Author archive for Lindsey

  • Upholding an Authoritarian Regime for Beginners

    By Lindsey on November 16, 2012
    So you've rigged an election or performed a few executions (why not both?) and established yourself as the new guardian of your nation. But how do you prevent yourself from being ousted? Much can be learned from popular culture – all of which you must then ban and destroy to prevent anyone else from finding out.
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  • Do Androids Dream of Winning Oscars?

    By Lindsey on October 29, 2012
    Androids have been a sci-fi staple since Metropolis, and have appeared in some of the best loved works of the genre. They have also featured in some terrible films. The following aren’t the worst by any means, but in my quest for android glory they did leave me holding back bitter tears of disappointment.
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