Leapin’ Lizards: Three Lessons from Marching Band (April 2)
One lesson is about what makes a good marching band: the groove. Another is about the balance between the individual and the group. The third is about, well, authority. These last two lessons are ambivalent.
A post-apocalyptic heist: Commentary on a passage from New York 2140 (February 5)
This is a close analysis of a few paragraphs from more or less the middle of Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140, and more or less shows how the whole narrative is implicit in its various parts.