Josh Gryniewicz is a fictional journalist, which is not just to say a journalist who writes fiction. Various meditations and ramblings on the hyperreal, human rights, social issues, and popculture appear on http://symbolicfiction.wordpress.com/. Josh is currently finishing his first novel and can be reached at [email protected]
Arye Michael Bender reprises his role as defrocked '70s guru Octavio Coleman in the upcoming part spin-off, part sequel, part prequel and completely mind-bending film, The Esquire.
10 Mar 2016
Indiana Jones was born to be a cult object. What does that mean nearly four decades later, when prestigious institutions have embraced this artifice?
21 Oct 2015
Part investigative journalism, pop-anthropology, and travel diary, The Dark Net finds a bizarre world; a funhouse refraction of our surface interests, intents, motivations, and mores.
26 Jul 2015
True Detective and Serial mark our society’s preoccupation with all things illegal, especially when they end in murder.
29 Mar 2015
Although the interesting model of Scarcity makes it worth a read, like too many behavioral economics texts, it tries to cram too many global phenomena under its framework.
02 Feb 2015
Haunted houses. Extreme haunts. Big scares. Big money. Maybe even big health benefits (when used with caution, of course). Step inside, if you dare.
30 Oct 2014
The trend in alternate reality gaming fits a traditional definition of hyperreality; the condition where fiction and the real become indistinguishably blended together.
12 Oct 2014
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