Is that a link I see before me?

A thought-provoking post over at Cat Valente's blog about our fascination with the end of the world and our need to be part of a story: No one wants to miss out. On the End Times, on the Singlarity. On Peak Oil, which I see certain folk talking about in the same eager terms, looking … Continue reading Is that a link I see before me?

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Beyond Post-Apocalypse: ‘The Road’

I've been fairly disappointed by most of the movies I've gone to the trouble to see on the big screen lately. Avatar, Holmes, The Lovely Bones, among others ... all big budget productions with effects up the whazoo but all falling down, to greater and lesser extent, in terms of plot and execution. (You remember … Continue reading Beyond Post-Apocalypse: ‘The Road’