Why is Stitch waving a Pride flag, you might ask. Well, artist Dean DeBlois worked on Lilo & Stitch, and Stitch is Experiment 626, and we all know what strides happened for same-sex marriage on June 26, and ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind, and oh, our hearts.
Afternoon Roundup brings you a hilarious Twitter case of mistaken identity, the latest groan-worthy board game movie, and the shared trope of all alien-invasion movies.
- With a name like Sarah O’Connor, you probably shouldn’t tweet about killer robots…
- Spider-Woman is pregnant, Kitty Pryde is Star-Lord, and more bonkers news from Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” universe!
- When you play the Cage of Thrones, we all win.
- Andrew Niccol brought us The Truman Show and Gattaca, so maybe he can do something with the story of “a boy from Baltic Avenue who uses both Chance and Community in a quest to make his fortune”?
- Katniss and Peeta show the Capitol around the Hunger Games Exhibition.
- Sentient spaceships, reality TV military SF, and philosophical thought experiments led by gods—check out the latest SFF in Barnes & Noble’s roundup.
- Rediscover the Bard’s greatest works, including YOLO Juliet, srsly Hamlet, and Macbeth #killingit.
- Steven Universe and the shape of masculinity to come.
- If you’re worried about aliens invading this Independence Day, comfort yourself with the knowledge that their strategies always seem to have giant blind spots.
- Sure, Terminator: Genisys was problematic, but apparently there’s plenty wrong with The Terminator, too: