What follows are my extended thoughts and personal reflections a week two weeks after watching Bruce Sterling deliver a lecture on Alien Aesthetics. It’s a look at the weirder side of cyborg life and our posthuman future. A glimpse at the many ways in which we try to see the unseen and embrace the cosmos. […]
catvincent talking all things pagan and science fiction. Breaking down the hyperreal; weaving together fact and fiction, magic and history in under an hour. All narratives are wrong, but some are useful and this is his. Watch. Understand the high strangeness of the science fictional condition and its occulted mystical lining. Click. Play. NOW
A Chat With Ian ‘Cat’ Vincent [catvincent.com | catvincent | @catvincent ] on all things Hyperreal. Cat is a regular columnist at Spiral Nature (a series called ‘The Hype’) a contributing editor to The Daily Grail, and has been published in three volumes of their Fortean journal Darklore. Cat has also been published three times in the Fortean […]
We were in Coober Pedy, I think, or definitely getting close to the edge of the Zone, one Saturday or Sunday morning… it was definitely morning… but after a week on the road, days loose their meaning. Anyway, idly flipping through whatever subset of channels was available in that particular hotel room with its geographic […]
Ian ‘Cat’ Vincent talks about the origins and evolution of the modern mythological monster, Slenderman. And drawing on his own experience, and the works of Alan Moore and Grant Morrison, how to fight it.