I Am Greta’s Clarion Call

September 9, 2020 Morphizm 0

A child of climate crisis, Greta Thunberg has become a champion in search of solidarity to reclaim our future. And the new documentary I Am Greta is her statement of purpose.

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.

Swervedriver’s Petroleum Daze

July 24, 2020 Morphizm 0

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

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.

COVID19’s Solar Casualties

May 18, 2020 Morphizm 0

The skies and air may be cleaner than recent memory. But the coronavirus is still inflicting heavy clean energy casualties during a climate crisis that has yet to be fully addressed.

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.

Welcome Back, Kipo

April 28, 2020 Morphizm 0

Great news, for an internetworked world locked down, looking for hope. Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is returning for a second season.

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.

Legend of Korra, Reanimated

November 14, 2019 Morphizm 0

Once upon a time, The Legend Of Korra’s feminist, elemental superhero was one of the most powerful on television. Male, or female, or other, and/or another.

Pixies’ Spooky, Surreal Long Rider

October 31, 2019 Morphizm 0

An evocative tale of a surfer who couldn’t resist the pull of our ocean —- to her doom. It’s a slashing anthem set to surreal visuals, filmed around the corner from where I am writing.

Miyazaki’s Rewarding, Rebellious Ronja

August 22, 2019 Morphizm 0

Miyazaki is a name, and a legend, not to be taken lightly. This historical truth alone is worth a viewing of Goro Miyazaki’s Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter, a rewarding animated adaptation of Astrid Lindgren’s fantastic coming-of-age cli-fi.

Rest In Peace, Richard Williams

August 17, 2019 Morphizm 0

While so many of us may remember the pathbreaking Who Framed Roger Rabbit, how many of us remember the relentless Richard Williams himself, the iconoclastic animator who influenced so many, while somehow remaining a secret?

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.