David Janssen
Features // 4 Articles
//Features

Apocalypse Jukebox: Apocalypse in the 7-Eleven Parking Lot
9 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book Apocalypse Jukebox, Janssen and Whitelock warn that no period of the human life cycle is as fraught with apocalyptic anxiety as adolescence.

Apocalypse Jukebox: It’s Got a Beat and You Can Die to It
8 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book Apocalypse Jukebox, Janssen and Whitelock remind us that underneath Devo’s flowerpot kitsch and low comic value lies a high-minded, sharply satiric argument that centers upon the principle of postapocalypse.

//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"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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