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7.11.17

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.

4.27.17

We May Already Be Living in the Terrifying World of 'Minority Report'

New doc Pre-Crime asks us to be skeptical of predictive databases used by police to identify "probable" risks to our security

12.2.16

The Movies, Books, and Video Games That Influenced 'Westworld'

Sunday is the season finale, but these movies, books, and video games will help tide you over until season two.

4.22.16

'Hystopia' Imagines an America Where JFK Lived and the Vietnam War Never Ended

Jonathan Lethem spoke with the brilliant short story writer David Means about his outlandish first novel, alternate reality, war, and trauma.

11.20.15

‘The Man in the High Castle’ Imagines an America Ruled by Nazis

Amazon's adaption of Philip K. Dick's alternate history classic is the network's best drama yet.

5.16.15

Through Flaws in the Machine, Robots May Develop "Souls": An Interview with John Gray

We spoke to John Gray a few days before his latest book, The Soul of the Marionette, is set to drop in the United States.

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