Archives for March 2009
Over at Tor.com, I talk about one of the great movies of our time: Hackers. By all means, head over there to read the column, in which I tried to keep it together. Because below this cut, I just nerd out ridiculously. Hackers: when cargo pants were king. There is no good and bad. There is only fun and boring.… Read more »
Hackers: Back to the Future
Today’s world speeds ahead faster than anyone can keep track. No sooner does Facebook oust MySpace when Twitter swoops in to dethrone them both; paperbacks are threatened by the Kindle, and CD players are obsolete. In this swiftly changing culture, sometimes it’s nice to revisit a simpler era, when camouflage was edgy and passwords were letters—only: the world of 1995’s Hackers. One of the most rewarding guilty pleasure movies of all time, Hackers explores the life of a handful of cooler-than-thou tech savants who find themselves framed for a virus… Read more »

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    "Don’t Kill Our Wild Life," Park Service Poster, 1940. (x)

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    This week on Reign, Reign totally shocked me twice in five minutes by having Castleroy get incredibly pissy with Greer about her “mistakes” (nooooo!) and then having Greer decide to solve this problem head-on with some sex (yay! Wait, what? Uh. Yay? I literally don’t know where we’re going with this). Anyway, congratulations to Michael Therriaulton going from a pepper-obsessed muttonchop punch line to a sexy pirate king. (x)

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