Hey, welcome to Dead Channel. The overarching concept for this newsletter is “making sense of culture at the end of the world”—by which I don’t mean some singular Armageddon, but the slow-motion breakdown we’re all living through. I’m interested in how we tell stories in the dark—that’s ”stories” writ large, which is to say books but also TV, comics, the internet, games, art, theater, folklore and mythology and urban legend, and also community and identity: the stories we tell each other and ourselves about who we are.

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Making sense of culture at the end of the world


Sad old goth. Women and Other Monsters: https://beacon.org/monsters