Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Doctors, Doorways and Dimensions, Part One


One of the main tenets of my research is that our most resonant pop culture is a kind of lucid dreaming, in which the creator acts as a guide for a shared visionary experience with the audience. 99.9% of the crap out there is immune to this process and is produced for reasons that are entirely mundane or cynical. 

But the stuff that resonates does so because it captures something elusive, something that changes the course of cultures and societies.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Jack Kirby, Mindbomb: Break on Through to the Inner Side

 From 2001: A Space Odyssey #2

 I realized I left this series hanging and didn't adequately wrap it all up. 

Seeing as how Synchronicity insisted I do so- in its own inimitable way- here's the coup de grace for what was an unexpectedly popular breakthrough series.