Posts Tagged ‘dystopia’

Architecture in the Movies, Part 3 – Logan’s Run

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

The 1976 film Logan’s Run, a dark sci-fi dystopia about escape from a domed post-apocalyptic society that euthanizes its citizens at age 30, completely occupied my late childhood imagination.

…read more





The Holly Hobbie Retrenchment

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

On a trip with friends to the west coast of Vancouver Island one summer, I found a tin “Holly Hobbie” mug that had washed up on shore. The next morning I showed it to my friend Jonathan, who was cooking us breakfast.

Me:  “Look! Isn’t that sweet.

…read more





In Every Dreamhome A Heartache

Friday, April 17th, 2009

For those who aren’t familiar with the song In Every Dreamhome A Heartache, it appeared on the 1973 Roxy Music album For Your Pleasure. See here for a live performance featuring Brian Eno on keyboards, looking like a sick Ziggy Stardust, and Andy Mackay wearing some quite amazing blistered spaceman pants in green satin.

…read more