j.g. ballard


I'm Going into the Woods and Abandoning the Internet

VICE's most online writer is escaping the web for a week.


A Love Letter to J.G. Ballard's 'High-Rise'

Forty years old and soon to be turned into a film, Ballard's disturbing, prophetic novel will change the way you think about reality.


Jeremy Thomas Is the Man Behind England's Greatest Independent Films

We spoke to him about bringing the world Crash and the upcoming adaptation of High-Rise.


Underappreciated Masterpieces: J. G. Ballard’s 'High Rise'

I was sold on High Rise (1975) after the first ten words: “Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog…”


Komplaint Dept. - Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan, Part II

J.G. Ballard's short fiction, "Why I Want To Fuck Ronald Reagan," is a remarkable and remarkably prescient piece written in 1967, 13 years prior to Reagan's nomination as his party's candidate for president.


Original Creators: J.G. Ballard

We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s creators.