A collection of stuff, things, nonsense, rants, raves, pretties, sillies, and gee-gaws from Rev. Hugo Nebula, Ordained Minister of the Church of the SubGenius.
(And boobs. Sometimes there are boobs. Just like in real life.)
Thank you for reading.
“Earlier this year, without much fanfare, David Cronenberg quietly licensed the fictional technology and science found within his films Shivers, The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome and eXistenZfor a mind-bending eight-figure sum. While it is common for a film’s IP to make its way into other mediums, such as books, television or games, it is highly unusual for a film’s fictional elements to become actual biotechnology. The deal was struck by a stealth Los Angeles-based biotech startup called Body Mind Change Labs. BMC intends to turn Cronenberg’s science fiction into science fact. The company’s first release is called POD (Personal On-Demand), a next-generation recommendation engine inspired by Cronenberg’s eXistenZ that helps its hosts discover what they need, love or desire, effortlessly…”
“As with many of his best, it’s not a horror, even: over its many sections it’s a slow-burn psychological thriller; a crime novel; even (whisper it) a more literary novel about rehabilitation and loss. In many ways, in fact, The Dead Zone is a template for the recent glut of Scandinavian crime novels: a detective story with an unconventional detective, pursuing a case with elements of horror, but which delves deeper into the detective’s psyche than most.”