Tag Archives: J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard, Social Media Prophet

Quick nugget: this excerpt of an interview with J.G. Ballard in a 1977 issue of Vogue has been making the rounds on the web today: All this, of course, will be mere electronic wallpaper, the background to the main programme … Continue reading

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The Drowned World

Epochs drifted. Giant waves, infinitely slow and enveloping, broke and fell across the sunless beaches of the time-sea, washing him helplessly in its shallows. He drifted from one pool to another, in the limbos of eternity, a thousand images of … Continue reading

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Myths of the Near Future and The Venus Hunters

We are all haunted by the totemic images of our subconscious. They rise, seemingly of their own volition, out of the dreaming depths of our minds to color our experience of the world. While there are socialized symbols that have … Continue reading

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Semiotext(e) SF

“What’s the most cyberpunk Photoshop filter?” “Oh, definitely Find Edges.” [Before I even begin, let me say this. BUY THIS BOOK BUY THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW! Honestly, if you’re not willing to drop $20 on a piece of pure, actual … Continue reading

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