Black Mirror, along with channeling the Twilight Zone, has the feel of an old-school weird comics anthology. Every episode could easily be reimagined as a haunting issue of some dusty, cheap periodical somewhere.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Image Cache: Stranger Things is one of those shows that resonates in a very specific way for people who grew up in the 1980s. Much like NBC's short-lived series Freaks and Geeks, Stranger Things delicately recreates the time period, going beyond nostalgia to something that feels authentic and familiar. One artist has captured that with his own series, taking the episode titles from Stranger Things 2 and giving them a nostalgic look of their own.
Mark Zuckerberg, who made a fortune turning his own social anxieties into a website, is an odd person to fawn over. He's not a great public speaker. His motivations are questionable. And he copied his fashion sensibilities from a likely sociopath. And yet! Some members of Facebook are enamoured with him. So much so that they have taken to blanketing his Timeline with their own, lovingly crafted fan art -- each Zuck creepier than the last.