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Friday, June 3 2011

Days Till Retirement: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep #23

There's a cognitive dissonance between Parker's adaptation of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and Ridley Scott's BladeRunner, because Parker's adaptation is a direct adaptation of each word in Dick's original text.


Wednesday, May 12 2010

Paranoid Android: Is Music the Opiate of the iPod-Owning Masses?

Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.


Tuesday, March 17 2009

Future Imperfect by Jason Vest

Dickian, like Kafkaesque, is shorthand for events that share the mood of the author’s oeuvre. In Dick’s case: paranoia, fried existentialism, and way-down-the-rabbit-hole reality shifts.


Sunday, December 2 2007

The Stories Industrial Designs Tell

The Dyson Airblade is launched in Sydney and the wild new world 21st century design writers must come to grips with.


Monday, June 25 2007

Rutger Hauer cuts to the quick about ‘Blade Runner’


Thursday, June 21 2007

‘Blade Runner’ created a provocative view of the future


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