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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Keanu Reeves Does William Gibson

Video of the Day: Keanu Reeves Does William Gibson

William Gibson is not the first science fiction author to be given the hyperbolic label of prophet -- writing in the mid-1800s, Jules Verne foretold the coming of electric submarines, news broadcasts, solar sails, lunar modules, and video conferencing,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Cyberpunk Soothsayer

Cyberpunk Soothsayer

William Gibson is not the first science fiction author to be given the hyperbolic label of prophet -- writing in the mid-1800s, Jules Verne foretold the coming of electric submarines, news broadcasts, solar sails, lunar modules, and video conferencing, which…
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Music, Hear This 5kinAndBone5: Show Preview

5kinAndBone5: Show Preview

Scroll past the dystopian sprawl of William Gibson's matrix and the tech-horror prophecies of Greg Egan, and you'll find the Tumblr of futuristic S.F./L.A. production duo 5kinAndBone5 (aka Charlie "Skin" McCloud and Paavo "Bones" Mosi). Spinning GIFs and virtual lolitas…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Future Is Coming

The Future Is Coming

It’s a forgone conclusion that author William Gibson is remarkably prescient. This is the guy who coined the term "cyberspace," after all. Sure, every prognosticator gets lucky once in a while — if this wasn’t the case, the Psychic Friends…
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Jack In Now

Forget flying cars. By now, we assumed we'd be regularly jacking into William Gibson's cyberspace or Neal Stephenson's metaverse, if not the Mitchell Brothers’ World-O-Pleasure. Instead we have, what? The Nintendo Wii, Linden Bucks, Google Earth, and force-feedback game controllers.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Killer App

Killer App

William Gibson's first book, Neuromancer, which won the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Philip K. Dick Award, came out 23 years ago. And he wrote it on a manual typewriter. If that doesn't take you back! He coined…
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Music, BeatBox Gettin' a leg up on dubstep with Hatcha and Youngsta

Gettin' a leg up on dubstep with Hatcha and Youngsta

Nurtured on Detroit's own proprietary blend of techno and soul, ADULT.(comprising married couple Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus) takes its machine punk-funk to provocative corners. Last year's Gimmie Trouble album found vocalist Kuperus at her most confident, where what…
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Slap Shots

Slow News Week A raunchy birthday party for political consultant Jack Davis, sodomy with a bottle of Jack Daniel's, a Church of Satan pentagram carved into a back, urination into open wounds, politicos quickly denying involvement, 49er management crossing fingers…
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