Tag: dystopia

Presidential Futurism

Slate surveys African-American presidents in tv and film–with clips! Salon looks at “Black Presidents We Have Known,” looking at DW Griffith, the year 2228, Sammy Davis, Jr. and 24 along the way. Meanwhile, Io9 urges you to choose Nixon as your dystopian president. (updated!)

Death Race 2000 Remake

Well, it’s not Robosaurus rampaging through Burning Man and it doesn’t have David Carradine assassinating the man, but Death Race does have modified mustangs. Pictures and a trailer from the upcoming Death Race. (via io9)

“A Book’s Natural Fate”

So you’ve written a book that fits the current vogue perfectly – let’s say it’s a grimy cyberpunk novel in the mid-1980s – does that mean you’ve guaranteed long-lasting fame for yourself? Probably not. But don’t worry, a lot of your compatriots are suffering the same fate. Oh, […]