William Gibson

Author and occasional experimental sound artist, William L. Gibson is currently based in Jakarta. His novel Singapore Black is published by Monsoon Books. Learn more at www.williamlgibson.com.

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The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name | 24 Feb 2014 // 8:14 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.


Death in the Land of Smiles | 12 Apr 2015 // 8:15 PM

A recent biopic about the last executioner in Thailand explores the extremes between killing and redemption.

Clove Cigarettes and Indonesian Books: An Armchair Traveler's Pleasure | 16 Feb 2015 // 8:15 PM

The Modern Library of Indonesia series offers unparalleled access to the cultural landscape of the world's fourth most populous country.


Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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