bethelderkin
Beth Elderkin
bethelderkin
Video Editor and Staff Writer at io9. My doppelganger is that rebelling greeting card from Futurama.
Sep 21
54

Neither does Fizzgig.

Sep 10
17

Feyd really isn’t in the book that much. Neither is Rabban, though the movie is clearly setting up Bautista as a major presence. Read more

Sep 1
20

So 2020 continues to be very 2020ish

Aug 26
7

I just plain love how socially responsible this piece is. Love it. Read more

Aug 25
6

See, I thought about going to get a haircut. Then I had a conversation with a friend of mine that is a nurse. Read more

Aug 25
36

I think I read somewhere a comment that lifts my spirits occasionally - we’re only ever 2 months away from stemming the tide of this, and beginning a shift back to normal. I know polls show a majority of Americans want to do their part to stop it. At the same time it’s infuriating that those holding the levers of Read more

Aug 5
8

From the forking store!

Jul 28
16

Man, Jurrasic World: Lower Decks is a show that’s begging to be made

Jul 28
39

I think it is important that children learn about dinosaurs.  And we can do it safely and cheaply.  We must reopen giant lizard camp.  

Jul 28
14

If it weren’t for the danger of the covids, I would totally have sent my kid to this camp. Read more

Jul 28
8

I didn’t even know that screaming ovaries was a thing. TIL.

Jul 24
5

It’s great that they have a platform this year to share their work with everyone.

The big surprise was, that just about all the cosplayers doing homage to characters with martial arts skills look to be able to actually do such maneuvers themselves. Which I guess makes this advantageous, as how many opportunities can Read more

Jul 24
6

Thank you all! Watched with the 3 year old and appreciated the extra mask normalization/inspiration.

Jul 23
12

I think the main divide on Below Decks is between fans who were expecting to see something sardonic and clever, more akin to John Scalzi’s Redshirts, Red Dwarf, or a Star Trek version of Venture Bros... and the people who enjoy Seth McFarlane “Oooh oooh, look at me, I’m doing the thing! Hey, remember that thing?!”

Jul 22
7

After seeing this video, I feel far less concerned about the my own home’s wall to wall Lego/Comics/Star Wars/Action Figure/Transformers/MST3K decor.

Thanks, io9 folks, for that illuminating glimpse into your homes and obsessions! You’re my kind of weirdos.