Saturday, July 14, 2018

Alien Druggie

Alien Druggie
Alien Druggie (2016)


      "Something I been wondering about you," Lamont said. "You guys are coming to own the world.  You fly across the planets, Mars and that shit. What you want with crack?"
     "We seek to broaden our minds." 
      Lamont snorted. "Right. You might as well hit yourself in the head with a hammer."
     "We seek escape," the alien said.
     "I don't buy that, neither. What you got to escape from?"
     The Krel looked at him. "Nothing."
[...]
     "I lied to Colonel Zipp," it said. "We want cocaine for kicks."
--John Kessel, "Invaders," The Pure Product

As seen on: Gravel


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Robot Drone's Child is Taken at the Border and Put in a Cage

Robot Drone's Child is Taken at the Border and Put in a Cage
Robot Drone's Child is Taken at the Border and Put in a Cage (2018)


The essence of Trumpism is dominance and punishment of those outside the tribal fold. It is probably even wrong to call this a policy of deterrence. It’s a policy of punishment...This isn’t a byproduct. Child separation as punishment, on display, was always a feature not a bug.
--Josh Marshall


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