I was Darkly Dreaming

The Road Warrior : Last Relic of a Postmodern World

The Road Warrior, 1981 I was thinking tonight how great movies and tropes of our past seem meaningless to the generations today. Strange how Mel Gibson’s classic performance as the quintessential dark hero in the Road Warrior cannot be grasped or understood at all in today’s Metamodern, groupthink generation. It seems so out of place, […]

Ozymandias Lives On

Ozymandias (1818) by Percy Shelley “I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—’Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those […]

The Risks of Metamodernism

I just want to say something about the changes coming for American Society the next 50 years starting today in 2017. Lets first look at the ages we have passed through…..   Modernism (1900-1965) Postmodernism (1965-2015) Metamodernism (2015-)   Yes, we are entering a new age. I’ve said this before, but we all need to […]