The first release of the Apple iPad went on sale at 9 this morning to the long lines of customers who were camped out in front of Apple Stores and Best Buys waiting to buy them. The hand-held 9.5" touchscreen computers, which can access WiFi but not yet 3G (those go on sale later this month) ... More >>
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Greg Tate on what's wrong with Michael Jackson in 1987. It ran side by side with a piece on the same topic by Guy Trebay.
By Greg Tate
September 22, 1987
There are other ways to read Michael Jackson's blanched skin and di ... More >>
The British author J.G. Ballard, who published more than thirty books of fiction, short stories, and essays over nearly five decades, died yesterday. His pessimistic and prescient meditations on technology and modernity would be hugely influential for everyone from David Cronenberg to Joy Division t ... More >>