Three decades after its thunderous arrival, Swervedriver’s sonic legacy is in the history books. Unfortunately. It has to share space with climate crisis authoritarians
Fifty years ago, The Beatles tragically left us, after changing the world for almost a decade. And what they left us with, like much of what they made, sequenced the genes for the recombined culture to come.
What I wanted this year was one of the greatest animated series ever, created by one of the greatest animators ever, to blessedly return for a second chance at changing programming as usual.
Correcting an historical injustice, El-P’s singular, relevant back catalogue will finally return to the land of material and digital reality.
A decade ago, I helped give birth to a movement. It doesn’t matter if anyone knows. All that matters is the movement.
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, director Brad Bird’s masterpiece of war and peace has only grown in legend and influence
Elite powers cashing in on actual historical crises whose failures literally led us to where we are today.
When comics influential Karen Berger left DC Comics after leading its mature, visionary imprint Vertigo into the history books, I wrote at Wired that Vertigo would soon follow. I was on or off by a few years, give or take a few years.
Princess Mononoke meets The Never-Ending Man, as Hayao Miyazaki’s blessed return inches closer to the cli-fi future he chronicled, as it happened.
Matthew Rankin’s surreal, synesthesic short film The Tesla World Light is finally free for all to see. Let us hope Nikola Tesla’s utopian hope for free energy isn’t far behind.
…the dark cipher who rises with our aspirations and sinks with our capitulations
It’s amazing to think I’ve been interviewing Grant Morrison for over a decade now, having read his experimental comics masterpieces for much longer than that. It’s been deep.
Batman is more than capable of meeting demand across social, economic, political and cultural divides.
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.
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.
I’ve spoken a few times with the unorthodox guitar hero Brett Netson, so I’m pretty stoked
I’ve been writing about Autolux for years, and yet they always sound fresh to me
We are accelerating toward a real-time extinction the show could help us solve, should we choose to embrace it.
Fans of Alan Moore and his prescient comics like V For Vendetta and Watchmen knew he’d one day anchor a revolution.
“Funnily enough, we’re written about in a much more accurate way now than at the time, when it was just underwater guitar, millions of overdubs and mumbled vocals.”
DC Comics has lost one of its most influential tastemakers with the news that executive editor Karen Berger will be stepping down.
Who knew we needed to kill comics to save them? Matt Pizzolo, that’s who.
“It has been a long road but this seems to be the only path forward.”
The award-winning sci-fi writer’s worthy reboot of cult ’60s series.