Charlie Jane Anders
Charlie Jane Anders used to edit io9. She's the author of The City in the Middle of the Night, the story of a girl who gets banished into eternal darkness and makes friends with the creatures there.
12:42 AM

I was lucky enough to see this movie at the Castro Theater last year and it’s excellent and super-fun. Maines is great in it too. There’s a flashback montage to “Rasputin” by Boney M that I can’t stop thinking about.

2:02 AM

Yeah I think you’ve put your finger on what was bothering me about that scene. It’s not that the Doctor is awkward or confused by human emotional stuff — which is a thing that the show has explored with the Smith and Capaldi Doctors quite a bit. It’s more than the Doctor ought to be able to offer simple words of Read more

6:12 PM

This is sorely needed proof that there are still good things in this world, and that one man can still make a difference. Thank you for another year of being the greatest. <3

2:41 AM

I came here to say that Terry Chen was amazing in Continuum, playing Curtis, one of the criminals from the future!

9:10 PM

I still can’t believe we managed to lure the brilliant maniac behind topless robot to bring all that sarcastic wonder to io9, and I honestly cannot imagine where the site would be if you hadn’t come aboard. I always remember when I asked you to become the managing editor when I got bumped to io9 EiC, and you were Read more

1:49 PM

Man... now I feel bad that I wrote something kinda short and only called out one of my own articles as a favorite! I thought we were each supposed to pick one thing that we personally wrote that we’re proud of. There are so many things by Cyriaque, Meredith, Robbie, Lauren, and all of the other io9ers that I would Read more

8:59 PM

Hot damn, this is more powerful than I remembered. And it’s so true, it sums up our entire era.

1:10 PM

I’m so glad to hear we were there for you during a dark time. Hope you’re doing better!

1:05 PM

Holy cow, that is major. Thanks for telling me that. I hope they like it. Hot damn! Thanks so much. This made my day!

1:02 PM

That was such a fun event, and it was so awesome to see you there! Angie is the best.