Christmas is a time of peace between all humans, and in this day and age, when the concept of humanity becomes so increasingly variable we’d like to think that Christmas is also a time of peace between all things in this glorious universe. Thank you, kitten and Godzilla, for showing us the way.
Your morning roundup is forcing the season 6 Buffy writers to defend their choices, imagining Tim Burton’s Doctor Who, and trying to stop actual trains by dressing as Gandalf.
- If ghosts were real, and bustable, would they have civil rights?
- The Buffy writer’s room re-convenes to explain to Vulture just why season six ended up the way that it did. (It was actually supposed to be more light-hearted than season five?!?!?)
- We can’t tell if Batman would approve of this hidden treasury of Batman graffiti. Is street art one of the skills that he learned in the mountains?
eleven twelvethirteen Doctors had been imagined by Tim Burton, this is what they might have looked like.
- That Tauriel love triangle you thought was awful? Nobody making the film actually wanted it.
- io9 noticed that this otherwise-peaceful space rover museum installation in China kind of, um, shows Europe being nuked.
- Shia LaBeouf is being accused of making a short film adaptation of Daniel Clowes comic “Justin M. Damiano”without permission. Then he even stole the apology he used. We can’t decide if this better or worse than that time we met him in the woods.
- If you were the first crowd in NYC to see The Desolation of Smaug then Ian McKellen himself came out to congratulate you!
- Fake Gandalf tells Real Train that it shall not pass. And then it gets weird: