John Barnes
Reviews // 1 Articles

Directive 51: The Flash Mob of the Apocalypse
2 Jun 2010 // 3:59 PM

John Barnes' great brick of a novel about a futuristic flash mob that very nearly causes the collapse of Western civilization is more haranguing threat assessment than fiction.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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