The Adam Curtis Documentary Machine

If you’ve watched The Century of Self, The Power of Nightmares – or really, any series by Adam Curtis, (this could keep you busy for a while), then you’re aware of his formidable skills in crafting a compelling documentary. Fans … Continue reading

by j p, September 9, 2011 2 Comments

Pad Thai Sci Fi

Ingredients: Bangkok, a city of 10 million with equator-side climate and biodiversity. A dystopian biotech novel set in this city after oil has run out. Add Dental Tourism into the mix and stir lightly. (Above, sunset Buka Ball near Bangkok’s … Continue reading

by j p, March 15, 2011 2 Comments

Tokyo’s Inevitable Giant Earthquake: Sixty Seconds That Will Change The World

Today, on Friday March 11th, 2011, 380km north east and offshore from Tokyo, we’ve just witnessed (via Al Jazeera and a steady stream of twitter feed updates), the 7th most powerful earthquake ever measured. The helicopter footage being livestreamed to … Continue reading

by j p, March 12, 2011 0 comments