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.

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.

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.

Here Comes Precrime!

July 17, 2013 Morphizm 0

I got a chatter request from HuffPost Live about the surveillance state — and how none of it so far works or is worth the money.

Cancer’s Cooked Books

April 8, 2013 Morphizm 0

Drop pretty much everything you’re eating if you want to live. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition — featuring the scary title, ” Is everything […]

Happy Anniversary, Surfer Rosa!

March 21, 2013 Morphizm 0

Ten years ago, I wrote this autobiographical bow-down when news of the tumultuous Pixies’ longshot reunion started to bubble up. I covered that subsequent momentous convergence for Salon and AlterNet, […]

Patagonia Rising’s Water Shock Doctrine

June 20, 2012 Morphizm 0

Set in South America’s breathtaking Andes landscape, the visually sweeping new documentary Patagonia Rising bills itself as a frontier story of water and power. But both its frontier and its story nevertheless belong to anyone on the planet that needs water to live.

Nine Earth Day Films That Will Make You Think

April 20, 2012 Morphizm 0

From rapidly acidifying oceans and shortsighted deforestation to perpetually pollutive wars and the propping up of obsolete markets, Earth is taking killer blows that we’re going to seriously regret delivering.

Occupy Hip Hop

November 19, 2011 Morphizm 0

“I hope hip hop can open itself to the possibilities that Occupy Wall Street presents. If we can use its power, we may see some lasting change from this after all.”