https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNpvWBuTfrc&t=38s "It's so easy to forget how much noise the Matrix pumps into your head. Something else makes the same kind of noise. ...War." A quote from a time-shattered reality version of the character from the sequels - Niobe, which makes me feel like the sequels are recognizing how much technology now... means 'the media-industrial … Continue reading THE MATRIX: Resurrections (12.21.21) Aims to Continue The Cyberpunk Critique of Technology Saturated Culture From a Vantage of Philosophically Provocative Humanism
Three successive Fridays, roomers in a certain hotel room have hanged themselves with a curtain cord in front of a window. Now, a medical student has arranged with the police to stay in the room to investigate. There is something in the window... across the way... just across, over the street, he sees... THE SPIDER … Continue reading A Terrifying Old Story in Audiobook for Halloween – With Something to Say About Internet Culture? – THE SPIDER – by Hanns Heinz Ewers
RELEASING another episode of KICKING OVER THE SHOW in the next day or two. I will discuss the film 'Ingrid Goes West' starring the inimitable Aubrey Plaza. It looks like the system is functioning as it was designed, to perpetuate entrenched power structures. We should be careening over the cliff in the months and years … Continue reading It is Youthful Impetuosity and Arrogance to Attack WHAT IS. One’s Great Task in Life is to Reconcile Oneself to Pain and the Coming of Death. The System Serves to Keep Us Coherent, And When It Dies, We Die With It, Joyously.
This was actually written LAST FUCKING YEAR but was not published with the site I wrote it for (Cyberpunks.com) unfortunately. It was around the time the Cyberpunk 2077 video game came out and is my thoughts on fostering a culture of cyberpunk that includes people who come to the genre as beginners and those who … Continue reading CYBERPUNK AS REBEL SPIRIT – This Halloween Heading Into A Dark Winter – Witch, You Best Show Some HERETIC PRIDE
https://www.cyberpunkday.com/ My Own Author Reading Will be in the first block of Readings Starting at 1:30pm - Check Out the Lineup!
I posted yesterday a short piece titled: 'Media Predecessors Aside, Are the Transgender-Authored Wachowski Matrix Films Evidence that Transition Beyond Binary Sexuality Opens A New Metaphysical Landscape and Possibilities for Meaning in a Gnostic Universe?' - which talked about the line in the matrix 'There is no spoon'. ‘It is not the spoon that bends. It … Continue reading Mental Health Check In: The World Is Mad, But You Are Not The World