Knowing that entropy is at work in the Universe doesn’t salve the pain of Bill Nye’s dreadfully short dance career. Nye was forced to retire from the show after he tore a ligament in his knee, but at least he was able to attempt one last robot-tinge jazz dance at the end. And then his buddy Neil deGrasse Tyson showed up backstage to console Nye and his dance partner, Tyne Stecklein, with a selfie to post on Facebook.
Morning Roundup doesn’t have any more dancing in store, but it can offer you dinosaurs in unnatural situations, a loving tribute to a classic Halloween film, and a list of amazing women horror writers.
- We’re just going to leave the words “Velociraptor erotica” here. You do what you want with them.
- David Tennant? Yay! American Broadchurch? Yay! Tennant’s American accent in American Broadchurch? Not so yay.
- For some people, October is an excuse to watch Hocus Pocus, or to make lists about the awesomeness of Hocus Pocus.
- If you haven’t gotten around to reading 1984 yet, you can now consume it in GIF-form.
- Hey, if you’re in New York on October 11th, you should stop by Paul Pope’s lecture!
- Check out this graphic biography of Margaret Sanger!
- The New York Times looks at Popular Science’s decision to eliminate comments from articles.
- Now, if only there was a magazine to help us install Narnia.
- Magritte would make an excellent neighbor.
- SF Signal has a fantastic list of women horror writers!
- Now that Breaking Bad has ended, can we regroup and talk about which TV finales worked for us?
- Joe Quesada talks about how levity has led to Marvel’s success.
- Mark Waid, meanwhile, has a warning for freelance comics writers.
- Peanuts is 63! Here, have a slideshow and a theme song.
- Finally, we’ve already shouted our love for The Doubleclicks from the rooftops, but, by way of making up for the Velociraptor link above: