random bits of culture @ WIRED

Of Course We’re Living in a Simulation

My Year with a Flip Phone

The Nasty Remastering of Lord of the Rings

The Media Monsters in the National Dialog

In Defense of the Matrix Sequels

Against Closed Captions

• The Gender of Chronology


There’s Poop in Your Butt


Is R. A. Lafferty the Best Sci-Fi Writer Ever?

The Madness of Susanna Clarke, Fairy Princess

The Lovability of Malcolm Gladwell: A Gladwellian Analysis

The Millennial Meaninglessness of Writing About Tech

The Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books of the 2010s

Angry Nerds

“The Supercilious Side Effects of F/X”

“You’re All Wrong About the Worst Day of the Week”

“Oh My God, Netflix, Please Chill Out!”

“Algorithms Are Not What You Smartypants Think They Are”

“The Next Big One Will Be a Dataquake”