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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Ingenuity, craft, intelligence, and labour
    can be undone by peach fuzz.

    Wealth can be stalked, duped, or stabbed. If it gets uncomfortable it
    will just move away.

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★½

    Here at The Lighthouse, our operation is small, but there's a lot of potential for upward expansion. I know you've heard rumours of a glass ceiling, but let me put that idea to rest right now! It’s more of a porous metal gate.

    Bodily fluids can easily pass through, which is encouraged, but your dirty fingers will be kept away from the light at all times. The light is ours, not yours. It is pure, good and nice, it’s sort…

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★

    You're hitchhiking at dusk with a sign that reads
    "Retro Hollywood Land or Bust."

    Traveling this way is often thought to be dangerous, but the chance that your journey will tell you something novel about the present through the lens of the past had out-weighted the objections of your peers. You are doing this!

    A Cadillac Coupe de Ville pulls up.

    The car doesn’t have wheels, but drives on octagonal film canisters. There is an airbrush painting of a western…

  • Aniara

    Aniara

    An object that has been made without aesthetic consideration is a dangerous object. Perhaps the item has been made in haste, like a bent piece of pipe used as a hammer. You might excuse the lack of aesthetics out of necessity, but it doesn't mean the pipe is less likely to break when you're hammering and cause you harm.

    An object that has gone through a lengthy production process, but still looks aesthetically off-putting, is more dangerous than the bent…