report that after “Phase Space” this is no longer…

Westworld's Shōgun World Was Everything I Expected It to Be, But Not Much Else Westworld's Shōgun World Was Everything I Expected It to Be, But Not Much Else

It’s the episode we’ve all been waiting for since the season one finale, but it turns out Shōgun World faces a unique problem that I wasn’t expecting, and it wasn’t the ninjas, tyrannical lords, or even “cop-killer” samurai that fill the park. It’s that compared to Westworld, and all the care that Delos and Dr. Ford…

The 10 Craziest Things That Happened on Gotham This Season The 10 Craziest Things That Happened on Gotham This Season

With its utter refusal to even approach traditional Batman canon, Gotham has always been entertainingly bizarre. But season four was a cavalcade of craziness that would even give the Joker pause—or Jokers, rather. If you don’t watch this delightfully bonkers show, here’s all the madness you missed.

The Secrets of Westworld Are Beginning to Spill Out The Secrets of Westworld Are Beginning to Spill Out

To say that Westworld finally gave (well, confirmed) answers to a few of its biggest mysteries seems almost like a lie. It isn’t, though—we finally learned (at least part of) why Delos funded the park—but the show immediately piled on so many more mysteries it almost doesn’t feel like an answer. But let’s take a good…

Westworld Returns and Nothing Is as It Seems Except for All the Corpses Westworld Returns and Nothing Is as It Seems Except for All the Corpses

Thomas Jefferson once said, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” If you want to plant a sapling of liberty, I suppose the best thing to water it with is with blood, too. It’s a good thing Westworld is currently soaked in it.

Born to the Blade Aims to Be Game of Thrones, Just for Your Ears Born to the Blade Aims to Be Game of Thrones, Just for Your Ears

For centuries, seven countries in the sky have solved their political disputes with duels between blade-magicians called Warders... but not for much longer. The Mertikan Empire has dreams of conquest, yet the other kingdoms won’t surrender their freedom—they’re all filled with people with their own schemes, desires,…

The Walking Dead Didn't Earn Its Season Finale in the Slightest The Walking Dead Didn't Earn Its Season Finale in the Slightest

I don’t think I’ve ever watched a more self-satisfied, obnoxious episode of television in my life. But what’s even more obnoxious is that the season eight finale of The Walking Dead was still gratifying to me, too, if only because it looks like it finally got the AMC show back on the right track (...maybe).

Gotham Might Have Solved Its Joker Problem (in an Appropriately Ridiculous Way) Gotham Might Have Solved Its Joker Problem (in an Appropriately Ridiculous Way)

Ever since Gotham introduced Jerome Valeska in season one, a character that over the course of the show acted increasingly like the future Joker and dressed like the future Joker and laughed like the future Joker and also had his face cut off and stapled back on like the Joker of the comics, fans have wondered if he…

Important Announcement: The Walking Dead Was Actually Fine Last Night Important Announcement: The Walking Dead Was Actually Fine Last Night

No, seriously. I know it may sound impossible after this deeply troubled second-half of season eight, but The Walking Dead pulled off an episode that had no major issues and was pretty compelling because it actually advanced a lot of storylines while also setting up some major stakes for the season finale. See, …

Either Rick or The Walking Dead Needs to Die Either Rick or The Walking Dead Needs to Die

After last week’s episode of silent zombies and fences that couldn’t be shot through, I was determined to go into this week’s episode of The Walking Dead with an open mind. I wanted to look for the good, I really did. Instead, I got a brutal, nihilistic reminder of the show’s most fundamental problem: Rick Grimes.

Last Night's The Walking Dead Was So Stupid I Can't Stand It Last Night's The Walking Dead Was So Stupid I Can't Stand It

This is why we can’t have nice things.

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