Ready Player One is a good book that I read on the recommendation of the Boing Boing review. Author Ernest Cline created a really fun story within which he could mine Eighties nostalgia. Ultimately the characters were a little too thin for me to fully invest in the book but I still think it was one of the better science fiction style novels I’ve read … Continue reading Player One – Go!
I went back to check out Mr. Hipp, the fairly impressive art and comics blog, which features a lot of comics to pop culture mashup ideas. It’s a mainstream version of T.S. Elliott’s The Wasteland, without all of the footnotes. Take elements, memes, from different sources and cross-pollinating them is one of the major schools of art these days. This might be my current favorite one … Continue reading We Have A Hulkster