Burning Bright – a Fahrenheit 451 review

It has genuinely always amused me that the whole conception of Fahrenheit 451 originated from an incident in which Ray Bradbury was being a smartass. Prior to Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury had written a short story called “The Pedestrian” which he’d often single out in lectures and interviews as a sort of precursor. “The Pedestrian” was … Continue reading Burning Bright – a Fahrenheit 451 review

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We Broke the Goddamn Mirror – Talking about Black Mirror, and Trump

The inside of a car is a very intimate space, especially when it’s raining. A tired woman with a pale pink hijab entered my car, spent the half-hour ride staring out the window, meanwhile playing old news coverage of last night’s election results on her phone. It was the day after the 2016 U.S. Presidential … Continue reading We Broke the Goddamn Mirror – Talking about Black Mirror, and Trump