‘Galaxy’s Edge’ and our immersive, mediated future

“Galaxy’s Edge,” the new Star Wars exhibit opening in Disneyland and Disneyworld, represents the apotheosis of immersive consumer culture … but it also represents the crossover between myth and reality, and the reality of culture as socially created construct.

‘The Atavist’ adds a humanist twist to time travel

“I was originally trying to come back with names for a person that idealizes the romantic past. Many words didn’t quite capture the feeling I was looking for, but The Atavist did — even though most people don’t recognize the word or its meaning. And that’s okay — we’ll help define it!”