I am honored to explore the entire University of California system’s sustainable food efforts for my first piece at Civil Eats.
It’s always a surreal blast when the past arrives in the present, especially if it’s my interview with the defiantly principled punk pioneer, Jello Biafra.
Marvel Comics may be trying to say something about how far America has fallen, post-Obama. But it’s hard to tell from the money.
Batman is more than capable of meeting demand across social, economic, political and cultural divides.
A wordless wonder in the tradition of Chaplin, with an eye to rural labor and love, Aardman’s stop-motion masterpiece is for everyone, everywhere.
Last year, I once again interviewed Samurai Jack creator and animation auteur, Genndy Tartakovsky, who told me the samurai’s arrival was imminent. Now here he is, in all of his glory and wonder, when we need him most.
There aren’t enough ways for me to thank Sleater-Kinney for returning from hiatus, even if it was to a sleepy hyperreality still needing to be shaken awake with punk power and poetics.
Paco Roca’s Wrinkles was one of the most moving graphic novels, and animated films, in recent memory. His newest comic promises to be as equally touching, touching as it does on the destabilizing territories of war and the healing properties of the natural world that war destroys.
An enduring destabilization of cli-fi, Herman Melville’s metafictional Moby-Dick is a must-read in any format. Dark Horse is working the comics angle.
It was a pleasure to dive into the data of corporate solar and wind adoption for The Guardian. Corporations are stepping up their renewable energy investment and infrastructure, and there’s no going back, no matter who wins what election.
Let’s turn back to the greatest jam band on the bones, and a master of literary horror, reanimated.
Although he is one of the most immediately recognizable directors in film history, David Lynch originally wanted to be an artist.
As lesser artists struggle today for meaning and inspiration, Young finds excesses of both in our increasingly turbulent and apocalyptic epoch.
Bjork’s stunning evolution continues with the interactive VR project, “Family” — which may also be one of the most dazzling cli-fi experiments yet created.
It is human evil that created the Anthropocene, which in turn has spawned its own strains of villainy.
The infamous German auteur dives beneath the surface of our overheating Earth.
You can’t get more cli-fi than a death machine pretending to be a planet.
John Lennon’s life-saving retreat into domesticity is legendary, most particularly because it was subsequently and violently stolen away from him by a fanatic passing as a Christian.
One of those rare films, especially in animation, that analyzes the dizzying complexity of life on Earth using what John Muir called the “glacial eye.”