The modern Internet of Things and E.M. Forster's short story, "The Machine Stops"
The Lorne Malvo character on the new Fargo TV series, is like the character Satan in Mark Twain's final novel, The Mysterious Stranger.
In a sports world where soccer players theatrically feign injuries and cyclists dope, one might rightfully ask: Is fair play just a myth?
What if the great threat to human life isn't a bomb dropping down from above but radioactive waste creeping up from below? Will art come to our rescue then?