On projections, hope, idealism, and empathy.
On populism and political life.
The moment you transform a politician into an avatar for your irrational hopes and dreams is the moment you've left adult reasoning behind in favor of something more craven and backwards.
On modern design, ye olde technological fears, politics as meaning and secular theology, the overly eager denial of reality, the Donald Trump as master manipulator shtick.
On Mark Kidwell's '68, history, science fiction, and zombie horror.
On the Coronavirus, history, and existential dread.