Brian’s Saturday Morning Links


video_control1Has it been this way since the invention of the portrait? Does every generation look back at family pictures and wonder what the hell they were thinking?

Overthinking It has some suggestions for doing prequels–not that Hollywood will listen. To their list of backstory done well, I’ll add the new Star Trek.

I love this piece by Eric Ellis because it argues for environmental responsibility without falling into the “man vs. nature” dichotomy. Give it a look.

Be your own Grandpa without time travel.

And finally, the other advantage of a robot panda bartender is that you’ll feel way more messed up than you are if you’re getting a robot panda to mix your drinks for you.

Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is Senior Poetry Editor at The Rumpus. More from this author →