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Loose thoughts on social media theory, Syria, and digital naked lunches

I recently had the great chance of reading Geert Lovink’s latest book “Social Media Abyss” (just out for Polity Press) and his essay “On the social media ideology” which is part of an ongoing research. 882 more words

Wow it feels like only yesterday that I posted a Top 50 post let's pretend it was

Wow really sorry about that guys. I had finals. Anyway so let’s not waste time and just get it started as soon as possible. 1,347 more words

High Rise

Tom Hiddleston stars in blood-soaked dystopian satire High Rise 

Terror of Tower
By Tom Meek

Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

When the Poseidon Adventure came out during the tumultuous 1970s with Nixon in the White House, there were those who saw the capsized ocean liner as a metaphor for a society that had been upended. 666 more words

Film

The Terror Test - EP 18 - Scanners and Videodrome

THE TERROR TEST podcast is a conversation between two horror fans to weigh the merits of films and decide whether to admit them  into our sacred horror canon.  214 more words

Podcast

The Fly

It’s hard to fathom that it’s been decades since David Cronenberg was actually a horror-movie director. Yes, some of his films of recent years have had horrific elements — say, 2014’s… 798 more words

Adaptation

The Terror Test - EP 17 - A Field in England & Shivers

THE TERROR TEST podcast is a conversation between two horror fans to weigh the merits of films and decide whether to admit them  into our sacred horror canon.  212 more words

Podcast

Rabid (1977) Review

One from the to watch pile…
Rabid

Film: Do I think of myself as a fan of the director David Cronenberg? Well, to be honest, I didn’t! 979 more words