Pounded Out Dept. (2013/10/18 10:00)
When your only marketing system is for marketing blockbusters, what happens to everything that's not a blockbuster?
The Beatings Will Continue Dept. (2013/09/09 10:00)
On the ways violence becomes an aesthetic unto itself in our entertainments.
Nerd Herd Dept. (2013/07/16 01:00)
What constitutes an adult audience in this day and age?
57 Media And Nothing On Dept. (2013/07/05 10:00)
On the video game of the TV series of the movie inspired by the book.
The World Crashes In, Into My Living Room Dept. (2013/05/23 10:00)
Why the pipeline that deliver us the culture we have to live with is failing us.
Waves of the Future Dept. (2013/05/22 10:00)
If SF is "the literature of the future", shouldn't we be using the media of the future to deliver it?
Art Not Artifact Dept. (2013/04/26 11:30)
A book is not just a wad of paper.
Out Of The Vaults And Into Our Hard Drives Dept. (2013/04/06 10:00)
Why I still love me some physical media, even when downloads are that much more convenient.
Medium, Neither Rare Nor Well Done Dept. (2013/03/16 10:00)
They were complaining about the movies being scorched earth in 1937.
Grate [sic] Expectations Dept. (2013/02/07 10:00)
"Half the scores are the reviewers reviewing the game, and half are reviewing their expectations."
Speaking Critically Dept. (2013/01/19 08:46)
Sure, it's a "textually enriching experience" or what have you ... but is it any *good*?
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind