A collection of essays and aphorisms about the undead in recent fiction.
A Fragile Dignity
Gervais vs. Phoenix: Explaining the Actor Activist
…there is another side to this story that isn’t just the cynical rantings of Gervais
The Lotus Eaters
A screenplay for a short film without dialog.
Snap Decisions: Thanos, Spock and the Needs of the Many
What if Earth was populated by Vulcans rather than Humans? Isn’t sustainability logical?
Whatever Happened to Flying Cars?
What happened to the techonological wonderland we envisioned? Why doesn’t 2020 look like 2020?
On Myopic Film Criticism: Prisons of the Present
Last year I wrote a piece on the prison of the past. How, given time and retrospection, looking at cultural artifacts of the past, we cannot help but to see them as products of their […]
Green Fissures in an Otherwise Pristine Robot
The market, despite its omnipresence, cannot adequately account for all of reality and it cannot yet monopolize all of sensuous phenomena for the civilized subject.
Captain Kirk Smashes Smartypants Computers
Kirk smashes all of these systems – a sort of humanistic not-this, not-that ritual declaring a kind of heroic autonomy for the human individual.