Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast

Mr Tsakraklides' new novel gives us a clue on what could happen if Mother Nature decides to reclaim what is hers in this exciting eco-thriller. The New Earth is an interesting book and shows that Tsakraklides has talent when it comes to narrating descriptive passages which carry the reader into the near future with spark … Continue reading Book Review for A New Earth – Literary Licence Podcast

How To Sell Your Mother

Born inside a paradise full of animals and fruit The Humans started building shelves, And then walls around the shelves. They installed cash registers at the front entrance and started putting price tags on everything. Nothing was free anymore. The Earth became a huge supermarket As everything was stolen and brought inside so it can … Continue reading How To Sell Your Mother

Meta Slavery: Zuckerberg wants us all to become Avatars so that he can own us

We have finally arrived.  In case you still don’t understand how dangerous the dystopia that Mark Zuckerberg is dragging us into is, go watch Vanilla Sky. Or Avatar.  Or Black Mirror.  It’s not a movie anymore.  It’s here. Are you too lazy and depressed (and fat) to get off the couch?  Don’t worry, you can … Continue reading Meta Slavery: Zuckerberg wants us all to become Avatars so that he can own us

A New Earth, Made out of Chaos

Dear Readers and Followers, I hope this finds you well.  Thank you so much for your support over the past few months while A New Earth - The Apocalypse Locus was being conceived and written, during one of the most interesting periods of my life.  As with many of you in similar situations, I was living in … Continue reading A New Earth, Made out of Chaos

What Would A Total Collapse Look Like?

Imagine if the world economy had suddenly fallen appart. Container ships would pile up at ports like driftwood in a clogged river. Factories would shut down in China and people would be sent home to watch cat videos on TikTok. Supermarkets would struggle to fill up shelves with items because moving food around the globe … Continue reading What Would A Total Collapse Look Like?

A New Earth – Tower of Babel

continued from previous David could hear the deep fakes malfunction out on the square.  The big screen where The Line was normally broadcasting the news was increasingly suffering more and more frequent episodes of some type of digital seizure: large areas of the screen freezing up into pixelated squares, often turning into static, sometimes the … Continue reading A New Earth – Tower of Babel

A New Earth – Die a Stupid Death

continued from previous But The System was much stronger.  It had a firm chokehold on society.  In fact, society and The System had evolved together, like two parasites codependently toxic to each other.  While The Children may have finally found a way to connect with each other in this endless digital maze of poison ivy, … Continue reading A New Earth – Die a Stupid Death

A New Earth – Prayer

(from the novel A New Earth) John looked at Aspen and Olivia’s merged silhouettes interrupt the vastness of his wall mural.  It was a reminder that whatever humans do or say, however they act or feel, they will always be submerged within this ball of chaos: of waves, flames and debris that only the EoT itself … Continue reading A New Earth – Prayer