The Beatles Let It Get Back

December 22, 2020 Morphizm 0

Enjoy this holiday sneak peek of The Beatles: Get Back, knowing its reprogramming is all we have left of The Beatles, as the original fades.

Unhappy Halloween, Gravediggaz

October 31, 2020 Morphizm 0

Two presidential terms ago, I bowed deep before a momentous election to the Gravediggaz, hoping to exorcise eight years of apocalyptic Republican rule. Here we go again.

Farewell, Kipo (For Now)

October 22, 2020 Morphizm 0

We have been thankfully kept sane during this apocalyptic epoch by an animated comedy anchored in species solidarity and spirited rewilding. But no longer.

Korra, Uncensored

August 14, 2020 Morphizm 0

The most powerful woman on television is back on television, where she belongs. We need her, more than ever.

Nuclear’s Environmental Injustice

June 28, 2020 Morphizm 0

It is long past time to defund and disempower the nuclear industry.

Its weaponization of the renewable energy movement has no place among those committed to unplugging the climate crisis that has brought us to brink of annihilation.

Goodbye, The Beatles (Again)

May 8, 2020 Morphizm 0

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.

Ten Years After: Earth Strikes Back

March 28, 2020 Morphizm 0

A decade ago, I wrote about the myriad ways our planet would refuse to put up with us. Today, I look back, during a global lockdown, as a zoonotic dystopia borne from our ceaseless invasion of Earth ravages so-called civilization.

Happy New Year, Sym-Bionic Titan!

January 1, 2020 Morphizm 0

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.

Cli-Fi: Merry Christmas, Peace On Earth

December 25, 2019 Morphizm 0

Harman’s animated anti-war masterpiece is both a harrowing and instructive climate fiction about what happens when humanity pushes itself and its planet (and that planet’s myriad species) to the brink of extinction.

The (Blessed) Return Of El-P

December 6, 2019 Morphizm 0

Correcting an historical injustice, El-P’s singular, relevant back catalogue will finally return to the land of material and digital reality.

DJ Shadow Chronicles Our Pathetic Age

November 28, 2019 Morphizm 0

Givng thanks on Thanksgiving for the letters DJ Shadow has been sending, explaining why and where and how the music from his latest, perhaps greatest effort, Our Pathetic Age, was born.

Ten Years After: Cli-Fi

September 17, 2019 Morphizm 0

A decade ago, I helped give birth to a movement. It doesn’t matter if anyone knows. All that matters is the movement.

Ten Years After: Extinction

June 27, 2019 Morphizm 0

Captivated by global warming and shortly before I called it cli-fi, I researched and reported the myriad ways life on Earth could die. Few were more terrifying than hydrogen sulfide.

Rest In Peace, Vertigo (Again)

June 23, 2019 Morphizm 0

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.

Unhappy Earth Day: The Seas Still Rise

April 22, 2019 Morphizm 0

A decade ago, I talked to the Pacific Institute about their report predicting that the coastal metropolis of California, the world’s fifth largest economy, would be swallowed by global warming.

Free Energy, Courtesy of Tesla

April 17, 2019 Morphizm 0

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.