Over the course of the 20th century, capitalism preserved its momentum by molding the ordinary person into a consumer with an unquenchable thirst for more stuff.
Kerryn Higgs | Jan 11
Heba Y. Amin & Anthony Downey in conversation.
Anthony Downey | Jan 6
An excerpt from the science fiction master's memoir “Highcastle: A Remembrance."
Stanisław Lem | Dec 21, 2020
Retail-related space catering to the automobile became a common feature of the landscape that distinguished the Los Angeles metropolitan area from all others in the country.
Richard Longstreth | Dec 10, 2020
Installation art urged a deeper physical relationship with the material world, but also an awareness of the historical and cultural associations that places and things carry with them.
Tony Godfrey | Dec 8, 2020
The nation’s largest food charity, Feeding America, has failed to embrace the progressive values needed to make a real impact. Here’s a plan to change that.
Andrew Fisher | Nov 23, 2020
The original game is at the root of a rich design tradition, one that goes well beyond detailed graphics and fluid controls.
Noah Wardrip-Fruin | Nov 16, 2020
The El Rancho, a self-contained and luxurious resort built along a busted-up highway in 1941, set the tone for the Las Vegas Strip.
Stefan Al | Nov 12, 2020
Two video game veterans field questions on a range of topics, from trends in gaming to the pitfalls of game development.
The Editors | Nov 5, 2020
The fever around data bunkers, manifested in the desire to secure or defend data, is in fact a melancholic attachment to the data.
Tung-Hui Hu | Oct 29, 2020