We all admire toxic masculinity when it’s being played out by a young woman

“We all admire toxic masculinity when it’s being played out by a young woman”


Rick Deckard is a Replicant. And Rick Deckard is also not the hero of Blade Runner…but is the villain.



In this episode of the Science Fiction podcast I take a deep dive into why mythology is the best lens through which to understand scifi.


Denis Villeneuve’s masterpiece of 21st century myth making creates a complex allegory of human liberation.


If we are told the hero is human, we can watch the murder of the android.




We love the idea of productivity, but most productivity systems are killing our creativity

Damien Walter

I tell stories about the future, technology and culture. Published by The Guardian, WIRED, BBC etc.

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