Dystopias and Utopias (with Steve Hyde) ¶
Sunday 16th October, 2011
Happy birthday Kim; robots; humans are inefficient batteries; squeaky burgers; the end of the world in the late 90s; Demolition Man, Escape From New York; knitting; Equilibrium; hug speakeasies.
Being engaged to Zooey Deschanel; The Matrix; The Truman Show; surveillance vs. voyeurism; “other markers are available”; Neuromancer; Ghost in the Shell; cyborg rats.
Theremins; 1984 vs. We (and Brave New World); book roulette; reading poets; James Randi; Escape From New York’s special effects; glow-in-the-dark cats; circumcision.
Superhero vigilantes with pepper spray; trick or treat; silent movies; Wall-E; Beneath A Steel Sky; GATTACA’s temporal ambiguity; The Forever War; Czech dog poo vigilante; The Culture; elitism.
- Fol Chen – In Ruins
- The Postal Service – This Place Is A Prison
- The Octopus Project – Music Is Happiness
- Faded Paper Figures – Metropolis
Decay by Nathan Wood