warren ellis

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  • Losing My Internet Connection Is Like Going Deaf

    How a guy in a hotel room watching porn cut me off from the future.

  • My Bloody Valentine, Bowie, and the URL of Things to Come

    A few weeks back I received an email from a friend that went something like "My dad's got a new record out today, and he could really use your support to help get the word out." I get emails like that quite often. The difference here was that this...

  • I'm Sick of Waiting for Space Travel, Give Me a Castle on Mars

    There may well be microbial life forms on Mars, yes. We may be polluting a pristine alien environment. But I say that, if they're there, let them fight for it. Let them go to war with the mighty water bears of Earth. I don't care any more. Space...

  • I Can Fix Gun Control in America with Drones

    I propose the banning in America of all firearms except those attached to a drone. I'm not infringing the American right to bear arms. I am qualifying it. Because the only thing that stops a bad guy with a drone is a good guy with a drone.

  • 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.

  • 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...