Get your new digital self. Avatars sold here! “Avatar” by Andrey Surnov
Until the New Wave began in the middle 1960s, most science fiction was fundamentally “rationalist” in that the worlds it imagined were overwhelmingly built on rational principles. This is true even if the story were […]
Brecht Vandenbroucke is one of those artists, like Simon Stalenhag, where I would share every single painting they make. And yet, I realized today that I had featured neither of them on the blog. GASP […]
“If there be any among those common objects of hatred which I can safely say I doe condemn and laugh at, it is that great enemy of reason, vertue and religion, the multitude, that numerous […]
How every person on the internet sees themselves. “Battle against the Arch Troll” by Symbaroum.
William Gibson famously observed, a couple decades ago now, that the future had arrived, it just wasn’t evenly distributed. The fact that he had to say that and that people still find it insightful suggests […]
As far as we know, the alphabet was invented only once* — in Phoenicia (covering modern-day Lebanon, Syria, and Israel). It spread and persisted because with it, you can render any word in any language. […]