William Gibson

Recollecting The Future— An Omni Retrospective

The first time I read anything out of Omni, I probably had a completely different experience than you did. The original run of Omni, the iconic science and science fiction magazine, ran in print from ...

Seoul, Cybercity of our Dreams

One of the many singular delights of new Netflix movie Okja, the first new film from visionary auteur Bong Joon-ho since his cyberpunk classic Snowpiercer, is that it’s nice to finally see a mai...

Neuromancer: Counterpoint to 1980’s Popular Culture

Neuromancer – Deliberately Counter to American Expectations In the forward to the 2004 reprinting of Neuromancer, William Gibson says that he felt his book would never find an audience in the Un...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 4/28/2017

News this week brings us a dissection of a classic from the creator himself, internet prices may go up while coverage drops, Fancy Bear gets interested in European elections, but we can watch a baby x...

Cyberpunk Nirvana Santas

William Gibson’s Christmas Story: Cyber Claus

William Gibson is heralded as the creator of the genre of cyberpunk through his novel, Neuromancer from 1984. Being the “Father” of cyberpunk, then, it is no surprise that Gibson wrote the...

Neon Dystopia Black ICE Sale

Need some new shirts to wear while hacking into corporate systems? We are having a Black ICE Sale. All of our shirts will be on sale for $18 and all of our posters are on sale for $12. The sale will c...

William S. Burroughs’ A Thanksgiving Prayer: Thanks for the Last and Greatest Betrayal of the Last and Greatest of Human Dreams

William S. Burroughs, most famous for his novel Naked Lunch, is often cited as a major influence for the original cyberpunk authors such as William Gibson and John Shirley. His works have always had t...

The Early Life of the Word “Cyberpunk”

When Neuromancer came out in 1984 the word “cyberpunk” had not yet come to be associated with a new literary movement. The gears of the cyberpunk movement began to turn with early cyberpun...

How Cyberpunk Infected Star Trek

2016 is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. For 50 years, we have had our screens graced with a vision of humanity that is hopeful and believes that we will be able to overcome our human weaknesses.  S...