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Beth Elderkin
bethelderkin
Video Editor and Staff Writer at io9. My doppelganger is that rebelling greeting card from Futurama.
Sep 21
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Aughra does not approve.

Sep 14
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Yeah, it’s a tricky subject. There’s a tendency nowadays to shelter kids, believing it’s the right (or at least safest) thing to do. But it can backfire—just look at abstinence-only education. I think Camp Cretaceous threads the needle quite well, but it’s most likely not for kids 5 and under. 

Sep 14
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Thankfully no gymnastics... at least not yet.

Sep 10
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I don’t read or speak Greek, so I’ll trust you on this. The more prudent term might be “Greek-inspired,” which would track with much of how the world of Dune operates. Much of the traditions and beliefs of this world are based on trappings and symbols, not actual beliefs. It would make sense that they would make Read more

Sep 9
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You’re right, thank you for the detail! It’s one I forgot. 

Sep 1
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I’d love to make this is a recurring feature for io9, so feel free to reply with some of your own scene suggestions! 

Aug 25
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There are risks with hair salons and barber shops, but it’s likely less than a movie theater for two reasons: 1) much shorter stay, 2) not taking your mask off. I’ve been cutting my own hair at home. It is... not great. 

Aug 14
11

If your friend is interested in sharing their story, feel free to have them email me at beth.elderkin@gizmodo.com. 

Aug 11
3

Two rules: lots of mods and Deacon as my only companion (with Dogmeat as a bonus because aforementioned mods).

Aug 6
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Anyone who’s curious to learn more about the Walt Disney Vault, be sure to check out this great video from Yesterworld.

Aug 6
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Uniqlo! Bought it last year, not sure if they still have it. 

Aug 6
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It’s been in my head for weeks after shooting this video. 

Jul 24
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Can’t imagine what it’s like getting a young kid to wear a mask, glad to hear the heroes in the video (hopefully) helped!

Jul 24
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Great job, and thanks for submitting!

Jul 24
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Hi there, thanks for reaching out! The video chats are a way for our colleagues to share their thoughts/opinions on what’s happening during the panels. Since SDCC isn’t happening in person, we’re figuring out creative ways to “engage” with each other and our audience as best we can. That said, if video chats aren’t Read more

Jul 23
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On a personal note: I love the idea of an original story bridging the gap in Lord Asriel’s story, and I’m very sad that covid-19 took this away from us too. 

Jul 23
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I’ve been stoked for an adaptation of Amber Spyglass for years, because *how can you even do it.*

Jul 23
10

Most of season 2 will take place in worlds where people don’t have daemons, so I’m guessing that won’t be as much of an issue.