1984 Part Two

So, We’re a year into the “New Normal” (a/k/a The Totalitarianism Rebrand) and things are still looking ….… well, pretty totalitarian. Most of Western Europe is still in “lockdown,” or “under curfew,” or in some [more…]


1984 & All That

The totalitarian novel is a relatively new genre, the most well known of these being (in no particular order) Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, and C.S. Lewis’s That Hideous Strength, [more…]


Re-reading 1984

from Imgflip Meme Generator I first read George Orwell’s 1984 sometime around 1990.  I recalled it as a bleak science fiction story about one man, Winston Smith, who attempts to rebel against a particularly evil [more…]