https://www.cyberpunkday.com/ My Own Author Reading Will be in the first block of Readings Starting at 1:30pm - Check Out the Lineup!
SIMPIN' AIN'T EASY - by Cypress Butane Canto V of Dante's Inferno as engraved by Gustave Dior. The former lovers damned to the second level of hell depicted are blown about in intemperate gusts forever more, mirroring the whims and tumults of the sin of those cast to this circle, LUST. If You Call Someone … Continue reading Simpin’ Ain’t Easy – A Brief Intro Onto Chivalry in the Age of Automatic Doors
Modern cyberpunk works are bringing the cyber, but they keep forgetting the genre's anti-establishment ties. From CBR.com - Many modern works of cyberpunk remember to lather their films, shows, games and anime with cybernetics, but they forget the key element of cyberpunk: punk. The core appeal of cyberpunk to audiences in the '80s was that it … Continue reading Modern Cyberpunk Keeps Forgetting the PUNK – from CBR.com (Comic Book Resources) BY ANTHONY GRAMUGLIA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoBJ0CfdSZQ The cheering crowds made claim to your throne, and bathed in sin to name the patriotic dream their own. They were put down as 'deplorable' and rose again, aflame, to shove in YOUR face, The Very NAME. I laugh to think you think, so easy it be now, to put to rest this grave. … Continue reading So The Great Adversary Then Is Vanquished, So The Preachers Tell Us, And You Seek to Rebuild A Kingdom, And I Hear Not One Mention of A Milton? Or So Much An Inkling Of a Robinson Crusoe?
READ THE STORY ON REUTERS Deepfake used to attack activist couple shows new disinformation frontier THISPERSONDOESNOTEXIST.COM Some CyberPagans believe (or I just made up) that if you are a bad netizen in this life, you are reincarnated as a DeepFake profile in the service of some terrible cause you opposed in your previous life, forced … Continue reading People are Using Deepfakes to Literally Create People to Expertly Argue Terrible Positions on the Internet, with News Bylines and Spotty Digital Footprints, So I Guess Don’t Quit Your Dayjob, Where You Do the Same Thing But Are Real
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkQ6uHr0TQE In an Instagram post, Megan wrote: "On Sunday morning, I suffered gunshot wounds, as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me." She continued, "I was never arrested, the police officers drove me to the hospital where I underwent surgery to remove the bullets. … Continue reading Hip-Hop Artist Megan Thee Stallion Was Shot in the Hollywood Hills, expected to make full recovery. Here’s Her Retro Cyberpunk Video for ‘Savage’