Mission to Zyxx’s Third Season Is Bolder and Taking the Piss Out of Star Wars in the Freshest Way

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In its third season, Mission To Zyxxa sci-fi/improv comedy podcast about a squad of spacefaring ambassadors traveling around the galaxy on various diplomatic missions—is changing. With lore that’s getting deeper with each episode, the series is becoming bigger and more ambitious, all while staying true to its…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/mission-to-zyxxs-third-season-is-bolder-and-taking-the-1833439726

What We Do in the Shadows Spotlights a Frighteningly Accurate Modern Monster

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Three episodes in, it’s now confirmed that the What We Do in the Shadows series is every bit as wonderful as the film that spawned it. While the show taps into many of the elements that made the movie a success, it also brings some unique additions to the material—in particular, a new vampire that’s one of the most…

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A Chipper Mailman Faces Off With a Customer Who’s Literally From Hell in This Funny Short

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We’ve all heard that old line that claims if you love your job, you never really work a day in your life. The cheerful protagonist of Mister Mailman certainly embodies that—and he’s not gonna let anyone, especially the cackling troll who resides at house #666, to get in the way of his postal duties or ruin his day.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-chipper-mailman-faces-off-with-a-customer-whos-litera-1833478386

Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

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If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well…I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my place to tell you how to spend your time!), or whatever. And you’re probably pretty open about it, too.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/tokusatsu-gagaga-is-a-heartwarming-meditation-on-trying-1832478679

Report to the Bridge for Your Crash Course in The Orville Ahead of the Season 2 Premiere

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It’s been over a year since the first-season finale of The Orville, and while the sci-fi comedy doesn’t require a lot of backstory to enjoy, we still thought it’d be worth whipping together a primer so you can hit the ground running (and catch onto any inside jokes) ahead of Sunday’s season two premiere.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/report-to-the-bridge-for-your-crash-course-in-the-orvil-1831330282

Report to the Bridge for Your Crash Course in The Orville Ahead of the Season 2 Premiere

io9

It’s been over a year since the first-season finale of The Orville, and while the sci-fi comedy doesn’t require a lot of backstory to enjoy, we still thought it’d be worth whipping together a primer so you can hit the ground running (and catch onto any inside jokes) ahead of Sunday’s season two premiere.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/report-to-the-bridge-for-your-crash-course-in-the-orvil-1831330282

Steve Buscemi Is God in the First Trailer for TBS Workplace Comedy Miracle Workers

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Not A god. THE God. Also, Daniel Radcliffe and Deadpool’s Karan Soni play the Big Guy’s angelic underlings, toiling in a corporation that stands in for Heaven. As the first full trailer for the TBS limited series suggests, it’s a bit of a dysfunctional workplace…and Earth is in serious trouble because of that.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/steve-buscemi-is-god-in-the-first-trailer-for-tbs-workp-1831218724