disaster capitalism

The Shock Doctrine Short Film A Film by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein, directed by Jonás Cuarón. “When I finished The Shock Doctrine, I sent it to Alfonso Cuarón because I adore his films and felt that the future he created for Children of Men was very close to the present I was seeing in […]

coming soon to the innertubes

Just spent a few hours this morning being interviewed for a 3rd year Media Studies student project about modified-car culture, the scene and street racing. The footage will be edited as part of a website. The students were interested in the issue because of the recent minor-scale moral panic about street racing. Part of the […]

gaming enthusiasm

Over on rock, paper, shotgun, which is a blog “run by people who somehow make a living by writing about PC games” Jim Rossignol writes about the new Steam games bundle being released, A Steam-Powered Orange. As he notes it is ‘scary’ to see a games developer release three new games on the same day. […]