Brooker’s overall statement about the hazards of technology is this: while empowering “the masses,” it turns people into sheeple, and sheeple into… well, carnivorous, brutish, and easily amused sheeple.
Well, it’s from 2005. In my defense, I was graduating high school then and definitely not reading The New Yorker. But I digress: “Commcomm” by George Saunders. It won the World Fantasy Award. You will laugh and you will cry. It’s like Catch-22, but with… Continue Reading “The Best Story I Have Read This Year”