Tag: postmodernism

From the Archives: The Shock Of The Stiff

Funny, SF/F Editor Keith was supposed to send in his article, or at least we thought he was. You know, Keith kept mentioning these dreams he was having and “chthonic gods”… but we’re sure it’s fine. Sometimes people just lose connectivity in ancient caverns. Keith’ll be back next […]

Xanadu’s Persistence of Memory

I watched Xanadu on HBO dozens of times in the early 1980s. My obsession also included the soundtrack, which I listened to on a Walkman while attired in scarves, leotards, ruffled skirts, and legwarmers. Sadly, my skills at ballet, tap, and jazz did not translate into roller skating, […]

DANGEROUS BECAUSE IT HAS A PHILOSOPHY

It’s Science Fiction Editor Ian Driscoll’s thoughts on the cultural gutter. ~~~ In Videodrome, shortly before the arrival of the least sexy waiter in the history of cinema (no link for this, you’ll just have to go rent the movie), Max Renn (James Woods, no hyperlink needed) and […]

THE SHOCK OF THE STIFF

After breaking my own vow never to do a list article last month, I felt like I should come back with something a little more rigorous to make up. So here it is: a postmodern examination of the zombie, and a chance for me to use up all […]