Tag: Dystopian Fiction


“Gotta Serve Somebody”


Human beings always serve something. We always put something in the centre of our life, a thing against which we measure all other things. Perhaps it's an ideology or a religion or a nation or a cause. Or partying or sex or work. Maybe the arts or sports or fine...

Hunger Games: Catching Fire — Cosmetics and Self-Sacrifice


Loved it! OK, now the thing that really set me off. Before I was a kid, the film was preceded by newsreels -- meaningful because it was informative with a little propaganda thrown in for good measure. When I was a kid, the movie was preceded by a cartoon--meaningless, but entertaining....