cartoon life: A logic named Joe

I think it was the summer I finished public school when my Father’s friend came up from a respite from California, and brought a collection of Reel-to-reel tapes of his collection of old radio programs. I spent the summer listening. I focused on The Shadow, and Dimension X… I remember this one. David Brin posted ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: René Magritte: Meditations on the Nether Beast From Dimension X

Many have taken this iconic painting by the Belgian surrealist to be a commentary on the treacherous nature of the image — it makes you believe one thing, while hiding the reality of the image beneath. The caption, “Ceci n’est … Continue reading →