William Gibson

William L. Gibson is based in Jakarta. His novel Singapore Yellow, the second in a trilogy of hard-boiled crime novels set in 1890s Malaya, was published in 2015 by Monsoon Books. Singapore Red, the final installment, is due this summer. Albums from William's experimental sound project, Third World Skull Candy, are available from BitPulse Records. He is currently researching and writing a biography of French writer and photographer Alfred Raquez. Learn more at www.williamlgibson.com.

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The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name | 24 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM

Akira Kurosawa’s samurai, Stuart Heisler’s gangster, Sergio Leone’s cowboy, and George Miller’s misfit suffer a similar black eye, but with dramatically different effect.

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Death Tripping Tibetan Style With Gaspar Noé's 'Enter the Void' | 24 Mar 2016 // 8:59 PM

Reaching for the ultimate psychedelic experience, director Gaspar Noé found The Tibetan Book of the Dead, but did he know what he found when he crafted Enter the Void?

Why Does Paul Bowles' 70-Year-Old Existential Masterpiece Continue to Test Our Limits? | 8 Feb 2016 // 9:30 PM

The Sheltering Sky is itself a test of limits: its form is an exploration of how far one can go in novel writing.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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