Media Future Now

Will Self and I do have something in common…an appreciation of the work of JG Ballard. To be fair to Self he’s gone some way to prove it, embarking on his own thoughtful meandering to the most dystopian vision that the human race have created, Dubai. You can listen to Self describe it here, set to Ralph Steadman’s – the illustrator of Hunter.S.Thompson fame – beautiful graphic interpretation. For good measure here is Ballard on the subject of sensationalism in the media.

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