January 9th, 2017

mad scientist

Five things to help you understand the Trumpocracy

  1. The Goodies - Apart-Height (TV)

    A subversive lampooning of casual racism.

  2. Robert A. Heinlein - The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress (Book)

    Revolutionaries goad an inept authoritarian regime into
    its own destruction, then discover being in charge isn't all they expected.

  3. Paul Verhoeven - Starship Troopers (Film)

    Vastly different from the far more serious book, this
    biting satire shows how TV news manipulates public opinion.

  4. Mira Grant - Feed (Book)

    A near-future look at post-mainstream media and a presidential campaign. (With zombies!)

  5. Cory Doctorow - Little Brother (Book, free download)

    Disturbing portrait of what the slide into fascism could look like