It’s summertime again and the living is gelatinous and humid at least for me. Maybe you’re planning a vacation or are relieved to get your place to yourself as you wave good-bye to friends, family, your partner. Maybe you’re going to the beach or on a camping trip. […]
Keith Allison is currently battling a sentient virus attempting to control his immune system and, through him, all of humanity. If all goes well, he will be back next month with a new piece. In the meantime, please enjoy this piece on William Burroughs and Duran Duran’s “Wild […]
Stewart Lee talks with Alan Moore on BBC Radio’s Chain Reaction. And then Alan Moore interviews Brian Eno.
At Nerdist, Kyle Anderson writes about the cosmic horror of The Thing (1982). “Lovecraft would often not describe his sinister entities, choosing instead to say simply “the indescribable horror” or the like, and allow the reader to come up with their own visuals. The inability of humans to […]
At the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance writes about the creeping obsolescence of CDs (and DVDs) as well as the ways they deteriorate physically. “Recordable CDs—the kind you can burn or rewrite—tend to have more complicated degradation issues than their professionally-recorded counterparts. That’s partly because they’re made from organic dyes […]
At Comics Alliance, Emma Lawson has put together a playlist of songs mentioned in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.