Decline of science fiction and burial in the present

“Science fiction often presents humanity as a single entity: the crises and challenges they present must be faced collectively. This is why science fiction frequently conveys humanistic ideals and shared aspirations, such as “harmony in difference” and “unity in diversity”. Liu Cixin, SF author Technological and literary take-off My generation of boomers is the generation … Read more

Series writer: the executor of great works

Is there worse engeance than the series scripwriter? Has literary idols been trained more deadly assassins? Not. The buffoon is cold, efficient, fully in accordance with its mold. Proud of his massacre, even, watching the donkeys chew the remains of the work. The most desperate thing, is it the targeted viewer content with his cinematic … Read more

Read again?

Klan of Crude Cry vs the Brotherhood of Refined Prose Two schools, which I like to call: the Klan of Crude Cry and the Brotherhood of Refined Prose. The Klan venerates Dostoevsky and Henri Miller, who praises “the tacit pact with myself not to change a line of what I write. I’m not interested in … Read more