In the online medium, we’re all messengers now.
Cultural moods shift faster than the time it takes to produce a piece of work – never mind release it.
Severance and Pantheon reveal the ways our humanity can disappear amid the convergence of money and information.
What we as online consumers get attached to is the blend of human traits and non-living objects.
The four-decade Halloween franchise is filled with death, rebirths, reboots, and repetition. Does it end with Halloween Ends?
When it comes to modern literary criticism, bad practice is best practice.
Electric Dreams faltered in capturing the speculative brilliance of Philip K. Dick in favor of standard sci-fi clichés that may have been cutting-edge in the mid-twentieth century when the original stories were written.
Olivia Wilde’s second film Don't Worry Darling suffers from an inability to deal with the past and with people it doesn’t understand with anything other than contempt.
Danisha Carter might be a deepfake or she might be an android. But she is a TikToker with a committed following in the millions.
A goth state is unthinkable in the same way that civil war and nuclear annihilation are unthinkable. But neither is it entirely out of the realm of possibility.
Zach Cregger’s horror debut Barbarian is a carefully crafted reminder to never go into basement.
There, amongst the partially digested processed chicken and stomach bile, were glistening blue, physically manifested digital ones and zeros.
Loneliness is the real horror of the cult hit We’re All Going to the World’s Fair.
When hating clout and mediocrity betrays an obsession with clout and mediocrity.
Internet-born analog horror intensifies the uncanny with familiar, obsolete media.
Industrial modernity is J.R.R. Tolkien's arch-nemesis, but his work might contain unexpected forgiveness for the juggernaut of late-capitalism wresting his world.
Of places of passage between this world and another, between the beginning and the end.
JT LeRoy has been called by some the great literary hoax of the 2000s, but for creator Laura Albert, he never went away.
Art shows risk nothing to monumentalize the oppressed. But Coney Island offers you that investment on a plate, as slice-of-life.
The age of thinking machines will be a new age of mystics extracting truth from hidden worlds.
Artists should reject the demolition brigade that has dominated the artistic fields in the last century.
DALL-E shows us a future of art without artists.
The sinister ambience of doomscrolling.