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Never Let Me Go

When my mind towards dystopia it certain things come to mind: kids battling it to the death, uniformity of society, intense fear. You know the basic, seeing the ills of society and the struggle against it. I think gritty, harsh, futures that serve as a warning to society: if you become too complacent this too… Continue reading Never Let Me Go

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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep by Philp K. Dick

Let me admit my own ignorance. I never wanted to watch Blade Runner because I thought it had something to do with vampires. I don’t do vampires. Nope it had to do with androids. Boy was my face red when my husband realized how mixed up I was. We watched the movie. It was good.… Continue reading Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep by Philp K. Dick

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What Exactly Is Dystopia?

They tore down paradise and put up the Arena. Let's face it dystopia is anything but Shangri-la. Since the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins the term dystopia has popped up everywhere. Seriously just browse the young adult section of the bookstore and it will be hard to miss books like Divergent, Matched, The Uglies, Maze Runner,… Continue reading What Exactly Is Dystopia?