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Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

William Gibson's cyberpunk novel turns 30

William Gibson, one of the most innovative science fiction writers of the last 30 years, invented “cyberpunk” with the publication of his novel Neuromancer in 1984. Since then, cyberpunk has become a pervasive influence on rock music and films, impacting style and content. Musicians and filmmakers such as Sonic
12.22.2010 | | Posted at 01:12 PM
By David Luhrssen
Michael Jackson�s career began with his voice but was transformed by his visuals. His ascent as King of Pop coincided with the rise of the music video, and it was through those videos that he stamped his image on the world. Michael Jackson�s Vision is the first DVD set to collect all of Jackson�s videos and short films, some of them previously unreleased or seldom seen since their origina...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Project Mayhem Turns 10

By David Luhrssen
Seldom has contemporary society been satirized so brutally, or so well, as in Fight Club (1999). Working from the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, director David Fincher�s midnight black comedy poked savage fun at corporate consumer society along with its discontents. Nothing within Fincher�s viewfinder escaped the screenplay�s withering scorn. Of course, the existence of a 10th anniversary Blu-...