This is a video of President Nixon giving a speech he never made. The speech itself is real. It was prepared in advance of the 1969 moon landing should something go wrong. The MIT Center […]
“I hate being in the city.” Nio made a beeline for the coffee stand, which had a short line. “Why can’t we stay somewhere else?” Quinn followed. “Not feeling any better, I see.” “Meaning?” “Nothing, […]
“I’d like to make a collect call to a solo register.” “Name, please.” “Samizdat Kellner.” “Passphrase?” “Asta la vista, baby.” It was her eighth attempt to guess Semmi’s new passphrase—assuming he hadn’t deleted his account […]
From our throne here at the pinnacle of the present, the reforms of the past seem rather quaint. We read in grade school history textbooks, for example, that it was quite an achievement for Hammurabi, […]
The satirical illustrations of Daniel Garcia pretty much speak for themselves. No matter who you are, odds are there will be something here to offend.
It’s not hard. It’s not as easy as, say, baking a cake, nor even as easy as assembling IKEA furniture, but it’s definitely closer to those than to making a nuclear bomb. No exotic materials […]
An alarm blared in short, piercing tones. Nio sat stirring the lukewarm coffee and peering out the windows of the dim office for the stout Agent Quinn, who was no doubt rushing to her location. […]
Nio adjusted the heavy bag on her shoulder as she paced around the bus stop, stepping carefully over an icy sidewalk pockmarked in frozen footprints, like the fossil of a prehistoric riverbed. It was […]
After discovering Posadism and the “Amok” dispatches, which is the most engrossing book catalog you will ever read, I recently got sucked into the art and philosophy of the ectocultures (my term). I don’t mean […]
Russian artist Alexey Egorov paints dark technological marvels as nightmares or religious icons, alternating between fear and veneration. Find a great deal more by the artist on his ArtStation page.