Sifting the wash of the internet.
QUICK can anyone tell me when and where the carol corps meetup at SDCC is tomorrow?
2pm on the stairs between Halls C & D.
Jetstream days. Packing and re-packing. Emails about strange scientific experiments, conversations about hackable implants, being poisoned in China, cyborg lawsuits and the alternation of power. Drinking an energy shot designed and tested by US special operations forces. Documents raining in to be read, rewritten, signed and sent. On a plane tomorrow, for two weeks of beige supermodern…
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
I have two essential reactions to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
First is that I have lost the ability to not-see issues of representation in my fiction. I spent a great deal of time wondering why on Earth the human lead, Malcom, could not have been a woman of color. I couldn’t think of a single story-related reason for it.
I also noted, with tired resignation, that for a story set in…