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Last Week in Cyberpunk – 3/4/19 to 3/17/19 the two week special

Through hiccups and crashes and the ever present screeching of white noise we are broadcasting to you from the digital wasteland. We are back to a regular scheduled program and bringing you two weeks ...

Escape Reality: Sci-Fi Thrillers on Netflix, Part 2

Well, well, well. If you caught the first half of this two-parter, then I must be doing something right to have you coming back for more. If you haven’t, well, let’s just say I’ve go...

Altered Carbon and the Oversaturation of a Genre

Haven’t you heard? Cyberpunk is cool now! Cyberpunk is what all the edgy, rebellious kids are into these days. All modern science fiction is, or wants to be, cyberpunk, until the mainstream toss...

The Devolution Will Be Televised: Sci-Fi Thrillers on Netflix, Part 1

Oh look, apparently Netflix wants to shift their focus on original content from comedy to science fiction. Not surprising, since sci-fi seems to be where it’s at these days. And while the all-co...

Neon Dystopia Reacts to Altered Carbon Trailer

Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel Altered Carbon was the defining cyberpunk novel of the 2000s. Now it appears that 2018’s defining cyberpunk television series is going to be based on the imp...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 8/4/2017

This last week in cyberpunk, cable networks find themselves at the mercy of hackers, experts show just how insecure people should be about election integrity, and there might be a little trouble with ...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 6/16/17

Crowdfunding is a distributed fundraising system that closely mimics the ethos of the open source movement and that of the hacker mindset. It then comes as no surprise that many cyberpunk projects wou...

3%

3%: Truely Brazilian Cyberpunk

Set in a future in which you are either an inhabitant of the Inland or the Offshore, 3% is a Brazilian dystopian series produced by Netflix. While the Inland inhabitants are doomed to poverty, the Off...

San Junipero: Science Evangelism and the Promise of Heaven

Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror has cemented itself in a post-cyberpunk world of black and gray, where people have merged with tech that’s either already with us or just a heartbeat away. T...

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