To date, Donald Trump’s campaign has offered us a powerful blend of hope and horror.
Utopia and dystopia are combined in current political thinking, from Donald Trump to the universal basic income.
New HBO series reimagines a group of life-like robots programmed with hope but marred in violence. They might be more human than we think.
Nightmarish societies triggered by catastrophic climate events.
The dystopian futures and nightmarish societies that inspire hope but can't insist on change.
Young adult dystopian characters like Insurgent’s Tris are inspiring their female fans to shatter the glass ceiling.
By featuring girls who buck the conventions of their world – and ours – films like Insurgent inspire fans to enact real change.
The godfather of punk.
When William S Burroughs returned to New York City in 1974, after two decades of peripatetic rambling, dubious pleasure and restless escape, the rising rock poet Patti Smith expressed her deep pleasure…