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      Warren Ellis

      Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of graphic novels like TRANSMETROPOLITAN, FELL, MINISTRY OF SPACE and PLANETARY, and the author of the "underground classic" graphic novel CROOKED LITTLE VEIN. The movie RED is based on his graphic novel of the same name, its sequel being shot this autumn. His GRAVEL books are in development for film at Legendary Pictures, with Tim Miller attached to direct, and his forthcoming novel GUN MACHINE has been pre-emptively bought by Chernin Entertainment and FOX for television. He's also written extensively for WIRED UK and Reuters on technology matters, and is currently co-writing WASTELANDERS with Joss Whedon.

      By Warren Ellis Feb 25, 2013

      The Inexorable Rise of the Crapjects

      There is a world to come where Google Glasses will exist as a popular game platform. These will turn out to be just popular enough to ensure that Google Glass never gets to be useful and will never be able to give you a good look at the real world.

      By Warren Ellis Feb 25, 2013
      By Warren Ellis Jan 7, 2013

      The Inevitable Crapness of 2013

      The Internet of Things is something that people will be seriously looking at in 2013. On one hand, it's a wonderful idea but it could also create a class of desperate entrepreneurs born of austerity and sociopolitical upheaval.

      By Warren Ellis Jan 7, 2013
      By Warren Ellis Dec 17, 2012

      The Acceptable Cost of the Right to Bear Arms

      The main weapon used at Newtown was an assault rifle preferred by special forces teams. Now, I'm not an expert. I'm British. But I'm thinking that 20 to 30 semi-automatic .233 rounds through a carbine with a built-in flash suppressor is probably overkill…

      By Warren Ellis Dec 17, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Dec 3, 2012

      How to Shut Down Internets

      After shutting the internet down, most megalomaniac dictators believe they will still be around to turn it back on. They take their future for granted, and believe they only need to hide the corpses it will be built on.

      By Warren Ellis Dec 3, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Nov 26, 2012

      An Idiot's Guide to Time

      We live in a world where time only flows downstream and the past is an unscalable glacier wall. We will hit the bottom of the spiral long before we ever solve the problem of rescuing love or speaking unsaid goodbyes.

      By Warren Ellis Nov 26, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Nov 19, 2012

      Delete Everything Now

      We give up our privacy, as they say, for candy bars. The problem is that the thing we give our information to today is not necessarily the thing that will have it tomorrow.

      By Warren Ellis Nov 19, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Oct 22, 2012

      Jimmy Savile and the Price of Silence

      Sir Jimmy Savile was a radio DJ, TV personality, and charity worker, raising millions for the children's ward at Stoke Mandeville hospital. He's also a necro-pedo, who did his deeds for years because nobody wanted to pay the price of outing him.

      By Warren Ellis Oct 22, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Oct 15, 2012

      The Valley of Expectations

      Human spaceflight may be dead, but the future's still death from above. Ever look up and notice how much the American Space Shuttle resembles some styles of drone? That happened when we weren't looking.

      By Warren Ellis Oct 15, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Oct 1, 2012

      Your God Is Not Strong

      If there were a god, and it felt mortal pain at the sin of blasphemy, it would be a vain and weak creature, unworthy of sympathy, let alone worship. When I wipe shit on the face of your god, I'm not doing it to your god—I'm doing it to you.

      By Warren Ellis Oct 1, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Sep 24, 2012

      The Death of Fun in Politics

      It is a miserable indictment that not only do our current politicians lack the courage to do sweeping good works, but that they also fail to have the black spine for acts of authentic pure fucking evil. 

      By Warren Ellis Sep 24, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Sep 17, 2012

      Bringing the Future Back from the Dead

      It's easy to believe science fiction's dead. But it turns out it's alive, and being made in the offices of people who actually build the near future for a living. Which, like the best science fiction, is something you wouldn't necessarily have predicted…

      By Warren Ellis Sep 17, 2012
      By Warren Ellis Sep 10, 2012

      Print Your Own Penis

      Somewhere, in some gilded bunker of the 1 percent, a very old, very rich man is laying plans to print himself a new cock. Perhaps one with cameras in it. And maybe a gun.

      By Warren Ellis Sep 10, 2012