Snake Plissken, True Cyberpunk Hero

Cyberpunk Beginnings… In 1986, Larry McCaffery interviewed William Gibson and he mentioned how Escape from New York had influenced his writing, “Yeah, like Escape from New York never made it big...

Escape from New York

“You flew the Gullfire over Leningrad…”

Observations about a recurring motif in Cyberpunk media “You flew the Gullfire over Leningrad, didn’t you?”; part of the dialogue delivered by Police Commissioner Bob Hauk in 1981...