Let me tell you about a sort of hero of mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h3ikhebwGk See, a while ago, I was hired to do some consulting work on a new amusement park. I was pretty established in my law firm and they needed someone to do a kind of risk assessment. It was a pretty new kind of … Continue reading A GOOD MAN IS EASY TO KILL
How Sci-Fi Shaped Socialism BY NICK HUBBLE From William Morris to Ursula K. Le Guin and Iain M. Banks, science fiction has provided an outlet for socialist thinkers — offering readers a break from capitalist realism and allowing us to imagine a vastly different world. Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel, The Ministry for the Future, challenges … Continue reading Jacobin Mag: How Sci-Fi Shaped Socialism
THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE FILMS ‘EX MACHINA’‘BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW’ and partially for the first two seasons of ‘STRANGER THINGS’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l81u-oSIAp4 So, from a certain angle, the science fiction films ‘Ex Machina’ (2014, Writer/Director Alex Garland) and ‘Beyond the Black Rainbow’ (2014, Writer/Director Panos Cosmatos) are the same film. Each depicts the wounded … Continue reading 21st Century Digital Girls: A New Type of Male-Fantasized Feminist Heroes are Escaping the Factory
Gonna watch this tonight. Just found a string of midnight movie-type recommendations on Amazon Prime and I saw part of this before and seemed like a trip. THE HISTORY OF TIME TRAVEL (2014). Going to be making brief commentary on what I watch here and on my site at http://www.thehauntedtypewriter.com/ and think about a different format for … Continue reading 06.09.2020> Watching ‘The History of Time Travel’ (2014) Tonight, and then on to some other weird films
Our writing group The Monarch Writers had our meeting (virtual) this evening. Had a few readings and a good discussion. We're working on a prompt for the month of May regarding spiritual discipline, how the lockdown has forced awareness of strictures that were already there, now more apparent, leading to a stronger sense of self-direction. … Continue reading 5.04.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary / Monday Monarch Writing Meeting / Finish Roadside Picnic
https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mxcwYj4-0/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 1 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mxq5ZDvfm/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 2 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mx6JmDU69/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 3 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mz-47Dx-O/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 4 of 4 “How do I take off a mask when it stops being a mask, when it’s such a part of me as I am? We keep fighting, like the world we unmask, we will find out true selves again, maybe … Continue reading 4.30.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary – Reading Passage from ‘Roadside Picnic’ / Interpretive Faculty / What IS ‘The Zone’?