Rushkoff Does Comics

PopImage has announced it, so I guess it’s real: my first graphic novel, Club Zero-G, is now on the shelves at a book or comic store near you. Check out they’re free preview, too. From the INTERVIEWYou started this project a while ago, since its inception has your approach to the ideas in Club Zero-G […]   read more »

How Bad Is It?

Look, I’ve steered clear of political commentary for a couple of months now. I know it’s annoying, and I know it can be a downer. But it’s important we take stock of whether we can do anything – as Americans – about our domestic and global predicament. Then, we artsy types can descend back into […]   read more »

The Ayes Have It

In reaction to a recent spate of camera phone voyeurism in places like locker rooms and bleacher seats, a new bill has been put before the US Congress that would make it illegal to videotape, photograph, film, broadcast or record a person who is naked or in underwear in any location a “reasonable person would […]   read more »

Four Seasons, Baghdad?

The breaking news report of the moment is that, according to  USA Today“Bomb tears through Four Seasons in Baghdad” Reuters:“An explosion ripped through the Four Seasons hotel in Baghdad on Sunday” But, according to the Four Seasons website, there is no Four Seasons Hotel in Baghdad. The reports could be referring to the old presidential […]   read more »

Teacher Suspended for Showing ‘Merchants of Cool’

From: Teacher Suspended for Showing Eighth-graders “Inappropriate” Video May 6, 2004 11:00 am US/Mountain A Sandy business teacher is on administrative leave after showing her eighth-grade class an inappropriate video. The Albion Middle School principal says he received phone calls yesterday from parents whose children told them they watched the video Tuesday. The documentary […]   read more »

It’s Safer Outside

This is the season when people finishing college or grad school begin to wonder about how the heck they’re going to get gainfully employed. It seems like such a hurdle – and, from the point of view of a new graduate, almost anybody who has a job doing something related to what they want to […]   read more »

Let My People Go

Okay, so let me float this one by you. Most people can’t contend with provisional thinking, so if you’re one of those people, please don’t read further. I don’t want to cause any pain or confusion. But if you’re into thought experiments and slightly dangerous ways of thinking about things, then please come along. This […]   read more »

Howard Bloom Cries Fire in a Crowded Theater

But is he correct? And why aren’t the exits clearly marked! What do you all think of the following analysis, via Lucifer Principle author Howard Bloom. I’m more interested in the form of expression than the facts within it. Even assuming all he’s saying is true, what would be the best method for expressing these […]   read more »

Upcoming Appearances

I thought I should let people know about these upcoming talks. They’re on the talks page, as always, but it’s probably as hard for you to remember to check there as it is for me to remember to post. April 16 – New York. Disinfo at CUNY. Rushkoff and others show how Everything You Know […]   read more »