Month: September 2017

The Future Comes Cheap in 2017’s Ghost in the Shell

You likely are aware by now that Rupert Sanders’ adaptation of Shirow Masamune’s mainstay of contemporary sci-fi, Ghost in the Shell, is a bit of a mess. The cast is (unsurprisingly) lacking in ...

Blade Runner – Black Out 2022 or The Blade Runner Anime We Needed

The third and final short film, which is available on Crunchyroll, sets the stage for the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 movie is out and already has the cyberpunk community buzzing. Done as an anime by d...

Cyberpunk Music Dossier – September 2017

Exceptionalism? What a joke. I get it though, I really do. You’re just a kid and up until now you’ve had a parent or two who’s been telling you that you’re clever and talented and if you work hard eno...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 09/18/2017

We want to apologize for missing last week’s LWIC, and this week we are presenting two weeks of cyberpunk news – sans reality. The wires of reality don’t cease to writhe their way in...

Blade Runner Short Film – 2048: Nowhere to Run

2048: Nowhere to Run is the second installment of three short films that bridge the gap between Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 and the original Blade Runner film by Ridley Scott. 2048 is d...

Zombies vs Robots: A Complete Cyberpunk Survival Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Zombies vs Robots: A Cyberpunk Tale of Terror is a novel that attempts to be quite a few things: a literary tale of families within a community, a narrative about a methodical conspiracy by a mega cor...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 9/1/2017

This last week in cyberpunk we saw Google put academics on the defensive, got our contacts stolen, and were reminded that the revolution is still going. Let’s get to the news. Cyberpunk Reality ...

On Music, Mondo, & Mayhem: An Interview With R.U. Sirius

I recently wrote an article for Neon Dystopia on Mondo 2000, a cyberculture magazine that helped shape the cyberpunk sub-genre. When thinking of Mondo, the first person that comes to mind for most peo...