The Virtual is a Helluva Drug: Theory Poetry Jam

by Mike Watson

Dirt: Son of Earth randomizes Ready Player One and Playstation Dreamworld into a poem while considering the slow cancellation of the future.

For more information on ideas danced around in this video see links below:


 Mark Fisher—'The Slow Cancellation Of The Future'


'Cuck Philosophy—Hauntology, Lost Futures and 80s Nostalgia'


Alfie Bown—Steven Spielberg’s film portrays video gamers at their worst


Mike Watson— Lucid Dreaming (review of Alfie Bown's Playstation Dreamworld)


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Mike Watson is a Finland-based curator, critic, and author of Zer0 Books' 'Can The Left Learn To Meme?' Follow him on Twitter.

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