Category Archives: William Gibson

The Best of 2010

I initially wasn’t going to do a best of 2010 list or top 10 of 2010 list this year. I don’t regularly stay up-to-date with media every year, sometimes when I get into stuff it’s catch-up or just older stuff … Continue reading

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Random Book Review – William Gibson, “Zero History”

Since Neuromancer was first published in 1984, William Gibson has been a sci-fi figurehead in literature, helping to create the modern subgenre of cyberpunk.  His past few works however, have drifted away from straight science fiction, being more about the … Continue reading

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Dream in static, and hold the ketchup

There are days when I really think I read too much. I’ve decided to re-read the Sprawl trilogy backwards, as I actually make progress in writing ON it, I figure it’s time to just brush up on certain specifics. Among … Continue reading

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chances of survival

I’m almost done re-reading William Gibson’s Spook Country for the fourth time (I think). My brother got it for me for Christmas a few years ago after hearing me babble about how much I love Neuromancer and how I’m gonna … Continue reading

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Fruits of your labor bear seed

– A prime example is the interweaving of religious linguistics being connected to aspects of being a cowboy and the Net. From the very beginning of Neuromancer with “livewire voodoo” (5) to the reference to the coming of a “Rapture” … Continue reading

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Skies the color of static

I really hope that this isn’t totally true.  Found by io9.com, via Quiet Earth; “Based on William Gibson’s seminal cyberpunk novel, Hayden Christensen stars as Cage, a petty future Tokyo thief whose trade is jacking his brain directly into computer … Continue reading

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