Escapist Dreams of Collapse

Collapse. The Post Apocalyptic World. Civil War 2. Boogaloo. Brazilification. These are all mostly variations on a theme and many seem uniquely American. Young white American men have been drawn to post apocalyptic themes like moths to flame. It’s the ultimate escape. Even contemporary mainstream culture reflects this: Mad Max style LARPing events, videogames like…

The Progressive Hijack of Fantasy

They are attempting to hijack fantasy. Of course you knew this. You knew it deep down even before a children’s series of books about wizards became the social justice tour de force. You knew it even before you had to endure pointless hours of debate about Game of Thrones characters and the horror porn. Even…