[Joseph] Campbell thought that in order for modern society to rejuvenate itself from a detached spiritual condition, we were going to need some new symbols.
On Dystopias, with side trips to Philip K. Dick and Ecuador.
“Brooklyn Project,” William Tenn’s outstanding political satire, highlights the folly of disregarding civil liberties for the sake of security.
Warning: The story recommended in this review contains satire that may cause indigestion in some readers, particularly those who are currently afflicted with Puppy Mania.
Black Mirror’s thesis is exactly what its title suggests: a dark reflection of ourselves.
This book kicks posterior. It’s a wild turbo-boosted ride through a shockingly plausible dystopia.
The Mars Curiosity rover, with a finite lifetime, is sleeping on the job. I wonder if it dreams. Apparently we’ve stopped.
The artistic process, whether painting or prose, is admittedly the child of self-expression. The long-standing image of the cloistered artist in her studio — hunched over her writing desk or standing before her canvas to create from the depths of her soul — is surely a truism. Artists create from the heart; we dive deep […]