dystopia

DYSTOPIA WATCH

Dystopia Watch: Your Employers Want to Microchip You

The UK's biggest employer organisation is: worried.
Joel Golby
11.12.18
Essays

Sheck Wes Has His Foot on the World's Neck

BITCH!
Kristin Corry
10.10.18
Late Capitalism

Cities Are for Rich People Now, and Wooing Amazon Only Makes It Worse

Local officials across America are trying to attract the mega-corporation's new headquarters. That is not going to help your rent.
Matt Taylor
8.7.18
CAPITALISM

What It's Really Like Working for Elon Musk During Tesla Layoffs

It's not actually scary because it's all part of changing the world – and the boss knows what he's doing, right?
Luke O'Neil
6.18.18
It's the end of the world as we know it

Hanging Out with the Followers of a Doomsday Cult

The world is going to end. It's bad news for most of us, but, for a select few, a ride on a UFO to a new Earth awaits.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.12.18
Deep Shit

Ordering The Chainsmokers “Everybody Hates Me” Lyrics by Chainsmokers-Ness

"I post a picture of myself 'cause I'm lonely / Everyone knows what I look like / Not even one of them knows me​" is not even top.
Lauren O'Neill
3.16.18
Technology

Pizza Hut's New Delivery Technology Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

You may remember the self-driving pizza delivery truck from the extra-creepy episode "Crocodile." Guess what? It's here.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.12.18
Anniversaries

Stereolab's 'Dots and Loops' Is the Jazziest Anti-Capitalist Manifesto 20 Years On

'Dots and Loops' remains the experimental pop band's most sonically accessible and politically important record.
Sophie Kemp
9.15.17
Future Days

Stop Trusting the Robots

With the state of SoundCloud in question and Spotify's growing influence, we must consider how we consume the music we love—and what that means for the future.
Drew Millard
7.28.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Void Star: An Excerpt from Zachary Mason's New Novel

A young man awakens in the hospital to find that a hard drive has been installed under his forehead to save his life; he "remembers"—in perfect detail—the two weeks since his hardware was surgically implanted.
Zachary Mason
2.22.17
short films

This Snapchat Short Film Is Like a ‘Black Mirror’ Episode Directed by David Lynch

Using Snapchat, filmmaker Trimaan Lamba crafts an eerie satire on the social media age.
DJ Pangburn
2.19.17
Comics!

'Edible,' Today's Comic by Marlene Krause

A strange maternal creature and her child exist in a weird toxic wilderness. What the hell is going on?
Marlene Krause
2.19.17
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